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8 edition of Boys of "67 found in the catalog.

Boys of "67

From Vietnam to Iraq, the Extraordinary Story of a Few Good Men

by Charles Jones

  • 323 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Stackpole Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Military Personnel,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Military - United States,
  • History / Military History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnthony C. Zinni (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8001141M
    ISBN 100811733947
    ISBN 109780811733946
    OCLC/WorldCa171111727

    National Geographic's 'Brothers in War' Doc. The lead item in the “Books in Review” column in the September/October issue of The VVA Veteran was a favorable review of Andrew Wiest’s The Boys of ’ Charlie Company’s War in ’s first-rate book looked at a company of the 4th Battalion, 47th Infantry of the Army’s 9th Infantry Division—the draftee-heavy unit. About the Author-. Charles Jones, a former staff writer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, has also written Boys of '67 (), which the New York Post called "riveting and entertaining" and which won the Military Writers Society of America's Gold Medal for Best Biography, and Red, White, or Yellow?

    In his new book, The Boys of '67, Andy Wiest, the award-winning author of Vietnam's Forgotten Army and The Vietnam War , examines the experiences of a company from the only division in the Vietnam era to train and deploy together in similar fashion to WWII's famous st Airborne : Osprey Publishing (UK). The book will be in the vein of the Boys of 67 and will try to show the humanity of war. Tonight's story is a small one from the book -- about the impact of battle on a single family. It is an emotionally difficult story but worth your while I think. We can also discuss a bit about how I attack researching and writing a book like this.

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In his new book, The Boys of '67, Andy Wiest, the award-winning author of Vietnam's Forgotten Army and The Vietnam Warexamines the experiences of a company from the only division in the Vietnam era to train and deploy together in similar fashion to WWII's famous st Airborne Division/5(). The Boys of ’ Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam.

When the men of Charlie Company (4th Battalion/47th Infantry/9th ID) were drafted by the US Army in Maythey were part of the wave of conscription that would swell the American military to 80, combat troops in theater by the height of the war in /5.

In his new book, The Boys of '67, Andy Wiest, the award-winning author of Vietnam's Forgotten Army and The Vietnam Warexamines the experiences of a company from the only division in the Vietnam era to train and deploy together in similar fashion to WWII's famous st Airborne Division/5(15).

Charles Jones, a former staff writer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, has also written Boys of '67 (), which the New York Post called "riveting and entertaining" and which won the Military Writers Society of America's Gold Medal for Best Biography, and Red, White, or 4/5(19).

At once a gritty, intimate account of combat, an inside look at military leadership in a turbulent era at home and abroad, and a sweeping saga of the modern-day United States Marine Corps, Boys of '67 tells the story of a trio of extraordinary Marines/5.

The Boys of '67 by Andrew Wiest recounts the unique manner in which Charlie Company, 4th Bn of the 4th Infantry, 9th ID, was formed, trained and operated during the Vietnam War Review – The Boys of ’ Charlie Company’s War in VietnamAuthor: Dnewbold.

The Boys of '67 briefly but powerfully examines the lives of a group of men from Charlie Company in the US Army's 9th Infantry Division -- from the time they received their greetings from Uncle Sam 4/5(3). The Boys of ' Charlie Company's War in Vietnam, Andrew Wiest. This book developed out of a contact between the author, then teaching a college course on the Vietnam War, and John Young, a veteran of Charlie Company who had suffered from post traumatic stress disorder (untreated for many years).

The Boys of '67 delivers the unvarnished truth about the men's experiences from the chaos of combat to the challenges they have faced reintegrating into society.” —Toy Soldier & Model Figure (January ) “This book is a superb story of a U.S. Army company in combat.

This book is Andrew Wiest’s answer. For three years he conducted interviews with more than 60 veterans of Young’s unit, Charlie Company of the 4/47th Infantry (part of the 9th Division that was first deployed in the Mekong Delta in ).Author: Matt Elton.

The Boys of ’ Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam – Book Review By Abigail Pfeiffer. The Boys of ’ Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam. Osprey Publishing, pages of text, 5 pages of glossary, 1 page of pictures, 12 pages of short biographies of the men of Charlie Company.

Paperback. $   This video is intended to honor the soldiers of Charlie Company, 4th, 47th, 9thinfantry Division who fought and died protecting freedom in Vietnam's treacherous Mekong Delta thoughout   The Boys of ’67 is one of the most intimate interactions I’ve had with Vietnam veterans’ stories.

More so than film footage or pictures, this book drew me in. In fact, I’ve had to wait a couple weeks after finishing it to write this review so I could process things and let them sink in. I’ve been deeply moved. In spring historian Andrew Wiest writes in his book The Boys of ’ Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam that he brought his students from the University of Southern Mississippi to the local Veterans Affairs office where they met with a group of Vietnam veterans who relayed their experiences on the Vietnam : Andrew Wiest.

Learn more about The Boys of '67 and the veterans of Charlie Company at http://theboysofcom. Order your copy of the book at In the spring of the Vietnam War was intensifying, driven by the US military build up, under which the 9th Infantry Division was reactivated.

Charlie Company was part of the 9th and representative of the melting pot of America. But, unlike the vast majority of other companies in the US Army, the men of Charlie Company were a close-knit family. They joined up together, Price: $ Across the nation, farm boys from the Midwest, surfers from California and city-slickers from Cleveland opened their mail to find greetings from Uncle Sam.

Most American soldiers of the Vietnam era trickled into the war zone as individual replacements for men who had become casualties or had rotated home. Andrew Wiest talked about his book, The Boys of ' Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam, about the experiences of the men of the U.S.

Army’s “Charlie Company” during the Vietnam War. In. At once a gritty, intimate account of combat, an inside look at military leadership in a turbulent era at home and abroad, and a sweeping saga of the modern-day United States Marine Corps, Boys of '67 tells the story of a trio of extraordinary Marines.

James Jones rose to become the Supreme Brand: Stackpole Books. Andrew Wiest. Osprey (Random, dist.), $ (p) ISBN. ''This book is a superb story of a U.S.

Army company in combat. As with Marine Lt. Phil Caputo's memoir, A Rumor of War, The Boys of '67 is simply a story about war, the things men do in war and the things war does to them.

The saga of the American soldier remains an important story that deserves to be told/5().In The Boys of '67, Andrew Wiest, the award-winning author of Vietnam's Forgotten Army and The Vietnam Warexamines the experiences of a company from the only division in the Vietnam era to train and deploy together in similar fashion to World War II's famous st Airborne Division.The Boys of ' September 1 at AM.

Okay -- while this is a site inspired by my own books on the Vietnam War, I have decided to start something of a book list, posting from time to time books that I think folks ought to read on the Vietnam War.

I will especially post regarding books about the American fighting ers: K.