Major Obsession Raymond Turner

ISBN: 9781304999214

Published: August 8th 2014

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Major Obsession  by  Raymond Turner

Major Obsession by Raymond Turner
August 8th 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | | ISBN: 9781304999214 | 8.75 Mb

Major Obsession is the story of an African American, who as a teenage combat medic, found himself in the jungles of South Vietnam. Throughout his tour of duty, he was attached to a recon infantry platoon. In search of respect, he volunteered to serveMoreMajor Obsession is the story of an African American, who as a teenage combat medic, found himself in the jungles of South Vietnam.

Throughout his tour of duty, he was attached to a recon infantry platoon. In search of respect, he volunteered to serve despite his medical exemptions. Turner shares his experiences before, during, and after Vietnam in an attempt to highlight the life of teenage African Americans in Vietnam during the height of the civil rights movement. Turner was in Vietnam during the assassinations of both Senator Robert Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. African Americans from the Jim Crow south fought for dignity and self-respect, which eluded them at home.

This was an extra burden not shared by their white comrades



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