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Protected Will Never Know Leigh Wade

Protected Will Never Know

Leigh Wade

Published January 28th 1998
ISBN : 9780804117135
Mass Market Paperback
245 pages
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STAYING ALIVECommander Leigh Wade outwitted death through five harrowing SF tours in Vietnam. n 1965, during his second assignment in Vietnam, Wade volunteered for duty with the newly arrived 173rd Airborne and participated in the firstMoreSTAYING ALIVECommander Leigh Wade outwitted death through five harrowing SF tours in Vietnam. n 1965, during his second assignment in Vietnam, Wade volunteered for duty with the newly arrived 173rd Airborne and participated in the first battalion-size helicopter assault in Vietnam. Later he helped set up a Special Forces A-camp and worked with the 1st Cav, eventually taking part in SOG operations, where he was a recon team leader. In early 1966, after joining the highly classified all-volunteer C-5 unit, he engaged in unconventional warfare and clandestine ops in Cambodia, roving deep into areas crawling with NVA.Unlike many others, Wade lived to tell about what he saw. Captured in these pages is the horror, courage, and carnage of every moment spent trapped precariously between life and death.