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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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Failing Our Veterans: The G.I. Bill and the Vietnam Generation
Failing Our Veterans: The G.I. Bill and the Vietnam Generation
by Mark Boulton
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The original 1944 G.I. Bill holds a special place in the American imagination. In popular mythology, it stands as the capstone of the Greatest Generation narrative of World War II, a fitting reward for the nations heroes. Given the almost universal... (read more)

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Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism 1959-1975 (Library of America)
Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism 1959-1975 (Library of America)
by Library Of America
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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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Born on the Fourth of July
Born on the Fourth of July
by Ron Kovic
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Cultural Writing. This New York Times bestseller details the author's life story (portrayed by Tom Cruise in the Oliver Stone film)--from a patriotic soldier in Vietnam, to his severe battlefield injury, to his role as the country's most outspoken anti... (read more)

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Fire in the Lake : the Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam (72 Edition)
Fire in the Lake : the Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam (72 Edition)
by Frances Fitzgerald
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [479]-485) and index.... (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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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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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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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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Shooting At the Moon : the Story of America's Clandestine War in Laos (96 Edition)
Shooting At the Moon : the Story of America's Clandestine War in Laos (96 Edition)
by Roger Warner
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"... A terrific book. Much of it reads like a wild, imaginative adventure novel. That the story is true and only now coming fully to light makes it all that much more amazing. It can only add to our understanding of how strong men and their convictions... (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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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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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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The Timeline of the Vietnam War: The Ultimate Guide to This Divisive Conflict in American History (World History Timeline)
The Timeline of the Vietnam War: The Ultimate Guide to This Divisive Conflict in American History (World History Timeline)
by Kevin Dougherty
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Eight million tons of bombs dropped. $145 million spent (at 1974 prices). 47,359 U.S. soldiers killed. 900,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong killed. The real cost of Americas involvement in the struggle for Vietnam is staggering. Even today, people in... (read more)

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War Torn: Stories of War from the Women Reporters Who Covered Vietnam
War Torn: Stories of War from the Women Reporters Who Covered Vietnam
by Tad Bartimus and Denby Fawcett and Jurate Kazickas and Edith Lederer and Ann Bryan Mariano and Anne
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For the first time, nine women who made journalism history talk candidly about their professional and deeply personal experiences as young reporters who lived, worked, and loved surrounded by war. Their stories span a decade of America’s... (read more)

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They Marched into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October 1967
They Marched into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October 1967
by David Maraniss
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Is this man the real reason the Vietnam War was lost? How did he get there, why did he fail, and how did he last so long? Unless and until we understand General William Westmoreland, we will never understand what happened to us in Vietnam, or why. An... (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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