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A Rumor of War Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7 Summary

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Chapter 7 Summary

Once again Caputo and C Company are flown into a deserted jungle southwest of Danang for a head on assault with the enemy. From the landing zone, C Company begins to cross a murky stream only to retreat when called to retrace their steps in pursuit of a band of VC headed toward the jungles on Hill 270.

The Americans advanced weaponry forces the VC to retreat across the swamp and into the jungle. C Company discovers a still burning fire scorching no-doubt important VC documents, and they realize a VC must still be close. When they follow his trail of blood into the jungle, it leads them to a hidden base camp where they find photos of the VC and their families, letters from home. Even more disconcerting, they discover the VC are just like them, kids with family and friends back home.

This discovery clouds their...

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