Women in Vietnam is an oral history told through the distinct, personal and moving voices of the American women who served in Vietnam during the war. These women were nurses, Red Cross workers (Donut Dollies), and WAC's (Women's Army Corps). The women served in field hospitals as nurses, entertained the troops at base camps in fire zones and were intelligence analysts, among other duties. All were volunteers. None were drafted. Some women were wounded. Some were killed. On returning home during and after the war, some suffered from PTSD. All these women are real veterans despite remaining essentially invisible to the public. Their stories are a powerful reminder of the role women played during the Vietnam War.
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About the Author
Ron Steinman is an award winning journalist who covered the Vietnam War for more than 3 years as bureau chief for NBC News in Saigon. He was bureau chief for NBC News in Hong Kong and London, and general manager of news specials/ At the Today Show he was the Washington producer, senior producer for specials and politics and a producer for Sunday Today. As a producer for ABC News Productions he produced more than 30 documentaries for A&E, TLC< The History Channel and Lifetime.He is the author of The Soldiers' Story (a Nook book), Inside Television's First War, Survivor Manual and Notebooks. He is an independent documentary filmmaker with his company, Douglas/Steinman Productions known for "Luboml: My Heart Remembers" and "My Grandfather's House." He is executive editor and a columnist for The Digital Journalist and The Digital Filmmaker and a regular contributor to News Junkie Post and other online Web sites.
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Women In Vietnam based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
I found this book very interesting. I served in Vietnam, and several women were killed in my area of operations while I was there. Their role in Vietnam has been vastly under-rated, and this tells some of their stories very well.