Force Recon Diary, 1970: A True Account of Courage in Vietnam

Force Recon Diary, 1970: A True Account of Courage in Vietnam


The quiet of the evening was once back shattered via the thunderous roll of incoming artillery shells, spaced 5 seconds aside, ripping the jungle to items, as large chunks of earth and plants blew skyward less than the intense flashes of orange and white explosions . . . the potential for encountering extra NVA troops relocating via our zone was once excessive, as we had driven a truly nice stick into their nest. yet our validated skill to discover the enemy and watch for the main opportune time to hit him, whereas final absolutely undetected, gave us cause to be happy. It additionally gave the NVA explanation for quandary.

In Force Recon Diary, 1970, Bruce "Doc" Norton bargains a harrowing sequel to his best-selling Force Recon Diary, 1969, carrying on with the real tale of a army corpsman who turned a strength Recon crew chief in the back of enemy traces within the jungles of Vietnam. in the middle of a battle set deep within the jungle, the strength Recon Marines usually discovered themselves missing nutrients, drinkable water, explosives, or perhaps sufficient radio batteries. Armed with in basic terms their very own braveness, abilities, and loyalty to their brothers in hands, the Marines used stealth and crafty to outlive within the harsh stipulations of Vietnam, the place one mistake might turn out deadly not only for somebody Marine, yet for the total unit.

Major Bruce H. "Doc" Norton, USMC (Ret.) has been a strive against veteran, a occupation Marine Infantry Officer, an army museum director, an accessory army background professor, and is an award-winning writer of diverse books on and concerning the usa Marines. document has a son, Bruce H. Norton II, and a daughter, Elizabeth A. Norton, who live in Charleston, South Carolina.

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