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The Resource Con Thien : the Hill of Angels, James P. Coan, (electronic book)

Con Thien : the Hill of Angels, James P. Coan, (electronic book)

Label
Con Thien : the Hill of Angels
Title
Con Thien
Title remainder
the Hill of Angels
Statement of responsibility
James P. Coan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A memoir/history of a much-beleaguered Marine outpost of the DMZ. Throughout much of 1967, a remote United States Marine firebase only two miles from the demilitarized zone (DMZ) captured the attention of the world's media. That artillery-scarred outpost was the linchpin of the so-called McNamara Line intended to deter incursions into South Vietnam by the North Vietnamese Army. As such, the fighting along this territory was particularly intense and bloody, and the body count rose daily
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coan, James P.
Dewey number
959.704/342
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS559.9.C66
LC item number
C63 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Con Thiè̂n Mountain Region (Vietnam)
Label
Con Thien : the Hill of Angels, James P. Coan, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-350) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Roots of conflict -- Before the Americans came -- The generals -- McNamara's wall -- The DMZ war unfolds -- Nguyen of the North versus PFC Jones -- Setting the stage -- The bloody month of May -- Battle for Con Thien -- DMZ invasion -- Summer in hell -- Buffalo -- Running the gauntlet -- General offensive, phase I -- The "Thundering Third" -- Into the valley of death -- The siege -- 3/9's turn in the barrel -- Monsoon misery -- Living in the "V" ring -- The "Magnificent Bastards" -- Kentucky -- Winter battles : 1967-68 -- After Tet -- Parting shots
Control code
ebr10387643
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xx, 360 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780817314149
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., maps
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Con Thien : the Hill of Angels, James P. Coan, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-350) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Roots of conflict -- Before the Americans came -- The generals -- McNamara's wall -- The DMZ war unfolds -- Nguyen of the North versus PFC Jones -- Setting the stage -- The bloody month of May -- Battle for Con Thien -- DMZ invasion -- Summer in hell -- Buffalo -- Running the gauntlet -- General offensive, phase I -- The "Thundering Third" -- Into the valley of death -- The siege -- 3/9's turn in the barrel -- Monsoon misery -- Living in the "V" ring -- The "Magnificent Bastards" -- Kentucky -- Winter battles : 1967-68 -- After Tet -- Parting shots
Control code
ebr10387643
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xx, 360 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780817314149
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., maps
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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