Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Raider by Charles W. Sasser

This is the true story of the legendary soldier who performed more POW raids than any other American in history. He went into battle as a boy. And, on one of the most daring missions of World War II, he became a man - and the perfect soldier for America's next wars. Charles Kittleson was slight, modest, and born to wage war. The son of an Iowa farmer, Kittleson volunteered in 1943 and caught the eye of his commanders. By 1945, PFC Kittleson was selected for the Army's smallest elite unit, the Alamo Scouts. While U.S. forces were pushing back the Japanese in the Pacific, the Alamo scouts unleashed legendary raids deep behind enemy lines, including the liberation of over 500 starved, beaten prisoners of the Bataan Death March in the Philippines. For Kittleson, a career as a raider had just begun. Charles W. Sasser chronicles the remarkable journey that was Kit Kittleson's courageous life in the service of his country. Now, as a veteran after first going to war as a boy twenty-five years ago, Kittleson volunteered for one last mission - the most extraordinary and daring POW raid ever attempted by secret American Special Forces in Vietnam.

Buy Raider by Charles W. Sasser from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780312360658
ISBN-10: 0312360657
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 26-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Raider by Charles W. Sasser

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Raider book by Charles W. Sasser and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Charles W. Sasser

Charles W. Sasser is a decorated Vietnam veteran and Green Beret, as well as one of today's most respected military and true crime writers. He has authored more than a dozen books.

Books By Charles W. Sasser

Two Fronts, One War by Charles W. Sasser
Hardback, February 2014
$51.03 $57.99
Six: Blood Brothers by Charles W. Sasser
Paperback / softback, January 2017
$21.99 $24.99
Six: End Game by Charles W. Sasser
Paperback / softback, March 2017
$21.99 $24.99
100th Kill by Charles W. Sasser
Paperback, March 2014
$34.14 $38.79