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The odyssey of Echo Company : the 1968 Tet Offensive and the epic battle to survive the Vietnam War

Author: Doug Stanton
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the American recon platoon of the 101st Airborne Division describes their sixty-day fight for survival during the 1968 Tet Offensive, tracing their postwar difficulties with acclimating into a peacetime America that did not want to hear their story.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
History
Electronic books
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stanton, Doug.
Odyssey of Echo Company.
New York : Scribner, 2017
(OCoLC)952647654
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Doug Stanton
ISBN: 9781476761930 1476761930
OCLC Number: 1004425886
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 312 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: The recon platoon in Vietnam, December 1967-December 1968 --
The girl with the peaches --
Wandering --
Homecoming.
Responsibility: Doug Stanton.

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A "work of literary military history from the ... author of In Harm's Way and Horse Soldiers, [an] ... account of an American army reconnaissance platoon's fight for survival during the Vietnam  Read more...

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"A highly readable, dramatic, often heart-tugging story of the Tet effort from an all-American grunt's viewpoint." -MilitaryTimes "Doug Stanton knocked this one out of the park. He has written a Read more...

 
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