This book examines the world confronted by the men of an American combat division during the Vietnam War. It covers several subjects, including the physical surroundings, weaponry, battles big and small, the medical effort, relations with the Vietnamese, and morale.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- A Setting for War: Coping with a Strange and Hostile World -- Tools of the Trade -- Around in Circles: Warfare in 360 Degrees -- The Shifting Battlefields of Vietnam -- WIA: Wounded in Action -- The Vietnamese -- To Stand and Fight: Morale in the 25th Division -- Epilogue: Last Thoughts from Three Veterans of the Tropic Lightning Division -- Appendix
Eric M. Bergerud