Green Beret in Vietnam: 1957-73 by Gordon L. RottmanGreen Beret in Vietnam: 1957-73 by Gordon L. Rottman

Green Beret in Vietnam: 1957-73

byGordon L. RottmanIllustratorKevin Lyles

Paperback | July 25, 2002

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Vietnam was the US Special Forces' most complex and controversial mission, one that began in 1957 and ended in 1973. Camp strike forces, mobile strike forces, mobile guerrilla forces, special reconnaissance projects, training missions and headquarters duty provided vastly differing experiences and circumstances for SF soldiers. Other fluctuating factors were the terrain, the weather and the shifting course of the Vietnam War (1955-1975) itself. Gordon Rottman examines the training, life, weapons and combat experiences of the Special Forces soldier in this challenging environment.
Gordon L Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, volunteered for Special Forces and completed training as a weapons specialist. He was assigned to the 7th Special Forces Group until reassigned to the 5th Special Forces Group in Vietnam in 1969-70. He is currently a civilian contract Special Operations Forces Intelligence Specialist at the...
Title:Green Beret in Vietnam: 1957-73Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.7 × 7.29 × 0.11 inPublished:July 25, 2002Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1855325683

ISBN - 13:9781855325685

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Table of Contents

Special Forces, an Overview · Chronology · Special Forces in Vietnam · Special Forces Training · Special Forces Camp · Weapons · Color plate commentary · Index