Home from the War: Vietnam Veterans: Neither Victims nor Executioners

by Robert J. Lifton

Free Fire Zone: Short Stories by Vietnam Veterans

edited by Wayne Karlin, edited by Basil T. Paquet, edited by Larry Rottmann
Is it possible that Vietnam will prove a turning point for Americans? Are we likely at last to turn away from the warrior ethos and toward a more life-affirming one? Robert Lifton, the Yale research psychiatrist who has reported in previous books on survivors of Hiroshima and on China’s revolutionaries, …