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Many others are mentioned in this book by Nick Turse's very well researched book.
Read about "kill anything that moves" as a policy that was conceived of and implemented at the highest levels of the U.S. military and political establishment.
Though this book is very one-sided, I would recommend reading it to anyone who want to know about the war.
I used to understand the Vietnam War the way military types would tell it to me: it was a story of a capable military crippled by a lack of political will to win. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Charles M.
To make sense of war is like trying to make sense of an earthquake, or a tsunami, for all of these catastrophes are caught in the moment in which they take place, and in that... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Eddie Wannabee
I appreciate the honesty of this book. Every war book/novel I've read tries to make sense of war or have some "meaning" or hero. Read morePublished 1 month ago by C. Fabian
Can't rate a protection plan that hasn't had opportunity to protect me yet.Published 1 month ago by Jim Sower
I hated it. Totally one-sided view. I would bet that half of it is made up.Published 2 months ago by Billy Boy
Interesting and shocking view of the Vietnam war. Not too objective. Written with hindsight and from a war crimes perspective. Read morePublished 2 months ago by scott easto
I was there 71 to 72 and by then politics was pretty blatantly part of the war. I didn't witness any of what the books talks about but I can easily believe this stuff went on late... Read morePublished 2 months ago by glnman
Can somebody tell me the difference between Hitler killing 6 million innocent Jews and American bombers killing 2 million innocent Vietnamese? Read morePublished 2 months ago by Pseudonymus