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A Rumor of War Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 15 Summary

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Chapter 15 Summary

The men of Third platoon are in a state of complete exhaustion. They bicker with each other menacingly, fight with commanders, dream of mutiny, fight urges to beat little old ladies, and walk around half crazed with fear and tension. There is no release for them, no rotation to where a safe position awaits them. All the battle lines face this same problem.

Caputo and his men rejuvenate however when sent on assignment to cover D Company in their attempt to clear VC out of Hoi-Vuc. Caputo and his men have the mission of distracting the VC long enough for D Company to move into the village and take over.

In the middle of the jungle, they locate the VC near a river and Caputo's lead men signal him to ready the men. Caputo gets half way across the clearing to tell his men the good news...

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