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By J.M. Graham

ISBN-10: 1682470717

ISBN-13: 9781682470718

Arizona Moon describes a fictional no-name operation in Vietnam’s notorious Arizona Territory and Golf’s 1st platoon of the 2d Battalion, fifth Marines working west of the Tu Bon River in Quang Nam Province. the tale facilities on a squad chief, Corporal Raymond Strader, and a Apache Indian, L/Cpl Noche Gonshayee. Strader has simply 3 days till his 13 month journey of responsibility ends, and Gonshayee, whose tribal identify is “Moon”, considers all anglos strength enemies. whilst Strader is shipped from the sphere to start processing out of the An Hoa strive against base, Moon is accused of murdering contributors of his squad on an evening listening put up, and Strader is pulled again into the sphere to escort the Indian, constrained and with a major head harm, again to the bottom. The helicopter transporting them is shot down and the 2 Marines locate themselves evading the NVA within the Ong Tu Mountains.
An NVA unit, relocating munitions towards Da Nang in anticipation of the TET Offensive - with orders to prevent touch with American troops - reveals themselves butting heads with the platoon of golfing corporation as they scramble around the face of the Ong Tu. one of the NVA are scholars from a school in Hanoi, volunteers desirous to hold provides and guns south. One is a scholar of literature and an avid reader of yankee pulp fiction, specially that of America’s wild west, and is enamored of the yankee Indian, sympathizing with their old plight. The murders attributed to Moon have been truly the paintings of the NVA, and in that touch, a spirit pouch is stolen from the Indian to develop into the prized ownership of the coed as his unit attempts to run past the succeed in of the Marines.
After surviving the helicopter crash, Strader and Moon locate themselves within the direction of the fleeing Vietnamese and, secreted at the mountainside, Moon sees his coveted spirit pouch cross by way of placing from one the enemy weapon’s bearers. After keeping apart himself from Strader, Moon is going after the NVA in hopes of retrieving the pouch he equates along with his honor. Strader discovers he has been duped and pursues the Indian into the mountains.
The platoon brings artillery, Phantom jets, and helicopters into play in an try and spoil the NVA unit, yet basically gradual it sufficient for Moon to capture them and confront the coed together with his spirit pouch.
Moon recovers his pouch, Strader unearths Moon, and jointly they fight scuffling with their as far back as their platoon with the NVA searching them. with out ammunition and the enemy remaining in, the 2 Marines envision little probability of survival, yet a squad from 1st platoon unearths them, and jointly they lead the Vietnamese to the place the platoon waits in ambush.
all through Arizona Moon the characters exemplify the camaraderie, esprit de corps, and brotherhood of the U.S. Marine Corps.

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