The Expendables: A Novel by Leonard B. ScottThe Expendables: A Novel by Leonard B. Scott

The Expendables: A Novel

byLeonard B. Scott

Paperback | March 1, 1995

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A novel about the men of the First Air Cavalry in Vietnam and the bloody battle of the la Drang
Black, white, rich, poor, southerner, and northerner—in Vietnam they became brothers, brothers beyond blood. Men like Vinny, Blake, Eugene, and tough old Flynn had nothing in common—except the raw courage that was their greatest weapon during the fierce thirty-five-day conflict of the la Drang, the first battle to pit a U.S. Army division against a regular North Vietnamese Army division.
This is their story, and the story of the men who fought with them—and the 304 who didn’t return. Their lives and deaths are etched in the horror and agony of day-to-day combat and nights of exhaustion and mortars. In a hard and dirty war, it was easy to find selfless courage and respect for one another.
“Military fiction buffs looking for immersion in authentic renderings of infantry combat will appreciate [The Expendables].”—Publishers Weekly
Leonard B. Scott (Col. USA ret.) is the author of the acclaimed novels Charlie Mike, The Last Run, The Hill, The Expendables, The Iron Men, and Forged in Honor. Scott retired in 1994 as a full colonel after a 27-year career in the United States Army, with assignments throughout the world. A veteran of Vietnam, he earned the Silver Star...
Title:The Expendables: A NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:512 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:March 1, 1995Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0345484878

ISBN - 13:9780345484871