Ripcord Association

Ripcord Books

Ripcord: Screaming Eagles Under Siege,
Vietnam 1970 
Keith W. Nolan

Hell on a Hilltop
Maj Gen Ben Harrison

Remembering Fire Base Ripcord
Chris Brady

Brutal Battles of Vietnam:

America’s Deadliest Days, 1965 – 1972

Operation Texas Star: The Last American Battles of the Vietnam War: April – September, 1970

John G Roberts

Strike Force Widow Makers:
The True Story of Firebase Ripcord
by James King
A veteran’s memoir of his time spent fighting to defend
FSB Ripcord in the A Shau Valley of Viet Nam

A Decisive Battle at Firebase Ripcord: A Medic’s Story
by Martin Glennon

The Forgotten Battle: Captain Fredrick Spaulding and Firebase Ripcord

On July 23, 1970, in the A Shau Valley in South Vietnam as part of the evacuation of Fire Support Base Ripcord, Frederick G. Gilbert, point man ………….Read more