An overwhelming surge of patriotism prompts a young college student to enlist in the Marine Corps. A love story during the Vietnam War.
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The Autumn Marine
Steve Cannon is a young Marine sergeant serving in Khe Sanh during the Seige. He tries to apply all he has learned about leadership and combat. In addition to his men, Cannon is concerned about his family and his good friend, Autumn. The Autumn Marine offers an
in-depth look and families, love, war, and patriotism
"Steve was keeping his senses tuned outward, watching the thick fog that rolled down the hillsides, filled valleys, and covered the ends of the base, ebbing and flowing like a gentle tide. He hated times like these, when he wasn't actually on patrol or sitting on an ambush site. While on patrol, he could focus his thoughts on the mission. Being trapped behind the wire gave him a helpless felling, especially when layers of fog covered the ground, hiding the approaches to the base as effectively as a dark moonless night."