The Man Who Walked 3500 Miles to Kill Me: Reminiscences from Vietnam and Afghanistan

The Man Who Walked 3500 Miles to Kill Me: Reminiscences from Vietnam and Afghanistan

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I carried a rifle in VietNam and a stethoscope in Afghanistan as an Army Reservist. I kept diaries from both conflicts and have factually reported all that I saw and experienced from the mundane to the absurd. With a thirty three year pause in between combat tours, I nonetheless noticed many similarities and opportunities lost in the two conflicts which discredits the current arguments that Afghanistan is not VietNam. In both conflicts the United States military fought to preserve the lives and countries of our allies yet despised them. Operations went on in both conflicts without heed for the expected results and in the process effectively isolated the vast bulk of soldiers from the populations that they were trying to defend. Both conflicts were severely underestimated by our leaders, both civilian and military. The VietNam veteran suffered the price of his unpopular war and now the Afghanistan and Iraq veteran is coming home to a growing public indifference to their sacrifices.Her abdomen was soft with normal bowel sounds, no mass or organomegaly or guarding (rigidity caused by internal bleeding). Her pelvis was stable to rocking and painless. exam of her genitalia showed a long laceration from the left labia majora to ... suggested that she be intubated now That was on a mental list to be done as she would have to sedated for her CT scan. ... We were ready to intubate and I asked CPT S, a nurse anaesthesiologist, to please do it since he worked withanbsp;...


Title:The Man Who Walked 3500 Miles to Kill Me: Reminiscences from Vietnam and Afghanistan
Author: William Zoesch MD
Publisher:Lulu Press, Inc - 2015-05-22
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