Robert D. Sander served twenty-five years in the U.S. Army and retired as a colonel in 1993.
In the final days of the operation, I watched at Khe Sanh as every
UH-1 helicopter returned fully loaded with withdrawing troops and
an additional four to six ARVN troops hanging on the skids. Robert
Sander has done a truly superb job of telling what really happened
in Lam Son 719. Great book!"" - Maj. Gen. Benjamin L. Harrison,
author of Hell on a Hill Top: America's Last Major Battle in
""With the keen eye for detail that comes from having served in combat, Bob Sander's Invasion of Laos is an important addition to the history of one of the pivotal battles of the Vietnam War. Sander's vivid accounts of the heroic actions of his fellow helicopter pilots and crewmen are especially noteworthy. Invasion of Laos deserves to be a part of any Vietnam War library or collection."" - Andrew Wiest, author of Vietnam's Forgotten Army: Heroism and Betrayal in the ARVN