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Brave Men, Gentle Heroes: American Fathers and Sons in World War II and Vietnam

By: Michael Takiff

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2003

Seller ID: 606876

ISBN: 006621081X

Condition: Very Good


Brave Men, Gentle Heroes presents the frank, moving, and harrowing stories of men who served in World War II and of their sons who served in Vietnam -- fathers and sons bonded as deeply by their common experience in war as by blood. These are men who served in the army, navy, air force, and Marine Corps. Officers and enlisted men, career servicemen and citizen soldiers. Men of European, African, Asian, Latino, and Native American ancestry. Men who speak with the authentic voices of an Indiana farmer, a Brooklyn bus driver, a Louisiana businessman, a Seattle machinist. The contrasts between ... View more info