Two One Pony: An American Soldier's Year in Vietnam, 1969

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Stackpole Books, Dec 13, 2011 - History - 208 pages
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Thoughtful, reflective narrative of a reluctant soldier in Vietnam.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 ArrivalMay 1969 1
1
Chapter 2 Dong Tam 5
5
Chapter 3 First Mission 12
12
Chapter 4 Humpin the Boonies 23
23
Chapter 5 The War Gets Closer 27
27
Chapter 6 Light Shows 30
30
Chapter 7 Folk Tales 38
38
Chapter 8 Coasting and Vampires 41
41
Chapter 21 The Steak House at Binh Luc 111
111
Chapter 22 Changes 113
113
Chapter 23 New Two Six 116
116
Chapter 24 Battalion Headquarters 120
120
Chatper 25 Learning to Live in a World of Small Things 127
127
NearHeroes 136
136
Chapter 27 New Guys 140
140
Chapter 28 Life Goes On 145
145

Chapter 9 Malaria Monday 50
50
Chapter 10 Hearts and Minds 53
53
Chapter 11 Enlightenment at the Listening Post 58
58
Chapter 12 Small Things and Big Things 62
62
Chapter 13 Mouse Ears 67
67
Chapter 14 Super Strategy 74
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Chapter 15 The Plain of Reeds 77
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Chapter 16 Marijuana Wars 87
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COLOR PHOTO SECTION
88
Chapter 17 Rach Kien 89
89
Chapter 18 Doc 96
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Chapter 19 Letters Home and the Swimming Hole 99
99
Chapter 20 Two Six 105
105
Chapter 29 Another Kind of Courage 149
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Chapter 30 Failing Benny 152
152
Chapter 31 Time Out 156
156
Chapter 32 Prisoners of War 161
161
Chapter 33 Making Sergeant 163
163
Chapter 34 War 166
166
Chapter 35 Leaving Binh Phuoc 170
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Chapter 36 Going Home 176
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Epilogue 179
179
Other Titles in the Series
180
Back Cover
201
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Charles R. Carr is professor of philosophy at Arkansas State University. He lives in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

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