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The classic vietnam memoir, as relevant today as it was almost thirty years agoin march of 1965, marine lieutenent philip j caputo landed at da nang with t. A rumor of war by philip caputo, 9781250117120, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Caputo arrived in danang with the marines in 1965 during the early confident, complacent days when hardly anyone took the vietcong seriously. A rumor of war has 10,551 ratings and 494 reviews michael said: after recently having the pleasure of the powerful big-picture view of the vietnam war i. Caputo had one of the most unique perspectives on the war possible he was a young marine lieutenant when the marines first came ashore in force in vietnam in march. A rumor of war by philip caputo, 9780805046953, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Reasons which led philip caputo to write a rumor of war.
Books, articles, media interviews, faqs and more from philip caputo, the author of some rise by sin, the longest road, a rumor of war and 13 other books. When the story starts, caputo is a twenty year old young man from a small town in illinois he, like many of his peers, is inspired by the. Dear mr caputo i have read your memoir a rumor of war which i find pleasant i am writing my doctorate thesis on your memoir combined with the books by erich maria.