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Soul Patrol

3.47  ·  Rating details ·  19 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
LRRPs had to be the best.
Anything less meant certain death.


When Ed Emanuel was handpicked for the first African American special operations LRRP team in Vietnam, he knew his six-man team couldn’t have asked for a tougher proving ground than Cu Chi in the summer of 196868. Home to the largest Viet cong tunnel complex in Vietnam, Cu Chi was the deadly heart of the enemy’s st
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ebook, 304 pages
Published December 18th 2007 by Ballantine Books (first published July 29th 2003)
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Michael Ombu
Dec 21, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Title: Soul Patrol
Author: Ed Emanuel
Place of Publication: Unites States
Publisher: The Random House Publishing Group
Date of Publication: 2003
Number of Pages: 285
INTRODUCTION
Ed Emanuel is an African American who enlisted in the Army and fought in the Vietnam War. He volunteered for a Special Forces unit which was a precursor to the present day Special Forces Rangers. The unit was codenamed Lurps but appropriately named LRRP which is short for Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol. With the passage of t
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Miguel
Dec 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
good book. minor quibbles are that it focused more on everything else other than the actual missions. But perhaps after so many patrols and the war being so long ago Mr. Emanuel wrote what he remembered most. He also seems to go into hard factual statistics concerning the Black soldier and Vietnam, which i must admit, i didn't care for. but again it's understandable..just wished there was more on the Lrrp patrols he experienced on his tour.
Tiffany Robinson
Sep 29, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I only read this because it was a pick in my book club. It's not something I would normally pick up. It was hard for me to get all the way through. It was dull and it dragged on and on and I didn't think it was ever going to end.
De Jarous
Nov 23, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great Story. It keeps you glued to the pages.
Michael Thomas
Mar 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good story about a close knit group of LRRPS
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