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Enduring Vietnam : an American generation and its war / James Wright.

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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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New Castle-Henry County PL - Main ON-ORDER 1/NON-FIC LG (Text) NCSTL9781432840402 On Order On order -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library LP 959.704 WRI (Text) 78731000501302 New NF Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse 959.704 WRI LARGE PRINT (Text) 50577011089956 Adult Large Print Checked out 11/25/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432840402
  • ISBN: 1432840401
  • Physical Description: 825 pages (large print); 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 695-821).
Summary, etc.: Enduring Vietnam recounts the experiences of the young Americans who fought in Vietnam and of families who grieved those who did not return. By 1969 nearly half of the junior enlisted men who died in Vietnam were draftees. And their median age was 21―among the non-draftees it was only 20. The book describes the “baby boomers” growing up in the 1950s, why they went into the military, what they thought of the war, and what it was like to serve in “Nam.” And to come home. With a rich narrative of the Battle for “Hamburger Hill,” and through substantial interviews with those who served, the book depicts the cruelty of this war, and its quiet acts of courage.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > United States
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Influence
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