Lasting Visions : With the 7th Marines in Vietnam, 1970
Merriam Press Vietnam War Series. Second Edition 2012. A coming of age story of a farm boy who grew up in the heartland of Kentucky, who enlisted in the Marines in 1969 and experienced Marine boot camp at Parris Island where domineering drill instructors took away the youth in the author and instilled the discipline, training, and motivation necessary to survive in combat. Arriving in Vietnam in March 1970 he was assigned to 3rd Platoon, Mike Co., 3rd Bn., 7th Marines. His story tells of the bravery, camaraderie, and esprit de corps of this Marine infantry squad. Fred's true accounts take the reader into the jungles, rice paddies, villages, and mountains of Vietnam. Lasting Visions takes you to ground zero of the Vietnam War. 33 photos, map.
- Hardback | 570 pages
- 157.48 x 231.14 x 45.72mm | 952.54g
- 15 Mar 2015
- London, United Kingdom
- Illustrations, black and white