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read doc ↠ The Ground You Stand Upon ✓ Life of a Skytrooper in Vietnam Æ dcmdirect é ➾ [Download] ➻ The Ground You Stand Upon: Life of a Skytrooper in Vietnam By Joshua E Bowe ➷ – Dcmdirect.co.uk Awarded the Silver Medal by the Military Writers Troopers of Alpha Company were interviewed for this story and their personal accounts recall much of the humor and friendship they shared along with the sadness and tragedy that would accompany a year spent in the jungles of Vietnam The story also draws upon the 57th Cavalrys daily staff journals and situation reports for every day of the battalions first year in VietnamThis is their story told in great detail from their time spent training together at Fort Carson through their historic journey across the ocean aboard the USNS Gaffey where they would encounter a massive typhoon through their many battles fought together in Vietnam and eventually their final patrol An absolutely outstanding read really enjoyed every

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Awarded the Silver Medal by the Military Writers Society of America Sent into the deadly Central Highlands of Vietnam the true story of my dad and his fellow skytroopers of the 1st Air Cavalry from 1966 to 1967 Wilbur E Bowe was living on his familys farm when he was drafted in 1965 and assigned to Alpha Company 5th Battalion 7th Calvary The 57th Cavalry was formed as a brand new battalion in order to fill out the 1st Air Cavalry Divisions 3rd Brigade The young men of the battalion were largely drafted together in 1965 as the build up of regular Army forces in Vietnam had just begun Together these impossibly young men would be trained in the airmobile infantry and I give this book five stars because it is real from

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The Ground You Stand Upon Life of a Skytrooper in VietnamBecome what were known as skytroopers They would then be sent deep into the jungles of Vietnam where together they would learn what search and destroy meant and face the reality of this new warThe story features many of the letters and photographs my dad sent home from the war zone His dispatches were sent from some of the most remote valleys and outposts in Vietnam written under the most austere of conditions often scribbled in haste before another mission or by flashlight under a poncho in the rain They would travel over 8000 miles across the ocean to be placed in a mailbox that stood across from a farmhouse along a rural county road in WisconsinMany former sky Read many books about Vietnam and I'd put this up a