By Mike Mahn
When the Vietnam conflict breaks out, Mike Mahn is an idealistic and patriotic younger guy. Mahn steps as much as serve. It’s a call that might have lasting consequences.
Trained as a K-9 handler, Mahn discovers his provider comes with a steep ticket. A blossoming stateside romance will wither and die. And Mahn will participate in one of many defining moments of the clash: the conflict of Bunker Hill 10.
Combining his wartime diary, youth memories, and modern remark with a considerate, thought of research of the political and social surroundings of the time, Mahn helps his semi-autobiographical story with a sequence of photographs chronicling his service.
Mahn will go back domestic to a kingdom that turns out to have deserted either him and the numerous others who gave their all, however the final tone of American Passage isn't sour. in its place, Mahn provides his story of carrier and sacrifice in a matter-of-fact tone, acknowledging the complicated mixture of feelings, attitudes, and political beliefs that drove the lads who fought and those that remained home.
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