Monday, June 20, 2005

The Necessary War

At Far Outliers, Joel presents an excerpt from Michael Lind's Vietnam, the Necessary War, and writes:
I'm going to excerpt more from this book. It challenges almost every aspect of my received wisdom about the War in Vietnam during the 1960s and 1970s, during which time I spent 996 days in the U.S. Army--all safely Stateside. A degree of survivor guilt impels me to explore another viewpoint about why so many Americans of my generation--and far, far more Vietnamese of all ages--ended up either killed or disabled by that godforsaken conflict.

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