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6 edition of SOG found in the catalog.

SOG

a photo history of the secret wars.

by John L. Plaster

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Published by Paladin Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

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  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Military Assistance Command. Studies and Observations Group -- History.,
    • United States. Military Assistance Command. Studies and Observations Group History -- Pictorial works.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Commando operations -- United States.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Commando operations -- United States -- Pictorial works.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Military intelligence -- United States.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Military intelligence -- United States -- Pictorial works.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Regimental histories -- United States -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn L. Plaster.
      GenrePictorial works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558.92 .P549 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 485 p. :
      Number of Pages485
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6896328M
      ISBN 101581600585
      LC Control Number00698035
      OCLC/WorldCa44584774

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“The most comprehensive examination of widespread covert American actions during the Vietnam War.”—Kirkus Reviews Code-named the Studies and Observations Group, SOG was the most secret elite U.S.

military unit to serve in the Vietnam War—so secret its /5(). SOG book. Read 50 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Major John L. Plaster, a three-tour veteran of Vietnam tells the story of the m /5.

Just released: MAC V SOG: Team History of a Clandestine Army, Volume 2. This is the second book in my new series and continues with the same layout and design. The books are more in-depth than other SOG book I have written. The centerpiece of SOG Chronicles Volume One SOG book the story of Operation Tailwind, features a SOG element of 16 Green Berets and indigenous soldiers that went deeper into Laos than any operation during the secret war.

Every Green Beret received at least one Purple Heart, including the sole medic, Gary Mike Rose/5(). Books shelved as macv-sog: Secret Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines with the Elite Warriors of SOG by John L. Plaster, Spies and Commandos: How America Lost. To order a book, visit the Publications section of this website or call UNC Press/Longleaf Services at For eBook issues, please contact Tom Franklin at or e-mail [email protected] Examination Copies.

Read an Excerpt. SOG ; IT WAS A MISERABLE sea yet navigable despite the looming islands and the swells that propelled the heaving foot junk. February was well into North Vietnam’s monsoon season, and when there weren’t full-fledged typhoons there were squalls and showers, day after day, wretched conditions for small craft like this junk—but people must eat, so fish must be caught.5/5(4).

SOG was potentially the finest group of great American soldiers ever assembled. I was assigned to the Black Panther Infantry Division of the Royal Thai Army as a liaison officer at Bearcat. Bearcat was adjacent to Long Tanh Airfield as is mentioned in this book.

It was my blessing to meet SOG operators as Long Tanh was often their training base. SOG 1 COLBY’S SECRET WAR IT WAS A MISERABLE sea yet navigable despite the looming islands and the swells that propelled the heaving foot junk.

February was well into North Vietnam’s monsoon season, and when there weren’t full-fledged typhoons there were squalls and showers, day after day, wretched conditions for small craft like this junk—but people must eat, so fish must be Edition: Reissue. John L. Plaster (born ) is a former United States Army Special Forces officer regarded as one of the leading sniper experts in the world.

A decorated Vietnam War veteran who served in the covert Studies and Observations Group (SOG), Plaster co-founded a renowned sniper school that trains military and law enforcement personnel in highly specialized sniper s/wars: Vietnam War.

Buy Sog: The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in Vietnam Reprint by Plaster, Major (Ret.) John L. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(). There are two main ways to find what you need in the benchbook: Navigation bars for the benchbook’s four sections (General, Criminal, Civil, Evidence) appear at the top of the page.

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SOG Chronicles Volume One From tofar beyond the battlefields of Vietnam and the glare of media distortions, American Green Berets and their indigenous troops fought a deadly secret war in Laos, Cambodia and North Vietnam under the aegis of the top secret Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group, or simply SOG.

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First time buyers may need to create a new account. His book is a combat-heavy, laudatory accounting of the SOG's little- known role in the Vietnam War.

From toSOG teams, made up of specially trained American volunteers (mainly Green Berets) and South Vietnamese hill tribesmen (known as Montagnards), took part in hundreds of combat, reconnaissance, and rescue missions in North and Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

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Out-of-Term, Out-of-Session, Out-of-County PDF. The inaugural edition of 'SOG Chronicles Volume One' will be the first in a series of books focusing on the many untold stories from that eight-year secret war where Green Berets went deep behind enemy lines without conventional support from artillery, tanks, or ground support troops where communist forces mas, troops to combat.

SOG: The Secret Wars of America’s Commandos in Vietnam, John L. Plaster, Penguin Group, New York,$ paperback. SOG was the acronym for Studies and Observations Group, a cover title for the Vietnam War’s covert special warfare group–essentially the OSS of Southeast : Historynet Staff. The book does a wonderful job of providing a complete story around each and every Medal of Honor that was awarded to the numerous SOG recipients.

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