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Platoon leader

Author: James R McDonough
Publisher: Novato, CA : Presidio, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A remarkable memoir of small-unit leadership and the coming of age of a young soldier in combat in Vietnam.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Biography
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McDonough, James R., 1946-
Platoon leader.
Novato, CA : Presidio, ©1985
(OCoLC)654446495
Named Person: James R McDonough; James R McDonough
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James R McDonough
ISBN: 0891412352 9780891412359 0891416064 9780891416067
OCLC Number: 11371326
Description: vii, 195 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: August 1, 1971: LZ English --
The road to war --
Welcome to Vietnam --
2d platoon --
Taking charge --
The wounding --
Brief interlude --
If at first you don't succeed... --
A cast of characters --
Prelude to a fight --
Battle --
Aftermath --
The lowly infantryman --
The rains come --
American ingenuity --
The enemy builds strength --
A day at the beach --
Thanksgiving --
"Just like you and me" --
The order --
The patrol back --
Night movement --
End of a mission.
Responsibility: James R. McDonough.
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A remarkable memoir of small-unit leadership and the coming of age of a young soldier in combat in Vietnam.

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