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Kill anything that moves: the real American war in Vietnam

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Americans have long been taught that events such as the notorious My Lai massacre were "isolated incidents" in the Vietnam War, carried out by a few "bad apples." However, as award-winning journalist and historian Nick Turse demonstrates in this pioneering investigation, violence against Vietnamese civilians was not at all exceptional. Rather, it was pervasive and systematic, the predictable consequence of official orders to "kill anything that moves." Drawing on a decade of research into secret Pentagon files and extensive interviews with American veterans and Vietnamese survivors, Turse reveals the policies and actions that resulted in millions of innocent civilians killed and wounded. He lays out in shocking detail the workings of a military machine that made crimes all but inevitable. Kill Anything That Moves finally brings us face-to-face with the truth of a war that haunts America to this day.
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Last Grouping Update 2019-01-20 22:55:42PM
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subject_facet Massacres -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century, Racism -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century, United States -- Military policy, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Atrocities, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States, Violence -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century, War crimes -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century
title_display Kill anything that moves : the real American war in Vietnam
title_full Kill anything that moves : the real American war in Vietnam / Nick Turse, Kill anything that moves : the real American war in Vietnam [electronic resource] / Nick Turse
title_short Kill anything that moves :
title_sub the real American war in Vietnam
topic_facet Atrocities, History, Massacres, Military policy, Racism, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Violence, War crimes