Vietnam magazine – February 2011 – Table of Contents

FEATURES

TET: What Really Happened at Hue
by James Willbanks
After the bloody fight to free the imperial capital, the grisly reality of the civilian massacre emerged slowly—and was met with skepticism

The ‘Suicide’ Mission That Wasn’t
by Don North
Interrogation transcripts of three surviving sappers reveal long-obscured facts about the U.S. Embassy attackers at Tet

TET: Embassy Rescuers Flying Blind
by Wilburn Meador
A rifle company’s close call amid the chaos and confusion of Tet

Still Desperately Seeking Sean
by Richard Linnett
Iconoclastic photographer Tim Page continues his quest to find the remains
of his colleague Sean Flynn, lost in Cambodia in 1970

Portfolio: The Donut Dollies Are Here!
by Cheryl Fries
How 627 Red Cross “Donut Dollies” brought smiles to a million GIs

ONLINE EXTRA!!
DONUT DOLLIES PICTURE GALLERY

Death Dance in the Dark
by James Gillam
Army Sergeant James Gillam’s most terrifying moments in Vietnam came
in the pitch-black darkness of an enemy tunnel

Tribute: Sgt. Richard Etchberger, Who Received the Medal of Honor
Posthumously for Heroics at Secret Site in 1968

by Fred Borch
Sergeant Richard Etchberger lost his life while saving others in the defense of a
top-secret radar site atop a Laotian mountain, and received the Medal of Honor
in September 2010.

ONLINE EXTRA!!
NORMAN BROOKMAN’S LETTER

DEPARTMENTS

Letters From Readers

News

Arsenal
The Patton tank goes to war

Online Extended Interview
Sydney Schanberg: Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter, POW truth seeker

Homefront
What was happening back in the States, January/February 1967

My War
Marine Corporal Larry Miller

Letter From Vietnam magazine

Reviews

Apocalypse Now in Blu-Ray, directed by Francis Ford Coppola

Search and Destroy: The Story of an Armored Cavalry Squadron in Viet Nam,
1/1 Cav, 1967-1968
, by Keith W. Nolan

Noble Warrior: The Story of Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, USMC (Ret.),
Medal of Honor
, by James E. Livingston

Offerings Left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: Norman Brookman’s Letter
 

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