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Remembering the women of the Vietnam War

Lowell Robertssen

Remembering the women of the Vietnam War

by Lowell Robertssen

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Published by Tessera Pub. in Eden Prairie, Minn., USA .
Written in English

  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Women -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLowell Robertssen.
    LC ClassificationsPS3568.O24946 R4 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii leaves, 197 p. :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2222241M
    ISBN 100962302910
    LC Control Number89052195

      On Sunday, Sept. 17, PBS will begin airing “The Vietnam War,” a part, hour documentary by Ken Burns and his creative partner Lynn Novick. For those of you interested in books Author: Susan Ellingwood. In Country: Remembering the Vietnam War, edited by John Prados, Ivan R. Dee, Publisher, The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, If Consumer Reports published a guide to authors of Vietnam War books, in the column rating “Sentimentality,” John Prados would likely get a “below average”—just what you’d expect (and want) from one of the foremost Vietnam War historians and Author: Dnewbold.

      Forgotten history: The role of women in war times working on “Courageous Women of The Vietnam War” scheduled to come out in May Her books are part of the Women in . Now the time has come to remember. In this video series, hear firsthand accounts from 19 U.S. Vietnam veterans about their experiences during and after the Vietnam War. View Video Series. Visit for more information on education resources, to request military records, explore the Vietnam War timeline, and discover more.

    Vietnam veteran SGM Donna Lowery, author of Women Vietnam Veterans: Our Untold Story, will discuss the participation of American military women (non-nurses) during the Vietnam little-known group of an estimated 1, women from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force left its mark in Vietnam from to The VVA Book of Prayers and Services contains suggested services for use upon the death of a VVA member or VVA Associate, as well as services for Memorial Day or Veterans Day. There is a service for use when we recall those who are listed as “Missing in Action” or who may remain as “Prisoners of War.” Prayers are included for opening.

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Remembering the women of the Vietnam War by Lowell Robertssen Download PDF EPUB FB2

The experiences endured by young American men during the Vietnam War have reached mass audiences. But young women who served alongside them have, for the most part, been ignored. In digest form, Gruzhit-Hoyt presents snapshots of women who served, in one capacity or another, during the war.5/5(7).

"It is with a heart full of gratitude that I offer my thanks to Kathryn Atwood for bringing to light these women’s stories from the Vietnam War. Remembering their courage and resilience in the face of war remains of utmost importance."—Kim PhucPhan Thi, author of Fire Road: The Napalm Girl's Journey Through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace/5(8).

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It is the only book of its kind that details certain aspects of the lives of those American Women who served in Vietnam. It is a tribute to those Women Warriors who served this Country at a time when women were not a part of the regular Army or other Military Services.

Women were not allowed to carry weapons nor were they allowed to serve in combat/5(75). 'Nam' is a book that goes into specific events of Vietnam through the eyes of the veterans who fought in the war.

The soldiers tell about their basic training, their time during Vietnam and the aftermath of it all/5. Performing Remembering: Women's Memories of War in Vietnam This book explores the performances and politics of memory among a group of women war veterans in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Through ethnographic, oral history-based research, it connects the veterans’ wartime histories, memory politics, performance practices, recollections of imprisonment 4/4(1). "Christian Appy's oral history is the first work to probe the war's path through both the United States and Vietnam.

The testimony in this book, sometimes detached and reflective, often raw and emotional, allows us to see and feel what this war meant to people literally on all sides - Americans and Vietnamese, generals and grunts, policy makers and protestors, guerrillas and CIA operatives 5/5(2).

Courageous Women of the Vietnam War: Medics, Journalists, Survivors, and More. One of just a handful of women reporting on the Vietnam War, Kate Webb was captured by North Vietnamese troops and presumed dead—until she emerged from the jungle waving a piece of white parachute material after 23 days in captivity.4/5.

"It is with a heart full of gratitude that I offer my thanks to Kathryn Atwood for bringing to light these women's stories from the Vietnam War. Remembering their courage and resilience in the face of war remains of utmost importance."—Kim PhucPhan Thi, author of Fire Road: The Napalm Girl's Journey Through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace.

Though relatively little official data exists about female Vietnam War veterans, the Vietnam Women’s Memorial Foundation estimates that approximat military women were stationed in Vietnam during the conflict.

Nearly all of them were volunteers, and 90 percent served as military nurses. Generally considered the top memoir by a female Vietnam veteran, this brutally frank book is written with many detailed descriptions of the wounded and dying men Van Devanter saw as a nurse at the 71st Evacuation Hospital in Pleiku during her tour.

It is filled with the emotional turmoil she faced in-country and after coming home. REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As with any historical war, books on Vietnam - both fiction and non-fiction -- tell the stories of war heroes, pivotal.

Some of those men and women will be familiar to students of the Vietnam War: Philip Caputo, Fred Downs, W.D. Ehrhart, Ronald Glasser, David Hackworth, Hal Moore, Colin Powell, Norman Schwarzkopf, Jack Smith, Ray Stubbe, Hugh Thompson, Lynda Van Devanter, Bruce Weigl.

A preponderance of the witnesses are officers, /5(4). Vietnam War Books: Fiction The Sympathizer by Viet Thang Nguyen. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, this debut novel could fit into half a dozen genres of Vietnam war books from war narrative to immigrant story, from mystery to political, from Author: Tracy Shapley.

American Military Women who Died in the Vietnam War 1st Lt. Sharon Ann Lane – On the Wall at 23W Lt. Lane died from shrapnel wounds when the th Evac. at Chu Lai was hit by rockets on June 8, From Canton, OH, she was a month short of her 26th birthday.

She was posthumously [ ]. The book also includes discussions of the Kennedy assassination, the Persian Gulf War, the Challenger explosion, and the Rodney King beating.

While debunking the image of the United States as a culture of amnesia, Sturken also shows how remembering itself is a form of forgetting, and how exclusion is a vital part of memory formation.

The book is dedicated to all who died during this War, all who came home, and servicemen and women of all of our service branches who have answered the call for /5(8). Now that Ken Burns’ PBS documentary has concluded, we’re re-reading the classics of the Vietnam War’s literary canon.

From the first-hand accounts of on-site doctors to novels about soldiers on the frontlines, the following ten books describe the tragedies and triumphs endured by the men and women who fought for their country.

The Vietnam war has produced as much literature as W.W.2, and the Civil War. This is some of what I think is the best. Most of these I read. The others are on my TBR list. The book. Fall's book Street without Joy is a "sketch" or essay on the military-political history of the war largely fought between the French Army, who sought to reclaim Vietnam, and the Viet Minh, a force organized by Vietnamese communists, who resisted.

Earlier during World War II, the Japanese Army had in September attacked and conquered French Indochina. Informative with a bit of a feminist bias, this book explains what remembering really means during the Vietnam War and the AIDS epidemic.

This was an enjoyable read and the bias was very clear. flag Like see review/5.The role of women in Vietnam War. Thousands of US women took part in the Vietnam War, mostly in support services and most went as volunteers.

They participated as air traffic controllers, intelligence officers, weather monitors, clerks, medical support, communications and many other roles, but around 90% served as nurses.National Security Archives historian Prados, who has long specialized in the Vietnam War (Inside the Pentagon Papers), presents a compendium of first-person accounts of the American war.

Although most.