Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Letters from Vietnam: Voices of War” as Want to Read:
Letters from Vietnam: Voices of War
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Letters from Vietnam: Voices of War

by
3.97  ·  Rating details ·  58 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
“No heroes, everyone did their part, and everyone was scared to death.”

They are the words of soldier Mark W. Harms in 1968, summing up his combat experience during the Vietnam War. His stunning letter home is just one of hundreds featured in this unforgettable collection, Letters from Vietnam. In these affecting pages are the unadorned voices of men and women who fought–
...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published December 18th 2007 by Presidio Press (first published 2003)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Letters from Vietnam, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Letters from Vietnam

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Michele
Jul 07, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This book was difficult for me to read. The accounts from the soldiers serving in Vietnam were extremely graphic, and for this reason I had a hard time finishing this book. I found it very disturbing. However, on the other hand I learned quite a bit about the Vietnam war, which I really did not know much about. This was not something that was taught in school, etc...
If you've got a strong stomach and can handle a lot of blood and gore type description than I think this is an excellent book whic
...more
James Kaufmann
Intimate, thought-provoking accounts, mostly from American combatants but many from American noncombatants as well. Both pro- and antiwar perspectives represented. Hard to read without reflecting on the tragic nature of that war.
Vanessa Quintal
I had a chance to work with Vietnamese veterans and an American veteran's son in a volunteer project at Vietnam Friendship Village. So I'm familiar with the war experiences told in the book. But still there're some too specific details that got my tummy turn.
Maureen
I'm sure this is very good but it would have to be read over a long period of time for me. Back to the library not finished. Maybe next winter.
Patrick Lueck
rated it liked it
May 09, 2014
Ryan McCambridge
rated it it was amazing
Jun 18, 2013
Matt
rated it it was amazing
Aug 07, 2012
Amy
rated it it was amazing
Oct 29, 2014
Debra
rated it liked it
Oct 27, 2016
Jason Seibert
rated it it was amazing
Jul 27, 2009
Alicia
rated it it was amazing
Jan 13, 2015
Bonnie J. Yoman
rated it really liked it
May 06, 2016
Timothy Amo
rated it liked it
Jul 26, 2011
Lynde
rated it liked it
Apr 15, 2010
Katrina Morgan
rated it it was amazing
Jun 20, 2013
Susan
rated it it was amazing
Feb 24, 2014
Mas
rated it really liked it
Oct 26, 2011
Gina
rated it really liked it
Dec 26, 2016
Rosemary
rated it really liked it
Jan 10, 2015
Josh
rated it liked it
May 04, 2008
Larae
rated it really liked it
Aug 04, 2012
Aleia
rated it really liked it
Apr 21, 2016
Melissa Kitchen
rated it it was amazing
Jan 10, 2016
Ryan Mickels
Nov 05, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: war-stories
If you've ever had an interest in the Vietnam war this is a must read.
Adrienne Scales
rated it really liked it
Dec 06, 2013
Blake
rated it liked it
Jun 03, 2016
John Wimmer
rated it really liked it
Oct 16, 2017
Josh Stinnett
rated it really liked it
Jul 13, 2016
Ben
rated it it was amazing
Dec 31, 2011
Dalila
rated it did not like it
May 06, 2012
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »