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The highly-acclaimed history of the siege of Khe Sanh from January to April 1968, using the accounts of 100 participants. Eric Hammel's classic account of the battle at Khe Sanh is a vivid oral history, using the words of American fighting men caught up in the gruelling, deadly seventy-seven-day ordeal create a harrowing tapestry of tragedy and triumph. The gripping and moving narrative flows from the masterfully woven threads provided by nearly a hundred men who gallantly endured the wrenching allout struggle to hold the combat base and its vulnerable outlying positions. Re-issued in the fiftieth anniversary year of the siege, with an updated photo section and maps, this is a ground-breaking and influential history of this crucial landmark battle. AUTHOR: Eric Hammel's writing career began in the 1960s, when he was a teenager. He has had fifty military history books, two novels, and more than seventy non-fiction articles published. Eric has worked as West Coast contributing editor for Leatherneck Magazine and as a publishing acquisitions and content editor, but he has spent most of the years since 1983 as a full-time author, editor, and publisher. 16 pages of photographs

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781612005904
ISBN-10: 161200590X
Format: Paperback / softback
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Casemate Publishers
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
Publish Date: 14-Feb-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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