The year 1968 proved to be the defining year for the U.S. Marines fighting in Vietnam. One month after the New Year, the Tet Offensive shook the world. Just prior to that, the Marines were besieged at Khe Sanh, and would be so for 80 days. Khe Sanh was one of the most dramatic and complicated conflicts of the entire war.
President Lyndon Johnson used a little-known model to help him visualize the complexities of the battles that were taking place around Khe Sanh in Quang Tri Province. This novel relates the intricacies of the White House, Hanoi, Saigon, the main characters on both sides and the times.
Set in both Vietnam and Stateside, The President’s Sandbox vividly recalls the dire events of early December 1967 through May 1968 while recreating the intense conversations and negotiations taking place on both sides of the conflict.Read The First 25 Pages Here!