Jack of All Trades

An American Advisor's War in Vietnam, 1969-70

Ronald L. Beckett

As the district senior advisor in the remote, rural Dinh Quan District of Long Khanh Province, Maj. Ron Beckett faced a demanding and dangerous assignment on the front lines of pacification. This is his sometimes critical, sometimes humorous, always honest memoir of the American campaign to win Vietnamese hearts and minds.
Publication date:
March 2016
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Language:
English
Series :
Stackpole Military History Series
Illustration :
23 b/w photos
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9780811717540

Dimensions : 229 X 152 mm
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£13.99

Overview
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• A sometimes critical, sometimes humorous, always honest memoir of the American campaign to win Vietnamese hearts and minds
• Details Beckett's and his team's efforts to support combat missions, gather intelligence, improve infrastructure, develop the local economy, and above all gain the trust of a people whose language they did not speak

Maj. Ron Beckett had already served two tours in Vietnam when he received orders to return in April 1969. As the district senior advisor in the remote, rural Dinh Quan District of Long Khanh Province, he would face a demanding and dangerous assignment on the front lines of pacification.