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Long Binh Jail : an oral history of Vietnam's notorious U.S. military prison

Author: Cecil B Currey
Publisher: Washington, DC : Brassey's, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Long Binh Jail was a place so feared that American soldiers would rather face the Viet Cong than be sent there. Known as "LBJ" or simply "The Stockade," it was officially the U.S. Army Installation Stockade in Long Binh, South Vietnam. Within its confines were Americans whose offenses ran the gamut from drug possession, insubordination, and AWOL, to assault, rape, and murder. Containing up to a thousand prisoners
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Currey, Cecil B.
Long Binh Jail.
Washington, DC : Brassey's, 1999
(OCoLC)607391065
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cecil B Currey
ISBN: 1574881868 9781574881868 1574883372 9781574883374
OCLC Number: 41338020
Description: xix, 193 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Diagram of USARVIS at Long Binh --
The Legend of Long Binh Jail --
"We Welcome Command Failures" --
Life Inside --
"Just a Black Thing" --
"Drugs Were a Real Problem" --
"They Were Just Animals" --
"Kill the Chucks" --
Faced by Superior Force --
Order Restored --
Back to the Beginning --
The Interviewees --
Confinement Officers.
Other Titles: 1st ed
Responsibility: Cecil Barr Currey.

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