• Rare insight into one of the most brutal and costly battles in marine
•Controversial example of the introduction of the unreliable M-16 rifle
•Based on interviews of participants and contemporary documents
Long overlooked in the history of America's war in Vietnam is one of the bloodiest battles fought by the U.S. Marine Corps. For the first time and in vivid detail, noted military historian Murphy takes the reader to the heart of combat at Khe Sanh during the Hill Fights of 1967.