Title The First Three Years: A Pictorial History of the 173d Airborne Brigade (Separate) - United States Army
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher NP Brigade Information Office ND
Seller ID 1155
NP: Brigade Information Office, ND. Very Good. Channon, Lt. James B.; Lt. George A. Russill. The First Three Years: A Pictorial History of the 173d Airborne Brigade (Separate). No Place (printed by the Dai Nippon Printing Co., Tokyo): Brigade Information Office, not dated [c.1967-8]. Hardcover, forest green cloth over black cloth spine, gilt spine and cover titles with unit insignia in red, white and blue on front cover, 30.5cm by 23.5cm, not paginated [110 pp.], heavily illustrated with black and white photos. Light wear to the boards with a couple of small dents on the front and back covers. Minor chipping to the unit insignia on the front cover. Chapters on the unit’s organization, Vietnam deployment, combat (May 1965-Jan. 1966), heliborne assault, search and destroy (offensive operations), battlefield logisitics, fire support, civic action, the enemy (the Viet Cong), and the trooper. “The 173d Airborne Brigade (Separate) was activated 25 June 1963 and was formed around the nucleus of the 2nd Airborne Battle Group 503d Infantry … Upon activation, it became the first and only separate airborne brigade in the United States Army.” No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers.