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Sog : the secret wars of American's commandos in Vietnam

Author: John L Plaster
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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SOG was the most secret elite U.S. military unit to serve in the war in Vietnam, so secret it was "black"--Meaning its very existence was carefully concealed, even denied by the government. Innocuously code-named the Studies and Observations Group, SOG contained only volunteers from such elite units as the Army Green Berets, USAF Air Commandos, and Navy SEALs, and answered directly to the Pentagon's Joint Chiefs,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John L Plaster
ISBN: 0684811057 9780684811055
OCLC Number: 777435955
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 367 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Colby's secret war --
Shining brass --
First blood --
Code name Bright Light --
Prairie fire --
Daniel Boone --
SOG's dark rats --
Run through the jungle --
The snatchers --
Bloody '68 --
A pale blue ribbon --
Through the looking glass --
Daniel Boone again --
Guns of the hatchet forces --
The searchers --
Fighting soldiers from the sky --
SOG stands alone.
Responsibility: John L. Plaster.

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As colorful as they were heroic, the S.O.G. commandos won 10 Medals of Honor, dozens of Purple Hearts, Silver Stars, and other awards, and generated some of the most extraordinary stories ever to  Read more...

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