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Contemporary: Featured Work


The Things They Carried

by Tim O'Brien

Some “Text to Text” & “Text to World” connections to explore...

Reader's Companion to The Things They Carried 



Department of Defense: Dictionary of Military Terms



"Cartoonist for the Vietnam War Generation: Doonesbury's Garry Trudeau"



Modern American Poetry: About the Vietnam War



 Battlefield: Vietnam- PBS



 American Experience: Vietnam Online



PBS: Vietnam War Stories- Vietnam Veterans Recount Their War Experiences  

Watch Vietnam Veterans Recount Their War Experiences on PBS. See more from Vietnam War Stories.


PBS: Utah Vietnam War Stories- Turning Point Excerpt 




Prentice Hall Literature: The American Experience - Selected Textbook Resources

 Excerpt from Novel: "Ambush" (from The Things They Carried) -p. 834


Audio Book/MP3

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