Accidental Soldier: A Reserve Officer at West Point in the Vietnam Era

Accidental Soldier: A Reserve Officer at West Point in the Vietnam Era
Richard Schwartz
Hamilton Books
2009

Accidental Soldier depicts Richard B. Schwartz's military experiences, first as an ROTC cadet at the University of Notre Dame and finally as an Army veteran teaching in Madison, Wisconsin. In 1959, Vietnam was little more than a word on a map; within ten years, Americans saw the Tet Offensive and their campuses in flames.