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Red Thunder Tropic Lightning : The World of a Combat Division in Vietnam
by Eric M. Bergerud


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140235456
  • ISBN-10: 0140235450
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: March 1994
  • Page Count: 352
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP


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