Seven Firefights in Vietnam Author:John Albright, John A. Cash, Allan W. Sandstrum Told as only those who did the fighting and the dying could tell it, here are firsthand accounts of seven bloody confrontations in the hell that was Vietnam. Each will take you into the the very heart of the combat, where success is totaled in hours survived and failure is wrapped in a body bag. — Soar with the 1st Cavalry toward a piece of real ... more »estate known as the "Happy Valley" along the Ia Drang River. It was here that US troops first slugged it out with North Vietnamese regulars in a "conventional" encounter.
Ride shotgun with the 11th Armored Cavalry as they patrol Hwy 1, knowing an ambush by VC forces is imminent. Then find out what it's like to be hit by one.
Hear the dreaded message "We have tanks in our wire!" with the SF troopers at Lang Vei and know you're about to be overrun. Skim the treetops on a gunship mission to reinforce desperate ground troops - only to take a direct hit and find the Cong-infested jungle rushing up to meet your burning chopper.« less