Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed of Its Heroes and Its History

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Verity Press, Incorporated, Jan 1, 1998 - History - 692 pages
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The authors expose phony heroes who have become the object of award winning documentaries on national television, liars and fabricators who have become best selling authors, and others who have based their careers on non-existent Vietnam service.

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Review: Stolen Valor : How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed of Its Heroes and Its History

User Review  - Dale - Goodreads

excellent read & shows what poor research/verification our TV news & press does, as well as how lazy, selfish they are. If one wants a realistic understanding of Vietnam, PTSD, the VA hospitals, Vets ... Read full review

Review: Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed of Its Heroes and Its History

User Review  - Nate Hendrix - Goodreads

if you think you know about the Vietnam War and it's veterans you are wrong. This will set you straight and depress you with all the stories of fakers. Read full review

About the author (1998)

Burkett, a military researcher, was co-chairman of the Texas Vietnam Memorial. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee. He served in Vietnam with the 199th Light Infantry Brigade and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.

Whitley, an award-winning investigative reporter, specializes in writing about crime and the legal system. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University. She is senior editor at D Magazine in Dallas.

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