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Vietnam war movies : the pocket essential [guide]

Author: Jamie Russell
Publisher: Harpenden, Herts [U.K.] : Pocket Essentials, ©2002.
Series: Pocket essentials., Film.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It has been over twenty-five years since the Americans pulled out of Vietnam, their most ignominious defeat ever. With nearly 60,000 dead and over 300,000 wounded the long-fought war was seen as a PR disaster by some and a focus of anti-war sentiment by others. The war helped defeat two Presidents, left hundreds of thousands suffering, and is still one of the hottest debating subjects across America. From The Deer  Read more...
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Russell, Jamie, 1974-
Vietnam war movies.
Harpenden, Herts [U.K.] : Pocket Essentials, ©2002
(OCoLC)49299279
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Russell
ISBN: 9781848396906 1848396902
OCLC Number: 318910955
Description: 1 online resource (96 pages).
Contents: Introduction : "Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition" --
"Hard core, man" : the Vietnam combat movie --
"This is this" : the Vet movie --
"Charlie don't surf!" : drugs and surrealism in the combat zone --
"Hell no! we won't go!" : the counter-culture & the protest movement --
"Do we get to win this time?" : the 1980's return to 'Nam --
"When heaven & earth collided" : telling a different story.
Series Title: Pocket essentials., Film.
Other Titles: Pocket essential Vietnam war movies
Responsibility: Jamie Russell.

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It has been over twenty-five years since the Americans pulled out of Vietnam, their most ignominious defeat ever. With nearly 60,000 dead and over 300,000 wounded the long-fought war was seen as a PR disaster by some and a focus of anti-war sentiment by others. The war helped defeat two Presidents, left hundreds of thousands suffering, and is still one of the hottest debating subjects across America. From The Deer Hunter to Platoon the Vietnam cycle of films that America has been producing since the 1970s has had an impact on audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. The Pocket Essent.

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