Hill 488

Hill 488

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The incredible, firsthand account of the battle of Hill 488 during the Vietnam War - as told by one of the few surviving soldiers. When the eighteen-man U.S. Marine recon team was inserted on Hill 488 on June 13, 1966, they unwittingly entered into a bloody battle against a well-trained battalion of 450 North Vietnamese soldiers - with no relief or reinforcements arriving until dawn. For one terror-filled night, the U.S. troops fought for their lives in an exhausting conflict that left every man in the battalion either dead or wounded - and resulted in their becoming the most highly decorated small unit in the history of the U.S. military.
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ISBN: 9780743466431

Published Date: October 1, 2003

Publisher: Pocket Books

Language: English

Page Count: 359

Size: 6.71" l x 4.25" w x 1.11" h