House to House
Playing the Enemy's Game in Saigon
By (author) Keith William Nolan
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House to House by Keith William Nolan
Book DescriptionThis work offers a detailed look at urban warfare. During the first days of May, 1968, several regiments of Viet Cong fighters quietly infiltrated the South Vietnamese capital city Saigon. With no chance of actually capturing the city, it was a suicide mission aimed at the already-battered hearts and minds of the American people who'd been rocked by the Tet Offensive just three months earlier. The story of what followed - a week-long battle in which the 9th Infantry Division drove the Viet Cong out of the capital - is told in all its gritty and gut-wrenching detail in House to House. Keith Nolan chronicles one of the most brutal engagements of the entire war - the U.S. Army's only house-to-house battle of Viet Nam - and reveals the hardwon lessons of Saigon, with their echoes resounding in the streets of Baghdad today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780760323304
(228mm x 152mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Motorbooks International
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Publish Date: 25-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Keith William Nolan
Search and Destroy, Hardback (July 2010)
Search and Destroy is a rare account of an exemplary fighting force in action, a dramatic close-up look at the Vietnam War.
Sappers in the Wire, Paperback (December 2007)
Recounts the last high-casualty US action in the Vietnam War. This work presents a look at soldiers who performed in exemplary fashion under terrible circumstances.
Ripcord, Paperback (August 2003)
The violent birth, life, and death of an American fire base in Vietnam is chronicled in vivid, lively detail in a historical account of the last major American land offensive of the Vietnam War. Reprint.
Into Cambodia, Paperback (April 1999)» View all books by Keith William Nolan
This is combat narrative at its best. Nolan has mastered the soldier's slang and weaves it expertly into the account...full of combat anecdotes detailing battlefield leadership successes and failures.--Military Review
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Author Biography - Keith William Nolan
Keith Nolan is the author of ten books on the Vietnam War and of numerous articles on the war published in Leatherneck Magazine, The Marine Corps Gazette, Naval Institute Proceedings, and Vietnam Magazine. Nolan lives near St. Louis in Blackwell, Missouri.
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