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Legend : the incredible story of Green Beret Sergeant Roy Benavidez's heroic mission to rescue a Special Forces team caught behind enemy lines / Eric Blehm.

Blehm, Eric, author. (Author).
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Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 959.7043 Blehm (Text) 31208912450592 non-fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780804139533
  • Physical Description: xiii, 288 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Paperback Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Street kid from Cuero -- "Look sharp, be sharp, go Army!" -- The darkest white -- Green Beret -- The secret war -- Anatomy of a mission -- Welcome to Detachment B-56 -- Over the fence -- The launch -- As bad as it gets -- Daniel Boone tactical emergency -- If someone needs help-- -- Last chance -- Deliverance -- Mettle for medal.
Summary, etc.: Legend recounts the courage and commitment of those who fought in Vietnam in service of their country, and the story of one of the many unsung heroes of the war, whose actions would be scrutinized for more than a decade in a battle for a long overdue, and what many believe was an unjustly denied, Medal of Honor. The case was reopened thirteen years later, in 1980, when a long lost—and believed dead—Green Beret eyewitness whom Benavidez had rescued that day, came forth and wrote a statement that revealed, once and for all, what happened on that fateful day in May of 1968.
Subject: Benavidez, Roy P.
United States. Army. Special Forces > History > 20th century.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Commando operations > United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Search and rescue operations > Cambodia.

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