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By James D. Sexton

ISBN-10: 1523735864

ISBN-13: 9781523735860

On 10 may well 1968, President Lyndon Johnson activated James Sexton from the U.S. military person prepared Reserve. The machine-signed orders gave him 30 days to withdraw from his moment 12 months of graduate tuition in anthropology at UCLA and report back to toes. Lewis, Washington. Letters and tapes by way of James and his spouse, Marilyn Rex, function the foundation for his or her tale from 1968 to 1969, concentrating on feet. Lewis, feet. Belvoir, Cam Ranh Bay, Nha Trang, and the encompassing hamlets and villages throughout the top of the U.S. army involvement in Vietnam. 5 out of six of the a few 2.5 million army body of workers who served in Vietnam have been help troops instead of grunts within the box. simply because such a lot books on Vietnam are from the viewpoint of U.S. soldiers, this booklet is exclusive simply because half I is from the viewpoint of an organization clerk of corporation B, Troop Command, U.S. military Depot. As a faculty proficient enlisted guy, Sexton deals wealthy insights into the folks and tradition of Vietnam, in addition to many U.S. servicemen, who have been despatched there to assist shop them from communism. elements II and III are from the perspective of Marilyn and James’ journeys to Vietnam in 2004 and 2008, touring with and interviewing Vietnamese courses in Hanoi, Ha lengthy Bay, Bat Trang, Tam Coc, Hue, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Cam Ranh Bay, Ho Chi Minh urban (Saigon), Cu Chi, the Mekong Delta, and Tay Ninh. Maps, pictures, and notes increase the full tale, and an epilogue updates major occasions in Vietnam to 2015.

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