LAND WITH NO SUN. A YEAR IN VIETNAM WITH THE 173rd AIRBORNE. No-holds-barred, straight-in-your-face account of combat in Vietnam with one of the true elite units of the Vietnam War. Real battles. Real soldiers. Real Stories.
LAND WITH NO SUN. A Year in Vietnam with the 173rd Airborne Brigade. by Command Sergeant Major Ted G. Arthurs, US Army. You know it's going to be hot when your brigade is referred to as a Fireball unit. From May 1967 through May 1968, Ted Arthurs was in the thick of it, humping an eighty-pound rucksack through triple canopy jungle, chasing down the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese in the Central Highlands of South Vietnam. As sergeant major for a battalion of 800 men, it was his job to see them through this jungle hell and get them back home again.
400 pages with 60 photographs.
Ted G. Arthurs was the Command Sergeant Major of the 4th Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade in Vietnam. He fought in the battles of Dak-to and the 1968 Tet Offensive. He lives in Destin, Florida.