Incident at Muc Wa: A Story of the Vietnam War

Warbird Books
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This is the novel that inspired the acclaimed Burt Lancaster movie, Go Tell the Spartans. The year is 1964--early days in South Vietnam--and the U.S. Army Raiders have garrisoned a town that the French abandoned ten years before. The Viet Cong attack, and the Americans reinforce. They're not about to repeat the mistakes of the French! 'Sad, bawdy, and compelling,' wrote the Detroit Free Press. Prophetic, too, of how the larger war would end. 
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About the author

 Daniel Ford has spent a lifetime reading and writing about the wars of the past hundred years, from the Irish rebellion of 1916 to the counter-guerrilla operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is best known for his history of the American Volunteer Group--the 'Flying Tigers' of the Second World War--and his Vietnam novel that was filmed as Go Tell the Spartans, starring Burt Lancaster. Most recently, he has written the story of Cowboy: The Interpreter Who Became a Soldier, a Warlord, and One More Victim of Our War in Vietnam. He lives and works in New Hampshire.

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Publisher
Warbird Books
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Published on
Dec 31, 1967
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Pages
184
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Language
English
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This content is DRM protected.
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