An American Soldier In The Short Story Ambush'

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The short story “Ambush” is a story about a man’s encounter with an enemy during the Vietnam war. In this story, there is an American soldier involved in the Vietnam war, and he experienced something he did not want to even imagine. He explains his adventurous encounter through his vivid descriptions.
This story was told in first person point of view. You can tell because he tells you about his experiences in the Vietnam war. In the beginning he tells us his daughter asked him if he ever killed anybody. Being a soldier in the Vietnam war, he most likely has and he did not want his daughter to think of him as a killer. “He was a short, slender young man of about twenty.” the author explained to us. The young man he was talking about was his

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