October 24th, 2005

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Go inside the killing zone of one of the most devastating ambushes of the Vietnam War.

Join 92 American soldiers on a search and destroy mission just outside Saigon in the weeks following the 1968 Tet Offensive. The mission is expected to last all day but within eight minutes 49 of those men will be dead or dying, 28 will lie wounded and the American Army will suffer one of its worst losses of the Vietnam War.

After years of research, the first complete account of the ambush of Charlie Company, 4th Battalion 9th Infantry (Manchu) 25th Infantry Division has been written. Learn how it happened, why it happened, but most of all learn what it was like for the men who went through it.