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American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity
American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity
by Christian G. Appy
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The critically acclaimed author of Patriots offers profound insights into Vietnam's place in America's self-image. How did the Vietnam War change the way we think of ourselves as a people and a nation? Christian G. Appy, author of the widely praised oral... (read more)

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A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath
A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath
by Nhu Tang Troung
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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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ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF OUR TIME 25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION When he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled with arrogance and self-deception, a charismatic... (read more)

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Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam (American Empire Project)
Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam (American Empire Project)
by Nick Turse
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Based on classified documents and first-person interviews, a startling history of the American war on Vietnamese civilians. The American Empire Project Winner of the Ridenhour Prize for Reportorial Distinction Americans have long been taught that events... (read more)

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Vietnam: America in the War Years #01: Antiwarriors: The Vietnam War and the Battle for America's Hearts and Minds: The Vietnam War and the Battle for America's Hearts and Minds
Vietnam: America in the War Years #01: Antiwarriors: The Vietnam War and the Battle for America's Hearts and Minds: The Vietnam War and the Battle for America's Hearts and Minds
by Melvin Small
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Includes bibliographical references and (p. 165-168) index.... (read more)

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Abandoned in Hell: The Fight for Vietnam's Firebase Kate
Abandoned in Hell: The Fight for Vietnam's Firebase Kate
by William Albracht
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In October 1969, William Albracht, the youngest Green Beret captain in Vietnam, took command of a remote hilltop outpost called Fire Base Kate, held by only 27 American soldiers and 150 Montagnard militiamen. He found their defenses woefully unprepared.... (read more)

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Best and the Brightest
Best and the Brightest
by David Halberstam
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"A rich, entertaining, and profound reading experience." -- The New York Times "[The] most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam. It is also the Iliad of the American empire and the Odyssey of this nation's search... (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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An original and groundbreaking book that examines the psychological devastation of war by comparing the soldiers of Homerand#8217;s Iliad with Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorderandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In this strikingly... (read more)

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If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home
If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home
by Tim O'Brien
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During the Vietnam war, Tim O'Brien spent a year in the U.S. infantry. As a result, he wrote If I Die in a Combat Zone (Box Me Up and Ship Me Home), an account of his experiences there. He doesn't spare us the terrible particulars of this piece of our... (read more)

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Hoover Essays #6: Courage Under Fire: Testing Epictetus's Doctrines in a Laboratory of Human Behavior
Hoover Essays #6: Courage Under Fire: Testing Epictetus's Doctrines in a Laboratory of Human Behavior
by James B. Stockdale
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When physical disability from combat wounds brought about Jim Stockdale's early retirement from military life, he had the distinction of being the only three-star officer in the history of the navy to wear both aviator wings and the Congressional Medal... (read more)

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Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War
Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War
by Bruce Henderson
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of And the Sea Will Tell comes Hero Found: the incredible but true story of Dieter Dengler, the only pilot to escape captivity from a POW camp in the Laotian jungle during the Vietnam War. This amazing... (read more)

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Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
by Fredrik Logevall
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The struggle for Vietnam occupies a central place in the history of the twentieth century. Fought over a period of three decades, the conflict drew in all the world’s powers and saw two of them — first France, then the United States &mdash... (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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Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam's Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned
Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam's Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned
by Alvin Townley
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"Defiant is Unbroken meets Band of Brothers—and then some." —Congressman Pete Sessions During the Vietnam War, hundreds of American prisoners-of-war faced years of brutal conditions and horrific torture at the hands of North... (read more)

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The Nightingale's Song
The Nightingale's Song
by Robert Timberg
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Robert Timberg weaves together the lives of Annapolis graduates John McCain, James Webb, Oliver North, Robert McFarlane, and John Poindexter to reveal how the Vietnam War continues to haunt America. Casting all five men as metaphors for a legion of well... (read more)

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America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975 with Poster with Poster
America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975 with Poster with Poster
by George C Herring
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Comprehensive yet concise, Americas Longest War provides a complete and balanced history of the Vietnam War. It is not mainly a military history, but seeks to integrate military, diplomatic, and political factors in order to clarify Americas involvement... (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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Bloods: Black Veterans of the Vietnam War: An Oral History
Bloods: Black Veterans of the Vietnam War: An Oral History
by Wallace Terry
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Dak to: America's Sky Soldiers in South Vietnam's Central Highlands
Dak to: America's Sky Soldiers in South Vietnam's Central Highlands
by Edward F. Murphy
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The action-packed true story of the173rd Airborne Brigade, who from June to November, 1967, fought many of the bloodiest battles of the entire, decade-long Vietnam War at the small mountain hamlet in the Central Highlands called Dak To.... (read more)

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Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam's Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned
Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam's Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned
by Alvin Townley
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"Defiant is Unbroken meets Band of Brothers—and then some." —Congressman Pete Sessions During the Vietnam War, hundreds of American prisoners-of-war faced years of brutal conditions and horrific torture at the hands of North... (read more)

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