Remembering Saigon

  • 231 Pages
  • 3.13 MB
  • English
Outskirts Press , Denver, Colo
Statement[edited by] Nghia M. Vo ... [et al.].
SeriesSACEI forum -- # 1 (February 2008)
ContributionsSaigon Arts, Culture, Education Institute
LC ClassificationsDS559.93.S2 R45 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 231 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24465896M
ISBN 139781432719777
LC Control Number2009510524

This book is a great memoir of a Veteran's service during the Vietnam War. A wonderful read for a Veteran (of any era) and non-military readers alike. Read more/5(9). Gives perspectives of the battles fought for Hue, Da Nang, Central Highlands and finally Saigon by Remembering Saigon book sides of the conflict.

The author relates the actions of several military, civilian, and political persons as they tried to influence the final outcome of the war for Vietnam.

Mr/5(13). This book provides a highly entertaining way of learning about the history of Saigon, and Vietnam in general, during the turbulent years of the Twentieth Century. It is written like a blockbuster saga, but reeks of well founded research/5().

Remembering the Fall of Saigon. of modern Cambodia called "When the War Was Over," which won a Robert F. Kennedy book award and was recently reissued with a new chapter by Public Affairs Press. She is also the author of a history of the Vietnam War for teenagers, and is currently a Pentagon correspondent in the Washington bureau of the.

The book contains a brief overview of the war’s history, and short introductions to each entry. The voices offer a message that is not political, writes Prados. Rather, 'it is one built from the ordeals and adventures of men and women thrown into the maelstrom of this war.'/5(4).

Saigon: An Epic Novel of Vietnam, written by the talented author Anthony Grey, is a fascinating historical fiction novel, deeply inspired by true events though embellished to tell a story, to give explanation to the war many people today still do not understand Remembering Saigon book true reasons behind.

I, personally, found this book very enlightening and even though at times it was deeply /5. Bitter Memories: The Fall of Saigon, April Tom Glenn In the First Person—Saigon, I listened to anything I could hear to keep track of what was hap-pening.

It was April I was in Saigon waiting for the North Vietnamese to attack. Studies in Intelligence No. 4 (Extracts, December ) The author with his daughter, Susan, inFile Size: KB.

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Escape from Saigon: How a Vietnam War Orphan Became an American Boy is a chapter book about how a boy named Long who is lived in Vietnam with his mother. Longs father was an American Soldier who left both Long and his mother in Vietnam/5. Photographer Lee Karen Stow is currently in Vietnam, conducting fieldwork for the continuation of 'Poppies: Women, War, Peace'.

She reports on remembrance and memorialisation of the Vietnam War. In Vietnam there are memorials, elaborate and intimate, to the estimated three million Vietnamese who died in the Second Indochina War, known as the Vietnam War or.

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This book was a lumbering piece of work, filled with many details of everyday life in This book is collection of stories of around thirty people, the author included, trying to live in period of fifty five days while under the constant fear of not being able /5.

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Remembering Vietnam A New Exhibit at the Archives Helps Us See the Causes and Impact of the War. By Alice Kamps | Prologue magazine, FallVol.

49, No. Mai Elliott’s earliest memory, like many people’s, is a sensory one. She was alone in a room in her house when the windows began to rattle. Escape from Saigon is a story of a city and its inhabitants struggling to survive in its most desperate hours—a tale that stays true to the historic record while recounting moments of human hardship, courage, and Hardcover, pages/5.

WESTMINSTER – Thousands of people converged on Little Saigon’s Sid Goldstein Freedom Park Thursday – 40 years to the day that Saigon fell to communist forces from the north &ndash.

Saigon is a novel by Anthony Grey. Saigon follows the lives of three families, one American, one French, and the other Vietnamese, from the French colonial era in the early s until the last helicopter left Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War.

The novel was published in by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London and Little, Brown in Boston. ReferencesAuthor: Anthony Grey. Books for Children; Remembering The Fall of Saigon And The Climactic Evacuation As NVA Closed In.

By Dan Doyle. Proper greatergood_ctg_belowtitle. Fifty five years ago the War in Vietnam came to an ignominious end.

The streets of Saigon were engulfed in chaos. The human drama that took place at the American Embassy that day, April  Remembering the Fall of Saigon and Vietnam’s Mass ‘Boat People’ Exodus In the waning days of AprilCarina Hoang and her family hunkered down inside a cramped bomb shelter and listened to the.

Fall of '82, it seems, is going to be a big season for history-lesson novels. But while such writers as Clive Irving (Palestine) and Peter Driscoll (Algeria) have managed to blend fact and fiction with respectable, informative results, Grey's page chronicle of Vietnam,turns rich, complex history into a contrived, soap-operatic family saga&#;heavy on coincidental.

Book Overview The true story of the final days of the Vietnam War from the author of Marine Sniper. Culled from extensive interviews and research, Goodnight Saigon is the achingly dramatic story of the end of the Vietnam War as told from both sides of the conflict/5(4).

Remembering The Doomed First Flight Of Operation Babylift Inthe first flight of orphans out of Vietnam made a crash landing, and many died. Forty years later, some of the survivors have. Remembering the Historic Evacuation and Fall of Saigon By Neil Fotre | Ap The iconic photographs of the Fall of Saigon include a North Vietnamese flag being raised over the city, people being loaded onto a helicopter atop a building, and a helicopter being pushed overboard by American sailors aboard a U.S.

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carrier. Looking for unusual coming of age books. Follow the coming of age adventures of a U.S. military brat during the early Vietnam war years in Saigon The early Vietnam war years through the eyes of a U.S.

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military brat: In May ofNaval Chief Petty Officer Bryant Arbuckle flew to Saigon to establish a new Armed Forces radio station.

Next to follow were his wife and three/5. Inside Out & Back Again Summary. From Saigon to Alabama, Inside Out and Back Again is the story of a year in the life of Hà, a ten-year-old girl who flees Vietnam with her mother and brothers, in hopes of escaping the Vietnam War and building new—and safer—lives for themselves in the United States.

Written as a series of short poems, it is a sparse and honest narrative that. A pictorial history of the Vietnam War set to the song Goodnight Saigon by Billy Joel. Lien An Sai Gon Hotel is housed in a modern building only mi away from Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

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