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by Otto J. Lehrack
No Shining Armor should join the front rank of Vietnam books That the Marines, more than any other service, understood what was happening in Vietnam and struggled against it gives the story of Third Battalion, Third Marines, . .
No Shining Armor should join the front rank of Vietnam books. It describes real Marines in real combat, and it is a ringing tribute to the men who bore the burden of that war. Books about Americans in battle don't get any better than this. �Allan R. Millett, author of Semper Fidelis: The History of the United States Marine Corps. Unique and intensely personal. That the Marines, more than any other service, understood what was happening in Vietnam and struggled against it gives the story of Third Battalion, Third Marines, a bitter poignancy.
No Shining Armor book. But in Otto Lehrack they found a sympathetic audience. Lehrack is both a historian and a member of the Third Battalion, Third Marines
No Shining Armor book. Lehrack is both a historian and a member of the Third Battalion, Third Marines. He fought alongside the men whose voices he recorded here.
I have read many books on the Vietnam War, this book is up there with the best . The good, bad and grotesque are equally represented. By the end of No Shining Armor, the reader will certainly have a new respect for the tremendous sacrifices made by those who chose to honor their country by serving in Vietnam. Real life stories told by those who were there.
The record of a Marine battalion in Vietnam, 1964-69, by a former infantry .
The record of a Marine battalion in Vietnam, 1964-69, by a former infantry captain. He sets this worm's-eye view in wider context; for instance, he contrasts the notions of General Westmoreland with those of various Marine commanders. The Marines believed in building schools and distributing food; the Army thought those were civilian matters.
Simon and Garfunkel - The Sound Of Silence (bombing run)/The Vietnam War - Продолжительность: 3:13 .
But in Otto Lehrack they found a sympathetic audience. Lehrack is both a historian and a member of the Third Battalion, Third Marines
But in Otto Lehrack they found a sympathetic audience. It's a grunt's-eye view of the Vietnam War that emerges in No Shining Armor-the war as seen by the PFC's, sergeants, and platoon leaders in the rivers and jungles and trenches. It's the story of teenagers leading squads of men into the jungle on night missions, the story of boredom, confusion, and equipment shortages, of friends suddenly blown away, of disappointing homecomings.
No Shining Armor should join the front rank of Vietnam books About the Author. Otto Lehrack served two tours of duty in Vietnam, the first (1967-68) in the infantry as a captain and Commanding Officer of India Company, Third Battalion, Third Marines and the second (1970-71) in signals intelligence as a major and Operations Officer, First Radio Battalion.
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