Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories : Our Veterans Remember

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-05-06
  • Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society
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In this companion to the Wisconsin Public Television documentary, forty veterans share their first-hand accounts of America's longest war in compelling detail alongside photographs, letters, draft notices, and telegrams. From barely legal sons of Wisconsin to seasoned soldiers, the men and women in these pages make up a diverse collection of voices: an army chaplain who led services at Khe Sanh but never picked up a weapon; identical twins who discover they are stationed at the same South Vietnam base; two prisoners of war whose years in captivity total 14; a Hmong refugee who fought the Secret War in Laos and repatriated to America; and dozens more.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Forewordp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
A Note on the Textp. xix
Advise and Assistp. 1
Naval Presencep. 11
Send in the Marinesp. 35
Elusive Enemyp. 51
All Hell Broke Loosep. 78
Khe Sanhp. 102
Tetp. 119
Battle of Huep. 134
Brown Water Navyp. 150
Brother Dutyp. 170
Hamburger Hillp. 181
The Pricep. 195
Firebasesp. 210
Secret Warp. 228
Hanoi Hiltonp. 245
Epilogue: The Road Homep. 272
Wisconsin Veteran Biographiesp. 291
The Honor Rollp. 305
Notesp. 339
List of Participantsp. 344
Indexp. 346
About the Authorsp. 354
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