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ISBN: 1455883670 / ISBN-13: 9781455883677

A Rumor of War

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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 (Brilliance Corporation) – Audiobook CD (2012)
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    A Rumor of War

    Audiobook CD, Brilliance Corporation
    2012
    English

    ISBN: 1455883670
    ISBN-13: 9781455883677

    In March of 1965, Marine Lieutenant Philip J. Caputo landed at Danang with the first ground combat unit deployed to Vietnam. Sixteen months later, having served on the line in one of modern history's ugliest wars, he returned home ? physically whole but emotionally wasted, his youthful idealism forever gone. A Rumor of War is far more than one soldier's story. Upon its publication in 1977, it shattered America's indifference to the fate of the men sent to fight in the jungles of Vietnam. In the years since then, it has ... Show more

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Reviews of A Rumor of War

Overall customer rating: 4.800
Paul S

A Rumor of War

by Paul S on Aug 21, 2013

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

John M

Great History

by John M on Apr 26, 2012

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

jimmymack

platoon of books

by jimmymack on Oct 20, 2011

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.

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Docwaters

Early view of Vietman War

by Docwaters on May 3, 2007

"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.

Glllorria

Great!

by Glllorria on Apr 27, 2007

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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