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Fields of Fire Originally Published In 1978, Webb S Classic Novel Of The Vietnam War Follows Three Soldiers From Different Worlds Who Are Plunged Into A White Hot Murderous Realm Of Jungle Warfare As It Was Fought By One Marine Platoon In The An Hoa Basin In 1969 They Each Had Their Reasons For Being A Soldier They Each Had Their Illusions Goodrich Came From Harvard Snake Got The Tattoo Death Before Dishonor Before He Got The Uniform And Hodges Was Haunted By The Ghosts Of Family Heroes.They Had No Way Of Knowing What Awaited Them Nothing Could Have Prepared Them For The Madness To Come And In The Heat And Horror Of Battle They Took On New Identities, Took On Each Other, And Were Each Reborn In Fields Of Fire.Fields Of Fire Is James Webb S Classic, Searing Novel Of The Vietnam War, A Novel Of Poetic Power, Razor Sharp Observation, And Agonizing Human Truths Seen Through The Prism Of Nonstop Combat Weaving Together A Cast Of Vivid Characters, Fields Of Fire Captures The Journey Of Unformed Men Through A Man Made Hell Until Each Man Finds His Fate.


10 thoughts on “Fields of Fire

  1. says:

    James Webb s intense novel about Vietnam, Fields of Fire was mentioned in Rachel Maddow s Drift and it was this recommendation that made me want to read it My step father dead almost 10 years now due to a heart attack survived 3 tours in Nam, but remained a racist SOB after his return I do recall his recurrent nightmares similar to those of Goodrich in the book in fact a babysan on the horizon, not sure if she is hiding a threat or innocently saying hello This image epitomises the depic James Webb s intense novel about Vietnam, Fields of Fire was mentioned in Rachel Maddow s Drift and it was this recommendation that made me want to read it My step father dead almost 10 years now due to a heart attack survived 3 tours in Nam, but remained a racist SOB after his return I do recall his recurrent nightmares similar to those of Goodrich in the book in fact a babysan on the horizon, not sure if she is hiding a threat or innocently saying hello This image epitomises the depicti...


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    My father was a radio operator in Vietnam, 69 70 He saw things that are still beyond my realm of understanding A few Christmases ago, he played a recording he had of a firefight he was in for my brothers and me It was harrowing What he told us after he were through with this recording was that his CO, James Webb, had written a book about this very firefight and other portions of the Vietnam War in a book called Fields of Fire Three days later, just before one of my brothers was set to lea M...


  3. says:

    this is one of my all time favorite vietnam war books which sounds a little wrong to say, but every time i read it ive read it 3 times now i become so engrossed in the characters that i feel as though im actually there which is kinda of scary when you think about it.definitely worth a read, particu...


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    I think this is a powerful novel and although I m certainly no expert, it seems to do an excellent job capturing the horror of the Vietnam War, the conflicting emotions of many who fought in it, the terrible moral dilemmas servicemen faced when confronting the enemy, and some of the ugliness that greeted them when they got back home Jim Webb, who was a much decorated Marine and published it in 1978, went on to have an extremely distinguished career in...


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    This book was published 32 years ago and this is the first time I have read it James Webb is one of my U.S Senators so I thought I would read some of the books he has written and found Fields of Fire I avoided the draft to Vietnam although I was 1 A for a nervous month or so before my first son was born and provided me with an exemption If you went through anything in the Vietnam era like that, you will probably find yourself somewhere in this book This book is intense For me at least.But This book was published 32 years ago and this is the first time I have read it James Webb is one of my U.S Senators so I thought I would read some of the books he has written and found Fields of Fire I avoided the draft to Vietnam although I was 1 A for a nervous month or so before my first son was born and provided me with an exemption If you went through anything in the Vietnam era like that, you will probably find yourself somewhere in this book This book is intense For me at least.But first I want to make a short detour There is a good deal of macho man here Early in the book one of the heroes date rapes a young Okinawan woman This was before the days of no means no I wrote this in my first status the incident is on page 36.Our macho, macho marine forces himself on an Okinawan girl He is going to Vietnam in three days She kissed him back, a portion of her innocence crumbling with great remorse, admitting his attractiveness Date rape and she wanted it, right, Mr Webb What ...


  6. says:

    Jim Webb, former USNA alum, Marine officer, former SECNAV and current Senator from VA Taught English at USNA Excellent account of small unit leadership in Vietnam.


  7. says:

    James Webb was one of the most decorated U.S Marines that served in the Vietnam war and his experience brings brutal authenticity to his well crafted novel Webb has gone on to serve as Secretary of the Navy and is cur...


  8. says:

    Highly influential in my decision to join the Marine Corps A tale about Vietnam, but really, a story about society s estrangement from a war and the people left behind to fight it.Jim Webb D, VA was one of the war s most decorated Marines Navy Cross, Silver Star, Bronze Star with Oak Le...


  9. says:

    Probably expresses my feelings upon returning from Vietnam better than almost any other book I ve read.


  10. says:

    I took my sweet time getting around to reading this famous Vietnam War novel 38 years, in fact Vietnam was huge in my life, though like many other young men of my generation I didn t go I had a deferment I protested while other young men my age fought I have always felt guilty about that I think most of us the draft dodgers, the lucky o...