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The Resource Red thunder, tropic lightning : the world of a combat division in Vietnam, Eric M. Bergerud

Red thunder, tropic lightning : the world of a combat division in Vietnam, Eric M. Bergerud

Label
Red thunder, tropic lightning : the world of a combat division in Vietnam
Title
Red thunder, tropic lightning
Title remainder
the world of a combat division in Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Eric M. Bergerud
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The story of the men of the 25th Infantry, the "Tropic Lightning" Division," in which film producer Oliver Stone served, and which was the basis for his film "Platoon."
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bergerud, Eric M
Dewey number
959.704/34
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS558
LC item number
.B463 1993
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • USA
  • United States
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States
  • Geschichte
  • Vietnam
Label
Red thunder, tropic lightning : the world of a combat division in Vietnam, Eric M. Bergerud
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. A Setting for War: Coping with a Strange and Hostile World. Land and Climate. The Works of Man -- 2. Tools of the Trade. Infantry Weapons. Armored Vehicles. Supporting Arms: Ground. Supporting Arms: Air -- 3. Around in Circles: Warfare in 360 Degrees. Preparations for War. Intelligence. Objectives, Tempo, and Terrain. Firefights -- 4. The Shifting Battlefields of Vietnam. The Tethered Goat. Tet. Above the Earth and Below -- 5. WIA: Wounded in Action. Wounds. Evacuation. Care -- 6. The Vietnamese. Civilians. South Vietnamese Forces. Charlie -- 7. To Stand and Fight: Morale in the 25th Division. Political Motivation. Day by Day. Field Morale -- Epilogue: Last Thoughts from Three Veterans of the Tropic Lightning Division -- Appendix: A Roster of the 25th Infantry Division
Control code
ocm26674043
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 328 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780813311289
Lccn
92030656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)26674043
Label
Red thunder, tropic lightning : the world of a combat division in Vietnam, Eric M. Bergerud
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. A Setting for War: Coping with a Strange and Hostile World. Land and Climate. The Works of Man -- 2. Tools of the Trade. Infantry Weapons. Armored Vehicles. Supporting Arms: Ground. Supporting Arms: Air -- 3. Around in Circles: Warfare in 360 Degrees. Preparations for War. Intelligence. Objectives, Tempo, and Terrain. Firefights -- 4. The Shifting Battlefields of Vietnam. The Tethered Goat. Tet. Above the Earth and Below -- 5. WIA: Wounded in Action. Wounds. Evacuation. Care -- 6. The Vietnamese. Civilians. South Vietnamese Forces. Charlie -- 7. To Stand and Fight: Morale in the 25th Division. Political Motivation. Day by Day. Field Morale -- Epilogue: Last Thoughts from Three Veterans of the Tropic Lightning Division -- Appendix: A Roster of the 25th Infantry Division
Control code
ocm26674043
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 328 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780813311289
Lccn
92030656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)26674043

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