Once Upon a Distance War tells the stories of such young Vietnam war correspondents as Neil Sheehan, Peter Arnett, and David Halberstam, providing a riveting chronicle of high adventure and brutal slapstick, gallantry and cynicism, as well as a vital addition to the history they shaped. Prochnau . . . tells a Vietnam story we haven't heard before. . . . Complex, witty, and humane .--Tobias Wolff. of photos.