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Description - The Hill Fights by Edward F. Murphy

Khe Sanh is a familiar name to Vietnam veterans and historians alike because of the famous siege of 1968. But one year earlier savage combat raged around the former Special Forces camp in one of the bloodiest battles fought by the U.S. Marine Corps. Long overlooked in the history of America's war in Vietnam, these deadly hill fights are, for the first time and in vivid detail, brought to life by noted military historian Edward F. Murphy. Rare insight into one of the most brutal and costly battles in marine history Controversial example of the introduction of the unreliable M-16 rifle into combat Based on interviews of participants and contemporary documents

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780891418498
ISBN-10: 0891418490
Format: Paperback
(175mm x 107mm x 27mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Presidio Press
Publisher: Presidio Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Edward F. Murphy

Edward F. Murphy is a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He is the author of a three-volume series on Medal of Honor recipients: Heroes of WWII, Korean War Heroes, and Vietnam Medal of Honor Heroes, as well two highly acclaimed Vietnam War histories: Dak To and Semper Fi Vietnam. He lives in Mesa, Arizona. From the Hardcover edition."

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