WILLIAM VAN ZANTEN served in Vietnam with the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, and with the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, in 1965—66. He was awarded the Bronze Star, the Navy Commendation Medal, and a Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. Now a partner in the executive search firm Quantico, Consulting, Van Zanten lives with his wife, Myrna, in Payson, Arizona. This is his first book.
Format: Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Presidio Press On Sale: April 26, 2005 Price: $7.99
Captain William Van Zanten was one of the “Magnificent Bastards” of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, in 1966–a year when any day could bring death or dismemberment from a Bouncing Betty or a punji stake, a firefight or a sniper bullet. He and his men faced B-52-sized mosquitoes, rain, heat, disease...
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