Red Thunder Tropic Lightning: The World Of A Combat Division In Vietnam

Paperback | March 1, 1994

byEric M. Bergerud

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"Extraordinary...recreates the Vietnam experience in visceral terms."—Col. Harry G. Sumniers, Jr., editor, Vietnam magazine.

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This honest, unflinching narrative presents the personal stories of the 25th Infantry--the division that inspired Oliver Stone's film, Platoon. Bergerud contends that the Vietnam War was lost in the field, where divisions like the 25th Infantry were obliged to fight in massive, expensive, and seemingly pointless campaigns against a stu...

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"Extraordinary...recreates the Vietnam experience in visceral terms."—Col. Harry G. Sumniers, Jr., editor, Vietnam magazine.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.43 × 5.56 × 0.73 inPublished:March 1, 1994Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0140235450

ISBN - 13:9780140235456

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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This honest, unflinching narrative presents the personal stories of the 25th Infantry--the division that inspired Oliver Stone's film, Platoon. Bergerud contends that the Vietnam War was lost in the field, where divisions like the 25th Infantry were obliged to fight in massive, expensive, and seemingly pointless campaigns against a stubborn, resilient enemy. Photos