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4 edition of Vietnam veteran films found in the catalog.

Vietnam veteran films

by Walker, Mark

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veterans in motion pictures.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Motion pictures and the conflict.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Veterans.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby MarkWalker.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,226p. :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22636624M
    ISBN 100810824752

    The war began soon after the Geneva Conference provisionally divided () Vietnam at 17° N lat. into the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). It escalated from a Vietnamese civil war into a limited international conflict in which the United States was deeply involved, and did not end. Vietnam veteran films, by Mark Walker. (alk. paper), Toronto Public Library.

      Very rare documentary about Vietnam war with first-hand testimonies from participants. "The documentary consists of interviews with Michael Herr and several Vietnam veterans. Films Based on Books. The answers appear after the last question, number 1. A traffic helicopter pilot is enlisted to work for a CIA airline flying contraband into Laos during the Vietnam War. While there he learns that they are also shipping opium out of the country for the local drug lords. What is the name of the book and who is the.

    American intervention in the French-Vietminh war -- Rambo: first blood part 2. The Vietnam war and American self-image in the s -- The real war. American military strategy and its toll on Vietnam's land and people -- A rumor of war. Americanization of the war -- Song of napalm. Vietnam veteran poetry -- Sticks and : Vietnam Veterans Film Fest & Art Show By Sukie Wachtendonk "Country Joe McDonald brought the Vietnam War back to the University of California at the Berkeley campus," wrote a reporter in the April 28th edition of the San Francisco Chronicle.


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65 rows  After the Vietnam War ended inthere was an increase in American films that were more "raw", containing actual battle footage. A article noted that American filmmakers "appeared more confident to put Vietnam combat on screen for the first time" during that era.

These American post-war film representations have generally. The Vietnam veteran has been depicted in fiction and film of variable quality.

A major theme is the difficulties of soldiers readjusting from combat to civilian life. This theme had occasionally been explored in the context of World War Two in such films as The Best Years of Our Lives () and The Men (). However, films featuring Vietnam.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Walker, Mark, Vietnam veteran films. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, (OCoLC) Document Type.

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • The national bestseller that tells the truth about the Vietnam War from the black soldiers’ perspective.

An oral history unlike any other, Bloods features twenty black men who tell the story of how members of their race were sent off to Vietnam in disproportionate numbers, and of the special test of patriotism they faced/5().

This book examines the change in the narrative film image of the returned Vietnam veteran over time, from its initial appearance in the mids to the early s. Vietnam veterans have appeared Vietnam veteran films book characters in dozens of narrative feature films, from Billy Jack to Wild at Heart.

These films are the primary resources of this study, and the Cited by: 1. There was a time when all I knew of Vietnam war books was Tim O’Brien’s, The Things They Carried, a book that prompted the laconic entry in my book journal, “This book destroyed me.” One of the things I loved so much—and that broke my heart so cleanly—about The Things They Carried was that it reminded me of another beloved war book, Slaughterhouse-Five, in that both books are Author: Tracy Shapley.

Error: please try again. The memories of a US Marine lieutenant in Vietnam who slowly gets disillusioned as the war progresses. Stars: Brad Davis, Keith Carradine, Michael O'Keefe, Richard Bradford. Error: please try again. A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

The Boys in Company C, directed by Sidney J. Furie, starring Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens (in his Golden Globe-nominated performance), Craig Wasson, Santos Morales and Michael Lembeck, is a film about United States Marines in the Vietnam was among the first Vietnam War films to appear after the Vietnam Era, and was also the first role for R.

Lee Ermey of Full Metal Jacket fame. 'American Boys' Wins Big Book Honor. Octo Journalist Louise Esola 's book, American Boys, which we reviewed on The VVA Veteran 's Books in Review II page back in January, has been named the grand prize winner of the Writer's Digest Read More».

New Vietnam War Book on Maj. Michael O’Donnell. July 5, The New York Times reported June 27 that Daniel H. Weiss, who recently was named President and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is writing a book about the Vietnam War.

Born on the Fourth of July is seen to be one of the most moving films about post-traumatic stress disorder to watch. It's based on the book with the same title, and it's certainly a movie worth watching. The film is a biography about Vietnam veteran Ron Kovic who was paralyzed from the Vietnam war.

How Vietnam played out in film, books in a mood to get the war over with," says veteran book editor Michael counts more than films that. American Vietnam War veterans and South Vietnamese Vietnam War veterans meet up to discuss the PBS documentary on the Vietnam War by American filmmaker Ken Burns on.

The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory and the Legacy of Vietnam is a book by Vietnam veteran and sociology professor Jerry Lembcke, published in The book is an analysis of the widely believed narrative that American soldiers were spat upon and insulted by anti-war protesters upon returning home from the Vietnam book examines the origin of the earliest stories; the popularization of Published: (New York University Press).

An ultra low budget Troma Films black comedy/character study of a battle damaged, mentally unstable Vietnam Vet named Frankie (Ricky Giovinazzo).

Violent, sickening and plain horrific. Not for the squeamish but certainly one for those gorehounds that appreciate plenty of splatter. (Peter) Thou Shalt Not Kill Except (, Dir: Josh Becker). In this post, you will find a list of the best Vietnam books to read in.

I have broken down the best books about Vietnam into helpful sections. In the Fiction section, you will find the best books on Vietnam war, other Vietnam bestseller novels as well as novels set in Vietnam. Enough books - novels and non-fiction - have been published about the Vietnam War and its aftermath to fill a modest-sized library.

USA TODAY's Bob Minzesheimer recommends books by. Here are the ten best films to tackle the complicated subject matter in realistic, brutal, and honest ways. Ken Burns's acclaimed and powerful documentary The Vietnam War, co-directed by Lynn.

Vietnam veterans is the term used to describe the million American men and 7, women who served in the Vietnam War (). These numbers include not only soldiers who were active in combat but also the nurses who served at military hospitals tending to the wounded.

The good, the bad and the ugly films about the Vietnam War. Cease Fire () Tom Johnson Stars as a Vietnam Vet trying to cope with his life and relationships after the war.

Mick Hawkins tells us that our own Larry Ashlock ("D" Company") was also in this movie and helped with the technical end. Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, hour documentary series, THE VIETNAM WAR, tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history.At the same time that the combat genre was replaced by films that represented the war indirectly in the person of the returned Vietnam veteran, and low-budget exploitation films capitalized on Americans' emotional responses to Vietnam, some mainstream productions .America’s top critics are unanimous in their praise for The Vietnam War.

Fellow Warriors: Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam John Musgrave is a Marine veteran who .