Brownwater

Getting There is Half the Fun...

by Samuel C. Crawford


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Softcover
£18.95
Hardcover
£25.95
Softcover
£18.95

Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/4/2002

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 528
ISBN : 9781401054632
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 528
ISBN : 9781401054649

About the Book

Two teenage boys are heading to Vietnam in this sometimes-humorous account of their ordeal traveling throughout South Vietnam in their challenge to locate their unit. Charles, fresh out of boot camp and having no idea what to do or how to get around, teamed up with Petty Officer Dan who was returning for his third tour and having all the right answers and shortcuts required to survive in 1969 Vietnam.

For Vietnam veterans, this story will bring back precious memories that will make them say, "Yeah, I remember doing stuff like that. That part of the war was fun." For those who never served in the military will find this an enjoyable eye-opener to military life from the eyes of an 18-year-old city boy from Baltimore.


About the Author

Samuel C. Crawford served six years honorably in the United States Navy with three tours of hazardous duty in the many rivers and narrow canals of the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War as part of the Brown Water Navy assigned to the Mobile Riverine Task Force 117. Sam is now a Senior/Programmer Analyst working in Exton PA., and lives with his wife Pat, and their daughter Stephanie, in Middletown Delaware. All photographs and appendixes used in this publication were taken from his personal collection during his In-Country tours of Vietnam, unless otherwise noted.