- ISBN/SKU: 9781591144342
- Binding: Paperback & eBook
- Era: 20th Century
- Number of Pages: 210
- Subject: Vietnam War
- Date Available: February 2008
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"...by unearthing the truth and enabling honest conversations to take place about what happened, Krohn has performed a valuable service, both to the Army and to the memory of his dead comrades. If there is any justice in the world, The Lost Battalion of Tet will become a hallowed U.S. Army classic. Its pages convey greater candor, realism, and a sense of immediacy to today’s U.S. military professional than the pages of nearly all of the other books enshrined today as essential Army reading. All U.S. Army students, from cadets to colonels at the War College, can enjoy—and gain grim lessons from—this exciting, tragic, and searingly honest book."— Cicero Magazine.com (Jan. 2015)
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Published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Tet Offensive, this new paperback edition brings back into print a book that became an essential source for a 2006 study of the battle by the U.S. Army's
Praise for The Lost Battalion of Tet
“Readers who are interested in the Vietnam War will find The Lost Battalion of Tet well worth reading. It is both a source of inspiration, learning about the heroism of the men in combat, and an eye-opener, reading about the verified mistakes of so many senior officers at higher headquarters.”
— The Journal of America’s Military Past, Fall 2011
"A young soldier's duty is to fight, and an old soldier's duty is to remember. This updated editon of Charles Krohn's first-hand account of the 2/12th Cavalry at Hue is the best sort of remembering: gripping, inspiring, and tragically tmely. In warfare, the names and places change, but human foibles and human heroism stay exactly the same."
— Nathaniel Fick, author of One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer