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By Jr. Pezzoli Ray

ISBN-10: 078642396X

ISBN-13: 9780786423965

This memoir relates the author’s stories in the course of his year-long travel of responsibility within the early days of yank involvement in Vietnam. Serving in Bravo corporation of the first Infantry department, Ray Pezzoli supplied safety for engineers developing the deep water port in Cam Ranh Bay. From July eleven, 1965, via June 22, 1966, he handled the ever present chance of Viet Cong guerilla assaults, by no means figuring out even if the Vietnamese natives he met should be pals or enemies. And as a military reporter, he recorded a few of his reports in print and photographs.
From shield responsibility to bathing practices, Pezzoli describes the lifestyle of squaddies with the prepared eye of a journalist whereas additionally wondering the knowledge of intensive media involvement in the course of wartime. exact to his tale is the twin viewpoint of infantryman and journalist; Pezzoli by no means forgot his army aim, and tallied not less than eleven kills. The memoir offers a relocating narrative not just of his carrier yet of his tradition surprise on returning to the US. An appendix presents more information approximately Vietnam, together with its historical past prior to and after American involvement. The author’s images from the time are included.

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