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Michael Herr, 1940-2016

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Michael Herr, the journalist and author best known for his Dispatches , his 1977 stylized book of Vietnam War reporting, died June 23 at age 76. Herr went to the war zone to write a series…

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Run Between the Raindrops by Dale Dye

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Dale Dye served multiple tours in the Vietnam War between 1965 and 1970 as a Marine Corps combat correspondent. He rose through the ranks and retired as a Captain after putting in twenty-one years. In Vietnam, Dye survived…

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Redeployment by Phil Klay

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Phil Klay is a former Marine who served in Iraq. He says the dozen stories in his new best-selling, critically acclaimed book,  Redeployment (Penguin, 304 pp., $26.95), are partly autobiographical. These are not Johnny-one-note stories,…

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FMJ in New Blu-ray Two-Disc DVD

August 14, 2012

  The latest home video version of Full Metal Jacket , the iconic, bombastic 1987 Stanley Kubrick Vietnam War film, is a two-disc 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray (Warner Home Video, 117 minutes, $34.99), which was released…

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