Fire Base Illingworth
An Epic True Story of Remarkable Courage Against Staggering Odds
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $25.99|
| Book Description: |
Fire Base Illingworth is an epic, never-before-told true story of a North Vietnamese Army attack and how the men of this nearly overrun Fire Base survived.
In the early morning hours of April 1, 1970, more than four hundred North Vietnamese soldiers charged out into the open and tried to over-run FSB Illingworth. The battle went on, mostly in the dark, for hours. Exposed ammunition canisters were hit and blew up, causing a thunderous explosion inside the FSB that left...