By Frank Walker
An eye-opening account of Australian strive against background, untold . . . until eventually now.
In 1969 a ragtag unit of 39 males have been thrown jointly at Nui Dat, Vietnam. It used to be so slapdash a bunch it did not also have an officer or sergeant accountable. A rugged ex-Royal Marine progressed to take the lead. Jim Riddle used to be purely an appearing corporal yet he knew adequate of conflict to maintain those younger diggers alive.
When the platoon used to be excited about a high-risk ambush Riddle proved his management talents, bringing his males via unscathed and leaving the battlefield affected by enemy bodies.
Despite their luck, instantly afterwards the platoon was once disbanded. in response to the military they would by no means existed – theirs used to be a ghost platoon.
Frank Walker information what occurred at that ambush and why the military buried their lifestyles, and the secrets and techniques that went with it. His findings are a stunning indictment of the long term results of struggle. the boys of the platoon – who'd fought so tough for his or her state – needed to struggle back to bare the reality. however the fee all of them paid used to be a ways too high.
Ghost Platoon is a gripping tale of the warriors who should not be forgotten . . . or denied.
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