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The only war we had : a platoon leader's journal of Vietnam

Author: Michael Lee Lanning
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2007.
Series: Texas A & M University military history series, 110.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Texas A & M University Press edView all editions and formats
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Michael Lee Lanning's journal of his first tour of duty in Vietnam provides an unvarnished daily account of life in the field--the blood, fear, camaraderie, and tedium of combat and maneuver. Fleshed out with narrative and detail years later, the pages of this memorable book, first published in 1987, show an eager young recruit growing before the reader's eyes into a proud but bloodied combat veteran.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Michael Lee Lanning; Michael Lee Lanning
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lee Lanning
ISBN: 9781585446049 1585446041
OCLC Number: 77334314
Notes: Originally published: New York : Ballantine Books, 1987.
Description: xiii, 293 pages : map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Pre-journal --
Journal --
Post-journal.
Series Title: Texas A & M University military history series, 110.
Responsibility: Michael Lee Lanning.

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