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By Larry Clinton Thompson

The autumn of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos to communist armies in 1975 brought on an incredible outpouring of refugees from those international locations. This paintings makes a speciality of the refugee situation and the yank reduction workers--a colourful group of malcontents and mavericks drawn from the kingdom division, army, USAID, CIA, and the Peace Corps--who took at the job of aiding these so much impacted via the Vietnam struggle. specialists in Southeast Asia, its languages, cultures and other people, they kept thousands of lives. They have been the very antithesis of the "Ugly American."

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