New PDF release: Brown Water, Black Berets: Coastal and Riverine Warfare in

By Thomas J. Cutler

ISBN-10: 1557501963

ISBN-13: 9781557501967

The males of the U.S. Navy's brown-water strength performed an essential yet frequently neglected position within the Vietnam struggle. recognized for his or her black berets and unlimited braveness, they maneuvered their getting older, makeshift craft alongside shallow coastal waters and twisting inland waterways to seek out the enemy. during this relocating tribute to their contributions and sacrifices, Tom Cutler files their dramatic tale as just a player might. His personal Vietnam event allows him so as to add a notable human measurement to the account. the phobia of firefights alongside the jungle-lined rivers, the trials of camp existence, and the unexpected perils of guerrilla conflict are conveyed with authenticity. even as, the author's education as a historian permits him to objectively describe the scope of the navy's operations and assessment their effectiveness.
Winner of the military League's Alfred Thayer Mahan Award for Literary success in 1988 while the publication was once first released, Cutler is credited with having written the definitive background of the brown-water sailors, an attempt that has helped readers greater comprehend the character of U.S. involvement within the war.

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