The Battle at Ngok Tavak: Allied Valor and Defeat in Vietnam

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-01
  • Publisher: Texas Tech Univ Pr
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The story of one key battlea microcosm of what went wrong in the war

Author Biography

Australian Bruce Davies, recipient of foreign awards for valor and service in Vietnam, saw operational service in South Vietnam in part of every year between 1965 and 1970. He is coauthor, with Gary McKay, of The Men Who Persevered: The AATTV, the Most Highly Decorated Australian Unit of the Viet Nam War.

Table of Contents

Mapsp. viii
Forewordp. xiii
Prefacep. xvii
Prologuep. xix
The Warriors
Pathways to a battlep. 3
Into the cauldronp. 31
Battle plansp. 44
The warriors clashp. 69
Aftermathp. 106
An after-action analysisp. 120
When the Captains and the Kings Depart
Agonyp. 127
Full accountingp. 142
On the ground again, 1994p. 160
To Hanoi and beyond, 1995p. 171
Paperwork, analyses and politicsp. 192
Ngok Tavak perchancep. 202
The final journeyp. 210
Heroism and leadership citationsp. 212
Glossaryp. 216
Notesp. 222
Bibliographyp. 232
Indexp. 236
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