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Boots on the ground : America's war in Vietnam / Elizabeth Partridge.

By: Partridge, Elizabeth [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]Description: 213 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780670785063; 0670785067; 9780142423752; 0142423750.Other title: America's war in Vietnam.Subject(s): Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Juvenile literature | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Biography | YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION -- Biography & Autobiography -- Historical | YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION -- History -- Military & Wars | YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION -- United States -- History -- 20th Century | Vietnam War (1961-1975) | United States | 1961-1975Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction. | Nonfiction. | Biographies. | Biography. | Juvenile works. | Young adult nonfiction. | Biographies.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Boots on the ground.DDC classification: 959.704/3373
Contents:
Prologue (November 1968) -- Vietnam: Military advisor, Mike Horan (May 1962-June 1963) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, John F. Kennedy (November 1963) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Lyndon B. Johnson (August 1964-December 1965) -- Vietnam: Boots on the ground, Gilbert de la O (October 1965-September 1966) -- America: Protestor, Martin Luther King Jr. (January 1967-October 1967) -- Vietnam: Machine gunner, Henry Allen (April 1967-May 1968) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Lyndon B. Johnson (October 1969-February 1968) -- Vietnam: Medic, Tom Kelley (December 1967-December 1968) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Lyndon B. Johnson (March 1968-December 1968) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Richard M. Nixon (January 1969) -- Vietnam: Infantryman, Jan Scruggs (April 1969-April 1970) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Richard M. Nixon (February 1969-June 1969) -- Vietnam: Green Beret, David Oshiro (May 1969-May 1970) -- America: Protest singer, Country Joe McDonald (August 1969-March 1970) -- Vietnam: Nurse, Lily Lee Adams (October 1969-October 1970) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Richard M. Nixon (October 1969-August 1974) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Gerald K. Ford (March 1975-April 1975) -- Vietnam: Refugee, Hoa thi Nguyen (March 1975-April 1975) -- America: Veteran, Jan Scruggs (April 1975-March 1979) -- America: Memorial designer, Maya Lin (October 1980-July 1982) -- America: The National Salute to Vietnam Veterans, The veterans (November 10-14, 1982) -- What became of the men and women interviewed for Boots on the Ground?
Summary: "An exploration of the Vietnam War from many different perspectives including an American soldiers, a nurse, and a Vietnamese refugee."--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-207) and index.

"An exploration of the Vietnam War from many different perspectives including an American soldiers, a nurse, and a Vietnamese refugee."--Provided by publisher.

Grades 7-8.

Ages 12 and up.

Prologue (November 1968) -- Vietnam: Military advisor, Mike Horan (May 1962-June 1963) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, John F. Kennedy (November 1963) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Lyndon B. Johnson (August 1964-December 1965) -- Vietnam: Boots on the ground, Gilbert de la O (October 1965-September 1966) -- America: Protestor, Martin Luther King Jr. (January 1967-October 1967) -- Vietnam: Machine gunner, Henry Allen (April 1967-May 1968) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Lyndon B. Johnson (October 1969-February 1968) -- Vietnam: Medic, Tom Kelley (December 1967-December 1968) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Lyndon B. Johnson (March 1968-December 1968) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Richard M. Nixon (January 1969) -- Vietnam: Infantryman, Jan Scruggs (April 1969-April 1970) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Richard M. Nixon (February 1969-June 1969) -- Vietnam: Green Beret, David Oshiro (May 1969-May 1970) -- America: Protest singer, Country Joe McDonald (August 1969-March 1970) -- Vietnam: Nurse, Lily Lee Adams (October 1969-October 1970) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Richard M. Nixon (October 1969-August 1974) -- America: President and Commander in Chief, Gerald K. Ford (March 1975-April 1975) -- Vietnam: Refugee, Hoa thi Nguyen (March 1975-April 1975) -- America: Veteran, Jan Scruggs (April 1975-March 1979) -- America: Memorial designer, Maya Lin (October 1980-July 1982) -- America: The National Salute to Vietnam Veterans, The veterans (November 10-14, 1982) -- What became of the men and women interviewed for Boots on the Ground?

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