Award-winning author and Khe Sanh siege veteran Michael Archer


Michael Archer recalls how young men struggled to survive under the intense combat and continuous shelling during the 77-day-long siege of Khe Sanh in the Vietnam War.

Memory of Marine MIA during the battle of Khe Sanh in the Vietnam War

Michael Archer tells the tragic story of his best friend, one of the last to die in the bloody battle of Khe Sanh during the Vietnam War, the effect on family and friends, and the ongoing search for his remains on that old battlefield.

 Book about Marine CIA-trained intelligence officer from Pakistan who broke the siege of Khe Sanh.

Author Michael Archer tells the incredible story of a Pakistani immigrant who rose through  Marine Corps enlisted and officer ranks and realized his destiny in saving thousands of American lives at the siege of Khe Sanh during the Vietnam War. 

Michael's Blog

This blog is intended  to share information related to the topics of my books on the battle of Khe Sanh, which include A Patch of Ground: Khe Sanh Remembered and The Long Goodbye: Khe Sanh Revisited ,and The    Gunpowder Prince: How Marine Corps Captain Mirza Munir Baig Saved Khe Sanh, received the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation's prestigious Colonel Joseph Alexander Award for a distinguished book of biographical literature. 

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