Pdf Blood on the Risers An Airborne Soldier's Thirty five Months in Vietnam BY John Leppelman

Summary Blood on the Risers An Airborne Soldier's Thirty five Months in Vietnam

Nths of fruitless effort looking for the enemy watched as his budies died because of lousy leadership and lousy. The author served in Vietnam as a paratrooper with the elite 173rd Airborne and spent months in the jungles in the Central Highlands From there he transferred to the elite Ranger unit going behind enemy lines This book describes the true horror of war and the type of men it takes to do these dangerous missions

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Blood on the Risers An Airborne Soldier's Thirty five Months in Vietnam

From Dak To to the Tet Offensive John Leppelman saw it all In three tours of duty he made combat jumps spent mo. The writing is basic which makes for uick readingThe stories are unbelievable and will make you think long and hard about war Our military is broken with officers leading from the rear with little to no combat experience How many military veterans are currently serving in Congress On a side note I can t find any information on the author Is he still alive Has he ever given interviews Did he write under a pen name Is the book fiction Private message me if you have any additional infoGoing to add this one to my list next Breach of Trust How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country

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Weapons He saw the war as few others did and lives to tell about the valor and sacrifice that outlived the dea. Great and easy read what a story


10 thoughts on “Blood on the Risers An Airborne Soldier's Thirty five Months in Vietnam

  1. says:

    I've just finished this and although it took me 3 months to read this wasn't because it's not worth reading In fact it's than worth spending your money on The reason it took so long is because I go so angry in places I had

  2. says:

    The writing is basic which makes for uick readingThe stories are unbelievable and will make you think long and hard about w

  3. says:

    MAN THIS IS AS REAL AS IT GETS It is a GREAT read but there is nothing poetic or poignant it is stark and brutal reality of what the fighting men went through to secure our FREEDOM from enemies when our government

  4. says:

    I've read a good handful of books dealing with experiences in Vietnam and this book has to be my favoriteWhat makes this book uniue is that the author wasn't just an infantryman or a Ranger he was a paratrooper in a fire brigade then a crewman on a PT boat and then a Long Range Reconnaisance Patrolman So you ge

  5. says:

    The author served in Vietnam as a paratrooper with the elite 173rd Airborne and spent months in the jungles in the Central Highlands From there he transferred to the elite Ranger unit going behind enemy lines This book describes the true horror of war and the type of men it takes to do these dangerous missions

  6. says:

    I don't generally go for the military genre but this is an amazing journey through the Vietnam War It's shoot from the hip in your face Airborne All The Way Dirty bloody painful and touching You feel like a bad ass just reading it

  7. says:

    OutstandingJust a great book from start to finish Well written and the writer puts you in his shoes A great look into our fighting m

  8. says:

    Such a good book I originally was reuired to read it for a college history class that I took and have now read it 3 times I enjoyed the real li

  9. says:

    Great and easy read what a story

  10. says:

    Great book Learned a lot about the Vietnam War and this guy seen a lot of crazy stuff and lived