The Hill Fights

The First Battle of the Khe Sanh

Edward F. Murphy

history • Controversial example of the introduction of the unreliable M-16 rifle into combat • Based on interviews of participants and contemporary documents Long overlooked in the history of America's war in Vietnam is one of the bloodiest battles fought by the U.S. Marine Corps.
Publication date:
July 2003
Publisher :
Presidio Press
Language:
English
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9780891418108
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£18.99
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Overview
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• Rare insight into one of the most brutal and costly battles in marine

history
• Controversial example of the introduction of the unreliable M-16 rifle
into combat
• Based on interviews of participants and contemporary documents

Long overlooked in the history of America’s war in Vietnam is one of the bloodiest battles fought by the U.S. Marine Corps. For the first time and in vivid detail, noted military historian Murphy takes the reader to the heart of combat at Khe Sanh during the Hill Fights of 1967.