A cut off face stares out from the cover…….“Orville was out on his own, his unit was being decimated and Khe Sanh was a long, long way. He would be Cut Off…….I really am totally Cut Off. And Scared.” I've seen that look on the face of a returned Vietnam conscript, as a helicopter hovered overhead ? eyes that seem to look into some soul- destroying place. New author, Colin Foley, easily transports the reader into the horrors that was the Vietnam War, where you knew not your enemy. In a matter of fact, chatty style, I was quickly hooked. How do you turn a young man into a killing machine? The author draws from personal experience to take you alongside the hero, Corporal Payne, to see exactly how that happens ? you are in the moment of the action. This is a powerful story that transported me into a world I knew little about. I won't ever forget Corporal Payne.
How did a runt from an impoverished U.S. farm family come to be a sensitive, but highly-trained, killer? Read more about “Cut Off”