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Stolen valor : how the Vietnam generation was robbed of its heroes and its history / B.G. Burkett and Glenna Whitley.

Author/Creator:
Burkett, B. G. (Bernard Gary), 1944-
Publication:
Dallas : Verity Press, c1998.
Format/Description:
Book
xxvii, 692 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Influence.
United States -- History -- 1961-1969.
United States -- History -- 1969-
Contents:
Year in Vietnam
Welcome home, baby killer?
Will the real Vietnam vet stand up?
The ragtag brigade
CBS hits "the wall within"
Atrocities: the good war versus the bad war
The creation of posttraumatic stress disorder
Rambo: an American hero
Would I lie to you?
The VA and the PTSD "epidemic"
The Vietnam veterans' guide to tax-free living
PTSD made easy
"Vietnam killed him": suicide
An army on the streets: homelessness
The purple heart flea market
Fudging the records
War stories and other lies: writers go to Vietnam
The historian and the "gay beret"
The minority myth: Blacks in Vietnam
Baby, you looked like the Cong: women and Vietnam
Bogus guests at the Hanoi Hilton
The myth of agent orange
The VVA: Vietnam Victims of America
America's wailing wall
Appendix I: Medal of Honor, Vietnam
Appendix II: Distinguished Service Cross, Vietnam
Appendix III: Navy Cross, Vietnam
Appendix IV: Air Force Cross, Vietnam
Appendix V: U.S. military POWs, Vietnam (returned
alive)
Endnotes
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 621-674) and index.
ISBN:
096670360X
OCLC:
39458833
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