We were soldiers once ... and young Ia Drang : the battle that changed the war in Vietnam by Harold G. Moore

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Published by Corgi in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ia Drang Valley, Battle of, Vietnam, 1965.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Personnal narratives, American.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementHarold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway.
GenrePersonnal narratives, American.
ContributionsGalloway, Joseph L.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 483 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22018161M
ISBN 100552150266

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