A Rumor of War

A Rumor of War


Philip Caputo

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A marine with “beefy, hairy arms” who asks Caputo if he will have a drink with him and Lance Corporal Marshall in Simone’s during their liberty period in Da Nang. Morrisson talks tough and tells Caputo about his mad scheme to make a “night parachute over the Laotian border,” and then work their way back to Da Nang on foot, ambushing VC along the way.
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Morrisson Character Timeline in A Rumor of War

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Chapter Eight
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...and Yip-Yap. Caputo is shy, however, about whoremongering in front of his soldiers. Marshall and Morrisson invite him over for a drink. Marshall bores Caputo with his car obsession and Caputo... (full context)