Lieutenant Paul Becker's Trilogy on a "typical" infantry operation in the vicinity of Hue, South Vietnam, and several sequels. The names have been changed to protect the privacy of those involved.

The "Cakewalk" operation took place during the Tet Offensive in January of 1968.

Cakewalk, Part One

Cakewalk, Part Two

Cakewalk, Part Three

Final Engagement, Hue Campaign

Flamethrowers, Pole Charges, and Thinking of a Way Out

Maps of the Cakewalk Operational Area

These map images are from the area where the Cakewalk took place. The first map is annotated to show the approximate area of the Cakewalk.