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We were soldiers once -and young : Ia Drang, the battle that changed the war in Vietnam

Author: Harold G Moore
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st HarperPerennial edView all editions and formats
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In November 1965, some 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Hal Moore, were dropped by helicopter into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley. They were immediately surrounded by 2,000 North Vietnamese soldiers. Three days later, only two and a half miles away, a sister battalion was chopped to pieces. Together, these actions at the landing zones X-Ray and albany constituted one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold G Moore
ISBN: 0060975768 9780060975760
OCLC Number: 37586027
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, 1992.
Description: xxi, 483 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway.

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In November 1965, some 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Hal Moore, were dropped by helicopter into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley. They were immediately surrounded by 2,000 North Vietnamese soldiers. Three days later, only two and a half miles away, a sister battalion was chopped to pieces. Together, these actions at the landing zones X-Ray and albany constituted one of the most savage and significant battles of the Vietnam War.

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