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

Author: Harold G Moore; Joseph L Galloway
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Examines the 1965 Battle of Ia Drang, in the central highlands of South Vietnam, providing an account of the battle and discussing the implications of this key confrontation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold G Moore; Joseph L Galloway
ISBN: 034547581X 9780345475817 0679411585 9780679411581
OCLC Number: 57010087
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, ©1992.
"A Presidio Press book"--Title page verso.
Description: xxv, 453 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Going to war --
Heat of battle --
The roots of conflict --
Boots and saddles --
The land and the enemy --
X-ray --
Into the valley --
The battle begins --
Closing with the enemy --
The storm of battle --
Brave aviators --
Fix bayonets! --
Night falls --
A dawn attack --
Friendly fire --
Rescuing the lost platoon --
Night fighters --
Policing the battlefield --
It ain't over till it's over --
Albany --
A walk in the sun --
Hell in a very small place --
Death in the tall grass --
Escape and evade --
Night without end --
The sergeant and the ghost --
Aftermath --
Mentioned in dispatches --
"The secretary of the army regrets ..." --
Reflections and perceptions.
Responsibility: Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway.
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Examines the 1965 Battle of Ia Drang, in the central highlands of South Vietnam, providing an account of the battle and discussing the implications of this key confrontation.

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