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Michael Herr (1940–2016), American war correspondent, known as the author of "Dispatches" (1977), a memoir of the Vietnam War.

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Stendhal reference in Michael Herr's “Dispatches”

In Michael Herr's book about the Vietnam War, Dispatches, he describes Operation Pegasus—the relief of the besieged USMC garrison at Khe Sahn in 1968—in the following way: Pegasus was almost ...