A veteran of the special forces in Vietnam and of many years of notable writing on military subjects makes an eminently worthwhile contribution to the literature on the second war in Iraq. It’s the story of one company of the much-deployed U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division in the Triangle of Death south of Baghdad. Facing every weapon at the commands of the Iraqis, the company doggedly endured and often more than held its own, physically and mentally. Its most harrowing experience was an ambush that took out an Iraqi interpreter and seven soldiers, three of whom were reported missing, presumably seized by the enemy. Vivid in its portraits of the men of the modern army and particularly detailed in depicting the efforts made to preserve the sanity of much-tried soldiers facing the most dangerous kind of guerrilla resistance, this book will draw the patrons of any and all current affairs and military collections. --Roland Green
About the Author
CHARLES W. SASSER is a decorated Vietnam veteran and Green Beret as well as one of the most respected military writers in the field. He is the author of more than fifty books, including the bestselling One Shot, One Kill, First Seal, and Raider.