A Rumor of War by Philip Caputo, unveils the pride and shame of being a good soldier.
This book is a unflinching memoir of his 1965 tour of duty as a Marine Corps platoon leader in Vietnam. I first read A Rumor of War in the mid-1980s. It was then I realized my life was dominated by my tour of duty in Vietnam. Caputo’s classic book on war, started me on my journey home.
The Things They Carried By Tim O’Brien
This is storytelling at its best. You won’t just read this book, you will experience it.