Arms and Armour Press, 1988, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic
(6) VII-IX (1) 304 pages (4), acknowledgements, bibliography and index. Black-and-white map frontispiece, showing A Shau Valley in Vietnam. The text is illustrated with a section of 10 pages of black-and-white photography between page 124 and 125. The occasional troop movements map within the text. Black coloured textured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners and book edges. Patchy fading to the book panels and faint marks and browning to the text block edges. Handling marks to the endpapers. Sepia toned photographic dustwrapper with red and white titles to the front panel and a red and black titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, top right-hand corner. " The battle for Ap Bia Mountain, (Hill 937) Vietnam, 1969, became famous to both the dramatic and fierce battles involved and for the ensuing controversy in the media and on the floor of the United States Senate. The men who fought and died in the field, and those who spoke their minds in Congress, were undoubtably all sincere. But it takes the research and experience of a keen observer and gifted writer to bring the issue together as the author does here." -- From the front fold over panel blurb. The history of that battle as seen by the participants and what history has made of the battle for Ap Bia Mountain. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government ; Military History -- Vietnam War; History -- Asia ; ISBN: 0853689741. ISBN/EAN: 9780853689744. Inventory No: 0111001.