Defend and Befriend is the first comprehensive study of Americans assigned to Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam. Tracing the development as well as the implementation of the program, author John Southard intertwines the experiences of enlisted Marines and corpsmen with an examination of the colonels and generals in charge.The U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam John Southard ... Thus, a Marine with the designated MOS (0311) is a rifleman in the infantry, whereas (0331) is a machine gunner in the ... IIIMAF commanders in Vietnam such as Lewis Walt were aware of the manual but did not believe it possessed all theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Defend and Befriend|
|Publisher||:||University Press of Kentucky - 2014-07-11|