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Letters from Vietnam

Jacqueline Lundquist

Letters from Vietnam

a daughter"s search for her father

by Jacqueline Lundquist

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Published by Har Anand Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJacqueline Lundquist and Donald C. Lundquist
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24843616M
LC Control Number2011321428

  Letters From ‘Nam North Shore Music Theater, Beverly, Mass.; 1, seats; $56 top Production: A North Shore Music Theater presentation, in association with Vietnam Veterans of America, Barlove.   Directed by Bill Couturié. With Tom Berenger, Ellen Burstyn, J. Kenneth Campbell, Richard Chaves. A documentary featuring letters written by U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. Archive footage of the war and news coverage thereof, augment the first-person "narrative" by men and women who 8/10(K).

LETTERS HOME FROM VIETNAM Dear Family, He got here in Vietnam the same time I did, but he was put in charge right away because he's a corporal. He goes by the book on everything. If we get hit we aren't supposed to fire back, only on his command. I'd rather be with somebody that has a little more time in country, and knows what. The Vietnam War has left many legacies. Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict. These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction. A slew of war memoirs stand with the best writing of that genre. In the short history of Vietnam War.

  "An overwhelmingly eloquent book of the purest and most simple writing on Vietnam."—David Halberstam. Nearly forty years after the official end of the Vietnam War, Dear America allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in Vietnam. In this collection of more than letters, they share their first impressions Brand: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. Get this from a library! Letters from Vietnam.. [Bill Adler] -- The letters you will read in this book were written by servicemen representing all the Armed Forces, nurses, Red Cross workers, United States civilian personnel, and Vietnamese citizens. The letters.


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They are the words of soldier Mark W. Harms insumming up his combat experience during the Vietnam War. His stunning letter home is just one of hundreds featured in this unforgettable collection, Letters from Vietnam. In these affecting pages are the unadorned voices of men and women who fought–and, in some cases, fell–in America’s Cited by: 4.

"An overwhelmingly eloquent book of the purest and most simple writing on Vietnam."―David Halberstam. Nearly forty years after the official end of the Vietnam War, Dear America allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in Vietnam.

In this collection of more than letters, they share their first impressions of the rigors of life in /5(64). Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam was compiled entirely from the avalanche of letters and poems received by the Commission for consideration to be included on the Memorial.

It was published by W. Norton & Company simultaneously with the dedication of the Memorial. The book, which simulates a tour of duty in Vietnam, offers context for the excerpts of the letters. A story about a 20 year old draftee who served with 1st/46thth Light Infantry Brigade the author recalls his tour of duty through letters he wrote and letters he received while in Vietnam.

Exciting, Exhilerating and TRUE. About the book It took me 25 years to complete this book, off and on I would start writing, get distracted then let the book sit idle. I would visit the text from time to time, only to put it aside again. I knew there was a story there, but getting it down on paper was difficult.

This book contains letters written by soldiers and nurses in Vietnam during the war. There are stories about friendship, sacrifice and even love, as told by the very people who fought on the front lines and those who supported them.4/5.

Great book that begins in Recruit Training and follows the author until he rotates home from Viet Nam. Basically letters home to his mother and narration's of his life. The big is almost like a blog of this part of his life. The book is full of stories about the life of a Marine Corps sniper/5.

More than twenty-five years after the official end of the Vietnam War, Dear America allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in Vietnam.

In this collection of more than letters, they share their first impressions of the rigors of life in the bush, their longing for home and family, their emotions over the conduct of the war, and their /5(3). They are the words of soldier Mark W. Harms insumming up his combat experience during the Vietnam War.

His stunning letter home is just one of hundreds featured in this unforgettable collection, Letters from Vietnam. In these affecting pages are the unadorned voices of men and women who fought–and, in some cases, fell–in America’s Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

Buy a cheap copy of Letters from Vietnam book by Bill Adler. “No heroes, everyone did their part, and everyone was scared to death.”They are the words of soldier Mark W.

Harms insumming up his combat experience during Free shipping over $Cited by: 4. In this post, you will find a list of the best Vietnam books to read in. I have broken down the best books about Vietnam.

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About Letters from Vietnam “No heroes, everyone did their part, and everyone was scared to death.” They are the words of soldier Mark W. Harms insumming up his combat experience during the Vietnam War. His stunning letter home is just one of hundreds featured in this unforgettable collection, Letters from Vietnam.

In these affecting. This book consists of letters written by American soldiers during the Vietnam War. It's extremely heart-breaking to read these letters as they gives "voices" instead of a mere figure. A lot of times, the figure of how many were killed, wounded, missing, etc but it does not portray any "emotions" the soldiers by: Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam, Simon & Schuster Inc., New York, NY, (Also an HBO documentary presentation).

Dear Madeline, Hello my dear sister. Boy. I sure feel close to you. Since your last letter, I almost feel as if you are my sister. It’s good to have someone to tell your troubles to. Vietnam Letters. likes. Vietnam Letters is a letter by letter account of one young Australian troopers personal experience while on active service during the Vietnam war in -Vietnam Mailbag’ named best regional book-Echoes of a distant war-The timeless gift of our war heroes' letters-‘Mailbag’ lets readers into lives of Vietnam servicemen-Delaware public archives opens multimedia exhibit-New Book Opens an Unprecedented Windows on the Vietnam War-WDEL Radio AM (Novem ).

Cornell University Press fosters a culture of broad and sustained inquiry through the publication of scholarship that is engaged, influential, and of lasting significance. "Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam," the HBO movie now being released theatrically, is the first film about Vietnam to come to us free of bias, free of rhetoric.

Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam also was released theatrically, on 49 screens in the United States and Canada in Septembera rarity for any film that has been made for cable.

The film was shown in theaters throughout Europe and Asia. Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam is a American documentary film inspired by the anthology of the same title, directed by Bill Couturié in Using real letters written by American soldiers (which can be read in the book along with many more) and archive footage, the film creates a highly personal experience of the Vietnam film won the Special Jury Directed by: Bill Couturié.

EXCERPTS FROM DEAR AMERICA: LETTERS HOME FROM VIETNAM (–)The twentieth century was a decade of war: of the hundred million war-related deaths worldwide sinceover 90 percent occurred in the twentieth century.

Due in part to escalating advances in military technology, twentieth-century modern combat was exponentially more devastating .LETTERS FROM VIETNAM This gallery contains letters written to and from Vietnam Veterans and their families and friends.

Tim "t-bomb" Driscoll's "There Really is a War" A Marine's thoughts and feelings on the beginnings of his tour in Vietnam. Gary Canant's "Dear Maxie".

Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie ) Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam is a American documentary film inspired by the anthology of the same title, directed by Bill Couturié in Using real letters written by American soldiers (which can be read in the book along with many more) and archive footage, the film.