Two men and a woman embark on a hunt that will tear their safe African safari apart in a deadly civil war. For Sean Courtney, guerilla fighter, it is a time to fight and find love. For Claudia Montero it is the ultimate test of her values, and, for her father, a time to confront obsession.
This is an eyewitness-and eye-opening-account of some of the most savage and brutal fighting in the war against Japan, told from the perspective of a young Texan who volunteered for the Marine Corps to escape a life as a traveling salesman. R. V. Burgin enlisted at the age of twenty and, with his sharp intelligence and earnest work ethic, climbed the ranks from a green private to a seasoned sergeant.