United States Marine Reconnaissance in the Vietnam War

Ghost Soldiers and Sea Commandos, 1963–1971

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About the Book

Tracing the history of U.S. Marine Force and Battalion Reconnaissance from its formation in 1898 through its operations during the Vietnam War (1963–1971), this book provides insight into Force Recon’s selection, training and deployment. Emphasis on actions with the South Vietnamese ARVN highlights important lessons for today’s Special Forces community, illustrating the inter-service cooperation of Recon operations. Firsthand accounts of Marines who served are included, along with photographs, maps and appendices.

About the Author(s)

Leo J. Daugherty III is the Command Historian for the United States Army Accessions Command at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He lives in Rineyville, Kentucky.

Bibliographic Details

Leo J. Daugherty III
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: ca. 20 photos, appendices, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2023
pISBN: 978-1-4766-9096-4
eISBN: 978-1-4766-5013-5
Imprint: McFarland