The twin illusions
Tags: VIETNAM War, 1961-1975
- Vietnam at War, 1957-1975. // Weekly Reader News - Senior;5/2/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 27, p8
A quiz about the Vietnam War is presented.
- A grisly new view of China. Brady, James // Advertising Age;7/27/92, Vol. 63 Issue 30, p20
Opinion. Discusses the killing of the Chinese in Korea. No one set out to fight the Chinese; MacArthur's role; Discussion of a story in the `Los Angeles Times' on the systematic torturing of Americans in Harbin; Author's skepticism; More.
- Final days of South Vietnam. Summers, Jr., Harry G. // American History;Apr/May95, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p30
Presents the author's outlook on the war in Vietnam. War between United States and North Vietnam; Fall of South Vietnam; Condition of the soldiers after the war. INSETS: Three who escaped.;One who was left behind..
- Low-class conclusions. Fallows, James // Atlantic (02769077);Apr93, Vol. 271 Issue 4, p38
Discusses issues of class and the participants in the Vietnam War. Article by Arnold Barnett in the September-October 1992 issue of `Operations Research' entitled `America's Vietnam Casualties: Victims of a Class War?'; Examining the income of the casualties of the war; Anecdotal arguments;...
- Vietnam & the 60s generation. // Commentary;Jun85, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p40
The political passions of the Vietnam generation were based on extreme provincialism. In its politics, the protest generation was insulated not only from the realization that affluence was not granted to Americans by a law of nature, but also from any sense of the tragedy of modern political...
- To `bear any burden.' Richardson, J. // Cobblestone;May91, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p34
Discusses US involvement in the fight against Communism in South Vietnam in the 1960s, which divided US citizens at home. Origins of US involvement; French colonial war of independence; Divided countries; Delayed elections; Civil war; US military advisors; `Peace with honor.'
- I Was an Atheist in a Foxhole. Paulsen, P.K. // Humanist;Sep/Oct89, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p28
Describes the author's dependence on his atheism during his experiences as a soldier in the Vietnam War. How he focused on personal survival rather than a belief in life after death; Anger with fellow soldiers' preoccupation with God and prayer.
- A guilty secret? Adzick, N.S. // New Statesman & Society;8/2/91, Vol. 4 Issue 162, Special War Issue p36
Reprints an article from the June 30, 1972 issue of `New Statesman,' entitled `A Guilty Secret?' which ponders the question of whether Britain is America's accomplice in atrocity in Vietnam.
- The day Saigon fell. Fenton, J. // New Statesman & Society;8/2/91, Vol. 4 Issue 162, Special War Issue p37
Reprints an article from the May 2, 1975 issue of `New Statesman,' entitled `The Day Saigon Fell' which details the feelings of some Vietnamese people at the end of the Vietnam War. Those who were preparing to die; Those looking for assistance in leaving the country; More.
- The Zippo war. Margolick, David // Vanity Fair;Dec97, Issue 448, p204
Focuses on how Vietnam G.I.'s used Zippos for inscriptions to reveal the horror of the Vietnam War. How these Zippos were used to trap G.I.'s with bomb explosives; Perception that Zippos were considered good-luck pieces; How Zippos were used by G.I.'s.