She takes one look at the camp and goes back home.
A sniper in the village kills her.
She goes out on Ambush with the Green Berets
Red war memoirs
He pretends to be asleep.
He cruises around the lake in his truck
He argues with his father about getting a job.
A rabbit's foot
A ring of hers
A picture of her playing volleyball
A boy's thumb
His wife's underwear
A lot of dope
If one of them got killed, the other would bury him
If one of them was severely injured, the other would treat his wounds
If one of them was captured, the other would report it to his family
If one of them was injured so madly as to be in a wheelchair, the other would kill him.
Takes his turn at sentry duty
Breaks his own nose with a pistol
Gives back the jackknife
Saves his life in ambush
A novella and autobiographical incident
A short story and a ballad
A memoir and fiction
A memoir and nonfiction
First and second
Second and third
First and third
First and omnicient
Enlists in the National Guard
Drives north towards Canada
Applies for an exemption
Burns the draft card
A soldier turns on his flashlight.
The villagers informed the Viet Cong.
Their guide was a Viet Cong spy
Azar left his radio on.
His best friend Curt Lemon dies.
He receives no response to a heartfelt letter.
The platoon goes on night patrol for two weeks.
He develops an addiction to morphine.
The prank on Bobby Jorgensen.
O'Brien's experience on the Rainy River.
The feud between Lee Strunk and Dave Jensen.
Norman Bowker circling the lake.
It relies on objectivity.
It makes the stomach believe.
A witness tells it.
Blood and guts realism.
She came to visit him in Vietnam.
She fell in love with his best friend.
She died of a brain tumor.
She moved to another state.
The practical joke on Jorgensen.
The remembrance of Linda's death.
His return to Vietnam and the field.
His visit ti Kiowa in a long-term care facility.
Azar is supposed to be on guard duty.
Azar dances inside the sacred Buddhist temple.
The little girl's family was just killed.
Dobbins is trying to learn Vietnamese cultural dance.
Jorgensen accidentally shoots him.
Jorgensen forgets to treat him for shock.
He gets special privileges because his dad is a General.
Jorgensen steals his jackknife.
Asking Linda to the dance took a rare form of courage.
He carried Linda’s letter with him during the war.
It’s an example of how stories can briefly bring the dead back to life.
O’Brien writes and asks her to come to Vietnam.