The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam – We Were Soldiers Once…and Young: Ia Drang

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Presidio Press #ad - They were immediately surrounded by 2, 000 North Vietnamese soldiers. This devastating account rises above the specific ordeal it chronicles to present a picture of men facing the ultimate challenge, dealing with it in ways they would have found unimaginable only a few hours earlier. Each year, the Commandant of the U.

The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam - We Were Soldiers Once...and Young: Ia Drang #ad - S. 20th Century. Geo-political. It reveals to us, as rarely before, man's most heroic and horrendous endeavor. And Young. How these men persevered--sacrificed themselves for their comrades and never gave up--makes a vivid portrait of war at its most inspiring and devastating. Vietnam War. Together, these actions at the landing zones X-Ray and Albany constituted one of the most savage and significant battles of the Vietnam War.

. Hal moore, were dropped by helicopter into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley. Col. Three days later, only two and a half miles away, a sister battalion was chopped to pieces. In november 1965, some 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, under the command of Lt.

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Hal Moore on Leadership: Winning when Outgunned and Outmanned

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Mcmaster, robert mcnamara, trial-and-error, author of dereliction of duty: lyndon Johnson, The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Lies that Led to VietnamHal Moore led his life by a set of principles – a code developed through years of experience, and the study of leaders of every stripe. Moore's lessons apply to the boardroom as well as the battlefield.

In a career spanning more than thirty years, moore’s life touched upon many historical events: the Occupation of Japan, the Korean War, Vietnam, and the refashioning of the US Army into an all-volunteer force. These lessons and principles are nothing theoretical or scientific. Knauss, former chairman & ceo, the Clorox Company “Hal Moore was not only a great leader.

Hal moore on leadership offers a comprehensive guide to the principles that helped shape Moore’s success both on and off the battlefield. Mike guardia brings alive general Moore's approach in a compelling, concise way ” - Don R. Whatever your profession might be, his leadership approach of Competence, Judgment, and Character is more relevant today than ever.

Hal Moore on Leadership: Winning when Outgunned and Outmanned #ad - They apply to any leader in any organization – business or military. They are simply rules of thumb learned and practiced by a man who spent his entire adult life leading others and perfecting his art of leadership. If you think you might lose, you’ve already lost" is just one of Moore’s rules for leading self and others… “Hal Moore personified outstanding leadership.

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We Are Soldiers Still: A Journey Back to the Battlefields of Vietnam

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Harper Perennial #ad - Tracking provided on most orders. Gen. Isbn13: 9780061147777. Condition: New. We are soldiers still is an emotional journey back to hallowed ground, putting a human face on warfare as the authors reflect on war's devastating cost. Harold moore and joseph galloway return to vietnam's Ia Drang Valley more than four decades after the battle they recalled in their #1 New York Times bestseller We Were Soldiers Once.

We Are Soldiers Still: A Journey Back to the Battlefields of Vietnam #ad - Renewing their relationships with ten american veterans of the fabled conflict—and with former adversaries—the authors explore how the war changed them all, as well as their two countries. And Young. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! . Lt. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.

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Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War

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Grove Press #ad - The following morning, eighteen Americans were dead and more than seventy had been badly wounded. Drawing on interviews from both sides, audiotapes, and videos some of the material is still classified, army records, Bowden’s minute-by-minute narrative is one of the most exciting accounts of modern combat ever written—a riveting story that captures the heroism, courage, and brutality of battle.

Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. On october 3, 1993, about a hundred elite U. S. Already a classic of war reporting and now reissued as a Grove Press paperback, Black Hawk Down is Mark Bowden’s brilliant account of the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War.

Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War #ad - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Their mission was to abduct two top lieutenants of a Somali warlord and return to base. Isbn13: 9780061147777. It was supposed to take an hour. Instead, they found themselves pinned down through a long and terrible night fighting against thousands of heavily armed Somalis.

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Steel My Soldiers' Hearts: The Hopeless to Hardcore Transformation of U.S. Army, 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry, Vietnam

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Touchstone #ad - With steel my soldiers' hearts, hackworth places the brotherhood of the 4/39th into the pantheon of our nation's most heroic warriors. He was given the morale-drained 4/39th—a battalion of poorly led draftees suffering the Army's highest casualty rate and considered its worst fighting battalion. In january 1969, one of the most promising young lieutenant colonels the US Army had ever seen touched down in Vietnam for his second tour of duty, which would turn out to be his most daring and legendary.

David H. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Isbn13: 9780061147777. Hackworth had just completed the writing of a tactical handbook for the Pentagon, and now he had been ordered to put his counterguerilla-fighting theories into action. Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day.

