The Fog Of War

32 YEARS AFTER LEAVING VIETNAM, BOB KERREY ADMITS A TERRIBLE SECRET--AND STANDS ACCUSED OF WORSE. THE TANGLED TALE EMBODIES THE MADNESS OF VIETNAM

He was in the land of nightmares, where nothing counted but killing or being killed. Twenty-five and eager to do his duty, whatever that might be. He was supposed to kill, and he was also responsible for the lives of six men in a war with almost no rules. The enemy was all around, but he didn't know who or where they were. The dark, the confusion, the strain of listening for sounds that signaled death, the tension, the terror. Suddenly he had to make a choice, and he pulled the trigger. Oh, God, what have I done?

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