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By: Walter Dean Myers
Cold War era military conflict Took place in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
Fought between North Vietnam and its communist allies and the U.S.
The U.S was supported by South Nam and other non-communists
Widely protested by American citizens
Richie Perry: Just graduated high school and lives with his mother and little brother Kenny.
Richie Perry graduated from High School.
What does he do? Stay in Harlem and fight in the streets?
NO! He joined the army and is shipped of to Nam
He realizes that all he wants is to go home back to his mother and little brother
He meets Peewee, Lobel, Johnson, Brunner and Jenkins. Lobel thinks the war is just a movie.
Jenkins is killed
By a landmine
They visit a Vietnamese village and realize how desperate the villagers are.
They get ambushed and Lieutenant Carrol is killed. Richie placed a claymore.
They saw a Cong turn the claymore around but it did not kill any Americans. So what way was it facing to begin with?
Richie gets transferred to a new platoon.
They begin to hear rumors that the war is coming to an end.
Are they true?
Are they going home?
After a few more battles they are on there way home.
On the plane Richie reflects on his experience
He remembers Jenkins, Lieutenant Carrol and others that died while fighting for there country in Nam
But he is okay
He is going home alive
Going through hard times can make a person stronger
Lobel still thinks that the whole war was just a movie
Richie is just glad to be going home to his family, especially Kenny
Nolan Hartwell Period 7
First Grade Sight Words a in I and is it for.
The. of and a to in is you that it he for.
Dolch Words the of and to a in that is was.
A. as is a couldn’t does could has wouldn’t.
Sight Word Phrases Group 1. the little boy a good boy.
The people Look for some people. Write it down. By the water So there you are. Who will make it? You and I A long time What will they do?
Lap 1. the to and he a I you it of in Lap 2.
VIETNAM CONFLICT THURSTON4/17/08 D PERIOD. THE CONFLICT IN VIETNAM IS BASICLY THE VIETNAM WAR. AND THE WHOLE THING WAS TO STOP THE SPREAD OF COMMUNISM.
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The. of and a to in is you that it he was.
High Frequency Words List A Group 1. the of and.
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