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The Rescue of River City


A true account of the fifty-six hour battle during the 1968 TeT offensive in Vietnam which resulted in the author being awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. This battle is the vehicle used to describe the structure and mission of a highly sensitive, little known but successful program run by the Central Intelligence Agency using United States Army Special Forces and indigenous soldiers.

About the Author

Drew Dix is the first enlisted man in the US Army Special Forces to have been awarded the Medal of Honor. He received a direct commission to the rank of first lieutenant and retired with the rank of major after serving twenty years in the army- many of those in unconventional warfare assignments. Following retirement he continued to work in support of government sponsored programs and owned and operated an air service in the Alaskan interior.