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24%OFFL. Galloway, Joseph, Moore, Harold G - We Were Soldiers Once...and Young - 9780552150262 - V9780552150262
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We Were Soldiers Once...and Young

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Description for We Were Soldiers Once...and Young Paperback. This is the true story of 450 US soldiers, early in the Vietnam War, who found themselves surrounded by 2000 North Vietnamese regulars in the Ia Dang Valley, in what became the first major battle of the extended conflict. Num Pages: 528 pages, illustrations, maps, portraits. BIC Classification: 1FMV; BTM; HBJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 34. Weight in Grams: 364.
'If you want to know what is was like to go to Vietnam as a young American... and find yourself caught in ferocious, remorseless combat with an enemy as courageous and idealistic as you were, then you must read this book. Moore and Galloway have captured the terror and exhilaration, the comradeship and self-sacrifice, the brutality and compassion that are the dark heart of war' THE TIMES THE MUST READ CLASSIC OF THE VIETNAM WAR In November 1965, 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, under the command of Lt.Col. Hal Moore, were dropped by helicopter into ... Read more

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About L. Galloway, Joseph, Moore, Harold G
Lt General Harold G Moore (Author) Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore retired from the Army as a 3 Star General in 1977 with over 32 years active service. Commissioned a 2nd Lt of Infantry in 1945, he served and commanded at all levels from Platoon through Division. After his retirement from active duty in 1977, Hal became the ... Read more

Reviews for We Were Soldiers Once...and Young
Between experiencing combat and reading about it lies a vast chasm. This book makes you almost smell it
Wall Street Journal
A stunning achievement... I read it and thought of The Red Badge of Courage, the highest compliment I can think of
David Halberstam The best account of infantry combat I have ever read, and the most ... Read more

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