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Published by Orbis in Aldbourne .
Written in English


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Condensed from the book published 1985.

StatementTom Mangold and John Penycate.
SeriesEyewitness Nam -- no.9
ContributionsPenycate, John.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21368756M

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The Tunnels of Cu Chi and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5().   As a Tunnel Rat that spent time in the tunnels in the Iron Triangle, the "Tunnels of Cu Chi" recounts many of the episodes that happened in the area. I used this book to explain the what part of my duties in VietNam was like. It tells the tale with out embelishment nor as a typical war by: Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Tunnels of Cu Chi In this book, Mangold offers an extensive overview of the American soldiers who served as tunnel rats during the Vietnam War. Upon discovering miles of hidden underground tunnels, the U.S. Military needed specific volunteers to search and destroy these tunnels. The authors of The Tunnels of Cu Chi are not only surprised by the 25th Division's stupidity concerning the tunnels; they seem amazed at the Cu Chi base camp, an amazement which must reflect the feelings of the Vietnamese. The 25th base camp could have been almost any small city in the U.S. with all the comforts of home (since U.S. troops had no vested interest in .

The Tunnels of Cu Chi: A Remarkable Story of War Paperback – 13 Oct. by Tom Mangold (Author)/5().   Digging the Cu Chi Tunnels Communist forces began digging a network of tunnels under the jungle terrain of South Vietnam in the late s, during their war of independence from French colonial. In their book, The Tunnels of Cu Chi, BBC reporters Tom Mangold and John Penycate told the story of the American Tunnel Rats, a saga they learned about for the first time from the Viet Cong, who admired the Tunnel Rats as the best soldiers among the American forces. The Tunnel Rats, those who survived, did not tell their own : Paula Mahar. The authors, BBC journalists, discuss the Vietcong who lived, worked and fought in tunnelsparticularly the ones in Cu Chi, a district just north of Saigonas well as the U.S. Army tunnel rats,'' who.

Book Review: Tunnels of Cu Chi By Pete Zastrow [Printer-Friendly Version]Any leftover questions about why the Vietnamese won the war are answered in the book The Tunnels of Cu Chi.. The authors, Britishers Tom Mangold and John Penycate make a detailed case for the strategic importance of the hundreds of miles of tunnels in, around and under the U.S. 25th Division headquarters at Cu Chi. Cu Chi Tunnels can be crowded, so we recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all Cu Chi Tunnels tickets and tours on Tripadvisor/5(K). The book is divided into (22) chapters: War Underground, Chu Chi District, Operation Crimp, The Guerillas of the Viet Cong, The Tunnels, Survival Underground, Born in a Tunnel, The Tunnel Rats, Not Worth a Rat's Ass, Stop the Americans!, Animals, Cu Chi Base Camp, Pham Sand-The Story of an Entertainer, Operation Cedar Falls, Dr. Vo Hoang Le /5(). The author of the National Book Award-winning novel Paco's Story offers a haunting memoir of the Vietnam War and its devastating impact on his family, chronicling a railway journey from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, a return to his former station at Cu Chi and its famed tunnels, and a climb up a local sacred mountain. 25, first printing.