RARA-AVIS: Re: Harry Bosch, tunnel rat

From: Dave Zeltserman ( davezelt@comcast.net)
Date: 20 Feb 2005

Frederick Forsyth's latest "Avenger" has a pretty detailed description of what life as a tunnel rat was like. Pretty good book, but that part was fascinating.

-Dave Z.

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Michael Etchison"
<etchison@m...> wrote:
> The History Channel has an hour today on the tunnel rats, 6-7pm
Central. (I
> don;t suppose Michael Connelly is mentioned.)
> Tune In:
> Sunday, February 20 @ 7pm ET/PT
< http://www.historychannel.com/global/listings/images/spacer.gif>
> Here is the heroic story of an intrepid band of infantry soldiers,
> "Tunnel Rats", charged with a daring mission--to search for, find,
> destroy a secret subterranean network of enemy tunnels in Vietnam.
> with only a flashlight, valor, and a .45, they faced a determined
foe and
> overcame lethal odds, uncovering secret enemy arms and
intelligence caches.
> Tragically, many of these volunteers died and others were
seriously wounded
> on this terrifying suicide mission.
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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