Acceptable Loss [NOOK Book]

Overview

The true-to-life story of a Ranger who volunteered to serve on a Blue Team in the Air Cavalry, racing to the aid of soldiers who faced the same dangers he had barely survived in the jungles of Vietnam. Whether enduring NVA sniper attacks, surviving "friendly" fire, or landing in hot LZs, Jorgenson discovered that in Vietnam you never knew whether you were paranoid or just ...
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Acceptable Loss

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Overview

The true-to-life story of a Ranger who volunteered to serve on a Blue Team in the Air Cavalry, racing to the aid of soldiers who faced the same dangers he had barely survived in the jungles of Vietnam. Whether enduring NVA sniper attacks, surviving "friendly" fire, or landing in hot LZs, Jorgenson discovered that in Vietnam you never knew whether you were paranoid or just painfully aware of the possibilities.


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After watching most of his buddies die in a firefight when his LRRP team was overrun by the NVA, Jorgenson volunteered to serve on a Blue Team in the Air Cavalry--under intense enemy fire--racing to aid fliers downed and down for the count. Jorgenson survived 54 missions as point man in just 10 months in Vietnam. Original. War History

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307432582
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/25/2010
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 128,826
  • File size: 3 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 21, 2001

    The Way It Really Was!

    I could relate and believe this book to be true as I was in the same area, just with a different troop at the same time! One of the few accurate accounts I have read!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2013

    This is a great story of a bad situation

    Takes you into the lives of great people

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2012

    decent read

    Good action when there is some, just not as much detail of those times as I like or as in some others covering similar time/type of company etc.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2012

    Worth your time

    Their should never be acceptable loss. You never will know if it is your family or friend who will be casually marked off as an "acceptable loss".

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 3, 2012

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