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The Resource The siege of LZ Kate : the battle for an American firebase in Vietnam, Arthur G. Sharp

The siege of LZ Kate : the battle for an American firebase in Vietnam, Arthur G. Sharp

Label
The siege of LZ Kate : the battle for an American firebase in Vietnam
Title
The siege of LZ Kate
Title remainder
the battle for an American firebase in Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Arthur G. Sharp
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the fall of 1969, a force of 150 Americans and their South Vietnamese allies were surrounded by 5,000 North Vietnamese Army soldiers. This is the story of their desperate defense and against-all-odds escape
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sharp, Arthur G
Dewey number
959.704/342
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS557.8.C4
LC item number
S55 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military bases, American
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Central Highlands (Vietnam)
Label
The siege of LZ Kate : the battle for an American firebase in Vietnam, Arthur G. Sharp
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Publication
Copyright
Contents
Let's build some firebases -- Benhet -- Of all the places in Vietnam -- Sergeant Pierelli arrives -- Captain Albracht takes command -- "Crack! Boom!" -- The captain takes a hit -- In a fog -- A "black" day for 155 AHC -- Tracers can be traced -- Trick or treat -- The cavalry arrives -- Puff, the magic dragon -- A dustoff and a surprise -- Night flight -- D-Day -- Did I miss anything? -- E&E -- Confusion reigns in the skies -- Link-up -- Leaving Susan and Annie -- Mayhem and medals -- Once upon a time -- All for naught? -- Epilogue: Where are they now?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 233 pages
Isbn
9780811713863
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2013051010
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)SB713863
  • (FIPpSEB)SB713863
Label
The siege of LZ Kate : the battle for an American firebase in Vietnam, Arthur G. Sharp
Publication
Copyright
Contents
Let's build some firebases -- Benhet -- Of all the places in Vietnam -- Sergeant Pierelli arrives -- Captain Albracht takes command -- "Crack! Boom!" -- The captain takes a hit -- In a fog -- A "black" day for 155 AHC -- Tracers can be traced -- Trick or treat -- The cavalry arrives -- Puff, the magic dragon -- A dustoff and a surprise -- Night flight -- D-Day -- Did I miss anything? -- E&E -- Confusion reigns in the skies -- Link-up -- Leaving Susan and Annie -- Mayhem and medals -- Once upon a time -- All for naught? -- Epilogue: Where are they now?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 233 pages
Isbn
9780811713863
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2013051010
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)SB713863
  • (FIPpSEB)SB713863

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