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Land with No Sun: A Year in Vietnam with the 173rd Airborne -- Stackpole Military History Series
     

Land with No Sun: A Year in Vietnam with the 173rd Airborne -- Stackpole Military History Series

by Ted G. Arthurs
 

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A no-holds-barred, straight-in-your-face account of combat in VietnamYou know it's going to be hot when your brigade is referred to as a Fireball unit. From May 1967 through May 1968, Ted Arthurs was in the thick of it, humping an eighty-pound rucksack through triple canopy jungle, chasing down the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese in the Central Highlands of South

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A no-holds-barred, straight-in-your-face account of combat in VietnamYou know it's going to be hot when your brigade is referred to as a Fireball unit. From May 1967 through May 1968, Ted Arthurs was in the thick of it, humping an eighty-pound rucksack through triple canopy jungle, chasing down the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese in the Central Highlands of South Vietnam. As sergeant major for a battalion of 800 men, it was his job to see them through this jungle hell and get them back home again.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811732901
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
05/10/2006
Series:
Stackpole Military History Series
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
708,430
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Ted G. Arthurs was the Command Sergeant Major of the 4th Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade in Vietnam. He fought in the battles of Dak-to and the Tet Offensive. He lives in Destin, Florida.

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