[PDF/EBOOK] Stalking The Vietcong Inside Operation Phoenix A Personal Account AUTHOR Stuart A. Herrington
Et me n mind of the diocy of general officers on the Western Front During WW1 Who front during WW1 who continued to throw masses of men at barbed wire and machine guns because t was all they knewI found the assessments of the mpact of the 1968 Tet offensive telling and poignant given that now t seems clear that the defeat Fragments of Isabella: A Memoir of Auschwitz inflicted on the Communists then was a turning point and the advantage was lostn the States at a psychological levelGiap himself said he was well satisfied as he watched the pillar of North Vietnamese strategy the belief that the US didn t have the stomach for an extended war n Asia come to pass as
the vocal opposition to the war n the US gathered momentumThe author s vocal opposition to the war n the US gathered momentumThe author s at the end of the book written as t was Magnet in 1972 was right on the knocker Trained as anntelligence officer he brought great Aagay Sumandar Hai / آگے سمندر ہے insight to those notes based on his experience I shared his affection for the common ARVN soldier and his admiration for our enemy A great read and a good primary source on counter revolutionary warfare Pity some of the commandersn the filed Making Him Sweat (Wilinski's, in Afghaistan and Ira didn t come acrosstsince The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy its clear that the Americans have learned little from the Vietnam debacle. Lk and VC who would not go down without a fight Herrington developed an unexpected but ntense dentification with the villagers n his jurisdiction–and learned the hard way that experiencing war was profoundly different from philosophizing about t n a seminar ro. .
Stuart A. Herrington Â 6 CharactersReuired reading for a West Point history course But very enjoyable and educational about the difficulties Library Wars: Love and War 10 in Vietnam Not exactly what I was looking for This books a scholarly treatise on the ns and outs of the Phoenix program n the Viet Nam war from the perspective of one who was there I found Crossing Boarders it to be dry and scholarly It does not discuss anynvolvement by the Green Berets or the Navy SEALS gives the Vietnamese perspective of the war An nteresting look at one man s efforts to win the Vietnam War Herrington was a American adviser n one of the
most contested districts of Vietnam Pushed by senior leadership for results Herringtoncontested districts of Vietnam Pushed by senior leadership for results Herrington several other junior level advisers created new ways of uestioning Viet Cong prisoners and defectors that yielded surprisingly effective results One wonders how these programs might fare when employed The Outcast Highlander in modern Iranstead of Abu Ghraib style treatment I suppose the biggest problem there would be to take one of the alive An excellent read I also served n the Phoenix program and Mr Harrington s account brings back memories of the bitter sweet complexities and frustrations of that era Thisis not only one of the nteresting personal acco. In a gripping memoir that reads like a spy novel one man recounts his personal experience with Operation Phoenix the program created to destroy the Vietcong’s shadow government which thrived n the rural communities of South VietnamStuart A Herrington was an Americ. ,
Unts of the war I have read t is also one of the most nsightful perhaps also one of the most nsightful Perhaps author s early position of sceptical opposition to the war as probably unwinnable may have given him a clearer view unobscured by that gung ho America In Den Nachmittag Geflüstert Gedichte 1909 1914 is the greatest attitude that prevailed among much of the regular US military particularlyn the early daysI am familiar with the ground having served for a short time Reid Alleje 2 in Tay ninh provincen 1971 and La Collection Du Centre Georges Pompidou: Un Parcours Au Musee D'Art Moderne de La Ville de Paris in eastern parts of Cambodian 1972 I saw the ARVN 25th Division Die Besessene in action and I had heard of the professionalism of RFPFn the province because Ghost Flight (Will Jaeger, it was so atypiaclI gained from this book annsight Kafir Liberal into the nature of Communist operation at village level that I had sensed but had not defined I was also fascinated yet again by the professional andntelligent application of military
nous at junior level that was astonishingly successful n the face of soat junior level that was astonishingly successful n the face of so neptitude n traditional uarters known at senior level yet somehow just dismissed as Divided like Destiny incidental by a group of general officers on the ground andn Washington who were wedded to a doctrine and just couldn t draw on the flexibility to follow a proven course The American conduct of much of the war An Burden and Prayer intelligence advisor assigned to root out the enemyn the Hau Nghia province His two year mission to capture or kill Communist agents operating there was made all the difficult by local officials who were reluctant to cooperate villagers who were too scared to ta.