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 Post subject: Re: Vietnam Studies
PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:56 am 
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Yes, as the episodes continue farther into the war, 66, 67, etc. the focus on the anti-war movement ... and focus on the "feelings" of a few ground pounders dominate ...
Innovation, successful operations, amazing feats of coordination are not discussed. Basically the war is not discussed as a war.
The anti-war movement is discussed in detail.

One plus, are the interviews with the NVA members, those are interesting.

But like 8 TFW innovation by Col Olds to ambush the Mig-21s, MACVSOG operations into Laos/Cambodia, Riverine (pre-joint) coordination ... was amazing ...

If I've read 100 memoirs of the war, they focus on trying to do the job assigned ... and so far, I have seen none of those sorts of stories in the movie and in my book they are more a part of the war than the anti-war movement and stories about storming the pentagon etc..

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 Post subject: Re: Vietnam Studies
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:36 pm 
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Yes, as I expected, the progressive view ... don't out right lie, just ignore anything counter to your view.

The two books I linked in my last post give a good view of the last years plus there this

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How I Began to Teach About the Vietnam War
Taylor, K.W.
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Volume XLIII, Issue 4: Viet Nam: Beyond the Frame, Fall 2004
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.act2080.0043.420


The Volume XLIII issue 4 is all Vietnam, only read Taylor's article, don't know whether the others are pro or con.

I'd posted it at viewtopic.php?p=318862#p318862 a thread about the above article.

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 Post subject: Re: Vietnam Studies
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This may help Flashpoint Vietnam – The Road To War https://radio.foxnews.com/2017/08/16/fl ... ad-to-war/

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