From the list on long range reconnaissance patrols and Rangers In The Vietnam War.
Who am I?
I served as an infantry platoon leader, reconnaissance platoon leader, and rifle company commander in the 199th Light Infantry Brigade. I was an instructor in the Florida Phase of the U.S. Army Ranger School for two years.
Michael's book list on long range reconnaissance patrols and Rangers In The Vietnam War
Discover why each book is one of Michael's favorite books.
Why did Michael love this book?
By far the best novel on LRRPs in Vietnam, and perhaps the best fiction to come out of the war. Highly decorated Miller extended his tour three times with F Company 58th Infantry (LRP) and L Company Rangers in order to “out guerrilla the guerilla.” Book awarded the Bernal Diaz Prize for military fiction.
Tiger the LURP Dog
Why should I read it?
1 author picked Tiger the LURP Dog as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.
What is this book about?
A landmark novel of the Vietnam War
The men of the Long-Range Reconnaissance Patrol - Stagg, Wolverine, Mopar, Marvel Kim, and Gonzales - are commando-style soldiers, called “Lurps” for short. Five men, completely dependent on one another. Proud to the point of arrogance. They’re joined by Tiger, their mascot: a flea-bitten scavenging stray or “dust dog,” a sneak and a coward, lazy and haughty. But, like his masters in this dirtiest of all wars, a survivor.
When their buddies on Team Two-One disappear, the Lurp team members have to fight their own brass to go on a mission to find…