A Tiger among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley A Story of Valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley, Bennie G. Adkins
  • List: $25.98  |  Sale: $18.19
    Club: $12.99
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

A Tiger among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley

Author: Bennie G. Adkins, Katie Lamar Jackson, Bennie G. Adkins

Narrator: Chuck Hagel, Jeff Bottoms

Unabridged: 5 hr 41 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 05/15/2018

Genre: History - Military - Vietnam War

Includes: Bonus PDF

Synopsis

Foreword by Chuck Hagel, former Secretary of Defense and Senator from NebraskaAdaptable. Cunning. Ferocious. Fearless. The Indochinese tiger is just one of the formidable predators roaming Vietnam's jungle. In 1966 a small band of US Special Forces soldiers--most especially Bennie Adkins--spent four grueling days facing down the "tiger" among them.While the rain and mist of an early March moved over the valley, then-Sergeant First Class Bennie Adkins and sixteen other Green Berets found themselves holed up in an undermanned and unfortified position at Camp A Shau, a small training and reconnaissance camp located right next to the infamous Ho Chi Minh Trail, North Vietnam's major supply route. And with the rain came the North Vietnamese Army in force.Surrounded 10-to-1, the Green Berets endured constant mortar and rifle fire, direct assaults, treasonous allies, and volatile jungle weather. But there was one among them who battled ferociously, like a tiger, and when they finally evacuated, he carried the wounded to safety. Forty-eight years later, Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins's valor was recognized when he received this nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor.Filled with the sights, smells, and sounds of a raging battle fought in the middle of a tropical forest, A Tiger among Us is a riveting tale of bravery, valor, skill, and resilience.

Recommended

A Bright Shining Lie John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam, Neil Sheehan
A Bright Shining Lie
by Neil Sheehan

25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION. One of the most acclaimed books of our time—the definitive Vietnam War exposé.Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.When he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the ...

Narrator: Robertson Dean
Published: 08/11/2009

The Best and the Brightest, David Halberstam
The Best and the Brightest
by David Halberstam

David Halberstam’s masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain.Using portraits of America’s flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best ...

Narrator: Mark Bramhall,David Clennon
Published: 05/09/2017

The Odyssey of Echo Company The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War, Doug Stanton
The Odyssey of Echo Company
by Doug Stanton

SELECTED BY MILITARY TIMES AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR * SELECTED BY THE SOCIETY OF MIDLAND AUTHORS’ AS THE BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR The New York Times bestselling author of In Harm’s Way and Horse Soldiers shares the powerful acc...

Narrator: CJ Wilson
Published: 09/19/2017

The Soldiers' Story Vietnam in Their Own Words, Ron Steinman
The Soldiers' Story
by Ron Steinman

Most history-minded Americans have discussed the Vietnam War, becoming familiar, at the very least, with the names of such pivotal events as the Siege of Khe Sanh, the Tet Offensive, and the Fall of Saigon. But to grasp the full impact of this agoni...

Narrator: Edward Holland
Published: 12/27/2016

Vietnam An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975, Max Hastings
Vietnam
by Max Hastings

An absorbing and definitive modern history of the Vietnam War from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Secret War.Vietnam became the Western world’s most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for...

Narrator: Max Hastings
Published: 10/16/2018

The Best and the Brightest, David Halberstam
The Best and the Brightest
by David Halberstam

David Halberstam’s masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain.Using portraits of America’s flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best ...

Narrator: Mark Bramhall,David Clennon
Published: 05/08/2007

SOG The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in Vietnam, John L. Plaster
SOG
by John L. Plaster

John Plaster’s riveting account of his covert activities as a member of a special operations team during the Vietnam War is “a true insider’s account, this eye-opening report will leave readers feeling as if they’ve been give...

Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 02/19/2019

We Few US Special Forces in Vietnam, Nick Brokhausen
We Few
by Nick Brokhausen

A Green Beret's gripping memoir of American Special Forces in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.

Narrator: George Spelvin
Published: 10/30/2018

Hero Found The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War, Bruce Henderson
Hero Found
by Bruce Henderson

The true story made famous in Werner Herzog's acclaimed film Rescue Dawn—the incredible drama of the pilot who overcame seemingly insurmountable odds to lead a mass escape from a POW camp deep in the Laotian jungle.

Narrator: Todd McLaren
Published: 06/30/2010
{"id":"2241683","ean":"9781549168703","abr":"Unabridged","title":"A Tiger among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley","subtitle":"A Story of Valor in Vietnam's A Shau Valley","author":"Bennie G. Adkins","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Chuck Hagel","ubr_id":"2241683","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"25.98","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"16.89","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Chuck Hagel","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 5 hr 45 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}