Behind-enemy-lines stories of elite Marines in Vietnam
Force Recon companies were the eyes and ears of the Marine Corps in Vietnam. Classified as special operations capable, Force Recon Marines ventured into the enemy’s backyard to conduct reconnaissance and launched deliberate strikes against the enemy. Lanning and Stubbe blend analysis and you-are-there stories of Force Recon in action to create the definitive account of Recon Marines.
Michael Lee Lanning, a decorated Vietnam veteran, also wrote Inside the LRRPs (978-0804101660) and The Only War We Had (978-1585446049). He lives near Galveston, Texas. Ray William Stubbe is co-author of Valley of Decision. He lives outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin.