Bill Paley (mycroftca) wrote in 50bookchallenge,
Bill Paley
mycroftca
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Another day, another book.

This one?

Osprey Fortress #58: Vietnam Firebases 1965 - 73: American and Australian Forces. Reading another book on one aspect of the Vietnam War left me ruminating on my junior high school years, and the reactions of my classmates to the world's situation. Had nothing to do with the book and everything with me. In that one of my classmates' brothers served in the US Army artillery arm, and was based in such a place made this more personal than some of the history books I've read.
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