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Dong Xoai, Vietnam 1965

Author: Joe Kubert
Publisher: New York : DC Comics, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Keep your heads down and your eyes open-- In Dong Xoai, Vietnam 1965, legendary author and artist Joe Kubert tells an incredible tale of bravery and camaraderie under fire-- a searing look at the true cost of freedom and the horrors of war. Based on actual events, this is the inside story of a team of Special Forces soldiers who were on what was to be a simple assistance and observation mission in the village of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Kubert
ISBN: 9781401221423 1401221424 9781401229481 1401229484
OCLC Number: 316835989
Description: 165, [46] p. : chiefly ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Joe Kubert ; lettering and production by Pete Carlsson.
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"Keep your heads down and your eyes open-- In Dong Xoai, Vietnam 1965, legendary author and artist Joe Kubert tells an incredible tale of bravery and camaraderie under fire-- a searing look at the true cost of freedom and the horrors of war. Based on actual events, this is the inside story of a team of Special Forces soldiers who were on what was to be a simple assistance and observation mission in the village of Dong Xoai that suddenly turned deadly. Pinned down and facing a never-ending tide of Viet Cong fighters, they have no choice but to stand shoulder-to-shoulder and fight for their lives. Written as an original graphic novel with text and illustrations, Dong Xoai, Vietnam 1965 is based on firsthand information from the surviving members of the soldiers involved and includes an afterword and extensive field notes compiled by the real members of Special Forces Detachment A-342, 5th Special Forces Group" -- dust jacket back.

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