Books: The System v. U.S.S. Pueblo

BUCHER: MY STORY by Commander Lloyd M. Bucher with Mark Rascovich. 447 pages. Doubleday. $7.95.

A MATTER OF ACCOUNTABILITY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE PUEBLO AFFAIR by Trevor Armbrister. 408 pages. Coward-McCann. $7.95.

To pursue military tradition faithfully is to run from nature's law. It is to give one's own life, and the lives of those in one's charge, a lower value than duty, no matter how vague or irrational the mandate may be in a particular crisis. Commander Lloyd Bucher chose nature and common sense when his test came. Rather than let his crew...

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