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Escape from Vietnam

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Published by PublishAmerica .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: Vietnam War,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Vietnam,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography-General,
  • History / General,
  • History / Military / Vietnam War,
  • Abused wives,
  • Biography,
  • Case studies,
  • Refugees,
  • Wife abuse

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8438774M
ISBN 101413745091
ISBN 109781413745092
OCLC/WorldCa76184442

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  Escape from Vietnam: A Refugee‘s Story of the American Dream Kim Luu writes that for her extended family, achieving the American dream required pluck and resilience, but there was also help in the form of food stamps and government cheese. Even those of us who served in Vietnam (but were spared combat) can at least relate geographically to many stories. We could locate Cu Chi, An Khe and Khe Sanh on a map. But Laos? To orientate ourselves, EFL is the tale of a Navy Pilot, Dieter Dengler and his escape from a Pathet Lao POW camp in eastern by: 3.   Tortured with razor-sharp bamboo and fed alive to ants: The story behind one PoW's incredible escape from Vietnam by Zoe Brennan. Flying low over the dangerous and impenetrable Laotian jungle on a bombing mission against the Viet Cong, U.S. Air Force Colonel Eugene Deatrick saw a lone figure waving to him from a clearing below. by George Herring, This book is widely viewed as the best concise history of the Vietnam War. Herring, a former University of Kentucky history professor, covers virtually every important event in the conflict, presenting the war objectively and assessing its legacy.

  Escape From Saigon, a historical fiction based on the last 30 days of the US involvement in Vietnam, tells the poignant story of those US correspondents and Viet citizens working for the US military and their plight in the waning days of s: Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Doan, Escape from Vietnam. Montréal: Optimum Pub. International, © Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War is a non-fiction book by author Bruce Henderson. Hero Found is a biography of Vietnam War hero Dieter Dengler, a German-born United States Navy naval aviator who endured six months of imprisonment and torture before being rescued. Dengler survived 23 days in the jungle after escaping from a Pathet Lao prison camp.   Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction, Dog Soldiers is a story of the Vietnam War and of drug smuggling. Often compared to Joseph Conrad and Ernest Hemingway, and largely considered one of the best Vietnam novels, Stone focuses on two characters, one of whom is a sailor traveling home from Vietnam. The other is a war correspondent.