Along with a half million other young men, Mark Woodruff put his life on the line to serve his country in Vietnam. Like so many others, he returned home to find himself regarded not as a hero but as a humiliating reminder of the only war the United States ever lost. This Marine, however, is determined to set the record straight. Woodruff never wavers from the cold, hard facts in this riveting book. Battle by battle, Unheralded Victory provides incontrovertible proof that the United States wonthis war, from the vaunted 1968 Tet Offensive–in reality a shattering defeat that decimated the Viet Cong–to Linebacker II, the final knockout blow that forced North Vietnam to the table. Make no mistake: our warriors in Vietnam were victorious. It’s time America sat up and took notice.
Mark W. Woodruff enlisted in the Marine Corps in July 1967, serving in Vietnam with Foxtrot Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment from December 1967 to December 1968. After leaving the Marine Corps, he received his B.A. and M.A. in… More about Mark Woodruff
“An inspired–and long-overdue–reexamination of the scoreboard from the much-disputed Southeast Asian war games played by a generation of Americans who served in Vietnam.” –Dale A. Dye, Captain (Ret.), U.S. Marine Corps
“An informative read that will stir your emotions and keep your interest.” –Leatherneck
“An extremely useful –and important–book.” –Marine Corps Gazette