Blue Spaders

The 26th Infantry Regiment, 1917-1967 (Cantigny military history series)
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Cantigny First Division Foundation
The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8713801M
ISBN 101890093009
ISBN 139781890093006
OCLC/WorldCa37480658

The 26th Infantry Regiment—“Blue Spaders”—has a long and illustrious history with the 1st Infantry Division. Assigned to the Big Red One during World War I, the 26th has been with the division ever since, earning it a reputation as one of the finest regiments in the United States Army.

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The Blue Spaders - Vietnam: A Private's Account: History of the 1st Infantry Division in Initial Days of the War/5(4). The Blue Spaders - Vietnam: A Private's Account: History of the 1st Infantry Division in Initial Days of the War Bradfield, Carl W.

ISBN ISBN New. Blue Spaders is not intended to be a comprehensive history of the 26th Infantry Regiment, but rather a book that captures the unit’s “personality.” And in that endeavor it has succeeded admirably.

Colonel Harry G. Summers, Jr. THE BLUE SPADERS-VIETNAM, A PRIVATE'S ACCOUNT - 1/26th Inf., was written to explain that not all American GIs were crazy killers who took drugs.

There is no cussing, & it's written with a slant on humor. Just the straight eye-witness account from one GI who was REALLY there. ".Battle of the Bong nds of tracer rounds criss-crossing the night sky. The Battle of Ap Gu, which took place on the 31st of March, and ended on the 1st of April, was the largest and most successful battle encountered by all elements of the 1st Infantry Division - especially the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry, Blue Spaders, during the Division's five year tour of Reviews: 9.

Home / Military Book Series / Blue Spaders. Blue Spaders. $ Despite the warnings, that afternoon inside a rubber plantation the Blue Spaders walked into a U-shaped ambush by camouflaged NVA soldiers hidden high in trees and in ground-level brush.

With an initial barrage of rocket propelled grenades, the NVA killed the entire 1/26 command element, including Stigall. The First Division Museum at Cantigny has published nearly a dozen books and videos in support of its mission.

Most of these publications belong to the Cantigny Military History Series. The goal of this series is to preserve and promote the history of the 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army within the context of American military history.

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gate hours. grocery shopping. gyms. The Blue Spaders, as the 26 th was known, were in for another epic and sanguine moment in a history full of both as they dug in and reinforced their foxholes with tree limbs and sand bags.

The few veterans left in the regiment made sure the new guys dug deep and camouflage their fighting positions well. While doing some research on the 26th Infantry Regiment (Blue Spaders) in Bamberg, Germany I came across a photo showing a ceremonial reviewing stand with officers and other ranks.

In the center of the picture is an unidentified soldier holding a camera. He wears the helmet liner of. The "Blue Spaders" served longer in Vietnam with their "Big Red One" units than any other division.

After 5 continuous years of combat the "Blue Spaders" received orders to return home in   The Blue Spaders at the Battle of Ap Gu, 31 March-1 April by David H.

Puckett, unknown edition. *Spoiler* “They Fought for Each Other” by Kelly Kennedy is a non-fiction story of Charlie Company of the United States Army stationed in Adhamiya, Iraq.

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The Pentagon believed that insurgents were based in Adhamiya so they sent Charlie Company over to a suburb of Baghdad. The company was led by Captain Mike Baka and First Sergeant Kenneth Hendrix/5(44). In CPT Regis Snyder found inspiration in an unlikely place during his service in Vietnam.

In this video 1st Division veteran, Regis Snyder, shares with. John F. Votaw is the author of In the Wake of the Storm ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Blue Spaders ( avg rating, 1 rating, 4/5(1).

After a series of disastrous missteps in its conduct of the war, the White House in appointed General David Petraeus as the Commanding General of the coalition Me How This Endsis an inside account of his attempt to turn around a failing war.

Linda Robinson conducted extensive interviews with Petraeus and his subordinate commanders and spent weeks with key U.S. and Iraqi 4/5(2). 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

5, likes talking about this 91 were here. This is the Official Facebook Page for the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment. Blue Spaders Safe and Secure. likes. Blue Spaders Safe and Secure is a combined effort of past and present Blue Spaders to provide safety, security, and support in our brother's time of need.

The Blue Spaders at the Battle of AP Gu, 31 March-1 April by Sr David H Puckett,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Blue Spaders return. By Sgt. David L. Cox, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs Ap Share on Twitter; Share on Facebook.

Injournalist and former soldier Kelly Kennedy embedded with the U.S. Army's Charlie Company in Iraq. In 15 months, the 26th Infantry Regiment had the most casualties of.

On 30 March, he sent the Blue Spaders of the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry, commanded by Lt.

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Col. Alexander Haig, into LZ GEORGE in an effort to locate the elusive prey. LZ GEORGE was a dried-up swamp located about two kilometers west of the hamlet of Ap Gu and one kilometer north of Route Book Review: Blue Spaders: The 26th Infantry Regiment (edited by Steven Blue Spaders: The 26th Infantry Regimentedited by Steven Weingartner, First Division Museum at Cantigny, 1 South Winfield Road, Wheaton, Ill.,$ Blue Spaders deployment Adhamiya in South East Baghdad.

This was the most dangerous sector in all of Iraq at the time. We went on to earn Army wide rec. Blue Spader is fully-equipped to handle any construction project, from pre-construction demolition and excavation, to completely new "from-the-ground-up" facility production.

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