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Life During Wartime

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Life During Wartime
Discover the realities of living as a member of the US Military Personnel while on a tour of duty. Witness the first-hand accounts of the difficulties and dangers of fighting in the Vietnam conflict in a series of candid and poignant interviews. The accumulating trauma and mounting disillusionment of troops is clear to see, but so too is the bravery and devotion to duty of the American men and women serving in this war. From the ballad-singing helicopter pilot suffering from the loss of several compatriots to the medical staff on call around the clock treating soldiers with horrific injuries, discover the personal stories behind the harrowing conflict in Vietnam. Many young men and women were exposed to traumatic events in this war, and for many the end rarely seemed in sight.moreless

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