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Kill anything that moves : the real American war in Vietnam

Author: Nick Turse
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co., ©2013.
Series: American empire project.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Based on classified documents and interviews, a controversial history of the Vietnam War argues that American acts of violence against millions of Vietnamese civilians were a pervasive and systematic part of the war.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Turse
ISBN: 9780805086911 0805086919
OCLC Number: 795503637
Description: 370 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: An operation, not an aberration --
The massacre at Trieu Ai --
A system of suffering --
Overkill --
A litany of atrocities --
Unbounded misery --
The bummer, the "gook-hunting" general, and the butcher of the delta --
Where have all the war crimes gone? --
Wandering ghosts.
Series Title: American empire project.
Responsibility: Nick Turse.

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Drawing on a decade of research into secret Pentagon files and extensive interviews with American veterans and Vietnamese survivors, the author reveals the policies and actions that resulted in  Read more...

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No book I have read in decades has so shaken me, as an American. Turse lays open the ground-level reality of a war that was far more atrocious than Americans at home have ever been allowed to know. Read more...

 
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