By J.M. Graham
An NVA unit, relocating munitions towards Da Nang in anticipation of the TET Offensive - with orders to prevent touch with American troops - unearths themselves butting heads with the platoon of golfing corporation as they scramble around the face of the Ong Tu. one of the NVA are scholars from a college in Hanoi, volunteers desirous to hold offers and guns south. One is a pupil of literature and an avid reader of yankee pulp fiction, specially that of America’s wild west, and is enamored of the yankee Indian, sympathizing with their ancient plight. The murders attributed to Moon have been truly the paintings of the NVA, and in that touch, a spirit pouch is stolen from the Indian to turn into the prized ownership of the coed as his unit attempts to run past the succeed in of the Marines.
After surviving the helicopter crash, Strader and Moon locate themselves within the course of the fleeing Vietnamese and, secreted at the mountainside, Moon sees his coveted spirit pouch move via placing from one the enemy weapon’s bearers. After keeping apart himself from Strader, Moon is going after the NVA in hopes of retrieving the pouch he equates together with his honor. Strader discovers he has been duped and pursues the Indian into the mountains.
The platoon brings artillery, Phantom jets, and helicopters into play in an try and wreck the NVA unit, yet basically sluggish it sufficient for Moon to trap them and confront the scholar together with his spirit pouch.
Moon recovers his pouch, Strader reveals Moon, and jointly they struggle scuffling with their as far back as their platoon with the NVA searching them. with out ammunition and the enemy ultimate in, the 2 Marines envision little probability of survival, yet a squad from 1st platoon reveals them, and jointly they lead the Vietnamese to the place the platoon waits in ambush.
all through Arizona Moon the characters exemplify the camaraderie, esprit de corps, and brotherhood of the USA Marine Corps.
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Arizona Moon: A Novel of Vietnam by J.M. Graham