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Author’s new book “Vietnam, The Last Combat Marines” receives a warm literary welcome

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Author’s new book “Vietnam, The Last Combat Marines” receives a warm literary welcome

September 17
06:55 2019

Readers’ Favorite announces the review of the Non-Fiction – Military book “Vietnam, The Last Combat Marines” by David Gerhardt, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0692130268.

Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the “Best Websites for Authors” and “Honoring Excellence” awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies.


Reviewed By Christian Sia for Readers’ Favorite

Vietnam, The Last Combat Marines: Military and Political Times of the Baby Boomer War by David Gerhardt is a nonfiction military book that revisits the gory experience of Vietnam and its political and social repercussions. The author shares painful experiences of soldiers, brainwashed and convinced into believing that fighting communism was the noblest of aims, and thrust into a dangerous world filled with uncertainty, with unusual happenings like two members of the squad shooting at each other, and living in rabbit holes. Gerhardt takes readers into the dangerous trails and alleys of the Ho Chi Minh trail, Vietnam and offers painful and firsthand experience images of the war.

As one reads from page to page, following the accounts of this experience, the question arises of whether it was right to send young men into this war. The author explores the implications of the war as experienced by the soldiers and their families, the loss of life, the uncertainty, and the political controversies, both at home and among the soldiers. From the very beginning, he comments: “I now have two sons. I cannot imagine how I would feel if one of them was sent into a war zone. It would be ten times more difficult worrying about them as a parent than it was for me to live through it as a young adult…” This is another firsthand experience of Vietnam, told with ruthless honesty and in a first-person narrative voice that is engrossing. Vietnam, The Last Combat Marines: Military and Political Times of the Baby Boomer War is a powerful testament of a political choice that has haunted the American conscience over the years. Was it worth it? The narrative is as informative as it is inspiring; a look into the Vietnam experience as lived by the soldiers who fought there.”

You can learn more about David Gerhardt and “Vietnam, The Last Combat Marines” at https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/vietnam-the-last-combat-marines where you can read reviews and the author’s biography, as well as connect with the author directly or through their website and social media pages.

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