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Vietnam Rough Riders: A Convoy Commander's Memoir

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ISBN-10: 0700618988

ISBN-13: 9780700618989

Edition: 2013

Authors: Frank McAdams

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"Black smoke drifted about the scene. The first thing I noticed was the huge crater yawning next to the damaged truck." In the Vietnam War, American "rough riders" drove trucks through hostile territory delivering supplies, equipment, ammunition, weapons, fuel, and reinforcements to troops fighting on the war's ever-shifting front lines. But, all too often, the convoys themselves became the front lines. Frank McAdams, a Marine Corps lieutenant, learned that the hard way during a tour of duty that began right after the 1968 Tet Offensive and the siege at Khe Sanh. In this compelling memoir he recounts his personal battles-not only with a dangerous enemy but also with an incompetent superior…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 280
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Glossary
Acknowledgments
Foreword
Down South
The Call
Quantico
Danang, RVN
A Memorial
The Captain
Thuong Due
Investigation
Honolulu
A Letter
The River
Chicago
Going to Staff
Teacher
Kilo Mike Alpha
Kreigspiel
The Seven-Mile Stretch
Tet '69
Homecoming
Camp Pendleton
A Moonlit Barbecue
Afterword