The Golden Fleece

The Golden Fleece

High-risk Adventure at West Point

Book - 2017
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"The true story of how six cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point set out to steal the billy goat mascot from their rival, the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, interwoven with a narrative about the private lives of West Point cadets in the early 1960s."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Lincoln, NB :, Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press,, [2017]
ISBN: 9781612349107
1612349102
Characteristics: 312 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: SPNSS, 0010 hours, 21 November 1965
High aspirations
Beast
Plebes at last
Holiday cheer
Christmas dinner
World politics
SPNSS, 0025 hours, 21 November 1965
Buckner
Cold steel
Army field training
Yearlings
Goethe
SPNSS, 0030 hours, 21 November 1965
Cow year
Firsty year
The adventure begins
Recon run
Decision time
In flight
Hallelujah!
Caravan crisis
Laying low
Inside connections
Time to deliver
Betrayal
Falling on our swords
The shadow of the guillotine
The commandant of cadets
Vietnam veterans memorial
The engineer
Pension asset management
Saving Apple's cookies
Taking Baghdad
Rocket man.
Summary: "The true story of how six cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point set out to steal the billy goat mascot from their rival, the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, interwoven with a narrative about the private lives of West Point cadets in the early 1960s."--Provided by publisher.

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