Women in Viet Nam

  • 326 Pages
  • 4.91 MB
  • English
Foreign Languages Pub. House , Hanoi
StatementMai Thi Tu, Le Thi Nham Tuyet.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 83/7159 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination326 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4441595M
LC Control Number79103075

Women Vietnam Veterans: Our Women in Viet Nam book Stories, by Donna Lowery, a Vietnam veteran, chronicles the participation of American military women during the Vietnam War. This little-known group of an estimated 1, women from the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy left its mark in Vietnam /5(77).

The women who volunteered to serve in Vietnam were ignored. Finally, the womens' stories are told, masterfully, and in their own words. This book has historical merit and is a must read.

It will bring tears to the reader's eyes, as well as shouts of joy and triumph. I know. I was one of those nurses who volunteered to serve in Vietnam.5/5(8). Women in Vietnam book.

Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In one of the many great ironies of the Vietnam War, the United Sta /5. Get this from a library. Women in Vietnam. [Ron Steinman] -- The author interviewed 16 womrn who served in the Vietnam War.

They relate their experiences on the front lines, on the bases, and in the cities, towns, and villages. Those interviewed include Diana. Ron Steinman T.V. Books ( ) $ Although there are countless films, books, documentaries, and oral accounts of the male experience in the Vietnam War, there is little or nothing about the approximately 7, women who served in South Vietnam.5/5.

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12 hours ago  The Saigon Sisters, Privileged Women in the Resistance By Patricia D. Norland Northern Illinois University Press,pp., $ These two books, one a novel and the other a narrative history, reveal the personal costs of the Vietnamese fight to free their country first from French colonialism and then the US-led invasion.

Numerous people who experienced the Vietnam War firsthand share their stories in this oral history. Men and women, officers and draftees, prowar and antiwar veterans, all give personal accounts of the bloodshed they Women in Viet Nam book, and the horrifying circumstances they survived/5(67).

Vietnam War Books: Fiction The Sympathizer by Viet Thang Nguyen. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, this debut novel could fit into half a dozen genres of Vietnam war books from war narrative to immigrant story, from mystery to political, from.

Vietnamese women are very traditional and conservative. Of course, there are exceptions, but I’m speaking in a general sense here.

I feel they’re closer in mentality to Chinese women (especially in the Northern part, in the city of Hanoi). Vietnamese women are some of the most traditional and family-oriented of all Southeast Asian women.

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Having already had a copy of Olga Gruhzit-Hoyt's book about the women who served during World War II, I was anxious to read her latest book A Time Remembered: American Women in the Vietnam War (Presidio Press, ISBNpages).

What made it even more interesting for me was that I knew some of the women mentioned in her new book.5/5(7). The bible of women Viet Nam vets is Lynda Van Devanter's "Home Before Morning", the autobiography of an Army nurse who tells her life story before, during and after Viet Nam. It is a book I have read and re-read.

But one thing escaped me while reading her book: nurses weren't the only American women in Viet Nam/5(27). "A very valuable book for courses on the Vietnam War and in women's studies."--Marilyn B.

Young, author of The Vietnam War, About the Author Sandra C. Taylor is professor of history at the University of Utah and author of Jewel of the Desert: Japanese American Internment at s: 4.

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American women in the Vietnam War. [Diane Canwell; Jonathan Sutherland] -- Describes the various positions held by women serving in Vietnam and the hardships they faced.

The Women’s Army Corps (WAC), established during World War II, had a presence in Vietnam beginning inwhen General William Westmoreland asked the Pentagon to provide a WAC officer and non. by Women Writers.

Against the Vietnam War: Writings by Activists by Mary Susannah Robbins (Editor) The protest movement in opposition to the Vietnam War was a complex amalgam of political, social, economic, and cultural motivations, factors, and events. In the Fiction section, you will find the best books on Vietnam war, other Vietnam bestseller novels as well as novels set in Vietnam.

One of my favourites from this list is ‘The Beauty of Humanity Movement’, it might be an oldie but it is a great book that tells an interesting story about key characters and their lives in old Vietnam.

The role of women in Vietnam was subject to many changes throughout the history of have taken on varying roles in society, including warriors, nurses, mothers and wives.

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There have been many advances in women's rights in Vietnam, such as an increase in women representation in government, as well as the creation of the Vietnam Women's Union in Vietnamese women are a bit more traditional in their values, and aren’t as likely to just hop right into bed with you.

But they’re worth it. And here’s why. Sex In Vietnam is a TRADEOFF. You see, unlike most of the girls in Thailand and the Phils—Vietnamese women value relationships.

They seem to hold old-school values like cooking. Women bore much of the burden of the Vietnam War but their voices have long been absent from the trove of literature on the topic, says acclaimed author Nguyen Phan Que Mai.

The significance of the book is that it brought to public consciousness the depth and extent to which women have served in post-9/11 conflicts, and remains the only contemporary book. America’s wars have inspired some of the world’s best literature, and the Vietnam War is no exception.

The Vietnam War has left many legacies. Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict.

These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction. Book Sources: Women in the Vietnam War A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library. Click the title for location and availability information. Off campus access instructions (for e-books) A Piece of My Heart by Keith Walker.

Call Number: DSW6 W34 Catherine Leroy (Aug - July 8, ) was a French-born photojournalist and war photographer, whose stark images of battle illustrated the story of the Vietnam War in the pages of Life magazine and other publications.

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‎ Vietnamese girls are a minefield. A very hot minefield. We've got the hoochie-koochie, but we're also a load of trouble, and an enigma wrapped in a mystery. And a bowl of pho.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bergman, Arlene Eisen. Women of Viet Nam. [San Francisco] Peoples Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type.responsibility and for women in the Marine Corps in the s that meant service in the war torn Republic of Vietnam. The announce-ment was made and plans were set in for one officer and nine enlisted women to fill desk billets with the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV), based in Saigon.

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