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Armored Combat in Vietnam

Author: Donn A. Starry
ISBN #:  0405136994
Price: $12.00
Publisher: Arno Press
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: very good
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1980
Shelf wear to tips, corners and edges of book and priced jacket. General Donn Albert Starry (May 31, 1925 August 26, 2011) was a United States Army four-star general who served as Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (CG TRADOC) from 1977 to 1981; and as Commander in Chief, U.S. Readiness Command (USCINCRED) from 1981 to 1983. A West Oint graduate in the class of 1948, he commanded the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in the Vietnam War and led its attack into Cambodia in May 1970. On May 5, 1970, Starry was wounded by a North Vietnamese grenade that also wounded future Army General Frederick Franks, Jr. His awards and decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, two awards of the Army Distinguished Service Medal, the Silver Star, the Bronze Star with "V" device, the Soldier's Medal, the Purple Heart, the Legion of Merit with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Air Medal with nine Oak Leaf Clusters. He is also the Honorary Colonel of the Regiment for the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. First printing, no others noted. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.