Enter and Die is a true war story about Jim Milliken and the Third Platoon, Delta Company, Second/Sixtieth, of the Ninth Infantry Division and their service in Vietnam. It is an accurate account of the historical facts and the time frame in which it occurred. The first-person soldieras narration captivates the reader by becoming emotionally involved with the members of the Third Platoon. The author describes his feelings and thought processes when he is shot, kills the enemy, and witnesses the death and wounding of enemy soldiers and comrades. The book is characterized by one memorable event after another of graphic violence, unusual experiences, and comical episodes. People will wonder how Milliken survived the war after the many near-death situations revealed in the book. Readersa comments range from aWow! Wow!a aEasy to read, a aThe book flows well, a aExtremely emotionalaI began to cry, a aThe detail and present tense make one feel he is experiencing the eventsa to aGripping!a aYou bared your soul, a aThe honesty of the writer is apparent throughout the book.aOn the fifth landing, Larry and I walk point in a dense undergrowth of briars, which tears my fatigues when we ... Iyell to Larry, aMy crotch just ripped completely out of my fatigues. ... I take off my boots and give her my fatigue pants to repair.
|Title||:||Enter and Die!|
|Author||:||James W. Milliken|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2009-06-15|