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Glenna Whitley & B.G. Burkett: Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed of Its Heroes and Its History

Glenna Whitley discusses her book (written with B.G. Burkett), Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed of Its Heroes and Its History.

From stolenvalor.com:

B.G. Burkett, in over ten years of research in the National Archives, filing thousands of requests for military documents under the Freedom of Information Act, uncovered a massive distortion of history. This distortion cost the U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars. Mr. Burkett's work has toppled national political leaders and put criminals in jail.

The authors show killers who have fooled the most astute prosecutors and gotten away with murder, phony heroes who have become the object of award-winning documentaries on national network television, and liars and fabricators who have flooded major publishing houses with false tales of heroism which have become best-selling biographies.

Not only do Burkett and Whitley show the price of the myth has been enormous for society, but they spotlight how it has severely denigrated the service, patriotism, and gallantry of the best warriors America ever produced.