Steel My Soldiers' Hearts: The Hopeless to Hardcore Transformation of U.S. Army, 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry, Vietnam #ad - . Drawing on interviews with soldiers from the hardcore Battalion conducted over the past decade by his partner and coauthor, ambush actions, Hackworth takes readers along on their sniper missions, Eilhys England, helicopter strikes and inside the quagmire of command politics. Condition: New. Hackworth's hard-nosed, inventive and inspired leadership quickly turned the 4/39th into Vietnam's valiant and ferocious Hardcore Recondos.

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We Were Soldiers Blu-ray

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Paramount #ad - Bray isbn13: 9780061147777. Condition: New. Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Shrink-wrapped. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders.

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Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

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Simon & Schuster #ad - Condition: New. And at its peak—in holland and the Ardennes—Easy Company was as good a rifle company as any in the world. From the rigorous training in Georgia in 1942 to the disbanding in 1945, Stephen E. Ambrose tells the story of this remarkable company. Tracking provided on most orders. Isbn13: 9780061147777.

Ambrose’s iconic new york times bestseller about the ordinary men who became the World War II’s most extraordinary soldiers: Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, US Army. They came together, in the summer of 1942, citizen soldiers, drawn to Airborne by the $50 monthly bonus and a desire to be better than the other guy.

Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest #ad - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. They discovered that in war, men who loved life would give their lives for them. E company was a company of men who went hungry, froze, a company that took 150 percent casualties, and died for each other, a company where the Purple Heart was not a medal—it was a badge of office.

This is the story of the men who fought, of the martinet they hated who trained them well, and of the captain they loved who led them. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! But in training and combat they learned selflessness and found the closest brotherhood they ever knew.

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Platoon Leader: A Memoir of Command in Combat

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Presidio Press #ad - . A remarkable memoir of small-unit leadership and the coming of age of a young soldier in combat in Vietnam. Using a lean style and a sense of pacing drawn from the tautest of novels, McDonough has produced a gripping account of his first command, a U. S. Tracking provided on most orders. Platoon taking part in the 'strategic hamlet' program.

Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Shrink-wrapped. Rather than present a potpourri of combat yarns. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. For the author’s honesty and literary craftsmanship, veterans trying to remember the past, Platoon Leader seems destined to be read for a long time by second lieutenants trying to prepare for the future, and civilians trying to understand what the profession of arms is all about.

Platoon Leader: A Memoir of Command in Combat #ad - Army times isbn13: 9780061147777. Mcdonough has focused a seasoned storyteller’s eye on the details, people, and incidents that best communicate a visceral feel of command under fire. Condition: New.

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We Were Soldiers

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Paramount #ad - Tracking provided on most orders. Condition: New. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Shrink-wrapped. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Shrink-wrapped. Isbn13: 9780061147777. Item is factory sealed, but shrink-wrap is torn.

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Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific

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Independently published #ad - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! One hell of a book! The real stuff that proves the U. S. Condition: New. Shrink-wrapped. Leckie provides vivid, and at times humorous, details of his training in South Carolina, through to being assigned to first terrifying duties as a fighting marine. B. Along with E.

Robert leckie was an American author and historian. Isbn13: 9780061147777. His service with the 1st marine Division in World War Two as a machine gunner and a scout greatly influenced his later work. Marines are the greatest fighting men on earth!” Leon Uris Robert Leckie signed up for service with the United States Marines on January 5, 1942.

Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific #ad - Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Shrink-wrapped. Wake island had fallen and America was still reeling from the tragedy of Pearl Harbor. Helmet for my pillow was first published in 1957 and Leckie passed away in 2001. Robert leckie’s theme is the purely human experience of war in the Pacific, written in the graceful imagery of a human being who — somehow — survived.

Tom hanks this work is essential reading for anyone interested in uncovering the voice of a true marine who saw some of the bloodiest battles of World War Two. This vivid and personal account of one marine’s journey through the course of the war in the Pacific in World War Two.

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Black Hearts: One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death

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Broadway Books #ad - Broadway Books. Condition: New. Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Shrink-wrapped. Forces have committed during the Iraq War—the rape of a fourteen-year-old Iraqi girl and the cold-blooded execution of her and her family. But it is also a timely warning of new dangers emerging in the way American soldiers are led on the battlefields of the twenty-first century.

Three other 1st platoon soldiers would be overrun at a remote outpost—one killed immediately and two taken from the scene, their mutilated corpses found days later booby-trapped with explosives. Black hearts is an unflinching account of the epic, tragic deployment of 1st Platoon. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!

Black Hearts: One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death #ad - . Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Riveting. Drawing on hundreds of hours of in-depth interviews with Black Heart soldiers and first-hand reporting from the Triangle of Death, Black Hearts is a timeless story about men in combat and the fragility of character in the savage crucible of warfare.

Shrink-wrapped. A testament to a misconceived war, under certain conditions, and to the ease with which ordinary men, can transform into monsters.

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