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Dispatches
Dispatches
by Michael Herr
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“The best book I have ever read on men and war in our time.” —John le Carré“In the great line of Crane, Orwell, and Hemingway . . . Herr reaches an excruciating level of intensity . . . He seems to have brought to... (read more)

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A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
by Neil Sheehan
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Sheehan's tragic biography of John Paul Vann is also a sweeping history of America's seduction, entrapment and disillusionment in Vietnam.... (read more)

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Embers of War
Embers of War
by Fredrik Logevall
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ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED WORKS OF HISTORY IN RECENT YEARS Winner of the Pulitzer Prize • Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize from the Society of American Historians • Shortlisted for the American Library in Paris Book Award &bull... (read more)

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Bringing It All Back Home: An Oral History of New York City's Vietnam Veterans
Bringing It All Back Home: An Oral History of New York City's Vietnam Veterans
by Philip F. Napoli
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A collection of heartrending oral histories that topples assumptions about the people who served in Vietnam The Vietnam War was a defining event for a generation of Americans. But for years, misguided clichés about its veterans have... (read more)

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Best and the Brightest
Best and the Brightest
by David Halberstam
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David Halberstam’s masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy. Using portraits of America’s flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the Brightest reckons magnificently with the... (read more)

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Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam
Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam
by Gregg Jones
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For seventy-seven days in 1968, amid fears that America faced its own disastrous Dien Bien Phu, 6,000 US Marines held off 30,000 North Vietnamese Army regulars at the remote mountain stronghold called Khe Sanh. It was the biggest battle of the Vietnam... (read more)

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What It Is Like to Go to War
What It Is Like to Go to War
by Karl Marlantes
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Fast off the success of his devastating Vietnam War novel, Karl Marlantes gives us his incredibly readable treatise on soldier psychology, Reflections on Combat: Psyche, Soul, and Consciousness in Modern Warfare. Writing in a personal address to youths... (read more)

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Uphill Battle: Reflections on Viet Nam Counterinsurgency (Modern Southeast Asia)
Uphill Battle: Reflections on Viet Nam Counterinsurgency (Modern Southeast Asia)
by Frank Scotton
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How could the United States lose a war that seemed easy to win?   When the Viet Nam War ended, with the United States of America defeated, many wondered how a military powerhouse lost to a “raggedy-­ass, little fourth-­rate... (read more)

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We Were Soldiers Once...and Young: Ia Drang - The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam
We Were Soldiers Once...and Young: Ia Drang - The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam
by Harold G Moore
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Each year, the Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps selects one book that he believes is both relevant and timeless for reading by all Marines. The Commandant's choice for 1993 was We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young. In November 1965, some 450 men of... (read more)

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Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character
Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character
by Jonathan Shay
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In this strikingly original and groundbreaking book, Dr. Shay examines the psychological devastation of war by comparing the soldiers of Homer's andlt;Iandgt;Iliadandlt;/Iandgt; with Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder... (read more)

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Two Souls Indivisible: The Friendship That Saved Two POWs in Vietnam
Two Souls Indivisible: The Friendship That Saved Two POWs in Vietnam
by James S. Hirsch
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An unforgettable true story, Two Souls Indivisible stirringly recounts the forging of a legendary, heroic bond between two soldiers. Fred Cherry and Porter Halyburton first met in their shared cell in a brutal POW camp in Vietnam. Cherry, an air force... (read more)

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The Tunnels of Cu Chi: A Harrowing Account of America's "Tunnel Rats" in the Underground Battlefields of Vietnam
The Tunnels of Cu Chi: A Harrowing Account of America's "Tunnel Rats" in the Underground Battlefields of Vietnam
by Tom Mangold
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The riveting, true story of the remarkable, but little known, Vietnam War campaigns fought inside 200 miles of secret tunnel networks around Saigon, between Viet Cong guerillas and special American forces.... (read more)

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Scream of Eagles: The Dramatic Account of the U.S. Navy's Top Gun Fighter Pilots and How They Took Back the Skies Over Vietnam
Scream of Eagles: The Dramatic Account of the U.S. Navy's Top Gun Fighter Pilots and How They Took Back the Skies Over Vietnam
by Robert K Wilcox
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andlt;Bandgt;The mission:andlt;BRandgt; Become the most skilled, highly-trained, and deadliestandlt;BRandgt; fighter pilots in the world. andlt;BRandgt; The place: TOP GUNandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; In the darkest days of the Vietnam War, the U.S. Navy'... (read more)

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Brown Water, Black Berets: Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam (Bluejacket Books)
Brown Water, Black Berets: Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam (Bluejacket Books)
by Thomas J. Cutler
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The men of the U.S. Navy's brown-water force played a vital but often overlooked role in the Vietnam War. Known for their black berets and limitless courage, they maneuvered their aging, makeshift craft along shallow coastal waters and twisting inland... (read more)

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The Patient Was Vietcong: An American Doctor in the Vietnamese Health Service, 1966-1967
The Patient Was Vietcong: An American Doctor in the Vietnamese Health Service, 1966-1967
by Lawrence H. Climo, M.d.
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"In 1965, drafted into the Army to serve in Vietnam, Lawrence Climo, a young physician just out of training, learned of a unique humanitarian mission with counter-insurgency objectives that was looking for doctors: Military Provincial Hospital... (read more)

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Reporting Vietnam : Reporting Vietnam : American Journalism 1959-1975 (00 Edition)
Reporting Vietnam : Reporting Vietnam : American Journalism 1959-1975 (00 Edition)
by Ward S. Just
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Now in paperback comes a unique collection that captures a dramatic and controversial war and the brilliant generation of American journalists who reported it. Includes a new Introduction by Ward Just.... (read more)

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100 Missions North: A Fighter Pilot's Story of the Vietnam War
100 Missions North: A Fighter Pilot's Story of the Vietnam War
by Ken Bell
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An extraordinary tale of combat over... (read more)

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Vietnam War : Concise International History (08 Edition)
Vietnam War : Concise International History (08 Edition)
by Mark Atwood Lawrence
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The Vietnam War remains a topic of extraordinary interest, not least because of striking parallels between that conflict and more recent fighting in the Middle East. In The Vietnam War, Mark Atwood Lawrence draws upon the latest research in archives... (read more)

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Blackhorse Riders: A Desperate Last Stand, an Extraordinary Rescue Mission, and the Vietnam Battle America Forgot
Blackhorse Riders: A Desperate Last Stand, an Extraordinary Rescue Mission, and the Vietnam Battle America Forgot
by Philip Keith
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Finalist, 2013 Colby Award Winner of the 2012 USA Best Book Award for Military History Philip Keith's Blackhorse Riders is the incredible true story of a brave military unit in Vietnam that risked everything to rescue an outnumbered troop under... (read more)

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Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968
Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968
by Michael Hunt
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The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics. Using newly available documents from both American and Vietnamese archives, Hunt reinterprets the values, choices... (read more)

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