Death in the Jungle

Death in the Jungle

By Gary R. Smith; Alan Maki

Ballantine Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780804113410, 344pp.

Publication Date: November 29, 1995


With 257 combat missions in Vietnam under his belt, Gary Smith is a living witness to the realities of Naval Special Warfare. He worked with some of the toughest and most highly motivated men in the world, executing missions in the murderous terrain of Rung Sat Special Zone and Dung Island. The key to their success: go where no ordinary soldier would go and no VC would expect them.
Though death reigned as king in the jungles of Vietnam, Gary Smith considered it a privilege and an honor to serve under the officers and with the men of Underwater Demolition Team Twelve and SEAL Team 1. Because he and his teammates, trained to the max, gave each other the courage to attain the unattainable . . . .

About the Author

Maki has served as a pastor for fourteen years.