Ron Kovic-Born On The 4Th Of July (autobiography book made into a film and the basis for Bruce Springsteen's Born In The USA album). Vietnam Vet returns home to the U.S. disillusioned about the war.

Ron Kovic-Born On The 4Th Of July (autobiography book made into a film and the basis for Bruce Springsteen's Born In The USA album). Vietnam Vet returns home to the U.S. disillusioned about the war.

Ron Kovic: Reflections on the Vietnam War: The Things a Warrior Knows - Truthdig

Ron Kovic: Reflections on the Vietnam War: The Things a Warrior Knows - Truthdig

July 4, 2016 By Julie Cappotto, Andrew Stone and Paul Wolfle Bruce Springsteen seems to have a special fondness for the July 4th holiday and this year is no different. Fans of the red, white and bl…

July 4, 2016 By Julie Cappotto, Andrew Stone and Paul Wolfle Bruce Springsteen seems to have a special fondness for the July 4th holiday and this year is no different. Fans of the red, white and bl…

Ron Kovic:U.S. Marine Corps-volunteered for first tour to Vietnam in 1965/he also volunteered for a second tour in 1968. He was shot in attack and as a result of his injuries left paralyzed from the chest down. Received a Bronze Star with V for valor and Purple Heart. They based a movie on the book he wrote.

Ron Kovic:U.S. Marine Corps-volunteered for first tour to Vietnam in 1965/he also volunteered for a second tour in 1968. He was shot in attack and as a result of his injuries left paralyzed from the chest down. Received a Bronze Star with V for valor and Purple Heart. They based a movie on the book he wrote.

Vietnam veterans against the war and other anti-war activists march in protest near Convention Hall in Miami, Fla., Aug. 22, 1972, as the Republican National Convention opened. Disabled Vietnam vet Ron Kovic, holding an upside down American flag as a symbol of distress, is seen in the march. (AP Photo)

Vietnam veterans against the war and other anti-war activists march in protest near Convention Hall in Miami, Fla., Aug. 22, 1972, as the Republican National Convention opened. Disabled Vietnam vet Ron Kovic, holding an upside down American flag as a symbol of distress, is seen in the march. (AP Photo)

The Forgotten Wounded of Iraq - Ron Kovic

The Forgotten Wounded of Iraq - Ron Kovic

Published in 1976, this is the best selling autobiography of Ron Kovic, a paralyzed Vietnam War veteran who became an anti-war activist..

Published in 1976, this is the best selling autobiography of Ron Kovic, a paralyzed Vietnam War veteran who became an anti-war activist..

"The truth demands justice" banner on front of stage, Dean Kahler and others including William Kunstler and Ron Kovic, are seated on stage (seventh annual commemoration)

"The truth demands justice" banner on front of stage, Dean Kahler and others including William Kunstler and Ron Kovic, are seated on stage (seventh annual commemoration)

Operation Last Patrol. Documentary directed by --- Cavestani and Catherine LeRoy on Ron Kovic (Born on the Fourth of July) and V-VAW convoy to the national convention.

Operation Last Patrol. Documentary directed by --- Cavestani and Catherine LeRoy on Ron Kovic (Born on the Fourth of July) and V-VAW convoy to the national convention.

Ron Kovic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ron Kovic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Portrait of Vietnam War veteran and anti-war activist Ron Kovic in Miami Beach for a demonstration during the 1972 GOP Convention.

Portrait of Vietnam War veteran and anti-war activist Ron Kovic in Miami Beach for a demonstration during the 1972 GOP Convention.

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