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  • Published: 15 April 2003
  • ISBN: 9780891418009
  • Imprint: Ballantine
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $13.99
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Platoon Leader



A Memoir of Command in Combat

The story of a young man's indoctrination into combat as an infantryplatoon leader in the famed 173d Airborne Brigade. A classic in theliterature of America's war in Vietnam.

  • Published: 15 April 2003
  • ISBN: 9780891418009
  • Imprint: Ballantine
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $13.99
Categories:

About the author

James R. McDonough

Cololonel James McDonough, USA (Ret.), graduated from West Point and served in Vietnam as an infantry platoon leader in the legendary 173d Airborne Brigade. A military theorist who has helped shape the post-Cold War army’s thinking, he is also the author of The Defense of Hill 781 and The Limits of Glory. Now retired from active duty, McDonough lives with his family in Tallahassee, Florida.

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