About The Book & Author


This is the memoir of a nineteen year old man who is drafted into the Army in 1968. He spends his first year in training and then serves a one year tour of duty in the jungles of Viet Nam and Cambodia. He is assigned to a reconnaissance platoon of the Fourth Infantry Division in the central highlands. This is the story of his introduction to Viet Nam and to the members of that recon platoon. He describes his day to day life, his surroundings and one incredible eighteen day mission of near nonstop combat.

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Leigh Thomas


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