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Since the communist takeover of South Vietnam on April 30, 1975, many writers have produced books about various aspects of the Vietnam War. Duong Nguyen---a medical doctor who fled his homeland in 1975 and lives in the…

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Kickers by Patrick Lee

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The cover of Patrick Lee's Kickers: A Novel of the Secret War (CreateSpace, 380 pp., $13.95, paper) depicts an airdrop In Laos. It shows a package, probably rice, dropping after having been booted out of a…

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Pierre Schoendoerffer, 1928-2012

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Pierre Schoendoerffer, the French filmmaker whose work was strongly influenced by his French military service in Indochina from 1951-54, died March 14 in a Paris hospital.  Schoendoerffer, who was wounded in the French Indochina War…

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