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Review of U.S. Vietnam issues

Gaston Joseph Sigur

Review of U.S. Vietnam issues

by Gaston Joseph Sigur

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • ASEAN.,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975.,
  • United States -- Relations -- Cambodia.,
  • Cambodia -- Relations -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGaston J. Sigur.
    SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 1098.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17567252M

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Over 10 densely packed chapters, the book reaches back to the French colonial conquest of Vietnam and the early development of Vietnamese nationalism before delving into the peak years of U.S. Generally considered the top memoir by a female Vietnam veteran, this brutally frank book is written with many detailed descriptions of the wounded and dying men Van Devanter saw as a nurse at the 71st Evacuation Hospital in Pleiku during her tour.

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