Dear america letters home from vietnam

Once I Was krorie 13 July This is undoubtedly the best documentary about our involvement in Vietnam. The only talking heads seen in "Letters Home Couturie in being as objective as possible for anyone who lived through the Vietnam era, shows the horrors, political machinations, and atrocities of the war along side the bravery, patriotism, and sacrifice made by those young men and women who faced death on a daily basis.

Dear america letters home from vietnam

Letters Home from Vietnam Bernard Edelman, ed. Also an HBO documentary presentation. Dear Madeline, Hello my dear sister. I sure feel close to you. Since your last letter, I almost feel as if you are my sister.

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It seems every day another young guy 18 or 19 years old like myself is killed in action. Please help me, Mad. The area is also very heavily mined. I would like to hear what you have to say about it, Madeline, before I make any decision.

Dear america letters home from vietnam

Oh, and one more favor. Has Darlene been faithful to me? He was killed a few weeks later, on the Fourth of July, He was 19 years old. Dear Mom and Dad, doting father-to-be, Peach and Fuzzy: As I suppose you can see by my new stationery, this is not my normal letter, While walking down the road one day, in the merry, merry month of September, my squad got into a heluva fray, and lost momentarily one member.

I am all right, I am all right, I am all right, etc. A carbine round hit me where it would do the most good, right in the butt, the left buttock to be exact exiting from the upper thigh.

It hit no bones, blood vessels, nerves, or anything else of importance except my pride. It was, however, a little bit closer to my pecker than was comfortable.

I am all right!! Marion Lee Kempner, platoon leader, Co. Two months later, he was killed by shrapnel from a mine explosion new Tien Phu. I hope all is well at home. Everything is OK here. It is now about 4: I am sitting in the squad bunker that we just put the finishing touches on this afternoon.Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam is a American documentary film inspired by the anthology of the same title, directed by Bill Couturié in Using real letters written by American soldiers (which can be read in the book along with many more) and archive footage, the film creates a highly personal experience of the Vietnam by: Todd Boekelheide.

This gripping documentary of the Vietnam War begins with the Kennedy administration and extends through the return of the first MIAs in the mid s.

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Stark and disturbing newsreel footage is %. This beautiful book from is a collection of letters from soldiers, marines, sailors and airmen that they sent home while in Vietnam.

Some of the letters read lie poetry, while others simply share the danger and drudgery of being in a combat zone. At the end of each letter, the editor included a /5. Sep 09,  · A documentary featuring letters written by U.S.

soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. Archive footage of the war and news See full summary /10(K). Rent Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam () starring Sean Penn and Robert De Niro on DVD and Blu-ray.

Get unlimited DVD Movies & TV Shows delivered to your door with no late fees, ever. Fast, free delivery. One month free trial! "Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam," the HBO movie now being released theatrically, is the first film about Vietnam to come to us free of bias, free of rhetoric.

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