Charlie Company Journeys Home

The Forgotten Impact on the Wives of Vietnam Veterans

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Charlie Company Journeys Home

The Forgotten Impact on the Wives of Vietnam Veterans

Description

The Boys of '67 and the War They Left Behind

The human experience of the Vietnam War is almost impossible to grasp – the camaraderie, the fear, the smell, the pain. Men were transformed into soldiers, and then into warriors.
These warriors had wives who loved them and shared in their transformations. Some marriages were strengthened, while for others there was all too often a dark side, leaving men and their families emotionally and spiritually battered for years to come.
Focusing in on just one company's experience of war and its eventual homecoming, Andrew Wiest shines a light on the shared experience of combat and both the darkness and resiliency of war's aftermath.

Table of Contents

Prologue
Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1: The Women of Charlie Company
Chapter 2: Marriage and Training
Chapter 3: Wartime
Chapter 4: Days of Terror
Chapter 5: Loss
Chapter 6: War's End and Homecoming
Chapter 7: Living with Vietnam
Conclusion
Afterword
Cast of Characters

Product details

Published 31 Oct 2019
Format Ebook (Epub)
Edition 1st
Extent 400
ISBN 9781472844279
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 24pp plate section colour
Series General Military
Short code GNM
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Andrew Wiest

Dr Andrew Wiest is University Distinguished Profes…

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