A unit of American military advisors in Vietnam prior to the major U.S. involvement find similarities between their helpless struggle against the Viet Cong and the doomed actions of a French unit at the same site a decade before in this bitter look at the beginnings of the Vietnam war. Written by
Keith Loh <email@example.com>
Skirmishes, Ambushes And Boobytraps Explode Into The Most Savage War That Ever Scorched A Land
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When Lt. Wattsberg walks into Major Barker's office to tell him that they got the air support they needed, Barker was reading a book called "Seven Firefights in Vietnam", which wasn't published until 1970. See more
Maj. Asa Barker
Are you sure we're not in a looney bin? Sometimes I think we're in a goddamn looney bin!
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