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A Piece of My Heart: The Stories of 26 American Women Who Served in Vietnam

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A decade after America pulled out of Vietnam, the seeds of the often heart- wrenching oral history, A Piece of My Heart, were sown when writer and filmmaker Keith Walker met a woman who had beenan emergency room nurse in Cu Chi and Da Nang. She and 25 others recount the time they spent in country as part of 15,000 American women who volunteered or served as nurses and in the military.

Synopsis:

Records the memories of a war in the words of those women courageous enough to walk into hell. --San Francisco Chronicle

Table of Contents

Army nurse — Army WAC — Special Services — Entertainer — USO — International Voluntary Services and Catholic Relief Services — American Friends Service Committee — Civilian airline flight attendant — Red cross — Armed Forces Radio — Glossary: Statistics on American women who served in Vietnam.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307542359
Subtitle:
The Stories of 26 American Women Who Served in Vietnam
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Edited by:
Keith Walker
Author:
Walker, Keith
Author:
Keith Walker
Subject:
History : Military - Vietnam War
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Military
Subject:
Social Science : Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Military - Vietnam War
Subject:
History
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Vietnamese Conflict, 19
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women -- United States.
Subject:
Vietnamese conflict, 1961-1975
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Military-US Military Minorities
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19970205
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
400

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History and Social Science » Military » Vietnam War

A Piece of My Heart: The Stories of 26 American Women Who Served in Vietnam
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"Synopsis" by , Records the memories of a war in the words of those women courageous enough to walk into hell. --San Francisco Chronicle
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