Navy medicine in Vietnam : oral histories from Dien Bien Phu to the fall of Saigon (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Navy medicine in Vietnam : oral histories from Dien Bien Phu to the fall of Saigon

Author: Jan K Herman
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book chronicles the story of the Navy Medical Department's participation in Vietnam, beginning with the Navy's rescue of the French survivors of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954 and ending with the Navy's rescue of Vietnamese refugees fleeing the fall of South Vietnam in 1975"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Personal Narrative
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jan K Herman
ISBN: 9780786439997 0786439998 9781476675282 1476675287
OCLC Number: 231671316
Description: vii, 357 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm
Contents: Passage to freedom --
An American war --
Hearts and minds --
Medical battalions in a frontless war --
Intrepid surgeons --
Corpsman up! --
Medal of honor --
Naval support activity Hospital Danang --
Ships of mercy --
Holocaust on Yankee Station --
Hue --
Khe Sanh --
Prisoner of war --
Mending --
Full circle --
Epilogue : the journey back.
Responsibility: Jan K. Herman.
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a valuable read"" - The Journal of Military History""beautifully written and artfully compiled...an important addition...highly recommend[ed]"" - Navy Nurse Corps Association Newsletter""highly Read more...

 
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