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On Easter morning, 1972, Marine captain John Ripley braved intense enemy fire to blow up a bridge during the North Vietnamese "Easter Offensive." Ripley became a legend within the Marine Corps for his daring act of heroism. His story is described here by fellow Marine John Grider Miller. Miller lays bare Ripley's innermost thoughts during the 3 hours it took to place and set the fuses while some 30,000 enemy troops and 200 tanks prepared to cross just yards away. Such a compelling act of raw courage and personal resolve is rarely encountered.
©1989 (P)1997 by the United States Naval Institute
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"This story of men doing the extraordinary can make for a well-spent evening." AudioFile
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2 out of 5 stars
By Christopher on 04-24-15

Bad Audio

The book itself is good, but it sounds like the narration was recorded on a cheap handheld pointed in the general direction of a conference call. Disappointing.

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