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Author Weiss, Daniel H, author.

Title In that time : Michael O'Donnell and the tragic era of Vietnam / Daniel H. Weiss.

Publication Info. New York : PublicAffairs, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 O'Donnell,M WEI    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 202 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An ice cream season -- A soldier in the spring -- Vietnam winter -- The mission -- Left behind -- Aftermath -- Recovery -- Reconciliation.
Summary "In That Time tells the story of the American experience in Vietnam through the life of Michael O'Donnell, a promising young poet who became a soldier and helicopter pilot in Vietnam. O'Donnell wrote with great sensitivity and poetic force about his world and especially the war that was slowly engulfing him, and his most well-known poem is still frequently cited and reproduced. Nominated for the Congressional Medal of Honor, O'Donnell never fired a shot in Vietnam. During an ill-fated attempt to rescue fellow soldiers, O'Donnell's helicopter was shot down in the jungles of Cambodia where he and his crew remained missing for almost 30 years. In telling O'Donnell's story, In That Time also tells the stories of those around him, both famous and ordinary, who helped to shape the events of the time and who were themselves shaped by them."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject O'Donnell, Michael, 1945-1970.
United States. Army. Aviation Company, 170th.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Literature and the war.
Air pilots, Military -- United States -- Biography.
Military helicopters -- Vietnam.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781541773905 (hardcover)
154177390X (hardcover)

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