Bernard B. Fall was forty when he was killed in South Vietnam in 1967. The author of the classic Vietnam account, Street Without Joy, he wrote for the New York Times and the Washington Post.
"A thorough account of a brave, sanguinary battle that has since
turned out to have immense historic importance."--New
"Achieves the closest possible synthesis of previous research and known documents with the personal, impartial, but profoundly human contribution of a good historian."--New York Times Book Review