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Author Partridge, Elizabeth, author.

Title Boots on the ground : America's war in Vietnam / Elizabeth Partridge.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Viking, 2018.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  959.705 PARTRIDGE    ---  Available
Description 213 pages : black and white illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
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Study Program MG+ RL 7.1 7.0 195755
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Vietnam: Military advisor Mike Horan (May 1962-June 1963) -- America: President and Commander in Chief John F. Kennedy (November 1963) -- America: President and Commander in Chief Lyndon B. Johnson (August 1964-December 1965) -- Vietnam: Boots on the ground Gilbert de la O (October 1965-September 1966) -- America: Protestor Martin Luther King Jr. (January 1967-October 1967) -- Vietnam: Machine gunner Henry Allen (April 1967-May 1968) -- America: President and Commander in Chief Lyndon B. Johnson (October 1967-February 1968) -- Vietnam: Medic Tom Kelley (December 1967-December 1968) -- America: President and Commander in Chief Lyndon B. Johnson (March 1968-December 1968) -- America: President and Commander in Chief Richard M. Nixon (January 1969) -- Vietnam: Infantryman Jan Scruggs (April 1969-April 1970) -- America: President and Commander in Chief Richard M. Nixon (February 1969-June 1969) -- Vietnam: Green Beret David Oshiro (May 1969-May 1970) -- America: Protest singer Country Joe McDonald (August 1969-March 1970) -- Vietnam: Nurse Lily Lee Adams (October 1969-October 1970) -- America: President and Commander in Chief Richard M. Nixon (October 1969-August 1974) -- America: President and Commander in Chief Gerald R. Ford (March 1975-April 1975) -- Vietnam: Refugee Hoa thi Nguyen (March 1975-April 1975) -- America: Veteran Jan Scruggs (April 1975-March 1979) -- America: Memorial designer Maya Lin (October 1980-July 1982) -- America: The national salute to Vietnam veterans The veterans (November 10-14, 1982) -- What became of the men and women interviewed for Boots on the ground?
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary An exploration of the Vietnam War from many different perspectives including an American soldiers, a nurse, and a Vietnamese refugee.
Audience Ages 15 & up.
Grades 10 & up.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Biography.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
ISBN 9780670785063 (hardcover) : 17.30

 
    
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