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The Resource Stolen valor : how the Vietnam generation was robbed of its heroes and its history, B.G. Burkett and Glenna Whitley

Stolen valor : how the Vietnam generation was robbed of its heroes and its history, B.G. Burkett and Glenna Whitley

Label
Stolen valor : how the Vietnam generation was robbed of its heroes and its history
Title
Stolen valor
Title remainder
how the Vietnam generation was robbed of its heroes and its history
Statement of responsibility
B.G. Burkett and Glenna Whitley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UAG
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Stolen valor : how the Vietnam generation was robbed of its heroes and its history, B.G. Burkett and Glenna Whitley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 621-674) and index
Contents
Year in Vietnam -- Welcome home, baby killer?-- Will the real Vietnam vet stand up? -- The ragtag brigade -- CBS hits "the wall within" -- Atrocities: the good war versus the bad war -- The creation of posttraumatic stress disorder -- Rambo: an American hero -- Would I lie to you? -- The VA and the PTSD "epidemic" -- The Vietnam veterans' guide to tax-free living -- PTSD made easy -- "Vietnam killed him": suicide -- An army on the streets: homelessness -- The purple heart flea market -- Fudging the records -- War stories and other lies: writers go to Vietnam -- The historian and the "gay beret" -- The minority myth: Blacks in Vietnam -- Baby, you looked like the Cong: women and Vietnam -- Bogus guests at the Hanoi Hilton -- The myth of agent orange -- The VVA: Vietnam Victims of America -- America's wailing wall -- Appendix I: Medal of Honor, Vietnam -- Appendix II: Distinguished Service Cross, Vietnam -- Appendix III: Navy Cross, Vietnam -- Appendix IV: Air Force Cross, Vietnam -- Appendix V: U.S. military POWs, Vietnam (returned -- alive) -- Endnotes -- Index
Control code
ocm43907869
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 692 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780966703603
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ADP-4570
  • (Sirsi) ADP-4570
Label
Stolen valor : how the Vietnam generation was robbed of its heroes and its history, B.G. Burkett and Glenna Whitley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 621-674) and index
Contents
Year in Vietnam -- Welcome home, baby killer?-- Will the real Vietnam vet stand up? -- The ragtag brigade -- CBS hits "the wall within" -- Atrocities: the good war versus the bad war -- The creation of posttraumatic stress disorder -- Rambo: an American hero -- Would I lie to you? -- The VA and the PTSD "epidemic" -- The Vietnam veterans' guide to tax-free living -- PTSD made easy -- "Vietnam killed him": suicide -- An army on the streets: homelessness -- The purple heart flea market -- Fudging the records -- War stories and other lies: writers go to Vietnam -- The historian and the "gay beret" -- The minority myth: Blacks in Vietnam -- Baby, you looked like the Cong: women and Vietnam -- Bogus guests at the Hanoi Hilton -- The myth of agent orange -- The VVA: Vietnam Victims of America -- America's wailing wall -- Appendix I: Medal of Honor, Vietnam -- Appendix II: Distinguished Service Cross, Vietnam -- Appendix III: Navy Cross, Vietnam -- Appendix IV: Air Force Cross, Vietnam -- Appendix V: U.S. military POWs, Vietnam (returned -- alive) -- Endnotes -- Index
Control code
ocm43907869
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 692 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780966703603
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ADP-4570
  • (Sirsi) ADP-4570

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