From Saigon

From Saigon : The True Vietnam Experience of Sgt. Frederick Aldrich

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The Author, my Father, Frederick Aldrich was working on a book he was going to call "From Saigon to South Philly," describing his time in Vietnam and then through the years after Vietnam that led to his eventual involvement in the "Philly Mob." He passed suddenly in 2010 having only completed the first half of the book. I thought I had heard all his stories and to be honest wasn't thinking about pursuing the release of the book. Then I started reading through it and was blown away by what I read. I let some other neutral parties take a look and it was agreed his stories have to be told! So the title for these stories was simple enough "From Saigon." The book tracks his years in the Marine Corps from 1964 to 1968. These stories are not the same old Vietnam theme of fighting a War we can't win. His stories are ones of decisive victories and the American Military at it's best.show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 11mm | 209g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large Print
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507567413
  • 9781507567418

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