[PDF FREE] (Baptism A Vietnam Memoir) By Larry Gwin

  • Paperback
  • 368
  • Baptism A Vietnam Memoir
  • Larry Gwin
  • English
  • 06 January 2020
  • 9780804119221

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review Baptism A Vietnam Memoir Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB Larry Gwin ß 3 summary read & download ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Larry Gwin The 1st Cavalry Division Airmobile in An Khe There in the hotly contested Central Highlands he served almost nine months as executive officer for Alpha Company 27 fighting against crack NVA troops in some of the war's most horrific battlesThe bloodiest conflict of all began November 12 1965 after 2nd Battalion was flown into the Ia Drang Valley west of Pleiku Acting as point Alpha Co. Listening to this gave me a good look into what the war in Vietnam was like This was not my first book on the subject having read The things they carried and Matterhorn before this one Having actually served in the US Army though in the 1990 s I had to have a strong BS filter in place while reading the prior onesBaptism was much believable no wild BS about civilian girls joining the SF patrols or other 1970 80 anti war propaganda passed off as what we really did over there Just the telling of battles patrols and lost friends as the author did his 364 and a wake up What Sucks Us In Will Surely Swallow Us Whole (Notes from the Window) read The things they carried and Matterhorn before this one Having actually served in the US Army though in the 1990 s I had to have a strong BS filter in place while Vermeer's Camera Uncovering the Truth behind the Masterpieces reading the prior onesBaptism was much believable no wild BS about civilian girls joining the SF patrols or other 1970 80 anti war propaganda passed off as what we Finishing Touches A Guide to Being Poised Polished and Beautifully Prepared for Life really did over there Just the telling of battles patrols and lost friends as the author did his 364 and a wake up

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review Baptism A Vietnam Memoir Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB Larry Gwin ß 3 summary read & download ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Larry Gwin The 2nd Battalion of the 7th Cavalry had the dubious distinction of being the unit that had fought the biggest battle of the war to date and had suffered the worst casualties We and the 1st BattalionA Yale graduate who volunteered to serve his country Larry Gwin was only twenty three years old when he arrived in Vietnam in 1965 After a brief stint in the Delta Gwin was reassigned to. I can t explain it but I m addicted to Vietnam memoirs Possibly growing up in the military before the Gulf Wars the ghosts of Vietnam still had a presence in the US Military all the way up to the 90 s It has always felt to me like Vietnam was the American Coming of Age war when our innocence as a nation was lost forever Though other wars had cost the US so much in lives and treasury Vietnam had a psychological toll that indelibly scarred the country to its core This is the story of a young Lieutenant and his experiences as Company XO for an Air Cavalry company and the brutal engagements he witnessed and lived to tell Try as one might even with the best descriptions without actually being there I can tell how impossible it is to fully understand the full range of emotions experienced by those who have descended into the heart of madness Seeing the absolute worst horrors that the human experience has to offer and still somehow manage to cling desperately on to one s sanity in the aftermath of all the senseless carnage What Sucks Us In Will Surely Swallow Us Whole (Notes from the Window) reassigned to. I can t explain it but I m addicted to Vietnam memoirs Possibly growing up in the military before the Gulf Wars the ghosts of Vietnam still had a presence in the US Military all the way up to the 90 s It has always felt to me like Vietnam was the American Coming of Age war when our innocence as a nation was lost forever Though other wars had cost the US so much in lives and treasury Vietnam had a psychological toll that indelibly scarred the country to its core This is the story of a young Lieutenant and his experiences as Company XO for an Air Cavalry company and the brutal engagements he witnessed and lived to tell Try as one might even with the best descriptions without actually being there I can tell how impossible it is to fully understand the full Vermeer's Camera Uncovering the Truth behind the Masterpieces range of emotions experienced by those who have descended into the heart of madness Seeing the absolute worst horrors that the human experience has to offer and still somehow manage to cling desperately on to one s sanity in the aftermath of all the senseless carnage

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review Baptism A Vietnam Memoir Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB Larry Gwin ß 3 summary read & download ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Larry Gwin Mpany spearheaded the battalion's march to landing zone Albany for pickup not knowing they were walking into the killing zone of an NVA ambush that would cost them 10 percent casualtiesGwin spares no one including himself in his gut wrenching account of the agony of war Through the stench of death and the acrid smell of napalm he chronicles the Vietnam War in all its nightmarish horr. This is a gut wrenching no holds bar tale of one young man s tour during the Vietnam War He and the rest of 2nd Battlalion are thrown into the horrific battle in the Ia Drang Valley which was later made into the movie We Were Soldiers OnceAnd Young Later that day they are ambushed heading to another LZ and suffer horrendous losses while spending a excruciating night of terror waiting to be airlifted out Gwin bluntly tells of mistakes made by him and others while trying to survive this nightmare called war I highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys the Vietnam History genre