Angels in Vietnam: Women who Served : Stories and Poems by and about the Women who Served in Vietnam

Portada
iUniverse, 2002 - 368 pàgines
Cry, laugh, and share women’s Vietnam war experiences in their own words in this collection of stories, poems, and pictures of the Women Who Served. Over 11,000 women from America, New Zealand, and Australia went to Vietnam as nurses, American Red Cross workers, physical therapists, entertainers, librarians, and more.Ride along in a helicopter on a Christmas Day mission of the heart with Army pilots and American Red Cross Donut Dollies, in Vietnam, 1969. Meet Gary’s angel, a physical therapist who a wounded soldier found over three decades later to tell her, “thank you.” Take a trip back to the war with a woman when she finds her true love, a soldier fighting in Nam. Experience the war through a nurse’s eyes. Learn where the veterans are today. Read about the Australians and New Zealanders who served in Vietnam. Find out why male Vietnam veterans think the women who nursed, comforted, entertained, or just talked with them were Angels in Vietnam.Forward by David Hackworth, author of About Face and Steel My Soldiers’ Hearts.Jan Hornung is the author of This Is The Truth As Far As I Know, I Could Be Wrong and KISS the Sky: Helicopter Tales.
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Dog Tags a drawing by Melody Hay
1
Penni Evans
9
Colonel Maggie
17
Wives and Mothers and Daughters
18
The Nurses
31
The Morning After
40
Judys Story
47
Welcome
57
Jim a painting by Julie Parker
159
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
160
A Woman Looks Back At War
173
The Healing Continues
183
My Name is Karen
196
Certificate of Achievement
202
Seeking God
203
Nightingale Mom
212

Nam Nurses
60
Chateau QuangTri
68
Garys Angel
73
From New Zealand
88
Australian and New Zealand Nurses in Nam
94
Donut Dollies
100
VungTau
116
Dauntless
122
Once UponA Time
124
Once Upon ATime
129
To Say Goodbye
132
Christmas in Vietnam
140
Christmas in Vietnam
156
FYI
217
Love Stories and Poems
225
Vietnam Light
249
Jack and Kathy
255
Return to Vietnam
257
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
270
In Memory
277
Welcome Home
289
God Bless America
299
About the Author
307
Glossary
317
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