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Grey Ghosts: New Zealand Vietnam Vets Talk About Their War

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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published 1998 by Hodder Moa Beckett
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Chris Walker
Oct 03, 2016 Chris Walker rated it really liked it
This is a really important book - as the author points out on a couple of occasions, the literature around New Zealand's participation in the Vietnam is pretty thin on the ground. So having this record of first hand experiences of the War is really valuable.
The basis of the book was a series of interviews with New Zealand Vietnam vets. Quotes from these interviews are organised thematically and to a certain extent chronologically, and are linked together by the author's summary and commentary. T
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Sep 20, 2010 Stan Armiger rated it liked it
New Zealanders in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Well researched and gives an insight the politics of this war as well as anecdotal accounts on all aspects of the front line soldiers lives.
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Born in Huntly, she holds a PhD in New Zealand history from the University of Waikato. Challinor has worked as a fulltime writer and historian since 2000.

Primarily known for her historical novels, Deborah Challinor’s first published books were non-fiction history books, including the best-selling Grey Ghosts: New Zealand Vietnam Vets Talk About Their War (Hodder Moa Beckett, 1998).

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