Dave Stockwell has done an excellent job putting together so many different points of view and making them blend into the true story that will live as long as the US Army has soldiers that proudly wear the Green Beret.
— William R. Phillips, Author of Night of the Silver Stars: The Battle of Lang Vei
A masterpiece! The hair-raising account of the renowned fight will leave you feeling you were there. When enemy tanks breach the perimeter wire at start of the battle, you’ll break out in a sweat. Route 9 Problem—The Battle for Lang Vei is a must-read for every Viet Nam veteran and for anyone else who needs a good dose of patriotism.
— Gary Linderer, US Army Ranger Hall of Fame
Author of The Eyes of the Eagle and Others on Vietnam
One of the most outstanding books we have read, Route 9 Problem delivers an honest rendering of that conflict in the words of those who fought. By showcasing each branch of the service’s unique capabilities, Stockwell provides a fresh and thoughtful look at Lang Vei’s enduring truths of leading, planning, and showing courage in combat.
— Victor Holman, US Army Lieutenant Colonel Retired and Somalia Veteran, and
Emmanuel Holman, US Army Captain and Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran