The Killing Zone: My Life in the Vietnam War Pdf Book

The Killing Zone: My Life in the Vietnam War

  • Author : Frederick Downs
  • ISBN : 9780393076066
  • Category : History
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 272
  • Release Date : 2007-02-17

“The best damned book from the point of view of the infantrymen who fought there.”—Army Times Among the best books ever written about men in combat, The Killing Zone tells the story of the platoon of Delta One-six, capturing what it meant to face lethal danger, to follow orders, and to search for the conviction and then the hope that this war was worth the sacrifice. The book includes a new chapter on what happened to the platoon members when they came home.

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