The Killing Zone : My Life in the Vietnam War
Among the best books ever written about men in combat, The Killing Zone tells the story of the platoon of Delta One-six, capturing what it meant to face lethal danger, to follow orders, and to search for the conviction and then the hope that this war was worth the sacrifice. The book includes a new chapter on what happened to the platoon members when they came home.
- Paperback | 272 pages
- 137.16 x 208.28 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
- 17 Feb 2007
- WW Norton & Co
- New York, United States
About Jr. Frederick Downs
Frederick Downs Jr. received four Purple Hearts, the Bronze Star with Valor, and the Silver Star for his service in the Vietnam War. He lives in Fort Washington, Maryland.