By Mike Mahn
When the Vietnam conflict breaks out, Mike Mahn is an idealistic and patriotic younger guy. Mahn steps as much as serve. It’s a call that might have lasting consequences.
Trained as a K-9 handler, Mahn discovers his provider comes with a steep ticket. A blossoming stateside romance will wither and die. And Mahn will participate in one of many defining moments of the clash: the conflict of Bunker Hill 10.
Combining his wartime diary, youth reminiscences, and modern statement with a considerate, thought of research of the political and social surroundings of the time, Mahn helps his semi-autobiographical story with a sequence of photographs chronicling his service.
Mahn will go back domestic to a country that turns out to have deserted either him and the numerous others who gave their all, however the final tone of American Passage isn't really sour. as an alternative, Mahn offers his story of provider and sacrifice in a matter-of-fact tone, acknowledging the advanced mixture of feelings, attitudes, and political beliefs that drove the lads who fought and people who remained home.
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American Passage: The Class of '68 by Mike Mahn