Men lived and grew old and died in a few weeks in Vietnam. A lot of them didn't live that long. This is the story of one young soldier's coming of age in hell. What he saw, how he felt, the way he reacted when friends were blasted to bits right in front of him. This is a story of a few men, but it will stand for all of them. War brought out the best and worst in men, the killers and the guys who just wanted to get home. They were there and they fought a merciless enemy, killing to stay alive. This is a brutal, shocking, nightmarish book--one that you will never forget.