A Piece of my heart: the stories of twenty-six American women who served in Vietnam

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Ballantine Books, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 429 pages
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In these pages, you'll find the experiences of nurses who dodged rocket attacks as they made their rounds; of Red Cross workers whose helicopters were fired upon as they flew into the jungles; of WACs who found their names on the Viet Cong's "elimination lists." You will find stories of danger, excitement, fear, and, in many cases, psychic wounds that will never heal.

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Interviews with 26 women who served in various capacities in Vietnam -- gut-wrenching yet surprisingly upbeat. Most of the women are not bitter. Basis for the play. Read full review

A Piece of my heart: the stories of 26 American women who served in Vietnam

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Post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, is a term that appears often in this collection of interviews of women who served for one agency or another in Vietnam. Other terms recur, too: DEROS, hooches ... Read full review


Rose Sandecki ARMY NURSE
Linda J McClenahan ARMY WAC

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