By the time America decided to engage in Vietnam, the Soviets had already overwhelmed fifteen nations by force and fear. The conflict that followed was one of American history’s toughest infantry wars. American soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War call it “the Nam.”
In this unique recollection of deadly, close-quarters infantry combat, author and twenty-year US Army veteran Donald R. White shares his wealth of personal experience, presenting an emotional trip through violence and bloodshed. In the time period between late fall of 1965 and late summer of 1969, hundreds of men were killed in action each week—something that survivors live with daily.
Former US Army platoon sergeant Donald R. White reveals detailed facts about infantry war that are bloody, horrific, and shocking. In this personal account, he deals with memories that are seldom happy and often grim, giving readers an eye-witness account of what the Nam was really like for American fighting men.