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7 edition of Mekong First Light found in the catalog.

Mekong First Light

by Joseph W. Jr Callaway

  • 375 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by RH Audio Roads .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal narratives, American,
  • Military,
  • Callaway, Joseph W,
  • History,
  • Abridged Audio - History,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • General,
  • History / Military / Vietnam War,
  • Audiobooks

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRichard Ferrone (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7913975M
    ISBN 100739303341
    ISBN 109780739303344
    OCLC/WorldCa54993906

    Mekong First Light by Joseph W. Jr Callaway ISBN ISBN Mass Market Paperback; Novato, California, U.s.a.: Presidio Press, March   Jim began writing fiction in grade school, but Mekong! is his first effort at a novel. James R. Reeves is a mineral exploration geologist. He lives in Spokane, Washington, with his wife, Leeann, a public school teacher and part-time college instructor, and /5(2).

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Mekong First Light is at times horrific, heartrending, and heroic, but is always brutally honest. Callaway’s account chronicles a soldier’s painful realization of the true nature of America’s war in Vietnam: It was a war that could not be s: Mekong First Light book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. “Before we got to Vietnam, the troops all thought you would be th /5. Mekong First Light: An infantry platoon leader in Vietnam tells it like it was. "December Platoon leader Lt. Joseph Callaway had just turned twenty-three when he arrived in Vietnam to lead forty-two untested men into battle against some of the toughest, most experienced and best-trained guerrilla soldiers in the world/5(35).

Mekong First Light is at times horrific, heartrending, and heroic, but is always brutally honest. Callaway’s account chronicles a soldier’s painful realization of the true nature of America’s war in Vietnam: It was a war that could not be won. Mekong First Light is at times horrific, heartrending, and heroic, but is always brutally honest.

Callaway’s account chronicles a soldier’s painful realization of the true nature of America’s war in Vietnam: It was a war that could not be won/5(18).

Mekong First Light is at times horrific, heartrending, and heroic, but is always brutally honest. Callaway's account chronicles a soldier's painful realization of the true nature of America's war in Vietnam: It was a war that could not be s: Mekong First Light is at times horrific, heartrending, and heroic but is always brutally honest.

Callaway’s account chronicles a soldier’s painful realization of the true nature of America’s war in Vietnam: It was a war that could not be won. An infantry platoon leader in Vietnam tells it like it was. A former platoon leader describes how he led forty- two untested soldiers in the December battle against the tough guerrilla soldiers of the Viet Cong in the provinces around Vietnam's Mekong Delta.

MEKONG FIRST LIGHT (PAPERBACK) Presidio Press, United States, Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reissue. x 99 mm. Language: English. Brand New Book. Joesph W. Calloway was in Vietnam from December until July as an infantry platoon leader with the 9th Division, where he also served as a combat advisor to the Queen s Cobra, the.

Mekong First Light was how it was in the jungles and rice paddies of the early training at Fort Riley and the 21 day travel by ship and finally arriving in Vietnam, LT. Callaway led us for six months with his professionalism and smart decision making.

I will forever be grateful for his leadership getting us through such a difficult Reviews:   Buy Mekong First Light Reissue by Calloway Jr., Joseph W. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Mekong First Light is at times horrific, heartrending, and heroic, but is always brutally honest.

Callaway’s account chronicles a soldier’s painful realization of the true nature of America’s war in Vietnam: It was a war that could not be : Random House Publishing Group.

Informationen zum Autor JOSEPH W. CALLAWAY, Jr. grew up in Enterprise, Alabama, and New Canaan, Connecticut. He entered the army as a private in and, after being commissioned as an officer through Infantry OCS (Officer Candidate School), served in Vietnam from December until July as an infantry platoon leader with the 9th Division, a combat advisor to the first Thai.

Mekong First Light is at times horrific, heartrending, and heroic, but is always brutally honest. Callaway's account chronicles a soldier's painful realization of the true nature of America's war in Vietnam: It was a war that could not be won.

However, in Mekong First Light: An Infantry Platoon Leader in Vietnam Tells It Like It Was (Presidio/Ballantine, New York,paperback $), author Joseph W. Callaway Jr. will have none of that. His view is that, spurred by its anticommunist obsession, the U.S. government chose the weaker side in a nasty Asian civil war.

"Mekong First Light" is a remarkable story that will remind the reader of Ambrose's "Citizen Soldiers" and "Band of Brothers." The author's vivid, crisp and spare descriptions of what it was like for a platoon leader on point, his candid observations about the command decisions, and his brief but telling encounters with Westmoreland/Kerry are generous to the reader and clearly impart the 5/5(5).

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Mekong first light. [Joseph W Callaway; Richard Ferrone] -- December, Platoon leader Lt. Joseph Callaway had just turned 23 when he arrived in Vietnam to lead 42 men into battle against some of the toughest, most experienced, trained guerrilla soldiers.