Vietnam magazine – Table of Contents – October 2012

By Vietnam magazine
9/17/2012 • VIET Issues

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Last Stand at Landing Zone Hereford
During Operation Crazy Horse in May 1966, a decision to leave a mortar platoon alone on a vulnerable patch of ground sealed the fate of its men
By Michael Christy

When Psywar Went So Wrong
A long-running psychological warfare battle over an alleged Viet Cong martyr grew to resemble MAD magazine’s “Spy vs. Spy”
By Don North

Horst Faas: An Appreciation
The late photographer won his first of two Pulitzer Prizes for his work in Vietnam in 1964
By Hal Buell

An Autopsy of War
A doctor’s stint in the bush reveals to him the grunts’ reality, why they say “it don’t mean nuthin’” and
worship the god DEROS
By John A. Parrish, M.D.

On the Nose: Helicopter Art
John Brennan’s amazing collection of artwork that graced Vietnam War helicopters is a real eye-opener

Esper and Ut Ride Again
Long after the war, the AP’s George Esper and Nick Ut turned up another scoop in Vietnam
By Bill Jordan


Letters from Readers


My War
Air Force Lt. Col. Jay Hess

September-October 1967

UH-34 Choctaw: A Marine mainstay

Letter From Vietnam Magazine – Hereford’s Hard Story

Steinbeck in Vietnam: Dispatches From the War

The Boys of 1967: Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam

Black April

Left at The Wall


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