This title provides detailed information about how US Army units were organised and operated in America's longest war. Vietnam Special Forces veteran Gordon Rottman examines the different types of infantry battalions and the units that supported them, their training and organisation down to platoon level.
Gordon L Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, volunteered for Special Forces and completed training as a weapons specialist. He served in the 5th Special Forces Group in Vietnam from 1969-70 and subsequently in airborne infantry, long-range patrol, and intelligence assignments until retiring after 26 years. He was a special operations forces scenario writer at the Joint Readiness Training Center for 12 years, and is now a freelance writer. The author lives in Cyprus, TX (near Houston).