We Were Soldiers Once... and Young: Ia Drang — The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam

We Were Soldiers Once... and Young: Ia Drang — The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam Harold G. Moore, Joseph L. Galloway

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While the battle of Somme started the era of tanks, the battle in the valley of Ia Drang tested the theory of airborne troops. Thanks to the professional knowledge of general Harold Moore and the literary talent of journalist Joseph Galloway, the participants of this battle, tactical considerations, influence of politics upon strategy, peculiarities of using arms and other aspects of military arts become understandable, forming a coherent picture not only of a certain battle but also of the Vietnam war in general. The book, which was adapted into the film of the same name, is addressed to servicemen, volunteers, researchers in military history, to all those who are interested in military arts and study the impact of war on our life.

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Product code: 00198

ISBN: 978-617-664-137-7

Publish year: 2018

Genre: History, Military literature

Age categories: Adult

Cover: Hardcover

Size: 20×13 см


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The presentation of the book We Were Soldiers  Once... and Young was held

Participants: Alexander Diedyk, Oleh Feschowetz, Viktoria Diedyk, Mykhailo Slobodianiuk

September 21, 2018


According to the authors, their work is addressed to servicemen, volunteers, researchers in military history and everyone who is interested in military arts and studies the impact of war on life. "This is the only book that describes war with a positive feeling, with love for those who participated in it," said OlehFeschowetz.

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The Book We Were Soldiers Once… and Young Was Published in Ukrainian for the First Time

Posted by Yevhen Hutsul, journalist


January 1, 2019


We Were Soldiers Once... and Young belongs to a very narrow circle of military books that make wars understandable to average readers. First of all, the mystery of such apprehensibility is determined by the figures of the authors. Harold (Hal) Gregory Moore was a graduate of West Point, a veteran of the Korean War, an officer in command who was in the habit of going into action first and returning last.

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