Black Veterans of the Vietnam War : An Oral History
(Paperback - 2006)
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.

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Random House, Inc.
"Simply the most powerful and moving book that has emerged on this topic." UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL
The national bestseller that tells the truth of about Vietnam from the black soldiers' perspective. An oral history unlike any other, BLOODS features twenty black men who tell the story of how members of their race were sent off in disproportionate numbers and the special test of patriotism they faced. Told in voices no reader will soon forget, BLOODS is a must-read for anyone who wants to put the Vietnam experience in historical, cultural, and political perspective.
Cited by THE NEW YORK TIMES as One of the Notable Books of the Year

Baker & Taylor
Twenty African-American soldiers--ranging from the son of migrant farm workers to an Army recruiter--offer diverse perspectives on their service during Vietnam War, in an oral history of the conflict. Reissue.

& Taylor

Twenty Black soldiers--ranging from the son of migrant farm workers to an Army recruiter--offer diverse perspectives on the Vietnam War

Statement of Responsibility: [edited by] Wallace Terry
Title: Bloods
black veterans of the Vietnam War : an oral history
Publisher: New York : Presidio Press/Ballantine Books, 2006
Characteristics: xvi, 301 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Notes: "Presidio war classic, Vietnam."
Subject Headings: African American soldiers Biography Vietnam War, 1961-1975 African Americans Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Personal narratives, American
Topical Term: African American soldiers
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Additional Contributors: Terry, Wallace
ISBN: 9780345311979
Branch Call Number: 959.7043 B
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