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Patriots : the Vietnam War remembered from all sides

Author: Christian G Appy
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An oral history of the Vietnam War in both the United States and Vietnam features first-hand accounts of how the war was experienced by soldiers, policy makers, protesters, operatives, doctors, artists, and journalists.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christian G Appy
ISBN: 0142004499 9780142004494 067003214X 9780670032143
OCLC Number: 50606515
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 574 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introductions --
Commanders (Bernard Trainor --
Dang Vu Hiep) --
War heroes (Roger Donlon --
Tran Thi Gung) --
Paying the price (Ta Quang Thinh --
George Watkins --
Phan Xuan Sinh) --
Where is Vietnam? (Jo Collins --
Deirdre English) --
Beginnings (1945-64) --
History is not made with ifs (Henry Prunier --
Vo Nguyen Giap) --
Deliver us from evil (Daniel Redmond --
Rufus Phillips --
Ngo Vinh Long) --
Kick the tires and light the fires (Richard Olsen --
Malcolm Browne --
Le Lieu Browne --
Paul Hare) --
The emperor has no clothes (Paul Kattenburg --
Evelyn Colbert --
Chester Cooper --
Sergei Khrushchev) Paradise island (John Singlaub --
Luyen Nguyen) --
Escalations (1964-67) --
Trails to war (Vu Thi Vinh --
Nguyen Thi Kim Chuy --
Helen Tennant Hegelheimer) --
You want me to start World War III? (James Thomson --
Seth Tillman --
Charles Cooper (I) --
Walt Whitman Rostow) --
Central Highlands (Dennis Deal --
Ward Just --
Le Cao Dai) --
From civil rights to antiwar (Julian Bond --
General Baker, Jr.) --
The ultimate protest (Anne Morrison Welsh) --
Free-fire zone (Jim Soular) --
Triage (James Lafferty --
David M. Smith --
Sylvia Lutz Holland Chi Nguyen) --
Morale boosters (Bobbie Keith --
James Brown --
Quach Van Phong --
Nancy Smoyer --
Vu Hy Thieu --
Joe McDonald) --
Air war (Jonathan Schell --
Harlan S. Pinkerton, Jr. --
Luu Huy Chao --
Nguyen Quang Sang --
Fred Branfman) --
Prisoners of war (I) (Porter Halyburton --
Truong My Hoa --
Randy Kehler) --
Cameras, books, and guns (Philip Jones Griffiths (I) --
Larry Heinemann --
Duong Thanh Phong --
Joan Holden --
Oliver Stone --
Nguyen Duy --
Yusef Komunyakaa --
H.D.S. Greenway) --
Antiwar escalations (Todd Gitlin --
Tom Engelhardt --
Vivian Rothstein) They slept at our house (Paul Warnke) - The turning point (1968-70) --
Tet (Tran Van Tan --
Barry Zorthian --
Philip Jones Griffiths (II) --
Nguyen Qui Duc --
Bob Gabriel --
Tuan Van Ban) --
Memorial Day 1968 --
(Clark Dougan) --
From Johnson to Nixon (John Gilligan --
Peter Kuznick --
J. Shaeffer --
Samuel Huntington --
Douglas Kinnard) --
A three-square-mile piece of the United States (Tom O'Hara) --
Familes at war (John Douglas Marshall --
Huynh Phoung Dong --
Richard Houser --
Nathan Houser --
Suzie Scott --
Lam Van Lich) --
My Lai (Larry Colburn --
Michael Bernhardt) --
You look like a gook (Vicent Okamoto Wayne Smith --
Charley Trujillo) --
An acute lack of forgetfulness (Gloria Emerson --
Nguyen Ngoc Luong) --
From Cambodia to Kent State (Anthony Lake --
A.J. Langguth --
Tom Grace) --
Endings (1970-75) --
The end of the tunnel (Alexander M. Haig, Jr. --
Morton Halperin --
Judith Coburn) --
We really believed (Beverly Gologorsky --
Nguyen Hgoc Bich --
Chalmers Johnson --
Steve Sherlock) --
Watergate (Daniel Ellsberg --
Egil "Bud" Krogh) --
The world was coming to an end (Frank Maguire --
Charles Cooper (II) --
George Evans) --
Everybody thought we'd won the war (Charles Hill) --
Paris (Daniel Davidson Nguyen Thi Binh --
Nguyen Khac Huynh) --
Prisoners of war (II) (Jay Scarborough --
Tran Ngoc Chau --
John McCain --
Patty and Early Hopper, Sr. --
Gloria Coppin) --
Collapse (Frank Snepp --
Truong Tran) --
The merriment was short-lived (Le Minh Khue) --
Legacies (1975- ) --
Missing in action (Tran Van Ban --
Tom Corey) --
War-zone childhoods (Tran Luong --
Bong Macdoran --
Loung Ung) --
Silences (Toshio Whelchel --
R. Huynh --
Jayne Stancavage) --
Souvenirs (Hoang Van Thiet) --
Taps (Leroy V. Quintana --
William Westmoreland --
Thai Dao --
Tim O'Brien --
Huu Ngoc --
Wayne Karlin --
Duong Tuong).
Responsibility: Christian G. Appy.

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An oral history of the Vietnam War in both the United States and Vietnam features first-hand accounts of how the war was experienced by soldiers, policy makers, protesters, operatives, doctors, artists, and journalists.
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