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Vietnam Was More than Just the Killing

by Patrick H. Dockery

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Published by Trafford Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Biography & Autobiography : Military,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12020180M
    ISBN 101553692446
    ISBN 109781553692447
    OCLC/WorldCa49047574

    By The Numbers: Opioids Are Killing More People Than the Vietnam War As frightening as it may sound, the Vietnam War, which carried on for nearly two decades, claimed the lives of . This can form a powerful killing-enabling mechanism, similar to that of bomber pilots dropping their bombs f feet or artillery firing from two miles away. There’s more than just physical distance enabling easier killing. Social and cultural distance, the lack of empathy and declining interpersonal bonds can make violence more likely.

    Locklin was the perpetrator of a crime that was all too common during America’s long war in Viet nam. “Fragging,” as it became widely known, was the murder or attempted murder of officers or NCOs by their own troops. The term derived from the frequent use of a fragmenta tion grenade, which the assailant would roll or throw into the area where his superior was sleeping. Sixteen wounds altogether. The American war, he says, was just one phase in his career as a soldier, which began in and encompassed combat against the South Vietnamese, Khmer Rouge and Chinese. Talk about bad dreams. One year .

    In , Nelson DeMille fought in Vietnam as a lieutenant with the U.S. Army's First Cavalry Division. Thirty-nine years later, he went back--this time on assignment for a travel : Arlene Getz. Guys, its *fine* time to open everything back up. My boss is forcing me back to work next week. It's all fine. Yeah, maybe a million or more poor people die - but if they were important they wouldn't be poor. At least we know that if you catch the virus that you can just inject some bleach and you'll be cured.


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Vietnam Was More than Just the Killing by Patrick H. Dockery Download PDF EPUB FB2

Vietnam Was More than Just the Killing Paperback – Ap by USAR Patrick H. Dockery (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 3/5(1). Vietnam Was More than Just the Killing By Patrick Dockery. Tweet. Published: January This is the untold story of day to day history in the life of an Infantry officer during 2 tours of duty in the Vietnam War.

It's about supporting the troops and how the Bond develops between soldiers. Buy This Book. Perfect Bound Softcover(B/W). The My Lai Massacre was one of the most horrific incidents of violence committed against unarmed civilians during the Vietnam War. A company of American soldiers brutally killed more than   On Sunday, Sept.

17, PBS will begin airing “The Vietnam War,” a part, hour documentary by Ken Burns and his creative partner Lynn Novick. For Author: Susan Ellingwood. The Paperback of the Vietnam Was More than Just the Killing by Patrick H. Dockery at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. “In Vietnam, the statistically minded war managers focused, above all, on the notion of achieving a “crossover point”: the moment when American soldiers would be killing more enemies than their Vietnamese opponents could replace.” — 2 likes/5().

The creators of The Vietnam War seem to know that something more haunting lurks behind their narrative, something more damning than a tale of tragic miscalculation. They never have their narrator say so, but the facts they highlight speak for themselves.

Departing from Stanley Karnow’s major PBS documentary on the subject, Burns and Novick’s film. Sir Max Hastings chronicles Vietnam with the benefit of vivid personal memories: first of reporting in from the United States, where he encountered many of the war’s decision-makers including President Lyndon Johnson, then of successive assignments in Indochina for newspapers and BBC TV: he rode a helicopter out of the US Saigon embassy compound /5().

Casualties of War (Vietnam #4) Lexical Range: L. This book is about four friends who join the Vietnam War together. The book takes place in the 1st person view of Beck, one of the four friends.

Beck is in the Air Force and he repairs the planes/5. Vietnam by Max Hastings review – an effort to exonerate the US military including more than a few Americans, believed that the impending North Vietnamese victory represented a just outcome.

What Went Wrong in Vietnam. InSheehan published a book about him, and it was the strategy of the Vietcong to convince them that the United Author: Louis Menand.

Authored by journalist Frances FitzGerald, this account of Vietnam, its history, and the effects of its war with the United States was on the bestseller list for more than ten weeks.

It went on to win a number of prestigious awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction, National Book Award, and the Bancroft Prize. Considered the first Author: Tracy Shapley. The Vietnam War was not remarkable in killing more civilians than soldiers, and in turning millions of civilians into refugees whose experiences were much more traumatic than those of the many.

“People ask me who my heroes are. I have only one – Adolf Hitler.” – General Ky, prime minister of South Vietnam. Written by Felix Greene and published inthis is a explicit and graphic photo heavy book that makes a strong antiwar case.

Though it was available early. Another thing that this book greatly focuses on is how the American soldiers have managed to kill so many people in the Vietnam War, more than any soldier has ever killed thanks to these improvement plans that the military devises.

But this On Killing book goes even beyond what the military is doing to the soldiers, it talks about suicide. By the end of the Vietnam War, the United States dropped 7, tons of bombs on Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.

This is nearly three times as many bombs that were dropped in all of World War : Mike Hastie. There Will Be Killing by John L. Hart and Olivia Rupprecht | Books in Review. John L. Hart, the co-author of There Will Be Killing: A Novel of War and Murder (The Story Plant, pp., $, paper, $, e book), has been a practicing psychotherapist for more than forty began what would become his life’s work in Vietnam where he served as a psychology specialist.

The fire raged “for more than seven hours and reached temperatures of degrees more than one million books were burned or damaged.” Though nobody was killed, 22 people were injured, and it took more than 3 million gallons of water to put it : David A.

Grossman. - Two of the leading figures nominated to head President Obama's second-term foreign policy establishment have their political roots in the Vietnam War. If confirmed, Chuck Hagel. The relationship between policy and practice in Vietnam was, it turns out, far more peculiar than the two choices suggest.

It’s often said that truth is the first casualty of war. —John Prados, author of Vietnam: The History of an Unwinnable War, – “Nick Turse's Kill Anything That Moves is essential reading, a powerful and moving account of the dark heart of the Vietnam War: the systematic killing of civilians, not as aberration but as standard operating procedure.

Until this history is acknowledged it will.It was also true at the province level. Three of South Vietnam’s provinces (Quang Tri, Quang Nam and Thua Thien) accounted for more than 40 percent of American casualties.

More than three-quarters of U.S. servicemen were killed in action in just 10 of the country’s more than 40 provinces.

Time likewise played its : Historynet Staff.Sounds terrible, doesn’t it? A soldier gets the enemy in his sights, then fires every single round of ammunition in the company and doesn’t manage a single hit? I mean, what kind of utterly incompetent shooters are they? What kind of utter drek is.