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Mar 01, 1995
| ISBN 9780345484932
Jul 06, 2011
| ISBN 9780307789822
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Mar 01, 1995 | ISBN 9780345484932
Jul 06, 2011 | ISBN 9780307789822
"Shelby Stanton has emerged as the leading military historian on the war in Southest Asia."COL. CHARLES B. MacDONALDAuthor of COMPANY COMMANDER and A TIME FOR TRUMPETSOne of the toughest and most challenging jobs in Vietnam was to be a U.S. Army Ranger running Long Range Reconnaissance Patrols. The LRRPs took volunteers only, and training was designed to weed out all but the best. What emerged was an elite outfit of warriors in the finest sense of the word. Now Shelby Stanton, renowned military authority on the war in Southeast Asia, presents the first and only definitive history of the LRRPs and the U.S. Army Rangers in Vietnam. They’re all here: the Screaming Eagle Patrollers, Cochise Raiders, Charlie Rangers, Cobra Lightning Patrollers, and more.
Shelby L. Stanton is a noted military historian. During the conflict in Vietnam, he was commissioned as an infantry officer of the US Army and completed the Airborne, Ranger, and Special Forces Officer courses. His six years on active military… More about Shelby L. Stanton
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