Dispatches

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With an introduction by Kevin Powers. A groundbreaking piece of journalism which inspired Stanley Kubrick's classic Vietnam War film Full Metal Jacket. We took space back quickly, expensively, with total panic and close to maximum brutality. Our machine was devastating. And versatile. It could do everything but stop. Michael Herr went to Vietnam as a war correspondent for Esquire. He returned to tell the real story in all its hallucinatory madness and brutality, cutting to the quick of the conflict and its seductive, ...

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mel m

Jan 13, 2016

Good book

A good read if you are looking for a different view on the Vietnam War.

actrsg

Jun 3, 2010

PROFOUND SENSE OF HEART FELT HONESTY

AN EXCEPTIONAL BOOK WHICH REVEALS A CORRESPONDENTS UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE. WRITTEN WITH A PROFOUND SENSE OF HEART FELT HONESTY. MR. HERR GAVE ME THE FEELING THAT I WAS IN VIETNAM BUT LOOKING THROUGH THE EYES OF THE TROOPS.

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