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A Hundred Miles of Bad Road: An Armored Cavalryman in Vietnam, 1967-68

Birdwell, Dwight W.; Nolan, Keith William

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ISBN 10: 0891416285 / ISBN 13: 9780891416289
Published by Presidio Press, 1997
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0891416285 Very good in price clipped d.j. B/w photos. Birdwell's coming of age in Vietnam, where he fought in Troop C 3d Squadron, 4th Calvary (25th Division) in tank warfare. Morale is high at first, but then comes relentless pressure, wounds, and combat fatigue, soon making the soldier's only goal survival. *** 218pp. *** 1st ed. > DJ Very Good | > Language: English | > Size: 8vo | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-SEA-02473

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Title: A Hundred Miles of Bad Road: An Armored ...

Publisher: Presidio Press

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Dwight Birdwell's sixteen months in combat in Vietnam were a mirror of the larger war effort.


" will be looked back on a hundred years from now as defining what that war was like." -- The Thornton Literary Agency, LLC, October, 1997

"...the book should be read by every American seeking insight on the 'lessons of Vietnam.'" -- The Daily Oklahoman, June 1, 1998

A Hundred Miles of Bad Road was "Star" rated in the review published on August 25, 1997. -- Publishers Weekly, August 25, 1997

Best Biography Award of 1998. -- Society of Midland Authors, Chicago, Illinois, June, 1998

The collaboration of a good soldier and a good writer produces a Vietnam memory that is better than good. -- American Library Association, September, 1997

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