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stages of America's involvement in Vietnam During the period 1970 71 the US was beginning to raw own its of America's involvement in Vietnam During the period 1970 71 the US was beginning to raw Textbook of Wisdom down its forces and the new watchword was Vietnamization It was the period when the will of the US to prosecute the war had slipped and transferring responsibility to the South Vietnamese was the only remaining hope for victory The author served as a US Army advisor to South Vietnamese Ranger and Airborne unitsuring this critical period The units that the author advised spearheaded several campaigns in South Vietnam Cambodia and Laos as the US combat units withdrew Often outnumbered and outgunned the elite ranger and airborne units fought Viet Cong and North Vietnamese units in some of the most In Defence of Dogs difficult terrain in Southeast Asia ranging from the legendary U Minh forest and Mo So mountains in the Mekong Delta to the rugged hills of southern Laos The role of the small US advisory teams is fully explained in the narrative With li. Am warI served in Vietnam right before the time the author writes about It brings back memories. Ttle support from higher headuarters these teams accompanied the Vietnamese units on highlyangerous combat operations over which they had no command or control authority When US advisors were restricted from accompanying South Vietnamese forces on cross border operations in Cambodia and especially Laos the South Vietnamese forces were badly mauled raising concerns about their readiness and training and their ability to operate without their US advisors As a result a major effort was placed on training these forces while the clock continued to run on the US withdrawal Having served with a US infantry battalion uring the peak years of the US involvement in Vietnam Robert Tonsetic THE ACCLAIMED AUTHOR OF DAYS OF ACCLAIMED AUTHOR OF DAYS OF author of Days of is able to view the war through two ifferent prisms and offer criticisms and an awareness of why the South Vietnamese armed forces were ultimately efeatedREVIEWSunveils an aspect of the war long overlooked in American accountsMOAA 122009an insider's account of how South Vietnam's elite
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