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Scars of Vietnam: Personal Accounts by Veterans and Their Families

Scars of Vietnam: Personal Accounts by Veterans and Their Families

by Harry Spiller
     
 

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A Marine Corps recruiter returns to his old stamping grounds to speak with some of the men he enlisted, their families, and the families of others who were killed in action. Some remember their experience with a sense of patriotism; others are bitter and feel forgotten by their country. The 17 accounts are a reminder of the horrors of war, and the lasting effects

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A Marine Corps recruiter returns to his old stamping grounds to speak with some of the men he enlisted, their families, and the families of others who were killed in action. Some remember their experience with a sense of patriotism; others are bitter and feel forgotten by their country. The 17 accounts are a reminder of the horrors of war, and the lasting effects of its aftermath.

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"readers will turn the pages taking their emotions on a roller-coaster ride running the gamut from laughter, sorrow, anger, love, hate and joy to every other emotion connected with a true story told by the veterans who fought and the families that suffered"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786467426
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
12/09/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
819,027
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Harry Spiller served two tours in Vietnam with the Marine Corps. A retired professor and former sheriff of Williamson County, Illinois, he previously taught criminal justice. He lives in West Frankfort, Illinois.

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