Valley of Tears: Assault Into the Plei Trap Valley is another action-packed autobiographical look at a very special mission. In the late summer of 1968, several intelligence sources stated that numerous American POW's were being held in bamboo cages for transport by vehicle up the Ho Chi Minh Trail from the North Vietnamese Army stronghold the Plei Trap Valley.
Special Forces CPT Joe Dietrich and 1LT Don Bendell volunteered to lead a helicopter assault into the Plei Trap Valley with 100 Montagnard mercenaries as the point element of a joint task force of soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division. This book tells the harrowing tale about the adventures and misadventures of the two on this dangerous mission.
Though you may know Don Bendell from the popular audiobooks Snake-Eater: Vietnam Special Forces Series, Book 4, Crossbow: Vietnam Special Forces, Book 1 and Valley of Tears: Assault Into the Plei Trap Valley: Vietnam Special Forces, Book 3, Bendell is actually one of the most renowned Bios & Memoirs and History authors in our catalog. In total, we carry 4 audiobooks from Bendell on AudioBookStore.com, with the latest Bios & Memoirs title being: Snake-Eater: Vietnam Special Forces Series, Book 4. Crossbow: Vietnam Special Forces, Book 1 was added to our catalog in 2010, making it the author's oldest audiobook available on our website, while Snake-Eater: Vietnam Special Forces Series, Book 4 is the most popular and bestselling audiobook from Bendell. Enjoy over 24 hours of audiobook listening from Bendell, among the 4 audiobooks we have available. With such a wide variety of audiobooks, we know you're sure to enjoy Bios & Memoirs books from Don Bendell. Bendell was born on January 8, 1947 in Akron, OH. For more audiobooks and information on Don Bendell, please visit his page on AudiobookStore.com: Don Bendell audiobooks.