PDF ✓ BOOK Dear Mom ☆ JOSEPH T WARD

Joseph T. Ward ✓ Dear Mom TEXT

PDF ✓ BOOK Dear Mom ☆ JOSEPH T. WARD ☆ ❴KINDLE❵ ❄ Dear Mom Author Joseph T. Ward – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk In Vietnam's jungle war only one group of men was feared than death itself the Marine Scout Snipers The US Marine Scout Snipers were among the most highly trained soldiers in Vietnam With theirIn Vietnam's jungle war only one group of men was feared than death itself the Marine Scout Snipers The US Marine Scout Snipers were among the most highly trained soldiers in Vietnam With their unparalleled skill freedom of movement and deadly accurate long r The letters to mom gimmick works The content of the author's letters home help carry the story in a way that is neither burdensome nor distracting and the date and location stamps on each one keep the reader oriented throughout the journey The letters also provide a nice contrast between the filter a soldier applies to family correspondence while living the experiences of battle to a fuller story the author is comfortable sharing at a later date The in depth content between the letters is the meat of the book These sections are well written descriptive and often provide the “what really happened” confessionsWard briefly covers his childhood and schooling before launching into a detailed narrative of his military training and one year tour in Vietnam The story is one of dedication and achievement from someone who strives to win in every situation succeeding often but also suffering some painful 2nd place finishes As a sniper his close relationships are few and often brief but his descriptions of other key characters are rich and poignant whether it be a mentor a comrade a trainee or one his Vietnamese friends The author may cross the line between full disclosure and bravado a little at times but he also isn't shy about self deprecation Overall an insightful look into the Vietnam experience from an effective writer

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Ange Remington bolt rifles the Scout Snipers were sought after by every Marine unit and so feared by the enemy that the VC bounty on the Scout Snipers was higher than on any other elite American unitJoseph Ward's letters home reveal a side of war seldom seen Very easy readGood first hand on the ground account of marine action in VietnamGood depiction of Boot Camp and a bit of insight into the Marine sniper 'club'The reason I read it was that my Brother in law gave it to me and told me that he was in itRead in one day

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Dear MomWhether under nightly mortar attack in An Hoa with a Marine company in the bullet scarred jungle on secret missions to Laos or on dangerous two man hunter kills Ward lived the war in a way few men did And he fought the enemy as few men did up close and person Excellent readWar is obviously horror but it was a pleasure to read this man's account of it Very well written and a page turner I could not put down