The Sons of Bardstown by Jim Wilson
25 Years of Vietnam in an American Town

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Provides a poignant portrait of the small Kentucky town of Bardstown and the disproportionately large number of its young men who died in Vietnam. 15,000 first printing.
 

About Jim Wilson

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Jim Wilson and Russell Findlay are journalists who have many years experience reporting crime in Scotland. They work for the Sunday Mail.
 
Published May 24, 1994 by Crown. 198 pages
Genres: History, Travel. Non-fiction

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Wilson (Retreat, Hell!, 1988) movingly relates a small event in the Vietnam War--a night attack by North Vietnamese soldiers on Fire Base Tomahawk, a hill held by American troops--and its large effects on an ordinary Kentucky town.

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This finely crafted Vietnam vignette begins in April 1968, when the National Guard unit of Bardstown, Ky., was called into federal service.

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