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A Rumor of War


In March 1965, Marine Lieutnant Philip J. Caputo landed in Danang with the first ground combat unit committed to fight in Vietnam. Sixteen months ... Show synopsis

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  • A Rumor of War Aug 21, 2013
    by Paul S

    You cannot be a student of American history without reading this.

  • Great History Apr 26, 2012
    by John M

    Solid factual historical account with great details and vivid picture of events

  • platoon of books Oct 20, 2011
    by jimmymack

    rumor of war was ist best seller on nam.today,see stolen valor) it is chic for people to say they served as oliver stone (platoon).in the 70sit was smart to brag about how u avoided it!!1
    clint eastwood 1976 made enforcer where the bad guys were crazed nam vets,bt 82 he started plaYING A GOOD GUY V NAM VET,any which way u can and so on.
    i also recommend where the orange bloon by tom talyor and fields of fire by jim webb.

  • Early view of Vietman War May 3, 2007
    by Docwaters

    "Rumor of War" is the story of a Marine officer who becomes discussed with the early war effort. He saw American Marines die for a people who weren't willing to sacrifice themselves or their children.

  • Great! Apr 27, 2007
    by Glllorria

    This is probably one of the best books I have ever read. Even though it deals with military cambat it's very easy to read and follow. I felt like I know so much more about what Viet Nam was like because of this book.

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