As a POW in a notorious Indochina prison camp, French Lt. Col. Pierre
Raspaeguy studies the political and military strategies of his captors, the
Viet Minh. After his release, Raspaeguy finds himself estranged from an
unsympathetic public at home and joins a paratrooper unit in Algeria. Again
facing an enemy free to fight without rules, he begins to use his newly
learned guerrilla tactics--tactics out of step with the ideals of just war
--Page 4 of cover.

Jean Larteguy—The Centurions

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