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Thomas Molineaux History 128 Reading Response In this essay I will contrast men’s different experiences in Vietnam and what accounted for these differences by analyzing primary source documents, specifically oral reports. The evidence shown appears to support the claim that the Vietnamese War had a profound impact on almost every soldier. I will demonstrate that although each individual experienced Vietnam in his own way; there are still some very similar experiences between the men. It is these experiences, whether similar or different, that I will be analyzing at length in my report. Based on the soldier’s testimony of their time in combat, it becomes readily apparent that these soldiers had lots of similar experiences while in Vietnam. However, I must insist that these oral histories be taken with a grain of salt. Difficulties in memory recollection and motivation to omit certain pieces of information when telling their story are just two strong reasons why these reports may not be as accurate as many want to believe. However, this is NOT to say that these sources are to be discredited or even not useful. In fact, quite the opposite is true. These works
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