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The Resource Blackhorse riders : a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot, Philip Keith

Blackhorse riders : a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot, Philip Keith

Label
Blackhorse riders : a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot
Title
Blackhorse riders
Title remainder
a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot
Statement of responsibility
Philip Keith
Title variation
Vietnam battle America forgot
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the daring March 1970 campaign by the famed Blackhorse Regiment to rescue an infantry unit that had become surrounded and outnumbered by Northern Vietnamese forces, describing the contributions of Captain John Poindexter and the 30-year effort to formally commend their bravery
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10027551
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keith, Philip A
Dewey number
959.704/342
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS558.4.T39
LC item number
K45 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot
Label
Blackhorse riders : a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot, Philip Keith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [317]-318) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Alpha Troop: men of iron, steeds of steel -- Company A, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry -- Company B, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry" -- "Humping jungle" -- One bad round can ruin your whole day -- Firestorm -- Big brother is watching -- "Saddle up" -- Tough choices -- "Busting jungle" -- Angel of mercy -- Encouraging words -- Breakthrough -- "Commence fire!" -- Slugfest -- The high water mark -- Peregrinations -- "And that's all she wrote..." -- Battle of the senses -- Recall -- Appendix 1: Text of President Obama's Speech on 20 October, 2009 -- Appendix e: The Blackhorse Regiment, the 11th Armored Cavalry -- Appendix 3: The M-551 Sheridan tank -- Appendix 5: The M-113 Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle (ACAV)
Control code
19512259
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 331 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312681920
Lccn
2011033223
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Stock number
BRO-upg20120208-081
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn7ocm40628647
  • .b24790643
  • (OCoLC)740628647
Label
Blackhorse riders : a desperate last stand, an extraordinary rescue mission, and the Vietnam battle America forgot, Philip Keith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [317]-318) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Alpha Troop: men of iron, steeds of steel -- Company A, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry -- Company B, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry" -- "Humping jungle" -- One bad round can ruin your whole day -- Firestorm -- Big brother is watching -- "Saddle up" -- Tough choices -- "Busting jungle" -- Angel of mercy -- Encouraging words -- Breakthrough -- "Commence fire!" -- Slugfest -- The high water mark -- Peregrinations -- "And that's all she wrote..." -- Battle of the senses -- Recall -- Appendix 1: Text of President Obama's Speech on 20 October, 2009 -- Appendix e: The Blackhorse Regiment, the 11th Armored Cavalry -- Appendix 3: The M-551 Sheridan tank -- Appendix 5: The M-113 Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle (ACAV)
Control code
19512259
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 331 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312681920
Lccn
2011033223
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Stock number
BRO-upg20120208-081
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn7ocm40628647
  • .b24790643
  • (OCoLC)740628647

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