The ones who gave up their tomorrows for our todays. This is the story of what made Roy the man we all admire. Roy P. Roy never took credit for being a hero.
Medal of Honor: One Man's Journey From Poverty and Prejudice Memories of WarPotomac Books Inc. #ad - Half-hispanic, and an orphan, half-Yaqui Indian, Roy Benavidez fought his way out of poverty and bigotry to serve with the U. S. His actions ensured his everlasting place as one of the great heroes of the war. Seriously wounded in Vietnam, he was told he would never walk again. Despite severe injuries suffered in hand-to-hand combat, Benavidez personally saved eight men.
Benavidez not only conquered his disability but demanded to return to combat. On his second tour, when twelve of his comrades on a secret CIA mission in Cambodia were surrounded by hundreds of North Vietnamese regulars, Benavidez volunteered to rescue them. Army’s elite—the Airborne and the Special Forces.
Medal of Honor: One Man's Journey From Poverty and Prejudice Memories of War #ad - In february 1981, president Reagan awarded him the Medal of Honor.
Legend: The Incredible Story of Green Beret Sergeant Roy Benavidez's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy LinesCrown #ad - Soon they found themselves surrounded by hundreds of NVA, low on ammunition, under attack, stacking the bodies of the dead as cover in a desperate attempt to survive the onslaught. What the team didn’t know was that they had infiltrated a section of jungle that concealed a major enemy base. When special forces staff sergeant Roy Benavidez heard their distress call, he jumped aboard the next helicopter bound for the combat zone.
Forces were forbidden to operate. Their objective, just miles over the vietnam border, was to collect evidence that proved the North Vietnamese Army was using the Cambodian sanctuary as a major conduit for supplying troops and materiel to the south via the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Written with extensive access to family members, as well as recently discovered archival, blehm has created a riveting narrative both of Roy Benavidez’s life and career, surviving members of the 240th Assault Helicopter Company, and declassified military records, and of the inspiring, on-the-ground eye-witness accounts never before published, almost unbelievable events that defined the brotherhood of the air and ground warriors in an unpopular war halfway around the world.
Legend: The Incredible Story of Green Beret Sergeant Roy Benavidez's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines #ad - 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. Flown into the foray of battle by the 240th assault helicopter Company, ran nearly 100 yards through withering enemy fire, Benavidez jumped from the hovering aircraft, and--despite being immediately and severely wounded--organized an extraordinary defense and rescue of the Special Forces team.
The true story of the U. S.
Roy Benavidez : American Soldier#ad - Orphaned by the age of seven, benavidez overcame obstacle after obstacle, from racism to paralysis to enduring "Six Hours of Hell" in one of the most daring Vietnam rescue missions of all time. This is his story. Roy benavides is widely regarded as one of the most fascinating Medal of Honor winners in the history of the United States Military.
Barracuda! Team Reaper Book 9Wolfpack Publishing #ad - The Conglomerate. However, the sheer size of his organization was bound to draw the attention of the Worldwide Drug Initiative, and before long Team Reaper had caught their fish. But after two bloody rescue attempts, the CIA decided to take out his top lieutenant with a drone strike, creating massive collateral damage.
Then came the unthinkable… the CIA thought they could use La Barracuda and let him go. He took out his rivals and unified the three largest cartels in Mexico, with himself in charge. It was called, El Conglomerado. He’s called la barracuda!alejo chaves rose to the top riding the blood of others. They were wrong.
Barracuda! Team Reaper Book 9 #ad - Now america is about to learn how far a crazed cartel boss will go for revenge. War has come and Team Reaper is on the front lines. Team reaper is back and this time they’re chasing the biggest fish in mexico.
SOG Chronicles: Volume OneSOG Publishing #ad - Every green beret received at least one Purple Heart, including the sole medic, Gary Mike Rose. Meyer writes about this historic SOG mission with clarity and attention to detail that is long overdue in regards to this top secret mission. From 1964 to 1972, american green berets and their indigenous troops fought a deadly secret war in Laos, far beyond the battlefields of Vietnam and the glare of media distortions, Cambodia and North Vietnam under the aegis of the top secret Military Assistance Command Vietnam — Studies and Observations Group, or simply SOG.
The inaugural edition of 'sog chronicles volume one' will be the first in a series of books focusing on the many untold stories from that eight-year secret war where Green Berets went deep behind enemy lines without conventional support from artillery, or ground support troops where communist forces massed 50, 000-100, tanks, 000 troops to combat them while keeping the Ho Chi Minh Trail supply lines open.
The centerpiece of 'sog chronicles volume one' is the 1970 story of Operation Tailwind, features a SOG element of 16 Green Berets and 120 indigenous soldiers that went deeper into Laos than any operation during the secret war. He is slated to receive the Medal of Honor from President Donald J. Trump in october 2017 for his valor and medical skills tending to more than 60 wounded troops during that four-day mission.
SOG Chronicles: Volume One #ad - John meyer’s story about operation Tailwind does justice to the valor and heroism of the men involved in the four-day battle. Sog chronicles volume one' is mandatory reading for anyone remotely interested in SOG history or simply in how the Green Berets operate deep behind enemy lines. Billy waugh, SOG/CIA operative.
