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

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Verity Press, 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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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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