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
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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.