The Odyssey of Echo Company

The Odyssey of Echo Company

The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War

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A portrait of the American recon platoon of the 101st Airborne Division describes their sixty-day fight for survival during the 1968 Tet Offensive, tracing their postwar difficulties with acclimating into a peacetime America that did not want to hear their story.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2017.
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781476761916
1476761914
Branch Call Number: 959.704342 ST262A
Characteristics: xix, 312 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

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SEBoiko
Jan 09, 2018

... there are three people you fight for: your buddy, yourself and your family.

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SEBoiko
Jan 09, 2018

They will fight to the death for each other, yet, of course, none of them wants to die.

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Jan 09, 2018

There are two types of people in Vietnam. The quick and the dead.

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Jan 09, 2018

..., be bokd, act swiftly, and keep moving.

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Making the grade is up to you.

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Nov 05, 2017

Well worth the time. Good stories and perspective about a very trouble, terrible time for our country, but also the story of some very stand-up, honorable men.

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