Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam by Gregg Jones

Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam

byGregg Jones

Paperback | April 14, 2015

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Last Stand at Khe Sanh is a vivid, fast-paced account of the dramatic 1968 confrontation, when 6,000 US Marines held off 30,000 North Vietnamese Army regulars at a remote mountain stronghold. Based on extensive archival research and more than 100 interviews with participants, author Gregg Jones captures the courage and camaraderie of the defenders and delivers the fullest account yet of this epic battle.

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Gregg Jones, journalist and Pulitzer Prize-finalist, is the author of the highly acclaimed Honor in the Dust: Theodore Roosevelt, War in the Philippines, and the Rise and Fall of America's Imperial Dream. For thirty years he has been a foreign correspondent and investigative reporter, writing for the Los Angeles Times and other US and ...
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Title:Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in VietnamFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:April 14, 2015Publisher:Da Capo PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306823721

ISBN - 13:9780306823725

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"Panoramic in scope yet heart-wrenchingly personal...Jones poignantly re-creates the miserable, subterranean hell in which the Marines fought and died, determined to outlast the North Vietnamese...A moving tribute to the men who served-and suffered-in the siege."
-Vietnam Magazine