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Fighting shadows in Vietnam : a combat memoir

Author: Michael P Moynihan
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1969, an American soldier's adventure turned nightmare brings a visceral understanding of the words penned by Thoreau: 'Most men live lives of quiet desperation, ' especially those at war. This emotional journey of self-realization chronicles the key perspective--shaping experiences of a U.S. Army grunt fighting in Vietnam"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moynihan, Michael P., 1949-
Fighting shadows in Vietnam
(DLC) 2013050846
(OCoLC)849204949
Named Person: Michael P Moynihan; Michael P Moynihan
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Moynihan
ISBN: 9781476613505 1476613508 1306347068 9781306347068
OCLC Number: 868580134
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Letters I never sent --
Warriors with peace signs --
Shit, shower, and shave --
From Broadway to the Bush --
Welcome to the jungle --
The ambush --
Life as a grunt --
Next stop: Cambodia --
R.I.E. and 326 tons --
The hill with no name --
Back to buttons --
In the hands of fate --
The transition.
Responsibility: Michael P. Moynihan, Jr.

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"Historians will find much valuable material in this memoir in addition to the fascinating narrative. Moynihan is a skilled storyteller who writes in a direct, earnest style"--H-Net Reviews; Read more...

 
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