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Writing the war : my ten months in the jungles, streets and paddies of South Vietnam, 1968

Author: Stephen E Atkins
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Stephen E. Atkins was drafted just before he had completed his Ph. D. in French history. After Officer Candidacy School which was cut short, he became a non-commissioned officer and arrived in South Vietnam 1968. His memoir is the result of a tour of intense fighting, careful documentation, and an illicit diary kept at all times"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Atkins, Stephen E.
Writing the war.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2010
(DLC) 2009046149
(OCoLC)298304597
Named Person: Stephen E Atkins; Stephen E Atkins
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen E Atkins
ISBN: 9780786457441 0786457449
OCLC Number: 607552641
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 217 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Background and training for the Vietnam War --
First weeks in South Vietnam --
First blooding --
Operations in the first weeks of May --
Battle of the Cholon Y Bridge --
Combat in the Mekong Delta --
Adapting to the rear-echelon and the Battle of the Plain of Reeds Report --
Back at Bearcat and the Thai presidential award --
Events at Dong Tam and special assignment --
Back at Dong Tam --
Last months in South Vietnam.
Responsibility: Stephen E. Atkins.

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The author was drafted just before he had completed his PhD in French history in November 1966. He entered the army in February 1967, and, after his stint in Officer Candidacy School was cut short,  Read more...

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"this memoir is the result of intense fighting, careful documentation, and an illicit dairy"--Military Bookshelf.

 
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