[EBOOK / KINDLE] Stalking The Vietcong Inside Operation Phoenix A Personal Account BY Stuart A. Herrington

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  • Stalking The Vietcong Inside Operation Phoenix A Personal Account
  • Stuart A. Herrington
  • English
  • 09 October 2020
  • 9780345472519

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free read Stalking The Vietcong Inside Operation Phoenix A Personal Account ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook free read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ò Stuart A. Herrington summary Stalking The Vietcong Inside Operation Phoenix A Personal Account An intelligence advisor assigned to root out the enemy in the Hau Nghia province His two year mission to capture or kill Communist agents operating there was made all the difficult by local officials who were reluctant to cooperate villagers who were too scared to ta. An interesting look at one man s efforts to win the Vietnam War Herrington was a American adviser in one of the most contested districts of Vietnam Pushed by senior leadership for results Herrington and several other junior level advisers created new ways of uestioning Viet Cong prisoners and defectors that yielded surprisingly effective results One wonders how these programs might fare when employed in modern Ira instead of Abu Ghraib style treatment I suppose the biggest problem there would be to take one of the alive

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free read Stalking The Vietcong Inside Operation Phoenix A Personal Account ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook free read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ò Stuart A. Herrington summary Stalking The Vietcong Inside Operation Phoenix A Personal Account Lk and VC who would not go down without a fight Herrington developed an unexpected but intense identification with the villagers in his jurisdiction–and learned the hard way that experiencing war was profoundly different from philosophizing about it in a seminar ro. Not exactly what I was looking for This book is a scholarly treatise on the ins and outs of the Phoenix program in the Viet Nam war from the perspective of one who was there I found it to be dry and scholarly It does not discuss any involvement by the Green Berets or the Navy SEALS

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free read Stalking The Vietcong Inside Operation Phoenix A Personal Account ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook free read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ò Stuart A. Herrington summary Stalking The Vietcong Inside Operation Phoenix A Personal Account In a gripping memoir that reads like a spy novel one man recounts his personal experience with Operation Phoenix the program created to destroy the Vietcong’s shadow government which thrived in the rural communities of South VietnamStuart A Herrington was an Americ. Thisis not only one of the interesting personal accounts of the war I have read it is also one of the most insightful Perhaps the author s early position of sceptical opposition to the war as probably unwinnable may have given him a clearer view unobscured by that gung ho America is the greatest attitude that prevailed among much of the regular US military particularly in the early daysI am familiar with the ground having served for a short time in Tay ninh province in 1971 and in eastern parts of Cambodia in 1972 I saw the ARVN 25th Division in action and I had heard of the professionalism of RFPF in the province because it was so atypiaclI gained from this book an insight into the nature of Communist operation at village level that I had sensed but had not defined I was also fascinated yet again by the professional and intelligent application of mil