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A Tiger among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley

A Tiger among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley

by Bennie G. Adkins, Katie Lamar Jackson

Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780306902024
Pages: 224
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2020-09-16
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A Tiger among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley by Bennie G. Adkins An action-filled memoir by Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins, whose heroic deeds as a Green Beret in Vietnam in March 1966 became legend in the Army For four days in early March 1966, then-sergeant Bennie Adkins and sixteen other Green Berets held their 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. Surrounded 10-to-1, the Green Berets endured constant mortar and rifle fire, treasonous allies, and a violent jungle rain storm. But there was one among them who battled ferociously, like a tiger, and, when they finally evacuated, carried the wounded to safety. Forty-eight years later, Bennie Adkins's valor was recognized when he received this nation's highest military award. Filled with the sights, smells, and sounds of a raging battle fought in the middle of a tropical forest, A Tiger among Us is a riveting tale of bravery, valor, skill, resilience, and perhaps just plain luck.