Attack on Nui Ba Den: A Viet Nam War Novel

Attack on Nui Ba Den: A Viet Nam War Novel

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On the night of May 13, 1968, the Viet Cong overran a U. S. Army radio relay outpost on the peak of Nui Ba Den, an extinct volcano that looms over the plains of Tay Ninh Province near the Cambodian border. American casualties were horrendous, and because the communists controlled every part of the mountain except the summit, no immediate reinforcements or relief were possible. This little-known battle is the backdrop for a fictional story about Bill Mathis, an Army Security Agency intelligence specialist posted on the peak, and his two friends, John Kasperek, a communications technician, and Daniel McDaniel, a Green Beret sergeant, as they fight side by side to survive the night of slaughter. Based on extensive research, the novel accurately portrays what happened during that long horrible night from the perspective of the men who endured it, bringing to life a terrifying and bloody engagement that has been appropriately called a massacre. Be sure to read this exciting and inspiring story based on real events.

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  • John Podlaski

    American troops that serAny ved in Vietnam - west of Saigon in III Corps is familiar with The Black Virgin Mountain...a single large hill in the center of otherwise all flat terrain; visible for miles...

  • clarry rule

    AN OFFICER WAS RESPONSIBLE>The feature Nui Ba Den was Ground of Tactical Importance. It dominated the surrounding countryside. Also, its importance for receiving and sending signals made it essential ...

  • mary jane wadkins

    Not quite the entire story My platoon went in at first light that morning along with five other platoons of Infantry from the first brigade of the 25th at Cu Chi. There were dead and wounded U.S. troo...

  • Don Arata

    A well written account of the the conditions on the mountion. It shows have unprepared the base was for a expected attack. Not the commander fault. but the army's for having a secure base. It is writt...

  • Ed Fairchild

    Great bookGreat book. I was in the25th Infantry Division when this took place. I remember listening to the radios in our units to that night. I just never knew how unprepared they were. This book brou...

  • Robert B. Williams

    Good readI was a Wolfhound with 25th Division in 68-69. I was told about the fight at the top, but also told it was sweet duty and far better than bumpingn is a good story teller...

  • William B.

    A Novel that Seems So RealThis author seems so real. As someone who spent his head in the Bush of Vietnam, I am amazed of how accurately he described the environment and war....

  • Dan Morgan

    Good ReadingSometimes the author drags out the story in places. You can live the experience but for some, it's too close to home....

  • Cheryl Nelson

    True to factsI would recommend this book to anyone wanting to know more of what the war was like. These things happened all the time....

  • William E. Irwin

    Well written and interesting read.I found the details and the characters authentic. You can immerse yourself in this story and feel like you are there....