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Last stand at Khe Sanh

Gregg Jones

Last stand at Khe Sanh

the U.S. Marines" finest hour in Vietnam

by Gregg Jones

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • United States. Marine Corps,
  • Khe Sanh, 2nd Battle of, Vietnam, 1968,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGregg Jones
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.8.K5 J66 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 358 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27156463M
    ISBN 100306821397
    ISBN 109780306821394
    LC Control Number2013045206
    OCLC/WorldCa863127631

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    His critically acclaimed works of nonfiction include Last Stand at Khe Sanh and Honor in the Dust. "Skillfully blending history and biography, Michael Archer tells a compelling story of the Vietnam conflict and its aftermath. His timely revisiting of the epic battle of Khe Sanh reminds us that for those who experience combat a war may never end."   Last Stand at Khe Sanh is the vivid, fast-paced account of the dramatic confrontation as experienced by the men who were there: Marine riflemen and grenadiers, artillery and air observers, platoon leaders and company commanders, Navy corpsmen and helicopter pilots, and a plucky band of US Army Special Forces.5/5(1).

    Get this from a library! Last stand at Khe Sanh: the U.S. Marines' finest hour in Vietnam. [Gregg Jones] -- Describes the biggest battle of the Vietnam War as experienced by the men who fought it, when the embattled American troops turned around several weeks of .   “Last Stand at Khe Sanh brilliantly captures the pathos of the battle and the élan of the men defending one of Vietnam’s most recognizable combat bases. Gregg Jones fuses the panoramic with the visceral boots-on-the-ground view, creating an unparalleled and highly readable narrative of Brand: Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing.


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Last Stand at Khe Sanh is a vivid, fast-paced account of the dramatic confrontation, when 6, US Marines held North Vietnamese Army regulars at a remote mountain stronghold. Based on extensive archival research and more than interviews with participants, author Gregg Jones captures the courage and camaraderie of the defenders and delivers the fullest account yet of this /5().

The Last Stand at Khe Sanh was an intriguing read that documented the 77 day siege of the Marine basecamp. It seems like the author took the after action reports about the events and then humanized the report and breaking it down to squad level action to make it more readable/5.

Last Stand at Khe Sanh is a vivid, fast-paced account of the dramatic confrontation, when 6, US Marines held North Vietnamese Army regulars at a remote mountain stronghold.

Based on extensive archival research and more than interviews with participants, author Gregg Jones captures the courage and camaraderie of the /5(). Last Stand at Khe Sanh is a vivid, fast-paced account of the dramatic confrontation, when 6, US Marines held North Vietnamese Army regulars at a remote mountain stronghold.

Based on extensive archival research and more than interviews with participants, author Gregg Jones captures the courage and camaraderie of the /5(12).

The Last Stand at Khe Sanh was an intriguing read that documented the 77 day siege of the Marine basecamp. It seems like the author took the after action reports about the events and then humanized the report and breaking it down to squad level action to make it more readable/5().

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Defended primarily by the 26th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine. Last Stand at Khe Sanh is the vivid, fast-paced account of the dramatic confrontation as experienced by the men who were there: Marine riflemen and grenadiers, artillery and air observers, platoon leaders and company commanders, Navy corpsmen and helicopter pilots, and a.

Last Stand at Khe Sanh is the vivid, fast-paced account of the dramatic confrontation as experienced by the men who were there: Marine riflemen and grenadiers, artillery and air observers, platoon leaders and company commanders, Navy corpsmen and helicopter pilots, and a plucky band of US Army Special : $   Gregg chronicles the story of the agonizing and deadly day siege of a Marine combat base at Khe Sanh, South Vietnam, in Last Stand at.

Gregg Jones talked about his book Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam, in which he explores the U.S. Marines' battle at Khe Sanh, Janu6, U. Based largely on interviews with the Marines who were there, Last Stand at Khe Sanh stands as a remarkable record of what they did."--S.

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Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Jerry : Gregg Jones. Buy Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam Reprint by Jones, Gregg (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. /5(). Gregg Jones in Last Stand at Khe Sanh has thoroughly researched the day siege, and his descriptions of the day-to-day trauma for 6, grunts on the ground at Khe Sanh stands in stark contrast to his portraits of the headquarters folks in Saigon, Da Nang and WashingtonThe vivid contrast is /5().

Last Stand at Khe Sanh is a vivid, fast-paced account of the dramatic confrontation, when 6, US Marines held North Vietnamese Army regulars at a remote mountain stronghold. Based on extensive archival research and more than interviews with participants, author Gregg Jones captures the courage and camaraderie of the defenders and delivers the fullest account yet of this.

An acclaimed journalist recounts the hell that was the siege of Khe Sanh. In this history of one of the worst follies of Vietnam, Jones (Honor in the Dust: Theodore Roosevelt, War in the Philippines, and the Rise and Fall of America's Imperial Dream, ) relies on a mix of well-reported historical detail for his combat narrative but rarely finds the depth of personal remembrance readers Author: Gregg Jones.

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'Last Stand at Khe Sanh' is receiving the General Wallace M. Greene, Jr. Award for nonfiction from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. I'm deeply grateful to the foundation, and share this honor with the Khe Sanh veterans and families who assisted and encouraged me during this project/5.Sheehan would later become one of the most influential proponents of the argument that Khe Sanh was merely a ruse to cloak the communist Tet holiday attacks on South Vietnam's urban centers.

The debate is one I largely avoided in 'Last Stand at Khe Sanh,' save for a brief pass in the book's epilogue.

Last Stand at Khe Sanh The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam (Book): Jones, Gregg: In a remote mountain stronghold insix thousand US Marines awoke one January morning to find themselves surrounded by 20, enemy troops. Their only road to the coast was cut, and bad weather and enemy fire threatened their fragile air lifeline.

The siege of Khe Sanh-the Vietnam War's epic.