By Elizabeth Partridge
America's struggle in Vietnam. In over a decade of sour combating, it claimed the lives of greater than 58,000 American squaddies and beleaguered 4 US presidents. greater than 40 years after the United States left Vietnam in defeat in 1975, the warfare continues to be arguable and divisive either within the usa and abroad.
The heritage of this period is advanced; the cultural effect remarkable. yet it is the own tales of 8 people—six American infantrymen, one American army nurse, and one Vietnamese refugee—that create the heart beat of Boots at the floor. From dense jungles and terrifying firefights to chaotic helicopter rescues and harrowing escapes, every one person event unearths a special side of the warfare and strikes us ahead in time. Alternating with those chapters are profiles of key American leaders and occasions, reminding us of all that was once occurring at domestic throughout the warfare, together with peace protests, presidential scandals, and veterans' struggles to acclimate to existence after Vietnam.
With multiple hundred pictures, award-winning writer Elizabeth Partridge's unflinching booklet captures the depth, frustration, and lasting affects of 1 of the main tumultuous sessions of yankee history.
*Kirkus studies, starred assessment of Marching for Freedom
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