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John L. Plaster served three tours in the top-secret unconventional warfare group, Studies and Observations Group, in Vietnam. As a long-range reconnaissance leader, he led tiny intelligence-gathering teams behind enemy lines in Laos and Cambodia before leaving SOG in late 1971. He was decorated for heroism four times and retired from the U.S. Army as a major.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Commando operations -- United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Commando operations -- United States -- Pictorial works.
United States. -- Military Assistance Command. -- Studies and Observations Group -- History.
United States. -- Military Assistance Command. -- Studies and Observations Group -- History -- Pictorial works.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Military intelligence -- United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Military intelligence -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Regimental histories -- United States -- Pictorial works.