In 1968, Chris Taylor leaves university to volunteer for the Vietnam Battle, which landeds on a team that deals with on the boundary with Cambodia. Call with the truth of battle is for the young as well as ignorant Taylor a psychological shock. His visibility is thought about unimportant by fellow platoon, that detest his lack of experience. Besides both NCOs that are accountable for the command of the system, sergeants Robert Barnes as well as Elias Grodin, encounter each various other for a carnage of private citizens in a town, which produces 2 sides in the lot. Taylor endures mental devastations of battle as well as rivalry team, issues exacerbated by the weight of their ethical problems brought on by the wrongs of a battle can worthless.