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A short diary that can easily be read in one sitting. These are entries from the perspective of David Parks, an African-American from an affluent family from Minneapolis, MN, from the time he was inducted into the United States Army at Fort Dix until his return from Vietnam in September, 1967. Parks divided the diary into two parts: Training and Combat. The former details his time at Fort Riley, Kansas for basic training and advanced individual training, while the latter begins when his unit ...more
David Parks is an American photographer, film director and author. He is the son of the late, legendary photographer, director, musician and writer Gordon Parks (1912-2006), and the younger brother of the late director Gordon Parks Jr. (1934-1979).More about David Parks...