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Vietnam War Movies There are thrilling fictional account of the Vietnam War. Often these books and movies range from broad perspectives of the history to very political views. Santoli is a author that gives you a different viewpoint on the war. Dispatches, a story by Michael Herr, are inspiring. Herr was what we now call an 'embedded' journalist. This book by Herr captures the raw savageness of the conflict from the start. Herr later worked on some of the scripts for the bigger Vietnam War Movies. Hollywood has made some of the most interesting movies about the Vietnam War. Somehow the Vietnam War has managed to capture the brutality and heroism of the soldiers on each side of the conflict. This is one way for America to deal with and try to heal from this horrible conflict. Platoon was a great Vietnam War movie that showed a balanced view of the events, but there were many books written about the same accounts. Some of the accounts were written down, and these soldiers were able to write down their experiences, some of which were made into movies. Al Santoli wrote a masterpiece on the Vietnam War. Robert Mason wrote Chickenhawk and it ranks as one of the finest books to come out of the Vietnam era. Mason was a helicopter pilot. You will feel dread and amazement as you read his amazing story. Matterhorn by Marlantes is a fictional account that is a must read. Jungle terror is covered in detail, a problem that many soldiers faced. This book was fiction, but the author Karl Marlantes was in the war, and he offers his viewpoint. For more info: http://vietnamwarmovies.nEt

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