Last Men Out tells the real story behind one of the most-referenced but least-understood episodes in. .Many had hoped not to even be in Vietnam and others went out of their way to be there.
Last Men Out tells the real story behind one of the most-referenced but least-understood episodes in recent American history. It’s a gripping tale of heroism and heartbreak – and a reminder of the price paid by those who do our nation’s bidding. The author presented a very detailed list of those that remained and the circumstances by which they found themselves there. The author draws on an analogy of Fort Apache, which puts one in the proper frame of mind so that the reader may relive, at a very long distance, what it might have felt like to be there.
Drury and Clavin focus on the story of the eleven young Marines who were the last men to leave, rescued from . Tom Clavin is the author or coauthor of sixteen books.
Drury and Clavin focus on the story of the eleven young Marines who were the last men to leave, rescued from the . Embassy roof just moments before capture, having voted to make an Alamo-like last stand. As politicians in Washington struggled to put the best face on disaster and the American ambassador refused to acknowledge that the end had come, these courageous men held their ground and helped save thousands of lives. For fifteen years he wrote for The New York Times and has contributed to such magazines as Golf, Men's Journal, Parade, Reader’s Digest, and Smithsonian.
Dec 07, 2011 Mike rated it liked it. Shelves: xcharity-2012, military, vietnam-war, non-fiction, history, xtbb-2012-challenge. This book is a well deserved tribute to the eleven heroic Marines who were the very last to leave Saigon, minutes before they would have been captured. Great book: gripping, compelling, riveting.
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Автор: Drury Bob, Clavin Tom Название: Last Men Out: The True Story of.
Last Man Out: The True Story of America's Heroic Final Hours in Vietnam (2011) (with Tom Clavin and Bronson . The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Could, An American Legend (2013) (with Tom Clavin).
Last Man Out: The True Story of America's Heroic Final Hours in Vietnam (2011) (with Tom Clavin and Bronson Pinchot). Classic Routes: the World's Best Hang Gliding and Paragliding Cross Country Routes (2011) (with Sylvie Converset, Charlie King, and Marcus Kin). and Butterflies: The Greatest Hits of Bob Drury (2014) (with James Morganelli & Tom Clavin). A Dog's Gift: The Inspirational Story of Veterans and Children Healed by Man's Best Friend (2015).
Bronson Pinchot, Bob Drury, Tom Clavin. On April 30, 1975, for twenty-four straight harrowing hours, a small band of . Marines exhibited exceptional bravery to evacuate thousands from Saigon as North Vietnamese forces surged toward the city. embassy roof, rescued from certain death just moments before capture.
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