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Sappers in the Wire

The Life and Death of Firebase Mary Ann (Texas A&M University Military History Series)

by Keith William Nolan

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Published by Texas A&M University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Vietnam War,
  • Asian history: Vietnam War,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Vietnam,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Military - Vietnam War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9348942M
    ISBN 101585446432
    ISBN 109781585446438
    OCLC/WorldCa171111354

    CONTACT S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL Phone: Sappers in the Wire: The Life and Death of Firebase Mary Ann (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series) (Updated Edition) by Keith William Nolan Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Need it Fast? 2 day shipping options During the night of March , Book Edition: Updated Edition.

    More editions of Sappers in the Wire: The Life and Death of Firebase Mary Ann (Volume 45) (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series): Sappers in the Wire: The Life and Death of Firebase Mary Ann (Volume 45) (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series): ISBN (). Sappers in the Wire: The Life and Death of Firebase Mary Ann (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series Book 45) eBook: Nolan, /5(24).

    The Battle of FSB Mary Ann occurred when Viet Cong (VC) sappers attacked the U.S. firebase located in Quảng Tín Province, South Vietnam early on the morning of 28 March Fire support base (FSB) Mary Ann was located to interdict movement of enemy troops and materiel down the K-7 Corridor and Dak Rose Trail (branches of the Ho Chi Minh trail running from Location: 15°18′20″N °6′37″E / °N .   SAPPERS [NVA AND VC BOTH] OFTEN GOING INTO BATTLE NAKED! NO ARTICLE OF CLOTHING TO GET CAUGHT ON BARBED WIRE OBSTACLES! Those sapper attacks during the Vietnam War enemy success in the extreme: 3. "The Sinking of the USNS Card - This World War II aircraft carrier was later used as a transport for American military cargo.


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A sapper, also called pioneer or combat engineer, is a combatant or soldier who performs a variety of military engineering duties such as breaching fortifications, demolitions, bridge-building, laying or clearing minefields, preparing field defenses, as well as working on road and airfield construction and repair.

They are also trained to serve as infantry personnel in defensive and. During the night of Marcha Viet Cong sapper company infiltrated Fire Support Base Mary Ann, the forwardmost position in the 23d Division (Americal), Snipping through the defensive wire and entering the base without alerting a single guard in a single perimeter bunker, they killed thirty U.S.

soldiers and wounded eighty-two in a humiliating defeat that sounded the death Brand: Texas A&M University Press. Sappers in the Wire | During the night of Marcha Viet Cong sapper company infiltrated Fire Support Base Mary Ann, the forwardmost position in the 23d Division (Americal), Snipping through the defensive wire and entering the base without alerting a single guard in a single perimeter bunker, they killed thirty : Texas A&M University Press.

Sappers in the Wire by Keith William Nolan the author of this riveting account, the U.S. Army's ``most blatant and humiliating defeat in Vietnam.'' That night, 50 sappers of the th Viet Cong Main Force Battalion, wearing nothing but shorts, slipped through the base's barbed wire without alerting a single sentry, killed 30 GIs and Author: Keith William Nolan.

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The Life and Death of Firebase Mary Ann. Author Name: Nolan, Keith William Categories: Military History - Vietnam, Edition: First Edition Publisher: Texas A & M University Press: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Seller ID: Sapper definition is - a military specialist in field fortification work (such as sapping).