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Crucible Vietnam : memoir of an infantry lieutenant

Author: A T Lawrence
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the personal account of an army infantry platoon leader and commanding officer in the Central Highlands of Vietnam during 1967 and 1968 when he was 21 years old. The author provides a historical overview and casualty report of the Vietnam War, his military and officer training, and his return to civilian life after Vietnam"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Military history
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lawrence, A.T., 1946-
Crucible Vietnam.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2009
(DLC) 2009033817
(OCoLC)368029726
Named Person: A T Lawrence; A T Lawrence
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A T Lawrence
ISBN: 9780786454709 0786454709
OCLC Number: 518442279
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 247 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgments; Preface; Part I: 1965-1967; 1; Welcome to the Army!; 2; A Brief History of Vietnam; 3; Advanced Infantry Training and Officer Candidate School; Part II: 1967-1968; 4; Situation (September 1967); 5; The School Solution; 6; Ambushed in a Rice Paddy; 7; The Battle of Dak To (October-November 1967); 8; From the Perspective of Our Under-Strength Platoons; 9; The Montagnards; 10; Tet and the Turn of the Tide; 11; Back to the Boonies (May-July 1968); 12; Last Six Weeks (August-September 1968); Part III: 1968-1970; 13; Homecoming (September 1968); 14; Stateside Army; 15. Return to Civilian LifePart IV: 1970-Present; 16; The Journey (1970-Present); Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index of Terms.
Responsibility: A.T. Lawrence.

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