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The Resource We were soldiers once-- and young : Ia Drang, the battle that changed the war in Vietnam, Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway

We were soldiers once-- and young : Ia Drang, the battle that changed the war in Vietnam, Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway

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We were soldiers once-- and young : Ia Drang, the battle that changed the war in Vietnam
Title
We were soldiers once-- and young
Title remainder
Ia Drang, the battle that changed the war in Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the 1965 Battle of Ia Drang, in the central highlands of South Vietnam, providing an account of the battle and discussing the implications of this key confrontation
Cataloging source
DLC
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1922-
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Moore, Harold G.
Dewey number
959.704/342
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS557.8.I18
LC item number
M66 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Galloway, Joseph L
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Ia Drang Valley, Battle of, Vietnam, 1965
Label
We were soldiers once-- and young : Ia Drang, the battle that changed the war in Vietnam, Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Random House, c1992
  • "A Presidio Press book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [435]-459) and index
Contents
Going to war -- Heat of battle -- The roots of conflict -- Boots and saddles -- The land and the enemy -- X-ray -- Into the valley -- The battle begins -- Closing with the enemy -- The storm of battle -- Brave aviators -- Fix bayonets! -- Night falls -- A dawn attack -- Friendly fire -- Rescuing the lost platoon -- Night fighters -- Policing the battlefield -- It ain't over till it's over -- Albany -- A walk in the sun -- Hell in a very small place -- Death in the tall grass -- Escape and evade -- Night without end -- The sergeant and the ghost -- Aftermath -- Mentioned in dispatches -- "The secretary of the army regrets ..." -- Reflections and perceptions
Control code
2004559268
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xxv, 453 p.
Isbn
9780345475817
Lccn
2004559268
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
We were soldiers once-- and young : Ia Drang, the battle that changed the war in Vietnam, Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Random House, c1992
  • "A Presidio Press book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [435]-459) and index
Contents
Going to war -- Heat of battle -- The roots of conflict -- Boots and saddles -- The land and the enemy -- X-ray -- Into the valley -- The battle begins -- Closing with the enemy -- The storm of battle -- Brave aviators -- Fix bayonets! -- Night falls -- A dawn attack -- Friendly fire -- Rescuing the lost platoon -- Night fighters -- Policing the battlefield -- It ain't over till it's over -- Albany -- A walk in the sun -- Hell in a very small place -- Death in the tall grass -- Escape and evade -- Night without end -- The sergeant and the ghost -- Aftermath -- Mentioned in dispatches -- "The secretary of the army regrets ..." -- Reflections and perceptions
Control code
2004559268
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xxv, 453 p.
Isbn
9780345475817
Lccn
2004559268
Other physical details
ill., maps

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