I think there are a few stories told out of chronological order though. It was published by Ivy Books and has a total of 304 pages in the book. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. While some members were able to tap in their memories, others wouldn't touch the pain from long ago. The actual war stories are good, and it appears the author's interviews with his comrades is included without modification. These tough young warrioirs, grossly outnumbered and deep in enemy territory, fought with the guts, tenacity and courage that have made them legends in the 101st. The critical outlook takes into account the characters in the book, the story line, how the two meld together, whether the story moves slowly or quickly, whether the book is filled with typos or grammatical errors.
Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. Some of the other spelling errors in the book make my five year old son look like an English Language genius and it's not just the odd word, the whole book is full of them, some of the passages of text you have to read twice just to work out what a certain word is. There are backgrounds and explanations to many of the important people, but they come and go through the narrative. I don't believe men like Miller, Linderer,Martinez, and Jorgenson appreciate how much they are respected and admired by some of the people who read their books. I always read a book with the idea in mind that a five star review is awarded from the outset, with some critical outlook coming. Miller is able to accomplish both, though the end result makes the entire thing feel more like a very brief, somewhat impersonal overview of events.
Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. Stories are generally clear, geography is described without dwelling on it, and the reader shouldn't be confused. . Highly recommended book, go out and buy a copy today! They would put out a fire in one place, then move to another. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.
It took a full four to five years for the enemy forces to rebuild. The chronology of events depicted within this book reveal a real life story that I as a member shared and remember as if it were only yesterday. Miller has a vivid, gleeful wit, and reading this in the early hours i was many a time seized with laughter. Based on his own experience and extensive interviews with other combat vets of the 101st's Lurp companies, Linderer writes this final, heroic chapter in the seven bloody years that Lurps served God and country in Vietnam. Nobody is holding back here, and nobody is trying to let anybody off the hook. If anything, I found myself wanting to know more! Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. His two earlier books were selected by the Military Book Club.
It was a bitter pill. A book that has been read but is in good condition. It earns it by not being based just on imagination but on brotherhood, blood and guts and brains. One false step, one small mistake by one man could mean sudden death for all. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. There are ambushes successful and otherwise, quiet patrols that turn ugly fast, tragedy, and a few moments of pure, adrenaline-pumped victory.
The events and people Mr. There are few books about modern war that cause me to suspend my awareness of present surroundings while reading. My nickname for Cox was mule because he was a big guy and he carried my claymore mines for me. After marrying and returning again to America, he studied history and English at the University of Michigan. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. A reader can't keep track of who was out in the field or who was on leave unless specifically stated. This particular edition is in a Mass Market Paperback format.
That said, it is a good read and worth the price. It had been long enough that I had forgotten a lot though. Though a few friendships are mentioned, the relationships between the soldiers aren't described in detail. You couldn't live thirty minutes 'out there' with only six men. If you fancy reading up on the forgotten heroes of this conflict then get Millers books and check out the others in the series aswell, you won't be disappointed.
Bookseller: , New Mexico, United States. Although many of the stories aren't the author's, sharper detail comes into focus after he arrives in Vietnam. In other words, this book is about the guys who were already experienced patrollers before the other authors arrived in Vietnam. He takes you into the field and you can feel the bugs and the critters crawling around. In Vietnam, he served with the Lurps of the 101st Airborne Division, earning two Silver Stars, the Bronze Star with V device for valor , the Army Commendation Medal with V device, and two Purple Hearts. I've read it before as a teenager, but it was nice to approach it again with a bit more knowledge and understanding.