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Vietnam Memoirs : A Passage to Sorrow

Falabella, Father J. Robert, 1930-

Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 2010.

136 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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A U.S. Army chaplain recounts his experiences sharing the hardships and dangers that made up the daily routine of a combat soldier in Vietnam. Chaplain Falabella, decorated for his bravery under fire, offers eyewitness accounts of search-and-destroy missions, night ambushes, helicopter assaults, and a multi-hour fire fight during the first TET Offensive. Father Falabella is a Catholic priest in residence at Saint Mary Magdalene in Simpsonville, SC. He joined the U.S. Army in 1966 and served with the 3rd Corps, 25th Infantry Division in Cui Chi, Vietnam, from1967 through 1968, earning Silver and Bronze Stars. 5177, 10197, 13323.

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ISBN:

978-1-59114-255-3 (alk. paper)

ISBN:

978-1-59114-255-3 (alk. paper)

LC Call No:

DS559.5 .F35 2010

Dewey Class No:

959.704/37 B 22

Author:

Falabella, Father J. Robert, 1930-

Title:

Vietnam Memoirs : A Passage to Sorrow / J. Robert Falabella.

Edition:

1st Naval Institute Press pbk. ed.

Publisher:

Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 2010.

Physical:

136 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Notes:

Originally published: New York : Pageant Press International. c1971.

Summary:

A U.S. Army chaplain recounts his experiences sharing the hardships and dangers that made up the daily routine of a combat soldier in Vietnam. Chaplain Falabella, decorated for his bravery under fire, offers eyewitness accounts of search-and-destroy missions, night ambushes, helicopter assaults, and a multi-hour fire fight during the first TET Offensive. Father Falabella is a Catholic priest in residence at Saint Mary Magdalene in Simpsonville, SC. He joined the U.S. Army in 1966 and served with the 3rd Corps, 25th Infantry Division in Cui Chi, Vietnam, from1967 through 1968, earning Silver and Bronze Stars. 5177, 10197, 13323.

Subject:

Falabella, J. Robert,--1930-

Subject:

Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American.

Subject:

Wisdom--Chaplains--United States.

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