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By Andrew E. Hunt | Comments: ( 782 ) | Date: ( Aug 21, 2019 )

The anti Vietnam War movement in the United States is perhaps best remembered for its young, counterculture student protesters However, the Vietnam War was the first conflict in American history in which a substantial number of military personnel actively protested the war while it was in progress.In The Turning, Andrew Hunt reclaims the history of the Vietnam Veterans AgThe anti Vietnam War movement in the United States is perhaps best remembered for its young, counterculture student protesters However, the Vietnam War was the first conflict in American history in which a substantial number of military personnel actively protested the war while it was in progress.In The Turning, Andrew Hunt reclaims the history of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War VVAW , an organization that transformed the antiwar movement by placing Vietnam veterans in the forefront of the nationwide struggle to end the war Misunderstood by both authorities and radicals alike, VVAW members were mostly young men who had served in Vietnam and returned profoundly disillusioned with the rationale for the war and with American conduct in Southeast Asia Angry, impassioned, and uncompromisingly militant, the VVAW that Hunt chronicles in this first history of the organization posed a formidable threat to America s Vietnam policy and further contributed to the sense that the nation was under siege from within.Based on extensive interviews and in depth primary research, including recently declassified government files, The Turning is a vivid history of the men who risked censures, stigma, even imprisonment for a cause they believed to be an extended tour of duty.


  • Title: The Turning: A History of Vietnam Veterans Against the War
  • Author: Andrew E. Hunt
  • ISBN: 9780814735817
  • Page: 354
  • Format: Hardcover

About Author:

Andrew E. Hunt

Andrew E Hunt also publishes fiction under the name Andrew Hunt.



Comments The Turning: A History of Vietnam Veterans Against the War

  • Craig Werner

    Readable history of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War and a necessary corrective to the (politically driven) myth that the anti-war movement was spearheaded by elitist upper/middle class college students. Placing the spotlight on individuals who entered VVAW at various points along the way, Hunt does a nice job exploring its relationship with other organizations that shared some, but usually not all, of its aims. I learned a lot about the differences between VVAW and Veterans for Peace which [...]


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