LRRPs IN ACTION. PICTORIAL HISTORIES - Unrivaled as a source of authentic, detailed, attractively presented history. LRRPs in Action provides a concise history beginning with Alamo Scouts in WWII and follows their transition into the Long Range Recon Patrols (LRRPs) in the VIETNAM War. LRRP units were attached to the U.S. Army Infantry Divisions in Vietnam including 1st Infantry Division, 4th Infantry Division, 9th Infantry Division, 25th Infantry Division, Americal Infantry Division, 1st Cavalry Division, and the 101st Airborne Division. Many LRRP units became part of the 75th Rangers.
The LRRPs One of the elite force units in Vietnam. These small units penetrated deep behind enemy lines to gather information on enemy base camp locations, supply dumps, troop movements & other vital information. Long Range Recon Patrols / Long Range Patrols. Over 100 photos, 40 detail dwgs, 13 color paintings.
Concise text provides historical perspective. Filled with superb rare photographs and drawings, many in full color. Large softcovers.
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