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Landing zones : southern veterans remember Vietnam

Author: James R Wilson
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Landing Zones brings to life the dramatic, gripping, and often painful stories of twenty-four Vietnam Veterans from the American South. The men and women interviewed here represent a remarkable range of experience, including a marine rifleman, a helicopter pilot, an army nurse, a prisoner of war, a riverboat gunner, and the commanding general William Westmoreland. Skillfully interviewed by James R. Wilson, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilson, James R. (James Robert), 1942-
Landing zones.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1990
(OCoLC)551277507
Online version:
Wilson, James R. (James Robert), 1942-
Landing zones.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1990
(OCoLC)606321770
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Wilson
ISBN: 0822310414 9780822310419
OCLC Number: 21117270
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 267 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: James R. Wilson.

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Twenty-four Vietnam veterans from the American South tell their most daring and dramatic combat stories. An expression of both a region's pride and an experience universal among those who fought in  Read more...

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