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The Resource The life we were given : Operation Babylift, international adoption, and the children of war in Vietnam, Dana Sachs

The life we were given : Operation Babylift, international adoption, and the children of war in Vietnam, Dana Sachs

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The life we were given : Operation Babylift, international adoption, and the children of war in Vietnam
Title
The life we were given
Title remainder
Operation Babylift, international adoption, and the children of war in Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Dana Sachs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the history of Operation Babylift, the U.S. government's plan to airlift 3,000 displaced Vietnamese children before the fall of Saigon, and examines the lives of the displaced children after the operation
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sachs, Dana
Dewey number
959.704/3086914
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Airlift, Military
  • Children and war
  • Refugee children
  • Orphans
  • Intercountry adoption
Label
The life we were given : Operation Babylift, international adoption, and the children of war in Vietnam, Dana Sachs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-244) and index
Contents
Where they came from -- All Americans go home now -- A sea of human need -- If you are out there, we love you and we are looking for you -- Lost in the shuffle -- Standing on two legs -- Good intentions -- Mementoes and scars -- Ships to parents : severe orphan syndrome -- There was no one to take care of them -- Photographs and fires and rage -- I wanted to see what peace was like -- Hesitation and resignation -- Resources -- Baby in a burning building -- Belonging
Control code
426147225
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 258 pages
Isbn
9780807042410
Isbn Type
(hardcover alk. paper)
Lccn
2009027662
System control number
(OCoLC)426147225
Label
The life we were given : Operation Babylift, international adoption, and the children of war in Vietnam, Dana Sachs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-244) and index
Contents
Where they came from -- All Americans go home now -- A sea of human need -- If you are out there, we love you and we are looking for you -- Lost in the shuffle -- Standing on two legs -- Good intentions -- Mementoes and scars -- Ships to parents : severe orphan syndrome -- There was no one to take care of them -- Photographs and fires and rage -- I wanted to see what peace was like -- Hesitation and resignation -- Resources -- Baby in a burning building -- Belonging
Control code
426147225
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 258 pages
Isbn
9780807042410
Isbn Type
(hardcover alk. paper)
Lccn
2009027662
System control number
(OCoLC)426147225

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