Platoon Leader: A Memoir of Command in Combat

Platoon Leader: A Memoir of Command in Combat

By: James R. McDonough (author)Paperback

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program *Focuses on the details, people and incidents that communicate an instinctive feel of command under fire. The story of a young man's indoctrination into combat as an infantry platoon leader in the famed 173d Airborne Brigade, is told with pace and style in what has become a classic in the literature of America's war in Vietnam.

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Col. James McDonough, USA (Ret.), graduated from West Point and served in Vietnam as an infantry platoon leader in the legendary 173d Airborne Brigade. A military theorist who has helped shape the post-Cold War army s thinking, he is also the author of The Defense of Hill 781 and The Limits of Glory. Now retired from active duty, McDonough lives with his family in Tallahassee, Florida."

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/03/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780891418009
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780891418009
  • weight: 129
  • ISBN10: 0891418008

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