A Rumor of War

A Rumor of War

by

Philip Caputo

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The 1st squad leader in the 2nd platoon, C Company, 1st Battalion of the 3rd Marines in place of Sergeant Gordon, who is temporarily attached to D Company. Caputo describes as “a soft-spoken” black man who fought in Korea. Though this experience makes him seem like “a living relic” to the much younger squad, he is only thirty or thirty-one.
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