By Hugh Pentecost
While a military of freedom combatants takes the whole Beaumont hostage, Chambrun contemplates a commando attack.
Pierre Chambrun, the based supervisor of the Beaumont lodge, will get the decision simply after breakfast: The 15th ground has been seized. Armed with weapons, grenades, and plastic explosives, a gang of guerrillas has taken the daughters of the British ambassador hostage, and they're able to kill to make themselves heard. For those males are warring parties, veterans of the warfare in Vietnam who've come to call for justice for South Vietnamese political prisoners, in addition to the discharge of yank infantrymen accused of massacring civilians and courtroom martials for the generals who begun the warfare within the first position. Their calls for are most unlikely, yet their firepower can't be ignored.
As Chambrun scrambles to rescue his inn, he does every thing he can to stall the madmen, together with sending all of them the room provider they could consume. yet in exactly a number of days, set off arms will begin to itch, and the world-famous Beaumont inn should be blown sky excessive.
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