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Everything we had : an oral history of the Vietnam War / by thirty-three American soldiers who fought it ; [edited by] Al Santoli.

Contributor(s): Santoli, Al, 1949-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Random House, 1981Edition: 1st ed.Description: xvii, 265 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0394512693; 9780394512693.Subject(s): Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Everything we had.DDC classification: 959.704/33/73
Contents:
Gathering clouds: Welcome to the war, boys / David Ross -- Nine-to-five war / Jan Barry -- Patrolling the Tonkin Gulf / Karl Phaler -- Sand Castles: Washing ashore / Warren Nelson -- Living off the jungle / John Muir -- Prayer wheel / Thomas Bailey -- Ia Drang / Thomas Bird -- New-life Hamlet / David Ross -- Free-fire zone / Karl Phaler -- Lang Co Village / Jonathan Polansky -- Chrome dome / Lee Childress -- Getting loaded / Samuel Janney -- Peaks and valleys: Fire-base Burt / Herb Mock -- Size-twelve boot, size-ten war / Scott Higgins and James Hebron -- Drill Sergeant / Herb Mock -- Shanghai'd / Jonathan Polansky -- Screaming eagles / James Bombard -- My men / Robert Santos -- Party / Brian Delate -- Flying black ponies / Kit Lovell -- Nurse with round eyes / Gayle Smith -- Notion of honor / Jonathan Polansky and Albert Santoli -- Black GI / Robert Rawls -- Puerto Rican marine / Luis Martinez -- Life / Lynda Van Devanter -- Barren harvest: Restraint / Gary Riggs -- Little people / Thomas Bailey -- Missing ingredients / Bruce Lawlor -- Fullback 6 / Herb Mock -- CRIP Platoon / Michael Andrews -- Underground city / Jonathan Polansky -- VC / Thomas Bailey -- Strategy of Terror / Bruce Lawlor -- Book of Poetry / Robert Santos -- Phoenix / Thomas Bailey and Bruce Lawlor -- Green-faced frogmen / Mike Beamon -- Dalat / George Lawrence -- Operation new wind: Christmas bombing / Bruce Lawlor -- Cease-fire / Dennis Morgan -- Celebration without victory / Stephen Klinkhammer -- POW / William Lawrence -- LBJ / Ralph Dennison -- Dominoes / David Ross -- Fall of Saigon / Stephen Klinkhammer -- Glossary -- Biographies.
Summary: A collection of thirty-three tours of duty presented in chronological order from 1962 through 1975.
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Gathering clouds: Welcome to the war, boys / David Ross -- Nine-to-five war / Jan Barry -- Patrolling the Tonkin Gulf / Karl Phaler -- Sand Castles: Washing ashore / Warren Nelson -- Living off the jungle / John Muir -- Prayer wheel / Thomas Bailey -- Ia Drang / Thomas Bird -- New-life Hamlet / David Ross -- Free-fire zone / Karl Phaler -- Lang Co Village / Jonathan Polansky -- Chrome dome / Lee Childress -- Getting loaded / Samuel Janney -- Peaks and valleys: Fire-base Burt / Herb Mock -- Size-twelve boot, size-ten war / Scott Higgins and James Hebron -- Drill Sergeant / Herb Mock -- Shanghai'd / Jonathan Polansky -- Screaming eagles / James Bombard -- My men / Robert Santos -- Party / Brian Delate -- Flying black ponies / Kit Lovell -- Nurse with round eyes / Gayle Smith -- Notion of honor / Jonathan Polansky and Albert Santoli -- Black GI / Robert Rawls -- Puerto Rican marine / Luis Martinez -- Life / Lynda Van Devanter -- Barren harvest: Restraint / Gary Riggs -- Little people / Thomas Bailey -- Missing ingredients / Bruce Lawlor -- Fullback 6 / Herb Mock -- CRIP Platoon / Michael Andrews -- Underground city / Jonathan Polansky -- VC / Thomas Bailey -- Strategy of Terror / Bruce Lawlor -- Book of Poetry / Robert Santos -- Phoenix / Thomas Bailey and Bruce Lawlor -- Green-faced frogmen / Mike Beamon -- Dalat / George Lawrence -- Operation new wind: Christmas bombing / Bruce Lawlor -- Cease-fire / Dennis Morgan -- Celebration without victory / Stephen Klinkhammer -- POW / William Lawrence -- LBJ / Ralph Dennison -- Dominoes / David Ross -- Fall of Saigon / Stephen Klinkhammer -- Glossary -- Biographies.

A collection of thirty-three tours of duty presented in chronological order from 1962 through 1975.

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