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US MACV-SOG reconnaissance team in Vietnam by Gordon L. Rottman

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Published by Osprey Pub. in London, Long Island City .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American Reconnaissance operations,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Commando operations,
  • United States,
  • United States. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam. Studies and Observations Group,
  • Regimental histories,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 63) and index.

StatementGordon L. Rottman ; illustrated by Brian Delf
SeriesWarrior -- 159
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS558.4 .R49 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25103608M
ISBN 109781849085137, 9781849085144, 9781849089425
LC Control Number2011456982

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