War in Our Wake

War in Our Wake

The Untold Story of the Last American Military Presence of the Vietnam War

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"Three days after the last Marine Corps helicopter lifted off from Saigon, the author and his Navy shipmates became the very last American military presence of the Vietnam War. This is their untold story, the important final chapter in the history of that war's bitter end."--Cover.
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : iUniverse, 2017
ISBN: 9781532016295
1532016298
Branch Call Number: 959.70433 Ma
Description: xv, 254 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

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Book Corner: Reading the Vietnam War

IF I HAD to choose between reading nonfiction history or historical fiction, I’d choose young adult sci-fi. Meaning, history is not in my comfort zone. It conjures memories of poring over 500-page textbooks with a highlighter, trying to stay awake, and hoping for a passing grade in American History. Like many assumptions, I’ve been proven wrong and am learning that reading about historical… (more)


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Jonathan Malay served on board the destroyer U.S.S. Benjamin Stoddert, one of the last ships to leave Vietnam in 1975. His story is a gripping and personal one.


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