The Killing Zone

  • by Frederick Downs
  • Narrated by Barry Press
  • 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Among the best books ever written about men in combat, The Killing Zone tells the story of the platoon of Delta One-six, capturing what it meant to face lethal danger, to follow orders, and to search for the conviction and then the hope that this war was worth the sacrifice. The book includes a new chapter on what happened to the platoon members when they came home.

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What the Critics Say

"The best damned book from the point of view of the infantrymen who fought there." ( Army Times)

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Customer Reviews

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Insightful and though provoking

The narrator takes you into the jungle and some of the scenes leave you chilled. Gripping but also really educates you on what it was like to be there.
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- Dan

poor narrator ok story

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

it was an interesting story with filler none story's in between. but very simpler to others about Vietnam


What was one of the most memorable moments of The Killing Zone?

when the enemy showed himself


What didn’t you like about Barry Press’s performance?

nothing, the narrator really let the book down. it was like he had no idea what word was coming next and said words in away that you thought it was the end of a line then it carryed on. very poor


Could you see The Killing Zone being made into a movie or a TV series? Who would the stars be?

yes it could be


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- Tom

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-03-2017
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio