Very Good / Very Good. Item #4966
New York: Random House, 1992. Later Printing. Signed by both authors and by Sargeant Major Basil L. Plumley without inscription on full title. Octavo; 412pp. Photo-illustrated dust jacket over brown paper-covered boards with green cloth spine and silver lettering. Jacket shows light edgewear but is clean and crisp with no chips, tears, or marks. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
SGM Plumley served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, retiring in 1974 after 33 years of service with 28 service awards and decorations. Book was the basis for the 2002 film We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson as Lt. Gen Harold Moore, Barry Pepper as Joe Galloway, and Sam Elliott as SGM Basil Plumley.