A Marine's Promise to God: A Memoir of Vietnam by David L. Ray PDF

By David L. Ray

Life-threatening, near-death reviews are universal topics for books or tv; often those specialize in a unmarried event in a single person’s existence. A Marine’s Promise to God, by way of David L. Ray, follows the writer on his travel of Vietnam in 1970, via greater than ten near-death experiences—during which he by no means even obtained a wound. He used to be the squad aspect guy, infamous for being the main harmful wrestle position. The marines round him have been wounded and killed, yet Ray survived by means of the ability of prayer and the promise he made to God, which he has performed his top to keep.

As Ray chronicles his route to becoming a member of the Marines and learning the chaos of the lifetime of a Marine grunt in Vietnam, he introduces readers to his studies of existence along with his corporation and within the bush. The narrative follows Ray as he works day and evening missions and patrols, unearths his position, and sees moments of utmost violence and sadness.

David L. Ray is a dwelling instance of the ability of prayer, divine safety, and overworked dad or mum angels. Time after time, while the capturing and explosions had stopped, Ray learned that not just used to be he nonetheless alive, yet he hadn’t even been hit. To this present day, he hasn't ever forgotten what God did for him—and he hasn't ever forgotten his neighbors who fell whereas serving their country.

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