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Book: Young Soldiers Amazing Warriors - Inside One of the Most Highly Decorated Battalions of Vietnam by Robert Sholly

Book: Young Soldiers Amazing Warriors - Inside One of the Most Highly Decorated Battalions of Vietnam by Robert Sholly

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Author Robert Shollyabout this book: "Young Soldiers Amazing Warriors: Inside One of the Most Highly Decorated Battalions of Vietnam" is based on journals the author kept during his first combat tour in Vietnam and eye-witness accounts of survivors. It has reached the No. 1 Best Seller position on Amazon Kindle and has won 20 national awards, to include a Grand Prize, since its publication in February, 2014.

The story recounts day-to-day operations of an infantry battalion in the Central Highlands of Vietnam in 1966-67. There is humor mixed with the description of difficulties with mountainous terrain, wild animals and vegetation. Included in the accounting are stories about unexpected animals, ferocious firefights and awe-inspiring actions of young men just out of high school, heroes in the making. The battles rival anything shown on the screen and are completely factual. Accounts told from the men's perspectives are exciting, riveting and memorable. Numerous individual citations were awarded to soldiers for their bravery and valor. In addition to other awards and decorations, in an unprecedented 60-day period, four men were awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest honor, along with five other soldiers who were awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's second highest award.

It is also a classic treatise about leadership. The principles of taking care of men, while under stress, and still accomplishing goals and objectives are included throughout the book. Several reviewers have indicated the book should be read by anyone interested in honing or improving their leadership and management skills, while one reviewer went so far as to say that every citizen of the United States should read the book.

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