No Shining Armor: The Marines at War in Vietnam?an Oral History



➾ [Download] ➻ No Shining Armor: The Marines at War in Vietnam?an Oral History By Otto J. Lehrack ➷ – E17streets4all.co.uk No Vietnams A quarter century after the war in Vietnam, that battle cry brought a flag waving nation to its feet and ignited the superpatriotism of the Gulf War era But hard as we tried with yellow ri No Vietnams A Armor: The PDF ↠ quarter century after the war in Vietnam, that battle cry brought a flag waving nation to its feet and ignited the superpatriotism of the Gulf War era But hard as we tried with yellow ribbons and We Support Our Troops bumper stickers and Norman Schwarzkopf videos and Olympics style homecoming celebrations we No Shining MOBI :ò couldn t seem to erase the disturbing memory of VietnamPerhaps forgetting is not the answer Perhaps the healing process begins with remembering Painful, clear headed rememberingEven those who remember best, the men who fought in Vietnam, aren t anxious to recall their experiences or recount them to an academician But in Otto Lehrack they found a Shining Armor: The PDF ↠ sympathetic audience Lehrack is both a historian and a member of the Third Battalion, Third Marines He fought alongside the men whose voices he recorded here Into their accounts, Lehrack has woven a narrative that explains the events they describe and places them into both a historical and a political contextIt s a grunt s eye view of the Vietnam War that emerges in No Shining Armor the war as seen by the PFC s, sergeants, and platoon leaders in the rivers and jungles and trenches It s the story of teenagers leading squads of men into the jungle on night missions, the story of boredom, confusion, and equipment shortages, of friends suddenly blown away, of disappointing homecomings It s also the story of young men placed under unbearable strain and asked to do the impossible, who somehow stretched to meet the demands placed upon them, and the story of the friendships they forged in combat friendships deeper than any these men would be able to form later in civilian life.No Shining Armor: The Marines at War in Vietnam?an Oral History

Otto Lehrack is Armor: The PDF ↠ a retired Marine infantry officer, two tour Vietnam veteran, former CEO of a small Silicon Valley computer company, blue water sailor, and author of five books Three of his books have been Military Book Club Main Selections He has received an award from the US Marine Corps Heritage Foundation for his first No Shining MOBI :ò book, No Shining Armor the Marines at War in Vietnam , and a journalism award from the same organization No Shining Armor was published under the Modern War Series of the University Press of Kansas He lives in Asheville, North Carolina, where he is working on a novel He has an MA in history from Shining Armor: The PDF ↠ the University of Hawaii, Manoa.

No Shining Armor: The Marines at War in Vietnam?an Oral
    If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader explains the events they describe and places them into both a historical and a political contextIt s a grunt s eye view of the Vietnam War that emerges in No Shining Armor the war as seen by the PFC s, sergeants, and platoon leaders in the rivers and jungles and trenches It s the story of teenagers leading squads of men into the jungle on night missions, the story of boredom, confusion, and equipment shortages, of friends suddenly blown away, of disappointing homecomings It s also the story of young men placed under unbearable strain and asked to do the impossible, who somehow stretched to meet the demands placed upon them, and the story of the friendships they forged in combat friendships deeper than any these men would be able to form later in civilian life."/>
  • Paperback
  • 426 pages
  • No Shining Armor: The Marines at War in Vietnam?an Oral History
  • Otto J. Lehrack
  • English
  • 11 August 2017
  • 0700605347

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