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Kill Anything That Moves

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Americans have long been taught that events such as the notorious My Lai massacre were "isolated incidents" in the Vietnam War, carried out by a few "bad apples." However, as award-winning journalist and historian Nick Turse demonstrates in this pioneering investigation, violence against Vietnamese civilians was not at all exceptional. Rather, it was pervasive and systematic, the predictable consequence of official orders to "kill anything that moves."

Drawing on a decade of research into secret Pentagon files and extensive interviews with American veterans and Vietnamese survivors, Turse reveals the policies and actions that resulted in millions of innocent civilians killed and wounded. He lays out in shocking detail the workings of a military machine that made crimes all but inevitable.

Kill Anything That Moves finally brings us face-to-face with the truth of a war that haunts America to this day.

Synopsis:

Supported by classified documents and first-person interviews, this reexamination of American actions against Vietnamese civilians during the war suggests a dark, pervasive policy that belies the "isolated incidents" narrative used to explain away the most notorious of the atrocities.

About the Author

NICK TURSE, an award-winning journalist and historian, is the author of The Complex and the research director for the Nation Institute’s TomDispatch.com. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Nation. Turse’s investigations of US war crimes in Vietnam have gained him a Ridenhour Prize for Reportorial Distinction, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a fellowship at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. He lives near New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781622311897
Author:
Turse, Nick
Publisher:
Highbridge Company
Author:
Lee, Don
Subject:
Military - Vietnam War
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Unabridged 8.75 hours
Publication Date:
20130531
Binding:
OTHER
Language:
English
Pages:
525
Dimensions:
5.78 x 5.13 x 0.88 in 0.5 lb

Related Subjects

Audio Books » Nonfiction
History and Social Science » Military » US Military » General
History and Social Science » Military » Vietnam War
History and Social Science » World History » Southeast Asia

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"Synopsis" by , Supported by classified documents and first-person interviews, this reexamination of American actions against Vietnamese civilians during the war suggests a dark, pervasive policy that belies the "isolated incidents" narrative used to explain away the most notorious of the atrocities.
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