Into Laos: the story of Dewey Canyon II/Lam Son 719, Vietnam 1971

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Presidio, 1986 - History - 388 pages
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An eyewitness account of the last major operation the Americans fought in Vietnam, focusing on the soldiers as individuals and on the previously neglected aspects of the battles that were not reported by the press

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Into Laos: the story of Dewey Canyon II/Lam Son 719, Vietnam 1971

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Nolan's first book of Vietnam War history, Battle For Hue (LJ 3/13/84) had many flaws: confused action, emphasis on gruesome detail, and poor overview. This work, with its comprehensive command ... Read full review


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Keith Nolan is acknowledged as the foremost chronicler of the Vietnam War. He is the author of many Vietnam War combat histories, including Battle for Hue: Tet 1968; The Battle for Saigon: Tet 1968; Death Valley: The Summer Offensive, I Corps, August 1969; Ripcord: Screaming Eagles Under Siege, Vietnam 1970, and House to House: Playing the Enemy's Game in Saigon, May 1968. Nolan lives near St. Louis, Missouri.

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