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Author Poole, Eric, author.

Title Company of heroes : a forgotten Medal of Honor and Bravo Company's war in Vietnam / Eric Poole.

Publication Info. Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Osprey Publishing, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    959.7043 POO    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 304 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 294-297) and index.
Summary There are many broad studies of the Vietnam War, but this work offers an insight into the incredible and harrowing experiences of just a small number of men from a single unit, deep in the jungles of Vietnam and Cambodia. It is the remarkable account of a Medal of Honor recipient whose brave actions were forgotten for over three decades: Leslie Sabo Jr. Sabo and other replacement soldiers in Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry (Currahees), 101st Airborne Division, were involved in intense, bloody engagements such as the battle for Hill 474 and the Mother's Day Ambush. Beginning with their deployment at the height of the blistering Tet Offensive, and using military records and interviews with surviving soldiers, Eric Poole recreates the terror of combat amidst the jungles and rice paddies of Vietnam. He tells the remarkable story of how Sabo earned his medal, as Bravo Company forged bonds of brotherhood in their daily battle for survival.
Subject Sabo, Leslie, Jr., 1948-1970.
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 506th. Company B -- History.
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 506th. Company B -- Biography.
Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Biography.
Medal of Honor.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Campaigns.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
Added Title Forgotten Medal of Honor and Bravo Company's war in Vietnam
ISBN 9781472807915 (hbk.)
147280791X (hbk.)

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