A GRIPPING, TRUE STORY TOLD FROM THE FRONT LINES AS THE WORLD FACED THE POSSIBILITY OF NUCLEAR WAR.
This is a personal account of military service and the historical events that were happening during President Reagan’s time in office as the world faced the possibility of nuclear war.
On the verge of World War 3 and nuclear war, “We Were Soldiers Too” is about the difficult job of serving in the infantry during a very critical time of the Cold War.
The author was in the US Army from November 1980 until March 1988 which coincided with President Reagan’s time in office.
He quickly went from a naïve seventeen year old boy to a dedicated die hard soldier ready to sacrifice his life for his country.
Serving as the first line of defense for a Soviet invasion in Germany, he found himself assigned the responsibility of defending an area in the Fulda Gap with only one objective, to hold the advancing Soviets until reinforcements arrived.