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Green Berets at war

U.S. Army Special Forces in Southeast Asia, 1956-1975

by Shelby L. Stanton

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Published by Presidio in Novato, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army. Special Forces -- History.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Commando operations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementShelby L. Stanton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA34.S64 S73 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 360 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2538487M
      ISBN 100891412387
      LC Control Number85019441

        The Green Berets’ Guidebook Calls Marines ‘Elitists’ Army book on navigating interservice rivalries has choice words for the Air Force, Navy and Marines War Is BoringAuthor: War Is Boring. U.S. Special Forces troops ("Green Berets") under the command of Colonel Mike Kirby defend a firebase during the Vietnam war. War correspondent George Beckwith accompanies Kirby and objects to both the war and the means by which it is executed. Kirby's firebase is overrun and his troops fight bravely to retake it.

      J 'Green Berets' as Viewed by John Wayne By RENATA ADLER. he Green Berets" is a film so unspeakable, so stupid, so rotten and false in every detail that it passes through being fun, through being funny, through being camp, through everything and becomes an invitation to grieve, not for our soldiers or for Vietnam (the film could not be more false or do a . Shelby L Stanton Shelby L Stanton is the author of books such as Green Berets At War. Books by Shelby L Stanton.

        The hardback edition of The Green Berets appeared in May and it became a best-seller, followed by an even more successful paperback version in Some paper- back versions of the book by Avon used a photo of Green Beret balladeer, Barry Sadler on the cover. The book would go on to sell millions of copies. Green Berets assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), enter and clear a room during a Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat .


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