The Battle at Ngok Tavak: A bloody defeat in South Vietnam, by Bruce Davies PDF

By Bruce Davies

In 1968, within the western jungle of Vietnam close to Laos, a different Forces corporation, lower than the command of an Australian military Captain, supported through a Marine artillery detachment, occupied an previous French citadel, on a hill often called Ngok Tavak.

The conditions of the conflict that ensued, and the following retreat from Ngok Tavak, left of their wake concerns that cried out for solution for many years after the development. a few American our bodies have been left the place that they had fallen in the course of the conflict, and one other American, the nephew of Katharine Hepburn, went lacking.

After talking widely to the conflict survivors and family of the yankee warriors, and looking out via bills from reliable reviews that integrated Vietnamese files, eyewitness statements and struggle diaries, Bruce Davies has pieced jointly the proof that might deliver solution to the questions that also hang-out lots of these attached to the conflict.

a narrative that had to be instructed for the veterans who survived and in case you didn't, for his or her households and for the sake of history.' Lieutenant Colonel Brian Cooper (Retd), Australian Infantry, South Vietnam 1971-72

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