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Blood on the Risers An Airborne Soldier's Thirty five Months in Vietnam

Weapons He saw the war as few others did and lives to tell about the valor and sacrifice that outlived the dea. Great and easy read what a story

SUMMARY Blood on the Risers An Airborne Soldier's Thirty five Months in Vietnam

Nths of fruitless effort looking for the enemy watched as his budies died because of lousy leadership and lousy. The author served in Vietnam as a paratrooper with the elite 173rd Airborne and spent months in the jungles in the Central Highlands From there he transferred to the elite Ranger unit going behind enemy lines This book describes the true horror of war and the type of men it takes to do these dangerous missions

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From Dak To to the Tet Offensive John Leppelman saw it all In three tours of duty he made combat jumps spent mo. I ve just finished this and although it took me 3 months to read this wasn t because it s not worth reading In fact it s than worth spending your money on The reason it took so long is because I go so angry in places I had to put the book down and walk away from it Not angry with Lepp but with the way he and all the other grunts and every day men boys were treated and dealt with His honesty with regards to mistakes made and the situations the men boys were put in made my blood boil at timesWritten in journal form you are taken on the journey with him from the time he signed up to the time he left the forces His honesty with regards some situations and people may be hard for some to read in these modern politically correct times but if you are offended you need to remember times were different then and his comments are relevant to those times Yes there are moments when I wanted to tell him to bite his tongue and keep his head down but at the end of the day can any of us say we would have behaved any differentlyHe has an excellent prose at describing the events he took part in and the surroundings giving some kind of visual imagery to the reader so you almost feel as if you are following him through the jungle and down the rivers You can feel the heat and smell the smells several times I wanted to pull him out of the jungle and run a hot bath for him yet his descriptions of some of the horrendous things he encountered including the deaths of platoon comrades although descriptive aren t graphic enough to put you off reading


10 thoughts on “Blood on the Risers An Airborne Soldier's Thirty five Months in Vietnam

  1. says:

    I've just finished this and although it took me 3 months to read this wasn't because it's not worth reading In fact it's than worth spending your money on The reason it took so long is because I go so angry in places I had to put the book down and walk away from it Not angry with 'Lepp' but with the way he and al

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  3. says:

    MAN THIS IS AS REAL AS IT GETS It is a GREAT read but there is nothing poetic or poignant it is stark and brutal reality of what the fighting men went through to secure our FREEDOM from enemies when our government sent them into the fray whether or not they agreed with the politics they fought for the guy beside them not f

  4. says:

    I've read a good handful of books dealing with experiences in Vietnam and this book has to be my favoriteWhat makes this book uniue i

  5. says:

    The author served in Vietnam as a paratrooper with the elite 173rd Airborne and spent months in the jungles in the Central Highlands From there he transferred to the elite Ranger unit going behind enemy lines This book describes the true horror of war and the type of men it takes to do these dangerous missions

  6. says:

    I don't generally go for the military genre but this is an amazing journey through the Vietnam War It's shoot from the hip in your face Airborne All The Way Dirty bloody painful and touching You feel like a bad ass just reading it

  7. says:

    OutstandingJust a great book from start to finish Well written and the writer puts you in his shoes A great look into our fighting men and the heroes that were forgotten by an ungrateful nation

  8. says:

    Such a good book I originally was reuired to read it for a college history class that I took and have now read it 3 times I enjoyed the real life stories from Leppelman and how he didn't leave many details out

  9. says:

    Great and easy read what a story

  10. says:

    Great book Learned a lot about the Vietnam War and this guy seen a lot of crazy stuff and lived

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