⫷ i like reading ↠ The Odyssey of Echo Company: The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War (English Edition) because ❮ Kindle Ebook Author Doug Stanton ⇸

⫷ i like reading  ↠ The Odyssey of Echo Company: The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War (English Edition) because ❮ Kindle Ebook Author Doug Stanton ⇸ ⫷ i like reading ↠ The Odyssey of Echo Company: The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War (English Edition) because ❮ Kindle Ebook Author Doug Stanton ⇸ Doug Stanton, one of our most artful practitioners of literary nonfiction, has long had a knack for finding stories that put a human face on war Here is raw combat captured in all its pathos, exhilaration, terror, and sense of brotherhood Novelistic in detail and compulsively readable, Stantons searing tale of war and homecoming will soon find its place on a rarefied shelf alongside Matterhorn, A Bright Shining Lie, The Things They Carried, and We Were Soldiers Once and Youngwhich is to say, among the classics of the Vietnam War.Hampton Sides, author of The Kingdom of Ice, Blood and Thunder, and Ghost SoldiersFrom harrowing scenes of battle to those of heart rending tenderness, I felt Id joined the young paratroopers of Echo Company in their journey through the Tet Offensive of 1968 Doug Stanton writes about the personal for the millions Its an amazing story of a group of young men who lived history.Karl Marlantes, author of Matterhorn The Odyssey of Echo Company is a majestic, masterful book I couldnt put it down, even in its most aching, tearful moments War has such a dark heart, and Doug Stanton doesnt shy away from that, but he also shows us the better hearts of human beings, and thats what makes this book so profoundly moving and unforgettable.David Finkel, author of Thank You for Your Service and Pulitzer Prizewinning journalistAlthough the characters in Doug Stantons newest book are ordinary Americans from unexceptional backgrounds, odyssey is the right word to describe their harrowing experiences in the Vietnam War There was a Homeric quality in their battle to survive the Tet Offensive, as well as in their homecoming, when they found themselves strangers in their own land In this tale of men at war, Stanton once again proves himself to be both a superb journalist and a master storyteller.Philip Caputo, author of A Rumor of War and Some Rise by SinDoug Stanton has done it again In The Odyssey of Echo Company we go to war in Vietnam, up close and personal with patriotic young working class Americans who take us through their daily lives of brutal face to face combat and how it changed them forever This is a book for all Americans to read for the enduring lessons of what happens when we commit our precious young to the ravages of combat It is a civic duty to read The Odyssey of Echo Company Tom BrokawDoug Stanton is a superb nonfiction writer who grabs you and holds you from first page to last Readers who follow him on this odyssey through Vietnam and the American psyche will never forget it.David Maraniss, author of They Marched into SunlightNo one in the world does this kind of thing better than Doug Stanton Hes a meticulous reporter, a fluent, propulsive storyteller, and this account of tragedy and triumph is an instant go to text for those who want to know what their fathers and brothersand Americawere doing fifty years ago Lee ChildGathered in this fine book are the stories of a few soldiers in one reconnaissance platoon in one company who were in the worst of the fighting in 196768 Doug Stanton has captured the horror, the tragedy, the extreme courage, and the devoted brotherhood of these men in exceptional and sensitive detail They are not stories for the fainthearted But they are emotionally rewarding for a reader to experience.John Laurence, author of The Cat from Hue A Vietnam War StoryAn admiring history of men who fought in the Vietnam War Stanton does not concern himself with the debates over the war or its legacy his emphasis is on this group of men and their experiences then and since Kirkus ReviewsBooks like this remind us of the human cost of war and the sacrifices made by soldiers who answered their countrys call New York Journal of BooksSELECTED BY MILITARY TIMES AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR SELECTED BY THE SOCIETY OF MIDLAND AUTHORS AS THE BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR The New York Times bestselling author of In Harms Way and Horse Soldiers shares the powerful account of an American army platoon fighting for survival during the Vietnam War in an important book.not just a battle storyits also about the home front The Today show.On January 31, 1968, as many as 100,000 guerilla fighters and soldiers in the North Vietnamese Army attacked thirty six cities throughout South Vietnam, hoping to dislodge American forces during one of the vital turning points of the Vietnam War Alongside other young American soldiers in an Army reconnaissance platoon Echo Company, 1 501 of the 101st Airborne Division, Stanley Parker, the nineteen year old son of a Texan ironworker, was suddenly thrust into savage combat, having been in country only a few weeks As Stan and his platoon mates, many of whom had enlisted in the Army, eager to become paratroopers, moved from hot zone to hot zone, the extreme physical and mental stresses of Echo Companys day to day existence, involving ambushes and attacks, grueling machine gun battles, and impossibly dangerous rescues of wounded comrades, pushed them all to their limits and forged them into a lifelong brotherhood The war became their fight for survival When they came home, some encountered a bitterly divided country that didnt understand what they had survived Returning to the small farms, beach towns, and big cities where they grew up, many of the men in the platoon fell silent, knowing that few of their countrymen wanted to hear the stories they lived to telluntil now Based on interviews, personal letters, and Army after action reports, The Odyssey of Echo Company recounts the searing tale of wartime service and homecoming of ordinary young American men in an extraordinary time and confirms Doug Stantons prominence as an unparalleled storyteller of our age. 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    • The Odyssey of Echo Company: The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War (English Edition)
    • 4.1
    • 395
    • Format Kindle
    • 337 pages
    • Doug Stanton
    • Anglais
    • 14 November 2017

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