This is What Hell Looks Like: Life as a Bomb Disposal Specialist During the Vietnam War

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Stuart Allan Streinberg

Steinberg relates life as a bomb disposal specialist during the Vietnam War, cleaning up the worst U.S. nerve gas disaster and surviving the constant threats of modern warfare.
From 1967–1971, Stuart Steinberg served in the U.S. Army as an explosive ordnance disposal specialist. In January 1968, he was sent to Dugway Proving Grounds in Utah where chemical and biological weaponry was stockpiled, staying there until July 1968. Steinberg was involved in helping to clean up the worst nerve gas disaster in American history on March 13, 1968. As a result, he volunteered to serve in Vietnam from September 4, 1968 to March 24, 1970. This is What Hell Looks Like explores the difficult and traumatic situations faced by Steinberg and his teammates across their time in Vietnam. This volume also examines the causes and consequences of post-traumatic stress disorder though Steinberg's honest account of his experiences, including his subsequent addiction to prescription painkillers. Documenting Steinberg's personal journey through "Hell," his account casts further light on life during the Vietnam War.

ISBN: 9781625450654
Pages: 240
Date Published: June 2018
Publisher: Fonthill Media
Language: English
Illustration: Color and B&W photographs