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Download The Cost of War: Recollections of the Vietnam War by twenty-three veterans ePub
  • ISBN 0962426652
  • ISBN13 978-0962426650
  • Language English
  • Publisher Hurricane Ridge Publishing (1989)
  • Pages 266
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  • Size ePub 1416 kb
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The Cost Of War book. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Cost Of War: Recollections Of The Vietnam War By Twenty Three Scott County Veterans. by. Craig Reed (Contributor).

Through their recollections of the war, we see America’s . These veterans offer an insight into the Vietnam War that is largely unclouded by racism, jingoism, or blind nationalism.

Through their recollections of the war, we see America’s internal racial strife set against a major conflict. Chicago Sun-Times The soldiers’ descriptions of the war’s ugliness and that of Americans fighting and dying were so dramatically explicit a reader could visualize himself shivering in the monsoon rain, stalking through muddy swamps, and witnessing comrades cut the ears off dead Vietcong. BLOODS is the oral history of twenty black veterans of the Vietnam War, and the author is also a veteran.

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Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) is an American tax-exempt non-profit organization and corporation founded in 1967 to oppose the United States policy and participation in the Vietnam War. VVAW says it is a national veterans' organization that campaigns for peace, justice, and the rights of all United States military veterans. It publishes a twice-yearly newsletter, The Veteran; this was earlier published more frequently as 1st Casualty (1971–1972) and then as Winter Soldier (1973–1975).

Vietnam veterans in the US, Australia and other countries have suffered from increased rates of cancers and birth . 1. The economic and human costs of the Vietnam War were devastating.

Vietnam veterans in the US, Australia and other countries have suffered from increased rates of cancers and birth defects in their offspring. The war claimed between . -4 million lives, the vast majority of them Vietnamese civilians – plus almost 60,000 Americans. 2. The United States’ defeat in Vietnam led to a period of despondency in America.

The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambo.

The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam.

Vietnam War (1954–75), conflict that pitted the communist government of North . In 1982 the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated in Washington, .

Vietnam War (1954–75), conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The costs and casualties of the growing war proved too much for the United States to bear, and . combat units were withdrawn by 1973. inscribed with the names of 57,939 members of . armed forces who had died or were missing as a result of the war.

Chapter twenty-three. Glossary of weapons, technical terms, slang, and jargon. Scanning, uploading, and electronic distribution of this book or the facilitation of such without the permission of the publisher is prohibited.

The Vietnam War is sometimes called McNamara's War. In his 1995 book "In Retrospect," Robert S. McNamara wrote: "We of the Kennedy and Johnson administrations who participated in the decisions on Vietnam acted according to what we thought were the principals and traditions of this. McNamara wrote: "We of the Kennedy and Johnson administrations who participated in the decisions on Vietnam acted according to what we thought were the principals and traditions of this nation. We made our decisions in light of those values. I truly believe that we made an error not of values and intentions but of judgement and capabilities. McNamara also said that he and members of the Kennedy administration "totally underestimated.