There has been a lot of controversy about the Vietnam War, but there wasnAat any controversy with the young Americans that joined our armed forces and fought in it. Author M. Thomas takes readers on a controversial and interesting literary journey to know the character of a few good, young men who serve the country no matter what the cost to themselves. Join the United States Marine Corps with John C. Lafferty and see the war in Vietnam from his point of view. Not Today was part of the battle cry of John C. Laffertyas Marine unit in Vietnam. He could not forget the meaning of this battle cry nor of his comrades left behind. Twelve years after the war, he confides in his sister and tells her his story. Then, she realizes the change in him was not because of the horrors of war, but of the courage, sacrifices and the bonding that takes place between comrades in arms. Based on true events, most of the story takes place in Vietnam and it covers the politics and the attitudes of people, both in war and after. Not Today is about the real cost of war and the attitudes of one Marineas heart. ItAas not like any other war story.Cpl. Petersa#39; jeep pulled to a stop forty yards farther than the body was, which was about thirty yards short of the next ... As we came to a stop, the two ARVNs troubleshooting the line about seventy yards back looked up toward us, and Cpl.
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