An Essay About the American Vietnam War Veteran

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  1. This is a bit dated but it is making the rounds again over here and I think it worthy of republishing, especially for those ARRSERs who have expressed curiosity about the American Vietnam War veteran. I also hasten to add that it is by a Vietnam veteran who is now a politician with whom I disagree on a number of major issues but who has certainly earned the right to speak his mind:




     
  2. I'll have a look in a moment. Fields of Fire is one of my top ten war novels. Superb read.
     
  3. Well written essay about a subject which isn't addressed very often. Didn't even know Webb had become a politician so know nothing about his policies.

    Read Fields of Fire until it fell apart, also read A Sense of Honor and A Country Such as This. Great books.
     
  4. A good essay. I also didn't realise Webb was a politician. A damned good author though!
    Cheers JJH!
     
  5. Thanks JJH,
    I didn't know about the last three novels till I read your post, I just ordered all three from amazon, thanks again!