Author(s): Doyle D Glass
A stirring tribute to the valor of Marines in Vietnam.a ( Nathaniel Fick, "New York Times" bestselling author of "One Bullet Away") Thursday, October 12, 1967: Marine Lance Corporal Kevin Cahill stepped onto a trail deep in the remote Hai Lang National Forest in South Vietnam. Following Cahill were the Marines of Charlie Company, First Battalion, First Marines, First Marine Division. They would find hell on earth under the jungle canopy. Ambushed, surrounded, outnumbered, out-gunned, and quickly running low on ammunition, the marines of Operation Medina fought toe-to-toe with a ferocious, determined opponent. Based on extensive interviews with survivors of Operation Medina, as well as with the friends and families of the men who didnat make it back, "Lions of Medina" takes readers through the tragedy and triumphs of war, and into the heart of a close-knit group of warriors who fought, bled, and died together, and the spirit of loyalty and camaraderie that binds them to this day.
aGritty and gutsy.a
a"Lions of Medina" captures the chaos and ferocity of infantry combat.a
aNathaniel Fick, "New York Times" bestselling author of "One Bullet Away"