Grunts : the American combat soldier in Vietnam / Kyle Longley
- Longley, Kyle
- Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 
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- Physical Description:
- xxii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Johnny get your gun : decisions to enter the U.S. military during the Vietnam War -- Building GI Joe : induction and recruit training during the Vietnam era -- The first wave : the American infantryman in Vietnam, 1961-1968 -- The winter of their discontent : after Tet until the withdrawal and fall of Saigon, 1968-1975 -- Coming home : reintegrating into society and memory of the American infantryman in Vietnam.
- Drawing on personal memoirs and interviews with Vietnam vets, the author conveys the perspectives of the American combat soldiers who bore the brunt of the fighting. He includes the political culture, recruiting, induction and training, the soldiers' experience, their homecoming, and aftermath.
- Vietnam War (1961-1975)
- Geschichte 1961-1975
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975—United States
- Soldiers—United States—History—20th century
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975—Psychological aspects
- Psychological aspects
- Guerre du Viet-Nam (1961-1975)—États-Unis
- Guerre du Viet-Nam (1961-1975)—Aspect psychologique
- Guerre du Viet-Nam (1961-1975)—Récits personnels
- United States
- 9780765622853 (cloth : alk. paper)
0765622858 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-234) and index.
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