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By Steve Maguire

“A gritty reliving of 1LT "Mondo" Carney’s own, no-Bullshit war”

In 1969’s Mekong Delta, Reconnaissance Platoon chief Gavin “Mondo” Carney, faces ominous hazards and bullet-quick dilemmas. A jungle infested with deadly booby traps and decided communist infantrymen, combust in his each proposal and feeling.

Replete with the infantry’s darkish humor, Carney additionally confronts demanding situations contained in the twine: the battalion XO’s machinations, doubtful belief in key NCOs, and confusing alterations in his fiancée again domestic.

Wounded, Carney recuperates in Vung Tàu, and discovers the painful shortcomings of a misconceived solace. Stranded in Saigon, he meets a Vietnamese girl whose purity of middle, grants to reorder his trip-wired, death-imbued life. He struggles to appreciate her vow of affection, yet tragedy and soul-contorting truths play out for either in a startling aftermath.

Carney’s authenticity derives from Maguire’s personal days as a reconnaissance platoon chief with the ninth Infantry department. two times wounded in strive against, he's a member of the U.S. Army’s Ranger corridor of Fame.

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