TITLE

After the crusade

AUTHOR(S)
Wolff, Tobias
PUB. DATE
April 1995
SOURCE
Time;4/24/1995, Vol. 145 Issue 17, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers the author's reflections about the end of the war in Vietnam, which happened seven years after his own tour of duty in Vietnam. The photograph of a departing helicopter that the author thinks is the enduring image of the United States' failure in Vietnam; His view that the war had already been lost when he arrived there in 1967.
ACCESSION #
9504177706

 

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