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U.S. Special Forces in Vietnam

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Publisher Description

A Green Beret’s gripping memoir of American Special Forces in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.
 
In 1970, on his second tour to Vietnam, Nick Brokhausen served in Recon Team Habu, CCN. Officially, it was known as the Studies and Observations group. In fact, this Special Forces squad, which Brokhausen calls “an unwashed, profane, ribald, joyously alive fraternity,” undertook some of the most dangerous and suicidal reconnaissance missions ever in the enemy-controlled territory of Cambodia and Laos. But they didn’t infiltrate the jungles alone. They fought alongside the Montagnards—oppressed minorities from the mountain highlands, trained by the US military in guerilla tactics, armed, accustomed to the wild, and fully engaged in a war against the North Vietnamese. Together this small unit formed the backbone of ground reconnaissance in the Republic of Vietnam, racking up medals for valor—but at a terrible cost.
 
“In colorful, military-jargon-laced prose leavened by gallows humor, Brokhausen pulls few punches describing what it was like to navigate remote jungle terrain under the constant threat of enemy fire. A smartly written, insider’s view of one rarely seen Vietnam War battleground.” —Booklist

“[An] exceptionally raw look at the Vietnam War just at the apex of its unpopularity. . . . This battle-scarred memoir is an excellent tribute to the generation that fought, laughed, and died in Southeast Asia.” —New York Journal of Books

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2018
April 3
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
360
Pages
PUBLISHER
Casemate Publishers
SELLER
OpenRoad Integrated Media, LLC
SIZE
3.4
MB

Customer Reviews

Polka4U ,

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Excellent book about the SOG, which needs more books written about these men,

Sport hunter ,

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Enjoyed the book and the flow. A good read .

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