Conversations With the Enemy: The Story of PFC Robert Garwood

Conversations With the Enemy The Story of PFC Robert Garwood Biographies

  • Title: Conversations With the Enemy: The Story of PFC Robert Garwood
  • Author: Winston Groom Duncan Spencer
  • ISBN: 9780399127151
  • Page: 394
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Wow. What a shitty war Vietnam was, and what shitty people waged it. I have no doubt Garwood did everything he was accused of in the court martial, but the only thing that's a crime unless you're some hoo-rah armchair 'you can't break a Marine' chickenhawk was punching the guy who ratted out his best friend to the jailors and got him killed.Which sounds like just as bad if not worse than what he faced the death penalty for. And then the US government cheating a guy out of 15 years of back pay (a [...]

    2. This is a great survival tale, of an American POW in Vietnam. It shows the great adaptiveness of the human spirit. Though it's a documentary, it is very literary, and a compelling read. After his return home, PFC Garwood was accused of treason, court-martialed, and became a controversial figure. Some of the facts about Garwood are disputed by official POW authorities (including John McCain), and I don't know who is telling the truth, which makes it more intriguing. Anyway, this is a real depicti [...]

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