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Xin loi, Viet Nam : thirty-one months of war: a soldier's memoir

Author: Al Sever
Publisher: United States : Presidio, 2005, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No one in Vietnam had to tell door gunner and gunship crew chief Al Sever that the odds didn't look good. He volunteered for the job well aware that hanging out of slow-moving choppers over hot LZs blazing with enemy fire was not conducive to a long life. But that wasn't going to stop Specialist Sever. From Da Nang to Cu Chi and the Mekong Delta, Sever spent thirty-one months in Vietnam, fighting in eleven of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sever, Al.
Xin loi, Viet Nam.
United States : Presidio, 2005, ©2002
(OCoLC)57530004
Named Person: Al Sever; Al Sever
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Al Sever
ISBN: 9780307549730 0307549739
OCLC Number: 774705805
Notes: Originally published: Martinsburg, W. Va. : Quiet Storm Pub., 2002.
Description: 1 online resource (292 pages)
Responsibility: Al Sever.
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Al Sever served as a helicopter crew member in Vietnam from 1968 - a year of heavy and desperate combat - to 1972, when the US troops suffered both moral and physical disintegration. From the Delta  Read more...

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"A grunt's-eye view of the Vietnam War by a good soldier."-DAVID HACKWORTH "Xin Loi, Viet Nam lays it all on the line. . . . A story that every reader who wants to feel part of the battles he fought Read more...

 
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