Platoon Leader

A Memoir of Command in Combat

James R. McDonough

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.
Publication date:
March 2003
Publisher :
Presidio Press
Language:
English
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9780891418009

Dimensions : 174 X 106 mm
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£5.99

Overview
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• Account of the U.S platoon taking part in the ‘strategic hamlet'

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.