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The Resource Blackhorse riders : a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot, Philip Keith

Blackhorse riders : a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot, Philip Keith

Label
Blackhorse riders : a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot
Title
Blackhorse riders
Title remainder
a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot
Statement of responsibility
Philip Keith
Title variation
Vietnam battle America forgot
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the daring March 1970 campaign by the Blackhorse Regiment to rescue an infantry unit that was surrounded and outnumbered by Northern Vietnamese forces, and describes the thirty-year effort to formally commend their bravery
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
959.704/342
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS558.4.T39
LC item number
K45 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Blackhorse riders : a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot, Philip Keith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Alpha Troop: men of iron, steeds of steel -- Company A, 2nd Battalion, 8th Calvalry -- Company C, 2nd Battalion, 8th Calvalry -- "Humping jungle" -- One bad round can ruin your whole day... -- Firestorm -- Big brother is watching -- "Saddle up" -- Tough choices -- "Busting jungle" -- Angel of mercy -- Encouraging words -- Breakthrough -- "Commence fire!" -- Slugfest -- The high water mark -- "And that's all she wrote..." -- Battle of the senses -- Recall -- Appendix 1: Text of Presidential Obama's speech on October 20, 2009 -- Appendix 2: The Blackhorse Regiment, the 11th Armored Cavalry -- Appendix 3: The M-551 sheridan tank -- Appendix 4: The M-113 Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle (ACAV)
Control code
ocn740628647
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 331 p.
Isbn
9780312681920
Lccn
2011033223
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)740628647
Label
Blackhorse riders : a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot, Philip Keith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Alpha Troop: men of iron, steeds of steel -- Company A, 2nd Battalion, 8th Calvalry -- Company C, 2nd Battalion, 8th Calvalry -- "Humping jungle" -- One bad round can ruin your whole day... -- Firestorm -- Big brother is watching -- "Saddle up" -- Tough choices -- "Busting jungle" -- Angel of mercy -- Encouraging words -- Breakthrough -- "Commence fire!" -- Slugfest -- The high water mark -- "And that's all she wrote..." -- Battle of the senses -- Recall -- Appendix 1: Text of Presidential Obama's speech on October 20, 2009 -- Appendix 2: The Blackhorse Regiment, the 11th Armored Cavalry -- Appendix 3: The M-551 sheridan tank -- Appendix 4: The M-113 Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle (ACAV)
Control code
ocn740628647
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 331 p.
Isbn
9780312681920
Lccn
2011033223
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)740628647

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