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A novel by Dale A Dye based on a screenplay by Oliver Stone and now turned into an explosive new film. Platoon tells the story of the war in Vietnam, where the first casualty is always innocence.
Published by Charter (first published 1986)
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Platoon vertelt het verbijsterende verhaal van de gewone soldaat in de Vietnam-oorlog. De mannen van de Bravo Compagnie kunnen nauwelijks de verschrikkingen in de Vietnamese jungle aan. Nooit weet men wanneer de vijand toeslaat en als ze toe slaan lijden de Amerikanen ontzettende verliezen door de ongenadige aanvallen.
De angst is altijd aanwezig en de inspanning die deze Vietnamoorlog van de mannen vraagt is enorm. Ze zijn op alle fronten uitgeput. Om toch er doorheen te komen zoekt ieder op zi
Ok this book is way better than the movie. I read it non-stop cover to cover, I couldn't put it down. Makes you think a lot.
Gregg Seeley
Having been a soldier, it pulls at the heartstrings.
A fine read, far superior to the film.
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Dale Adam Dye is an American author, actor, and businessman. He served for many years in the U.S. Marine Corps, rising in rank from Private to Captain during the course of his career, which included service as a Marine Combat Correspondent during the war in Viet Nam. He retired from the USMC in 1984, and has since worked primarily in film and television in addition to writing several books.
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