Friends and the Vietnam War

papers and presentations from a Pendle Hill conference, Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, July 16-20, 1998
  • 365 Pages
  • 1.26 MB
  • English

Pendle Hill , Wallingford, PA
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Other titlesFriends & the Vietnam War, Subtitle on cover: Papers and presentations from a gatheringfor recollection, reappraisal and looking ahead
Statementedited by Chuck Fager.
ContributionsFager, Charles 1942-, Pendle Hill (School : Wallingford, Pa.)
LC ClassificationsDS558 .F74 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 365 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22386565M
ISBN 100875749313

Edited by Chuck Fager Paperback: pages Publisher: Pendle Hill Pubns. () Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Condition: NewPrice: $ Friends and the Vietnam War by Charles Fager,Pendle Hill edition, in EnglishPages: ‘The Vietnam War’ is the companion volume to the part, hour Ken Burns PBS documentary series of that name but like other books co-authored by him and Geoffrey C.

Ward, including ‘Jazz’, ‘The War’ and, most recently, ‘The Roosevelts’, it stands in its own right as a richly illustrated work which utilises evocative primary sources to the full within a strong narrative framework/5.

Widely considered to be not only one of the best Vietnam war books, but one of the best Vietnam memoirs from a female veteran, Van Devanter does not shy away from vivid descriptions of the wounded and dying men she encountered as a nurse at the 71 st Evacuation Hospital from to The book covers her challenges both in war and in coming home, and her eventual founding of the Women Veterans Project.

The final book on your list of books about the Vietnam War is Days. This was a book I read before I went to Vietnam and it was written by an army doctor who wasn’t even there.

I think he was in Japan. But what he did was he interviewed the people he was treating and it was one of the great examples of breaking through the statistics.

by Lewis B. Puller Jr., The author, a first lieutenant in Vietnam and son of legendary Marine General Lewis “Chesty” Puller from the World War II and Korea eras, won a Pulitzer for this memoir.

Puller tells his life story in a straightforward, introspective style. The Things They Carried () is a collection of linked short stories by American novelist Tim O'Brien, about a platoon of American soldiers fighting on the ground in the Vietnam War.

His third book about the war, it is based upon his experiences as a soldier in the 23rd Infantry Division. A Green Beret’s gripping memoir of American Special Forces in Southeast Asia during the Vietnamon his second tour to Vietnam, Nick Brokhausen served in Recon Team Habu, CCN.

Officially, it was known as the Studies and Observations group. Vietnam Vets and Friends A meeting place for ANY Vietnam vet, friend, supporter, or anyone who cares to read or say anything about the military, Vietnam, FORUMS. All battles in the book were significant during the American effort in Vietnam Friends and the Vietnam War book each changed the course of the war.

Head dives deep into these battles. His portrayals of four of them could easily stand on their own as concise books about their subjects, including the chapters on the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley in and the siege of Khe Sanh in Author: Zita Fletcher.

The vietnam war Pictures That Moved Them Most. When my book about the war, We Were Soldiers Once and Young, came out inVince Cantu was driving a city bus in Houston. His bosses read. The dog-end of the Vietnam War. April States and Vietnam have become unlikely friends. By Nathan Thompson, for CNN Inc." and it became one of the most sought after photography books.

Matterhorn was written by a Vietnam veteran. M atterhorn has been hailed as a “brilliant account of war”. This book is an epic war novel that centers around the timeless story of a young Marine lieutenant, Waino Mellas, and his comrades in Bravo Company.

They are dropped into the jungle of Vietnam as boys and are forced to fight. Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward take us on a long and poignant journey through the Vietnam war, starting with events in the early 20th century and ending with modern, “capitalist” Vietnam. Along the way are any number of tragic tales, acts of bravery, desperation and savagery all in the name of a tiny country of little political or military significance/5().

South Vietnam on Trial A Collision of Cultures Tools of War Rain of Fire The False Peace A War Remembered Images of War The Fall of the South The North The Aftermath Flags into Battle The Army at War Pawns of War Words of War War. Credit: Courtesy of Bobby Pappas Unlike most veterans, John “Chick” Donohue’s journey to the frontlines of the Vietnam War didn’t start with a military draft or sense of.

Fredrik Logevall’s book focuses on the French conflict in Vietnam at the end of World War II and the beginning of the American one in   What Teacher Friends Talk About When Students Aren’t Listening How 14 Friends From the Vietnam War Lost and Found One Another Again "It was a lot more than just cavalry guys getting together.

The complete text of the bestselling narrative history of the Vietnam War—based on the celebrated PBS television series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick More than forty years have passed since the end of the Vietnam War, but its memory continues to loom large in the national psyche.

The 'Nam was a war comic book series detailing the U.S. War in Vietnam from the perspective of active-duty soldiers involved in the conflict. It was written by Doug Murray, initially illustrated by Michael Golden, edited by Larry Hama and published by Marvel Comics for seven years beginning inwhich was originally intended to roughly parallel the analogous events of the period of major.

George Herring, America’s Longest War: The United States and Vietnam (). Herring, a professor of history at the University. Yesterday, I posted my picks for the best histories of the Vietnam those books all provide excellent analyses of the war, another way to understand U.S.

involvement in Vietnam. Burglar for Peace follows the trajectory of opposition to the Vietnam War, from draft resistance to massive anti-war protests, with a particular focus on a. Vietnam War. From Chickenhawk to Dereliction Of Duty, from Thud Ridge to Air America, we can help you find the vietnam war books you are looking the world's largest independent marketplace for new, used and rare books, you always get the best in service and value when you buy fromand all of your purchases are backed by our return guarantee.

Imperialism and Colonialism. The Vietnam War has roots in Vietnam’s centuries of domination by imperial and colonial powers—first China, which ruled ancient Vietnam, and then France, which took control of Vietnam in the late s and established French the early s, nationalist movements emerged in Vietnam, demanding more self-governance and less French influence.

Nathalie Huynh Chau Nguyen’s new book, South Vietnamese Soldiers: Memories of the Vietnam War and After, is a contribution to this process.

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Nguyen’s book draws on 54 oral history interviews with veterans of the Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces (RVNAF) and their relatives. A Vietnam War Reader: A Documentary History from American and Vietnamese Perspectives By Michael H. Hunt University of North Carolina Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

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