A unit of American military advisors in Vietnam prior to the major U.S. involvement find similarities between their helpless struggle against the Viet Cong and the doomed actions of a French unit at the same site a decade before in this bitter look at the beginnings of the Vietnam war. Written by
Keith Loh <email@example.com>
Skirmishes, Ambushes And Boobytraps Explode Into The Most Savage War That Ever Scorched A Land
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Did You Know?
The psychological operations model, The "Incident Flow Priority Indicator", used by Lt. Wattsberg is still used today by the US Army. It now uses computer databases rather than color charts. See more
When Lt. Wattsberg walks into Major Barker's office to tell him that they got the air support they needed, Barker was reading a book called "Seven Firefights in Vietnam", which wasn't published until 1970. See more
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