Force Recon Diary, 1969

The Riveting, True-to-Life Account of Survival and Death in One of the Most Highly Skilled Units in Vietnam
Product Number: EB00622664
Released: Sep 22, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780399177712
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Description

Elite and highly trained, the 3d Force Recon's eight-man teams were assigned to obtain vital information about NVA operations. Alone, the men of these small teams were sent behind enemy lines, where they all knew that a single mistake could cost everyone their lives. United States Navy Hospital Corpsman Bruce Norton was the only navy corpsman to act as a Marine Force Recon Team Leader. In Force Recon Diary, 1969 Doc Norton chronicles his life, mission by mission, with the 3d Force Recon in the DMZ and the A Shau Valley. He describes the tense patrols, the supreme courage, the sacrifices-in ambushes and hot landing zones-that made this courageous company one of only two Marine units during the entire Vietnam War to receive the United States Army's Valorous Unit Citation.

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Author(s): Bruce H. Norton
Original Publish Date: Sep 16, 2015

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