Military history

In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War

In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War

Whether he is evoking the blind carnage of the Tet offensive, the theatrics of his fellow Americans, or the unraveling of his own illusions, Wolff brings to this work the same uncanny eye for detail, pitiless candor and mordant wit that made This Boy's Life a modern classic.

Part I

Chapter 1. Thanksgiving Special

Chapter 2. Command Presence

Chapter 3. White Man

Chapter 4. Close Calls

Chapter 5. Duty

Chapter 6. A Federal Offense

Part II

Chapter 7. The Lesson

Chapter 8. Old China

Chapter 9. I Right a Wrong

Chapter 10. Souvenir

Chapter 11. The Rough Humor of Soldiers

Part III

Chapter 12. Civilian

Chapter 13. Last Shot