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Six Silent Men

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"No way in hell you could survive 'out there' with six men. You couldn't live thirty minutes 'out there' with only six men."                [pg. 13]



In 1965 nearly four hundred men were interviewed and only thirty-two selected for the infant LRRP Detachment of the lst Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. Old-timers called it the suicide unit. Whether conducting prisoner snatch
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ebook, 384 pages
Published August 11th 2010 by Ballantine Books (first published December 28th 1996)
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Jason
Jan 10, 2014 Jason rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Nonfiction military fans, LRRP/LRP/Ranger interest, Vietnam War history enthusiasts
Recommended to Jason by: Gary Linderer
This has been the "Winter of Military Nonfiction" for me, having read several military books in the past few weeks. I meant to be finished after re-reading "LRRP Team Leader" by John Burford, but "Six Silent Men Book 1" drew me in. I've read it before as a teenager, but it was nice to approach it again with a bit more knowledge and understanding.

Although part of a series that chronicles the same unit authors Gary Linderer, Larry Chambers, and John Burford served in during the Vietnam War, Book 1
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Gwen
Oct 28, 2009 Gwen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who wants a first hand account of the LRRPs
Recommended to Gwen by: Reynel Martinez himself
My father is in this book and served as Point Man in his team. If you read the book, then he is the one who brought the SKS home as a souvenir. I have an autographed copy and will always treasure this book.
Jared
Sep 11, 2011 Jared rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A great book and a good friend. I've known Rey for years and he has been a mentor for me in many ways. Excellent!
Mark Fallon
Dec 28, 2007 Mark Fallon rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
First hand account of LRPs in Vietnam.
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