Fortunate Son - Part 1, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Lewis Burwell Puller Jr.
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Part 1, Chapter 3 Summary

"'Welcome to Vietnam,' the stewardesses called after us as we left the plane and boarded trucks for the short trip to the main terminal. They were the last attractive round-eyed women I saw until my odyssey was completed and I was headed in the other direction." (pg. 66) From Da Nang, Lewis is transferred to his unit Lewis makes a brief stop at division where he gets a final opportunity to frequent the officer's club bar and then he goes on to regimental headquarters, where he runs into Ken Shelleman, his Basic School friend with the red convertible. Even in Vietnam Lewis runs into his father's legacy, and as a fresh, green young officer, he hardly feels up to the comparison. Eventually, Lewis must say goodbye to Shelleman after the last flight hop to join his unit, the Second Battalion of...

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