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The Resource Secret Green Beret commandos in Cambodia : a memorial history of MACV-SOG's Command and Control Detachment South (CCS) and its air partners, Republic of Vietnam, 1967-1972, (ebook)

Secret Green Beret commandos in Cambodia : a memorial history of MACV-SOG's Command and Control Detachment South (CCS) and its air partners, Republic of Vietnam, 1967-1972, (ebook)

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Secret Green Beret commandos in Cambodia : a memorial history of MACV-SOG's Command and Control Detachment South (CCS) and its air partners, Republic of Vietnam, 1967-1972
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Secret Green Beret commandos in Cambodia
Title remainder
a memorial history of MACV-SOG's Command and Control Detachment South (CCS) and its air partners, Republic of Vietnam, 1967-1972
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Memorial history of MACV-SOG's Command and Control Detachment South (CCS) and its air partners, Republic of Vietnam, 1967-1972
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eng
Summary
We could call this book "Special Operations Recon Mission Impossible." A small group of highly trained, resourceful US Special Forces (SF) men is asked to go in teams behind the enemy lines to gather intelligence on the North Vietnamese Army units that had infiltrated through Laos and Cambodia down the Ho Chi Minh trails to their secret bases inside the Cambodian border west of South Vietnam. The covert reconnaissance teams, of only two or three SF men with four or five experienced indigenous mercenaries each, were tasked to go into enemy target areas by foot or helicopter insertion. They could be 15 kilometers beyond any other friendly forces, with no artillery support. In sterile uniforms - with no insignia or identification, if they were killed or captured, their government would deny their military connection. The enemy had placed a price on their heads and had spies in their Top Secret headquarters known as SOG. SOG had three identical recon ground units along the border areas. This book tells the history of Command and Control Detachment South (CCS). The CCS volunteer warriors and its Air Partners - the Army and Air Force helicopter transport and gunship crews who lived and fought together and sometimes died together. This is the first published history of CCS as compiled by its last living commander, some forty years after they were disbanded. It tells of the struggles and intrigue involved in SOG's development as the modern-day legacy of our modern Special Operations Commands. Forbidden to tell of their experiences for over twenty years; their After Action Reports destroyed even before they were declassified - surviving veterans team together to tell how Recon men wounded averaged 100 percent; and SOG became the most highly decorated unit in Vietnam and all were awarded the Presidential Unit Citation
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Midwest
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Lindsey, Fred S
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non fiction
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  • United States
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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adult
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Secret Green Beret commandos in Cambodia : a memorial history of MACV-SOG's Command and Control Detachment South (CCS) and its air partners, Republic of Vietnam, 1967-1972, (ebook)
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781477273074
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12281948
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remote
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12281948
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MWT12281948
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Secret Green Beret commandos in Cambodia : a memorial history of MACV-SOG's Command and Control Detachment South (CCS) and its air partners, Republic of Vietnam, 1967-1972, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781477273074
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12281948
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12281948
System control number
MWT12281948
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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