Word of Honor by Nelson DeMille

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He is a good man, a brilliant corporate executive, an honest, handsome family man admired by men and desired by women. But sixteen years ago Ben Tyson was a lieutenant in Vietnam.

There, in 1968, the men under his command committed a murderous atrocity-and together swore never to tell the world what they had done. Not the press, army justice, and the events he tried to forget have caught up with Ben Tyson. His family, his career, and his personal sense of honor hang in the balance. And only one woman can reveal the truth of his past-and set him free.

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Nelson DeMille is also the author of Wild Fire, Night Fall, Up Country, The Lion's Game, Plum Island, Spencerville, The General's Daughter, The Charm School, Word of Honor, The Talbot Odyssey, Cathedral, By the Rivers of Babylon, and Mayday with Thomas Block. He lives on Long Island, New York.
Published April 1, 2001 by Grand Central Publishing. 884 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror, History, War, Political & Social Sciences. Fiction

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After three middling suspense behemoths, DeMille has at last hit a home run with a straightforward dramatic novel focusing on an ex-Army officer being tried for a war crime in Vietnam: his platoon's massacre of doctors, nurses and patients in a French Red Cross hospital staffed by Vietnamese Cath...

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