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By Lea Ybarra

One of the main embellished teams that served within the Vietnam battle, Chicanos fought and died in numbers good out of share to their percent of the U.S.' inhabitants. but regardless of this, their wartime reviews have by no means obtained a lot consciousness in both renowned media or scholarly stories. to focus on and shield a few of their tales, this ebook provides huge interviews with Chicano Vietnam veterans and their households that discover the men's studies in wrestle, the war's results at the Chicano neighborhood, and the veterans' postwar lives.

Lea Ybarra teams the interviews topically to carry out assorted facets of the Chicano vets' stories. as well as discussing their involvement in and perspectives at the Vietnam struggle, the veterans additionally examine their position in American society, American overseas coverage, and the worth of struggle. Veterans from a number of states and assorted socioeconomic periods provide the e-book a broad-based viewpoint, which Ybarra frames with sociological fabric at the warfare and its influence on Chicanos.

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