A Ride in the Sun
Two 75mm rounds hit next to the track. Then something struck me in the side that burned. Because of the heat, I had decided not to wear my flack vest. I looked down at my left side and realized I was bleeding. “Well Colonel,” I thought. “You did it! You sat here until Charlie got me.”
In A Ride in the Sun, Larry Cole follows the everyday life of a United States Army National Guard officer during the Vietnam war.
In his riveting true story, Cole shares:
Clear descriptions of the equipment, living conditions, combat action, and military lifestyle in the mid-1960s
Vivid accounts, thoughts, and feelings of a soldier in combat
Insights into how the American advisers and South Vietnamese soldiers lived
Discover a new the sacrifice of men who laid down their lives for their country.