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Conduct to the Prejudice of Good Order: The Final Years of the Vietnam War

Dan Dane

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ISBN 10: 0595654037 / ISBN 13: 9780595654031
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208 pages. Dimensions: 9.3in. x 6.5in. x 0.8in.Conduct to the Prejudice of Good Order offers a glimpse of conditions around Bien Hoa during the last years of the war. Bill Blake encounters fragging, racism and heroin addiction while defending soldiers in court-martial trials as a young Army lawyer. Much like the soldiers he defends, Blake finds himself in conflict with his superior officers. The story of a drafted, civilian attorney serving as an Army lawyer in Vietnam gives this book a unique perspective. Captain Blakes experiences accentuate many of the troublesome aspects of the war, including the draft, authority of Commanding Generals, domestic demand for troop withdrawal and in the end, the delivery of heroin to the American troops. The historical fiction genre allows vets to recognize historically correct settings in Vietnam during 1971-1972 in this book. The fictitious characters and circumstances provide an entertaining read for those who lived through the era as well as those for whom Vietnam is only a curiosity out of the distant past. Other books by Dan Dane include Fireflies in the Delta and Bloodlines of Tyranny. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595654031

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Title: Conduct to the Prejudice of Good Order: The ...

Publisher: Writers Club Press

Binding: Hardcover

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Conduct to the Prejudice of Good Order offers a glimpse of conditions around Bien Hoa during the last years of the war. Bill Blake encounters fragging, racism and heroin addiction while defending soldiers in court-martial trials as a young Army lawyer. Much like the soldiers he defends, Blake finds himself in conflict with his superior officers.

The story of a drafted, civilian attorney serving as an Army lawyer in Vietnam gives this book a unique perspective. Captain Blake's experiences accentuate many of the troublesome aspects of the war, including the draft, authority of Commanding Generals, domestic demand for troop withdrawal and in the end, the delivery of heroin to the American troops.

The historical fiction genre allows vets to recognize historically correct settings in Vietnam during 1971-1972 in this book. The fictitious characters and circumstances provide an entertaining read for those who lived through the era as well as those for whom Vietnam is only a curiosity out of the distant past.

Other books by Dan Dane include Fireflies in the Delta and Bloodlines of Tyranny.

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Dan Dane attended the University of New Mexico in the 1960's during the turmoil of the Civil Rights movement and the beginning of the Vietnam War. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a law degree in 1969. He would later serve in the Third Brigade of the First Cavalry Division in Vietnam as a U.S. Army JAG officer. He currently lives in Texas.

Ross Ballard II is a practitioner professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Professional Studies. He has performed on several dramatic audiobooks. He currently lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia.

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