the performance by Hawkins is well received
the period in which it takes place and the historical relevance of the time
this is my first, but not the last
not so much enjoyable but eye-opening. If you had read the papers or watched the television news only the marines were in that battle.
the way SSgt Bellavia talk about his men.
There are no favorite scene's only horror upon horror
Being a VietNam vet it was very emotional at times.
having been in that particular nasty place I can understand what they were involved in
The fact that we smoked the NVA.
The harrowing tale of being in the bunker areas that were so well hidden until you were upon them without the knowledge of them being there until the air was ripped by the sound of automatic weapons fire.
too many people to narrow it down to 1
The bitterly cold winter
Halberstam will be missed in the writing world. He new how to define moments in our history. And did not try to rewrite that same history, that cannot be said for many of our lessor authors.
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