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Bao Chi brings together interviews with 35 combat correspondents who reported on the Vietnam War. They wrote the stories of Vietnam, captured the images and filmed the television coverage of their fellow servicemen on the battlefields from the Mekong Delta in the south to the DMZ in Central Vietnam, from the Tet Offensive in 1968 to the fall of Saigon in 1975.

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Published November 15th 2018 by Casemate
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James Crabtree
Oct 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Vietnam Bao Chi (Vietnam Military Journalist) looks at an aspect of the war not often discussed. Most historians of the period know about the civilian reporters, many of whom went on to prominent positions in print and television journalism, but few are familiar with their military counterparts. This book brings this chapter to light.

During the Vietnam Conflict the war became not just a military contest but an increasingly desperate effort to maintain the American people’s support for the war ef
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Terry
Feb 28, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This was an extremely interesting read. It is an in-depth compilation of the individual stories of over 30 military photojournalists and writers (Báo Chi, in Vietnamese) across the span of the Vietnam War. The military photojournalists profiled are from all five branches of the United States military. Their combined experiences cover the entire timeline of the Vietnam conflict, from the beginning days of military advisors in the early 1960s up to the technical end of American military involvemen ...more
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Marc Phillip Yablonka is a military journalist whose work has appeared in the U.S. Military's Stars and Stripes, Army Times, Vietnam magazine, American Veteran and many others. "Distant War: Recollections of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia", Marc's first book, was published in 2011 by Navigator Books. His second book, "Tears Across the Mekong", about the secret war in Laos, was published in 2016 by Fig ...more

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