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War stories : a GI reporter in Vietnam, 1970-1971 / Conrad M. Leighton.

Author/Creator:
Leighton, Conrad M., 1948- author.
Publication:
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
vi, 332 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Leighton, Conrad M., 1948 -- -Correspondence.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives.
War correspondents -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Army. Cavalry Division, 1st -- Biography.
United States. Army -- Military life -- Anecdotes.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
Summary:
"As a GI reporter for the 1st Air Cavalry Division in Vietnam, the author chronicled the experiences of combat soldiers in newspaper and magazine articles, including jungle missions, life on firebases, struggles in the rear and survival as a frontline journalist. His stories and letters are combined here in chronological order, providing a narrative of combat in Vietnam"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
In country: August 15, 1970, to September 30, 1970
On assignment: October 1, 1970, to December 31, 1970
Into the jungle: January 1, 1971, to February 27, 1971
The audience shrinks: March 1, 1971, to April 30, 1971
Nearing the end: May 1, 1971, to June 30, 1971
Being short: July 1, 1971, to August 15, 1971.
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
9781476663982
147666398X
9781476623443
OCLC:
933580560
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