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First published in 1989, Soldados: Chicanos in Viet Nam was the inspiration for the PBS documentary of the same name.


Rereleased for 2021, proceeds from the American Book Award winner will help fund Charley Trujillo’s feature film, Dogs from Illusion. Be part of the grassroots efforts to tell Chicano and Latino stories from our own perspective. Dogs from Illusion will be the first feature film to have as the main story, the Chicano trek for survival in Viet Nam.


Help tell our stories. Purchase your copy of Soldados: Chicanos in Viet Nam from our exclusive partner Artesanías Morelia. You’ll be supporting a Latina owned business too.

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