No Shining Armor

No Shining Armor

The Marines at War in Vietnam : An Oral History

Book - 1992
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An account of the Vietnam War, as seen by the American PFCs, sergeants and platoon leaders in the rivers and jungles and trenches. Into their stories, Lehrack has woven a narrative that explains the events they describe and places them into both a historical and a political context.
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, [1992], ©1992
ISBN: 9780700605330
Branch Call Number: 959.704 No
Characteristics: xxv, 398 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Lehrack, Otto J.


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"It's a grunt's-eye view of the Vietnam War that emerges in No Shining Armor--the war as seen by the PFC's, sergeants, and platoon leaders in the rivers and jungles and trenches. It's the story of teenagers leading squads of men into the jungle on night missions, the story of boredom, confus... Read More »

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