Unformatted text preview: that war is easily one of the most damaging things an individual can experience from the physical suffering (bad living conditions, dismemberment) to the mental suffering (paranoia, moral ambiguity, confusion) to the emotional suffering (PTSD). All the soldiers of the Vietnam War that lived to tell their story went through these issues in one way or another but the Black soldiers in Vietnam had to deal with the dominating theme of white supremacy in the American political culture of the 1960s and fight the idea that whites were better than them. Reginald Edwards and Harold Bryant dealt with these issues in different ways and while they were not completely "cured" from the War they were able to manage its symptoms and live life the best they could....
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- Fall '07
- Vietnam War, Psychological trauma, Posttraumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, Bad living conditions, Black Veterans War