Secret Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines with the Elite Warriors of SOG

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NAL Caliber, 2005 - History - 366 pages
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SOG was a secret operations force in Vietnam, the forerunner of today's Delta Force and Navy SEALs. Exceptionally skilled Green Berets, they were the most highly decorated unit in the war. Always outnumbered--often by as much as 100 to 1--SOG commandos matched wits in the most dangerous environments with an unrelenting foe that hunted them with trackers and dogs. Ten entire teams disappeared and another fourteen were annihilated.

In Secret Commandos, John Plaster tells of his own remarkable covert activities in SOG from 1969 to 1971, as well as those of dozens of his comrades, vividly describing these unique warriors who gave everything fighting for their country--and for each other.

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Despite the many special-ops chronicles of recent"walk-overs" in the Middle East, the Vietnam war is still the mythic heartland of great commando literature. A case in point is this gripping memoir of ... Read full review

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John L. Plaster served three one-year tours with SOG, eventually retiring as a major. He is the author of SOG and The Ultimate Sniper.

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