Company of Heroes

A Forgotten Medal of Honor and Bravo Company’s War in Vietnam

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Company of Heroes

A Forgotten Medal of Honor and Bravo Company’s War in Vietnam

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There are many broad studies of the Vietnam War, but this work offers an insight into the harrowing experiences of just a small number of men from a single unit, deep in the jungles of Vietnam and Cambodia. Its focus is the remarkable account of a Medal of Honor recipient Leslie Sabo Jr., whose brave actions were forgotten for over three decades. 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. Company of Heroes, now published in paperback tells the remarkable story of how Sabo earned his medal, as Bravo Company forged bonds of brotherhood in their daily battle for survival.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments /Prologue /Chapter 1 /Chapter 2 /Chapter 3 /Chapter 4 /Chapter 5 /Chapter 6 /Chapter 7 /Chapter 8 /Chapter 9 /Chapter 10 /Chapter 11 /Chapter 12 /Chapter 13 /Chapter 14 /Chapter 15 /Chapter 16 /Chapter 17 /Chapter 18 /Chapter 19 /Chapter 20 /Chapter 21 /Chapter 22 /Chapter 23 /Chapter 24 /Chapter 25 /Chapter 26 /Chapter 27 /Epilogue /Appendix /Notes /Select bibliography /Index

Product details

Published 26 Jan 2017
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 320
ISBN 9781472819369
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 16pp plate section in colour
Dimensions 198 x 129 mm
Series General Military
Short code GNM
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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