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Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed of Its Heroes and Its History

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 621-674) and index.

Table of Contents

Year in Vietnam — Welcome home, baby killer?-- Will the real Vietnam vet stand up? — The ragtag brigade — CBS hits "the wall within" — Atrocities: the good war versus the bad war — The creation of posttraumatic stress disorder — Rambo: an American hero — Would I lie to you? — The VA and the PTSD "epidemic" — The Vietnam veterans' guide to tax-free living — PTSD made easy — "Vietnam killed him": suicide — An army on the streets: homelessness — The purple heart flea market — Fudging the records — War stories and other lies: writers go to Vietnam — The historian and the "gay beret" — The minority myth: Blacks in Vietnam — Baby, you looked like the Cong: women and Vietnam — Bogus guests at the Hanoi Hilton — The myth of agent orange — The VVA: Vietnam Victims of America — America's wailing wall — Appendix I: Medal of Honor, Vietnam — Appendix II: Distinguished Service Cross, Vietnam — Appendix III: Navy Cross, Vietnam — Appendix IV: Air Force Cross, Vietnam — Appendix V: U.S. military POWs, Vietnam (returned — alive) — Endnotes — Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780966703603
Preface:
Whitley, Glenna
Author:
Whitley, Glenna
Preface by:
Whitley, Glenna
Preface:
Whitley, Glenna
Author:
Whitley, Glenna
Author:
Burkett, B. G.
Author:
Whitley, Glenna
Publisher:
Verity Press Publishing
Location:
Dallas :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Military - Vietnam War
Subject:
Southeast Asia
Subject:
Vietnamese Conflict, 19
Subject:
Asia - Southeast Asia
Subject:
United States History 1961-1969.
Subject:
United States History 1969-
Subject:
Military-General History
Series Volume:
2000-23
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
692
Dimensions:
9.10x6.40x1.80 in. 2.50 lbs.
Age Level:
00-09

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