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By Jr. Pezzoli Ray

This memoir relates the author’s stories in the course of his year-long journey of responsibility within the early days of yank involvement in Vietnam. Serving in Bravo corporation of the first Infantry department, Ray Pezzoli supplied defense for engineers developing the deep water port in Cam Ranh Bay. From July eleven, 1965, via June 22, 1966, he handled the ever present hazard of Viet Cong guerilla assaults, by no means understanding no matter if the Vietnamese natives he met can be pals or enemies. And as a military reporter, he recorded a few of his studies in print and photographs.
From protect accountability to bathing practices, Pezzoli describes the lifestyle of squaddies with the willing eye of a journalist whereas additionally wondering the knowledge of in depth media involvement in the course of wartime. detailed to his tale is the twin standpoint of infantryman and journalist; Pezzoli by no means forgot his army target, 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 USA. An appendix presents additional info approximately Vietnam, together with its background sooner than and after American involvement. The author’s pictures from the time are included.

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