The Easter Offensive

The Last American Advisors, Vietnam, 1972
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Published:November 15, 2010

This thoroughly documented chronology of the April 1972 invasion of South Vietnam by the North Vietnamese Army, called the Easter Offensive, serves both as a historical lesson and a remarkable war memoir. On the Marine Corps Commandant's professional list for years, it is told with authority and compassion by a crucial player, an American Marine who was a senior advisor to the Vietnamese Marines. When first published in hardcover in 1984, it was a selection of the Military Book Club.

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Product Details
  • Subject: Vietnam War
  • Paperback : 352 pages
  • Illustrations: 18 b/w photos; 12 maps
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (November 15, 2010)
  • ISBN-10: 1591148812
  • ISBN-13: 9781591148814
  • Product Dimensions: 6 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 18.4 oz

Col. Gerald H. Turley, USMC (Ret.), an accomplished author, was a career officer who served in Korea and South Vietnam and later received a presidential appointment as a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Readiness and Training). Now a defense consultant, he lives in Bluffton, SC.

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