Only a Soldier Understands: Book 4: Vietnam
Only A Soldier Understands Book 4: Vietnam
Clay Lifto knows what it’s like to be a soldier. In Book 4 of Only a Soldier Understands, he branches out into a new phase of his military experience, past the Middle East, and into deployment…in Vietnam. In 38 short anecdotes, Clay explores not only the physical realities of deployment, but also the emotional and psychological growth and challenges that come from experiences ranging from being under fire from the enemy to discovering a disheartening need for dental work. Money management, a last visit home, a girlfriend, R & R in Australia, homesickness, and fear and panic in combat are all discussed with Clay’s trademark warmth and candor. The topic of Vietnam vets’ horrible homecoming is a particularly important piece of Book 4. As Clay’s stories bring back memories of your own experience, each anecdote ends with a series of thought-provoking questions designed to allow reflection on your personal journey. The Only a Soldier Understands series is for the new recruit, the career soldier, and the veteran. It’s for anyone who has served in the military—and they are great books to share with friends, to exchange stories and thoughts. You don’t even need to read this book in chronological order...the Table of Contents provides detailed guidance if you’d like to target a specific area of your career. And if you enjoy this book, go back and read Books 1, 2, and 3 in the series, and look forward to new books by Clay Lifto, coming soon.
Format: 5.5 x 8.5 Black & White Paperback, 168 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jul 08, 2014)
Genre: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military