Under SiegeSwordworks #ad - The shells do more than damage the aircraft. A story of heroic marines, tough, brave men fighting for their lives in the middle of the dense, hostile Vietnamese jungle. Us army warrant officer carl yeager, on his second tour of Vietnam, reaches Khe Sanh in late January 1968. In time to encounter shelling, a strong attack by NVA infantry, and an unexpected reporter, a female, chasing down a story about defective M-16 rifles.
Warrant officer carl yeager pursues the tortuous threads presented to him, looking for a solution that may not exist in a place where the solution to most things is death. Under siege is brought to you by the bestselling writer Eric Meyer, Heroes of Afghanistan, author of the popular SEAL Team Bravo stories, Echo Six, Raider, and Devil's Guard titles.
Under Siege #ad - Leaving him free to investigate. Emerging from his temporary sleeping quarters, he comes face-to-face with a Claymore mine. Later that day another murder victim is found in the armoury. The investigation demands he ascends to an outpost, Hill 871, to interview a witness. Under siege is an incredible fictional story based on the events surrounding the Siege of Khe Sanh.
Things start to go wrong when the aircraft on which is due to fly back with the prisoner to Tan Son Nhut, outside Saigon, is destroyed by enemy shellfire. His orders are to return to Saigon with the prisoner.
Uncommon Valor: The Recon Company that Earned Five Medals of Honor and Included America's Most Decorated Green BeretNaval Institute Press #ad - One, bob howard, was wounded on fourteen different occasions, received eight Purple Hearts, was written up after three different missions for the Medal of Honor, and emerged from Vietnam as the most highly decorated soldier since World War II's Audie Murphy. Code-named the studies and Observations Group, SOG was the most covert U.
S. Military unit in its time and contained only volunteers from such elite units as the Army’s Green Berets, Navy SEALs, and Air Force Air Commandos. Pilots and other black ops missions. Sog warriors operated in small teams, going behind enemy lines in Laos and Cambodia and along the Ho Chi Minh Trail, sabotaging North Vietnamese Army ammunition, tasked with performing special reconnaissance, attempting to rescue downed U.
Uncommon Valor: The Recon Company that Earned Five Medals of Honor and Included America's Most Decorated Green Beret #ad - S. Uncommon valor is a look into the formation and operation of an advanced Special Forces recon company during the Vietnam War. Purple hearts were earned by sog veterans at a pace unparalleled in American wars of the twentieth century, with casualties at times exceeding 100 percent. During that time, forward operating base-2’s fob-2's recon company became the most highly decorated unit of the Vietnam War, with five of its men earning the Medal of Honor and eight earning the Distinguished Service Cross-America's second highest military award for valor.
Doc: Platoon MediciUniverse #ad - He gave men a fighting chance. Here, the highly decorated soldier whom the men of First Platoon, is the gripping true story of Dan Evans, in his own words, Bravo Company, called the "fighting medic. Experience the rage, the sorrow and the remarkable spirit of Dan Evans - the PLATOON MEDIC who became a true American hero.
Thrust into the cauldron of combat, he soon became a seasoned veteran of emergency medicine and the brutal realties of war. Before his time was up, he would master the skills of a surgeon, acquire the patience of a saint, and demonstrate the courage of a lion. To survivedan evans arrived in vietnam on october 7, 1968, a 21- year-old Army medic who couldn't stand the sight of blood.
To Hell and Back: The Classic Memoir of World War II by America's Most Decorated SoldierHolt Paperbacks #ad - The classic bestselling war memoir by the most decorated American soldier in World War IIOriginally published in 1949, To Hell and Back was a smash bestseller for fourteen weeks and later became a major motion picture starring Audie Murphy as himself. Although still under twenty-one years old on V-E Day, captured, he was credited with having killed, or wounded 240 Germans.
He emerged from the war as america's most decorated soldier, including our highest military decoration, having received twenty-one medals, the Congressional Medal of Honor. To hell and back is a powerfully real portrayal of American GI's at war. Desperate to see action but rejected by both the marines and paratroopers because he was too short, Murphy eventually found a home with the infantry.
To Hell and Back: The Classic Memoir of World War II by America's Most Decorated Soldier #ad - He fought through campaigns in Sicily, France, Italy, and Germany. More than fifty years later, this classic wartime memoir is just as gripping as it was then.
SOG: The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in VietnamSimon & Schuster #ad - Composed entirely of volunteers from such ace fighting units as the Army Green Berets, SOG took on the most dangerous covert assignments, Air Force Air Commandos, and Navy SEALs, in the deadliest and most forbidding theaters of operation. John plaster’s riveting account of his covert activities as a member of a special operations team during the Vietnam War is “a true insider’s account, this eye-opening report will leave readers feeling as if they’ve been given a hot scoop on a highly classified project” Publishers Weekly.
Code-named the studies and observations group, SOG was the most secret elite US military unit to serve in the Vietnam War—so secret its very existence was denied by the government. Some of the most extraordinary true stories of honor and heroism in the history of the US military, from sabotage to espionage to hand-to-hand combat, Plaster’s account is “a detailed history of this little-known aspect of the Vietnam War…a worthy act of historical rescue from an unjustified, willed oblivion” The New York Times.
SOG: The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in Vietnam #ad - Plaster, a three-tour sog veteran, holding off mass enemy attacks, heartbeat-by-heartbeat account of the group’s stunning operations behind enemy lines—penetrating heavily defended North Vietnamese military facilities, shares the gripping exploits of these true American warriors in a minute-by-minute, launching daring missions to rescue downed US pilots.
. In sog, major John L.