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By Jr. Pezzoli Ray

This memoir relates the author’s reviews in the course of his year-long travel of accountability within the early days of yank involvement in Vietnam. Serving in Bravo corporation of the first Infantry department, Ray Pezzoli supplied safeguard for engineers developing the deep water port in Cam Ranh Bay. From July eleven, 1965, via June 22, 1966, he handled the ubiquitous chance of Viet Cong guerilla assaults, by no means figuring out no matter if the Vietnamese natives he met can be acquaintances or enemies. And as a military reporter, he recorded a few of his studies in print and photographs.
From shield responsibility to bathing practices, Pezzoli describes the way of life of squaddies with the willing eye of a journalist whereas additionally wondering the knowledge of in depth media involvement in the course of wartime. designated to his tale is the twin point of view of infantryman and journalist; Pezzoli by no means forgot his army target, and tallied no less than eleven kills. The memoir presents a relocating narrative not just of his provider yet of his tradition surprise on returning to the US. An appendix offers additional info approximately Vietnam, together with its heritage prior to and after American involvement. The author’s images from the time are included.

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