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West Dickens Avenue: A Marine at Khe Sanh
by John Corbett
In January 1968, John Corbett and his fellow leathernecks of the 26th Marine Regiment fortified a remote outpost at a place in South Vietnam called Khe Sanh. Within days of their arrival, twenty thousand North Vietnamese soldiers surrounded the base. What followed over the next seventy-seven days became one of the deadliest fights of the Vietnam War—and one of the greatest ...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published December 18th 2007 by Ballantine Books
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Enjoyable read. Corbett takes you through his experience "on the line" as a Marine on a mortar team. Humbling to learn how these Marines lived day to day, 77 days of constant shelling from the NVA. He did an excellent job of keeping you in his shoes during book.