Merriam Press Military Monograph 97. Second Edition (October 2012). Vietnam may be the only war we ever fought, or perhaps that was ever fought, in which the American soldier added to their heroism a humanitarianism unmatched in the annals of warfare. The kinds and quality of our humanitarian work in Vietnam is documented in this book. Join Dr. Bartecchi in his remarkable journey through Vietnam from the time of the French, the Japanese, and the French again, through the war up to the present day. You will meet some of the truly great heroes and heroines of any war. And whatever your experience in combat, in medicine, in Vietnam - you will learn. 63 photos, 2 illustrations, 5 maps. Full contents listing can be seen in the Book Preview along with additional sample pages.