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Timely and timeless. This is a soldier's story and war is war, whether it's Bull Run, Ban Me Thuot, or Fallujah. Sent to Vietnam after being drafted, Carl Melcher makes friends with both the black and white members of his company in spite of racial tensions of the times. Naive and young for his nineteen years, he learns harrowing truths about life and death when his optimism proves false.

©2013 Paul Clayton (P)2013 Paul Clayton

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Well done and enlightening

Enlightening for this 'Nam veteran's spouse and pulled him into the story too. Dig it.