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Synopsis: In Black Hawk Down, the fight went on for a day. In We Were Soldiers Once & Young, the fighting lasted three days. In The Village, one Marine squad fought for 495 days -- half of them died.
Few American battles have been so extended, savage and personal. A handful of Americans volunteered to live among six thousand Vietnamese, training farmers to defend their village. Such "Combined Action Platoons" (CAPs) are now a lost footnote about how the war could have been fought; only the villagers remain to bear witness. This is the story of fifteen resolute young Americans matched against two hundred Viet Cong; how a CAP lived, fought and died. And why the villagers remember them to this day.
About the Author: Francis J. "Bing" West served in Vietnam as a Marine infantry officer, and later as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Dean of Research at the Naval War College, an analyst at the RAND Corporation, and a lead CNN commentator during Desert Storm. He is currently president of the GAMA Corporation. A frequent contributor to defense journals, West is also the author of Small Unit Action in Vietnam, and Naval Forces and National Security. His new novel, The Pepperdogs, is available from Simon & Schuster. Visit his Web site at www.westwrite.com
Title: THE VILLAGE The True Story of 17 Months in ...
Publisher: Harper & Row
Publication Date: 1972
Book Condition: Good
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Book Description Harper & Row, New York, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. former owner's name, otherwise a clean, square copy, moderate aging and usage. Bookseller Inventory # 026995
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Book Description Harper& Row, Publishers, New York, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good-. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Stated First Edition. Lime green boards with green lettering are faded around edges. Jacket in mylar in great shape and is unclipped. The true story of 17 months in life of a Vietnamese village, where a handful of American volunteers and Vietnamese militia lived and died together trying to defend the Binh Nghia Village. 288 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 021262
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