Arranged chronologically and in counterpoint, this unique book samples all conceivable forms of oral and written documentation to illuminate the United States' involvement in its longest and most divisive war. From foot soldiers to generals, politicians to protesters, hawks and doves, their attitudes and experiences are graphically revealed.aquot;They wona#39;t do that until the generals make their fortunes. ... in that miasma of ideological and military platitudes and incomprehensible Vietnamese names, like the unreal stars of a planetarium. ... Most Army wives had insomnia in Saigon.
|Author||:||John Clark Pratt|
|Publisher||:||University of Georgia Press - 2008-12-01|