Little Brown & Co, 1985.
1st Edition. by Author. First Edition, Vietnam: VIETNAM: THE VALOR AND THE SORROW: FROM THE HOME FRONT TO THE FRONT LINES IN WORDS AND PICTURES, by Boettcher. Published by Little Brown and Company, 1985 with rare dustjacket with some gentle wear.
Inscribed on the half-title signed by Boettcher. "To the Morales Family, Pam and I greatly value the friendship of your daughter Dee and Son-in-law Sam. I hope that you find that book measures up to the importance of the subject. Best Wishes, Tom Boettcher May 11, 1985 Oklahoma, City".
"Imbued with Kennedy-style idealism,Boettcher himself entered the Air Force Academy at precisely that moment in our past when a generation was on the verge of finding itself torn apart by conflicting ideals of patriotism. Having served as airforce liaison to the press in Vietnam in 1968-1969, he has now written the first popular history of the war from the point of view of one who served there..."* from the dustjacket intro.
A significant historical Vietnam edition with rare dustjacket.
Item #33250 Price: US$150.00