Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson to stand trial for murder. Tyson, confronted by an army authority anxious to save its own face, an embarrassed federal government, and a threatened marriage, and entangled, furthermore, in his own past lives and present sense of guilt, must call on all his cleverness and his own inner toughness to fight his case.
Thirty years ago he fought for his country. Now, he's fighting for his honor.
Did You Know?
Tyson is on the base awaiting the court martial and assigned duty of mowing grass. It is obvious the mower is electric by the dangling extension cord, BUT the sound coming from the mower is that of a gas engine See more
Dr. Steven Brandt
Peterson's wound was mortal. Only a thoracic surgeon working in a well equipped hospital could have saved him.