Blood in the Hills: The Story of Khe Sanh, the Most Savage by Charles W. Sasser,Robert Maras

By Charles W. Sasser,Robert Maras

A soldier’s eye view of Vietnam’s fiercest close-quarters conflict upon its 50th anniversary

Khe Sanh’s Hill Fights of 1967—as skilled by way of co-author Bobby Maras and advised during this hour-by-hour, daily account—were carnage at the floor, a lot of it hand-to-hand scuffling with at nighttime. due to the courageous Marines of the ninth and third, Khe Sanh survived the 1st targeted assault via the North Vietnamese to invade the South. After the Hill Fights, American forces pulled again and held out opposed to consistent enemy shelling and widespread assaults until eventually the siege used to be damaged. Combining Maras’ own reports with the war’s higher photo, Blood within the Hills honors the heroic activities of our infantrymen and indicates how Khe Sanh used to be microcosm of the total Vietnam War.

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