When Soldiers Cried by David Shea
Approx. 66,030 words.
Published on June 7, 2011 by
By the summer of 1967, the nation’s Selective Service System was fueling the largest military build-up since World War II. Hundreds of thousands of young men, many too young to legally drink and vote, were inducted to wage an ill-fated war in Vietnam. Written as a narrative history, this is a tribute to those who answered the call and paid the ultimate sacrifice in the face of improbable odds.