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Vietnam, A Memoir: Saigon Cop

Vietnam, a Memoir Want an uplifting account of one young Army officer's service in the Vietnam War? "Vietnam, A Memoir: Saigon Cop," is not it. The focus of this book and of two later volumes in the series is war stripped of glory, high purpose, inspiration, and easy but false patriotism. Instead, the focus is on five Bs: booze, babes, boredom, bureaucracy, and occasionally battle. Heroes are few. Hyperbole is minimal. Yet the tale is an unusual one. The author was an ROTC graduate with no long term Army commitment. After serving a year as a Military Police platoon leader in Saigon, a period that is the subject of this first volume, he stayed in Vietnam for another year and a...

Important places

Ho Chi Minh City (51)


Hồ Chí Minh city (52)


Vietnam (638)

Other geographical areas

Indochina Peninsula (557)
South-Eastern Asia (2,613)