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Major General Nguyen Van Hieu, Arvn: A Revealing Insight of the Arvn and a Unique Perspective of the Vietnam War
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Publisher Writers Club Pr
Publication date January 1, 2000
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780595006960
ISBN-10 0595006965
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.55 lbs.
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Original list price $35.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Brigadier General George Wear once noted, "When the ARVN troops were well led they fought as well as anyone's soldiers. They simply needed commanders who would support them properly and who could win their confidence and make them believe that their cause was worth risking their lives for." General Hieu had been one of such commanders. Colonel John Hayes, 5th ARVN Division senior advisor remarked in 1970, "General Hieu is an above average commander. Good qualities include dedication, experience as a combat leader, ability to stimulate and maintain morale, and ability to control those in his command. He is quite religious and patriotic, and demands high standards of conduct and discipline. He is methodical but decisive. He is rated better than the average US Division commander in overall performance. "American Veterans who had served in Vietnam might be interested in knowing that General Hieu had collaborated closely with the following American units: USMC HMM-364, 52nd Combat Aviation Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, 173rd Airborne Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, 174th Assault Helicopter Company, 1st Battalion/50th Mechanized Infantry, 7/15th Field Artillery Battalion, 19th Engineer Combat Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade/82nd Airborne Division, 12th Aviation Group and 3rd Squadron/17th Air Cavalry. * General Hieu was obviously a great soldier who put his country and his people foremost. (General Fred C. Weyand)* Biography of a South Vietnam general officer who has been likened to Patton, Rommel, Montgomery, and LeClerc. He was much admired by Vietnamese civilians and respected by his American advisors. (Douglas Pike)* This book sheds light on the ARVN Forces never before told. (Darryl Nelson)* I do not see how anyone studying the Vietnam War on the ARVN side can neglect your book at all. (James Miguez)

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