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The Resource A tiger among us : a story of valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley, Bennie G. Adkins, CSM (US Army, Ret.) and Katie Lamar Jackson ; foreword by Chuck Hagel

A tiger among us : a story of valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley, Bennie G. Adkins, CSM (US Army, Ret.) and Katie Lamar Jackson ; foreword by Chuck Hagel

Label
A tiger among us : a story of valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley
Title
A tiger among us
Title remainder
a story of valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley
Statement of responsibility
Bennie G. Adkins, CSM (US Army, Ret.) and Katie Lamar Jackson ; foreword by Chuck Hagel
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"While the rain and mist of an early March moved over the valley, then-Sergeant First Class Bennie Adkins and sixteen other Green Berets found themselves holed up in an undermanned and unfortified position at Camp A Shau, a small training and reconnaissance camp located right next to the infamous Ho Chi Minh Trail, North Vietnam's major supply route. And with the rain came the North Vietnamese Army in force. Surrounded 10-to-1, the Green Berets endured constant mortar and rifle fire, direct assaults, treasonous allies, and volatile jungle weather. But there was one among them who battled ferociously, like a tiger, and when they finally evacuated, he carried the wounded to safety. Forty-eight years later, Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins's valor was recognized when he received this nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor."--Amazon.com
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
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Adkins, Bennie G
Dewey number
959.7043373092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1946-
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  • Jackson, Katie Lamar
  • Hagel, Chuck
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  • Medal of Honor
  • A Shau Valley (Vietnam)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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A tiger among us : a story of valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley, Bennie G. Adkins, CSM (US Army, Ret.) and Katie Lamar Jackson ; foreword by Chuck Hagel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes 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
Foreword / by Chuck Hagel, former Secretary of Defense and Senator from Nebraska -- Preface -- Prey -- De oppresso liber and the art of being unconventional -- Green Berets at work -- A first look -- A Godforsaken place -- The men within the walls -- Boots on the ground; signs in the jungle -- The gathering storm -- Before sunrise -- Hope and Hell -- Another day of perdition -- Valor on the ground; from the skies -- Giving up the ghost -- Last men standing -- Evading the ghost -- A tiger's tale -- On the home front -- No rest for the weary -- Two months and twenty minutes -- Training for stealth; returning to action -- On a mission; a price on my head -- Life goes on -- A matter of honor -- Regrets and lessons -- Medal of Honor citation for Command Sergeant Major Bennie Gene Adkins
Control code
on1003305760
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 206 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306902024
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • BK0021503075
  • (OCoLC)1003305760
Label
A tiger among us : a story of valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley, Bennie G. Adkins, CSM (US Army, Ret.) and Katie Lamar Jackson ; foreword by Chuck Hagel
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes 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
Foreword / by Chuck Hagel, former Secretary of Defense and Senator from Nebraska -- Preface -- Prey -- De oppresso liber and the art of being unconventional -- Green Berets at work -- A first look -- A Godforsaken place -- The men within the walls -- Boots on the ground; signs in the jungle -- The gathering storm -- Before sunrise -- Hope and Hell -- Another day of perdition -- Valor on the ground; from the skies -- Giving up the ghost -- Last men standing -- Evading the ghost -- A tiger's tale -- On the home front -- No rest for the weary -- Two months and twenty minutes -- Training for stealth; returning to action -- On a mission; a price on my head -- Life goes on -- A matter of honor -- Regrets and lessons -- Medal of Honor citation for Command Sergeant Major Bennie Gene Adkins
Control code
on1003305760
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 206 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306902024
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • BK0021503075
  • (OCoLC)1003305760

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