By John Stryker Meyer
For 8 years, some distance past the battlefields of Vietnam and the glare of media distortions, American eco-friendly Berets fought a dangerous mystery warfare in Laos and Cambodia below the aegis of the pinnacle mystery army guidance Command Vietnam – reviews and Observations crew, or SOG.
Go deep into the jungle with 5 SOG warriors surrounded by means of 10,000 enemy troops as they stack up the useless to construct a human buttress for cover. Witness a eco-friendly Beret, shot within the again 4 instances and left for lifeless, who survives to struggle savagely opposed to marvelous odds to accomplish his missions.
Shudder as an enemy soldier touches a eco-friendly Beret’s boot at the hours of darkness of evening. draw back as a Sergeant on SOG Spike crew Louisiana calls in an air strike on his crew to damage an enemy’s wave assault. A staff member dies immediately, and a eco-friendly Beret has an out-of-body event as he watches his leg get blown off.
“As the commander of SOG, i will be able to say that “Across the Fence” competently displays why the key conflict was once dangerous for our troops and so lethal for the enemy.
– significant common John okay. Singlaub (U. S. military Ret.)
Black Ops instructed with the terrifying readability that just one who was once there can inform it.
– W.E.B. Griffin & William E. Butterworth IV
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Was to make Chamberlain's Narvik blunders seem very slight. O n e w o n d e r f u l e x a m p l e of t h e ' f o g o f w a r ' involved t h e T h e Daily Mail c o m m e n t e d : destroyer Campbell. C o m m a n d e r Tony Fanning was not laughing w h e n the following curious incidents occurred. First: It is symptomatic of the general feeling that there is something wrong Our first excitement almost universal demand for removal from high places of the tired and with Britain's really was when a Hampden bomber of the Royal Air Force suddenly appeared out of the murk and flew straight over our force, I suppose probably at about 500feet.
It shocked me as nothing alone against t h e G e r m a n ships. B u t P o u n d coldly r e s p o n d e d : has ever done since. ' T h e N a v y will attack t h e e n e m y w h e n e v e r a n d w h e r e v e r h e is t o b e f o u n d . ' This, o f course, is t h e same D u d l e y P o u n d w h o T h e six Swordfish a n d their t e n escorts flew i n t o an absolute refused to c o m m i t any of t h e H o m e Fleet against t h e G e r m a n s m a e l s t r o m of G e r m a n fire. W h i l e t h e 'Stringbags' w e n t d o w n ( 3 8 ^ B H M H j P L A N N 1NG h to just 50 feet to facilitate the launching of their torpedoes, they As t h e Swordfish d r e w nearer t h e G e r m a n fleet they e n c o u n - flew t h r o u g h a thick sea mist, w i t h t h e waves flinging spray into tered t w i n dangers, f r o m G e r m a n fighters as well as f r o m the their faces in their o p e n cockpits.
W h i l e t h e 'Stringbags' w e n t d o w n ( 3 8 ^ B H M H j P L A N N 1NG h to just 50 feet to facilitate the launching of their torpedoes, they As t h e Swordfish d r e w nearer t h e G e r m a n fleet they e n c o u n - flew t h r o u g h a thick sea mist, w i t h t h e waves flinging spray into tered t w i n dangers, f r o m G e r m a n fighters as well as f r o m the their faces in their o p e n cockpits. Above t h e m the Spitfires were heavy anti-aircraft fire f r o m t h e ships b e l o w t h e m .