Donut Dolly: An American Red Cross Girl's War in Vietnam - download pdf or read online

By Joann Puffer Kotcher

ISBN-10: 1574416987

ISBN-13: 9781574416985

Donut Dolly places you within the Vietnam struggle face down within the airborne dirt and dust lower than a sniper assault, within a helicopter being struck via lightning, at dinner subsequent to a commanding common, and slogging in the course of the dust alongside a line of foxholes. you spot the conflict throughout the eyes of 1 of the 1st girls formally allowed within the strive against area. whilst Joann Puffer Kotcher left for Vietnam in 1966, she used to be clean out of the college of Michigan with a 12 months of training, and a yr as an American pink move Donut Dolly in Korea. All she sought after used to be to move somewhere interesting. In Vietnam, she visited troops from the relevant Highlands to the Mekong Delta, from the South China Sea to the Cambodian border. At 4 responsibility stations, she organize game facilities and made cellular visits anyplace commanders asked. That integrated exact Forces groups in distant strive against region jungles. She introduced reminders of domestic, strategies of a sister or the woman round the corner. officials requested her to take dangers simply because they believed her visits to front strains have been vital to the boys. each Vietnam veteran who meets her thinks of her as a brother-at-arms. Donut Dolly is Kotcher’s own view of the struggle, recorded in a magazine saved in the course of her travel, day-to-day as she skilled it. it's a devoted illustration of the twists and turns of the turbulent, debatable time. whereas in Vietnam, Kotcher used to be kidnapped; dodged an ambush within the Delta; talked with a real struggle hero in a health center who had charged a laptop gun; and had a talk with a prostitute. a unprecedented account of an American crimson pass volunteer in Vietnam, Donut Dolly will entice these attracted to the Vietnam warfare, to people who have curiosity within the army, and to ladies desiring to transcend the ordinary.

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