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The war behind me : Vietnam veterans confront the truth about U.S. war crimes

Author: Deborah Nelson
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2008.
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In 2005, Deborah Nelson joined forces with military historian Nick Turse to investigate the largest compilation of records on Vietnam-era war crimes ever to surface. The declassified Army papers were erroneously released and have since been pulled from public circulation. The files contain reports of more than 300 confirmed atrocities, and 500 other cases the Army either couldn't prove or didn't investigate. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Nelson
ISBN: 0465005276 9780465005277
OCLC Number: 221961903
Description: vii, 296 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: What was right then --
Sticks and phones --
A My Lai a month --
Body count --
Drowning with cases --
The war behind them.
Responsibility: Deborah Nelson.
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A seasoned journalist and a historian team up to investigate a secret archive of hundreds of war crime investigations, track down the people involved, and emerge with a disturbing and revelatory  Read more...

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"Library Journal" "Alarming stories and important lessons for a country 'hell-bound to repeat' the same mistakes."Lt. General (USA, Ret.) Robert G. Gard, Jr. "In her well-written and carefully Read more...

 
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