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By Philip Caputo

ISBN-10: 0545036739

ISBN-13: 9780545036733

ISBN-10: 0689862318

ISBN-13: 9780689862311

It used to be the conflict that lasted 10000 days. The battle that encouraged rankings of songs. The conflict that sparked dozens of riots. And during this stirring chronicle, Pulitzer Prize- successful journalist Philip Caputo writes approximately our country's so much debatable conflict -- the Vietnam struggle -- for younger readers. From the 1st stirrings of unrest in Vietnam below French colonial rule, to American intervention, to the conflict at Hamburger Hill, to the Tet Offensive, to the autumn of Saigon, 10,000 Days of Thunder explores the struggle that modified the lives of a iteration of american citizens and that also reverberates with us at the present time.
incorporated inside of 10,000 Days of Thunder are own anecdotes from infantrymen and civilians, in addition to profiles and debts of the activities of many old luminaries, either American and Vietnamese, thinking about the Vietnam warfare, equivalent to Richard M. Nixon, normal William C. Westmoreland, Ho Chi Minh, Joe Galloway, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Lyndon B. Johnson, and normal Vo Nguyen Giap. Caputo additionally explores the increase of Communism in Vietnam, the jobs that ladies performed at the battlefield, the antiwar stream at domestic, the participation of Vietnamese villagers within the struggle, in addition to the far-reaching influence of the war's aftermath.
Caputo's dynamic narrative is highlighted by way of wonderful pictures and key crusade and battlefield maps, making 10,000 Days of Thunder THE consummate e-book at the Vietnam warfare for kids.

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