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Maraniss did very thorough research (documentary and interviews) with the characters who appear in the book.
Their personal stories and the little details that reveal what it was like to be in Vietnam make those who walked into the ambush very real and sympathetic.
This book is a must read for anyone who has an interest in Viet Nam and the turmoil and rending of our society that the war created.
Well researched, well written snapshot of a brief part of the VietNam war and it's impact on a variety of peoplePublished 1 month ago by bill slavin
While the topic of the Vietnam War and the US domestic situation has been detailed for many years; this is definitely one of the defining books that captured this from so many... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Canuck in Asia
This should be manditory reading for high schoolers and revisionists of all stripes. And stars.Published 6 months ago by Fritzio
For those of us who fought in Vietnam and to all those affected by this dark period in our history, Maraniss has been able to stir up emotions you never knew you had or hoped to... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Dapusher
The level of journalism contained in this book is the highest I've read. The list of personal interviews and source documents in staggering. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Brian T. Vanpelt