At 21 Tony Lawrence won the Military Academy's Sword of Honour. At 22 he was fighting in Vietnam. With his best friend and brother-in-law Frank Vittorio, Tony was sent to Vietnam just as the war began to escalate. The horrors and carnage of the war leave an indelible impression on the two young men - ripping them apart from their families, girlfriends and country. Back home after the devastation and ugly battlefields, both try to cope with life in their own way. For Tony wandering into the wilderness is one way of coming to terms with the horror he has experienced. A wandering that takes him back to the killing fields where it all started...
One of the best mini series made about Australia's involvement in Vietnam Rare because of its controversial portrayal of how the Vets suffered for being the pawns of crooked politicians like Menzies
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