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Without Honor: Defeat in Vietnam and Cambodia
Without Honor: Defeat in Vietnam and Cambodia
by Arnold Isaacs
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A gripping account of one of the century's most harrowing human catastrophes--the fall of South Vietnam-- Without Honor captures the tragedy and the irony of the Vietnam War's last days and examines the consequences of the American military and political... (read more)

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A Better War
A Better War
by Lewis Sorley
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"An important new book...Mr. Sorley has provided a major challenge to the conventional wisdom." -- Washington... (read more)

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Even the Women Must Fight: Memories of War from North Vietnam
Even the Women Must Fight: Memories of War from North Vietnam
by Karen Gottschang Turner
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Even the Women Must Fight "Karen Turner and Phan Thanh Hao have brought scholarship and compassion to a long-neglected aspect of the Vietnam War--the contributions of Vietnamese women to the independence struggle of their nation and the terrible price... (read more)

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When Hell Was in Session
When Hell Was in Session
by Jeremiah A. Denton
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In When Hell Was in Session, Jeremiah Denton, the senior American officer to serve as a Vietnam POW, tells the amazing story of the almost eight years he survived as a POW in North Vietnam. In 1966, he appeared on a television interview from prison and... (read more)

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Platoon: Bravo Company
Platoon: Bravo Company
by Robert Hemphill
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Lieutenant Colonel, Retired Robert Hemphill takes us back to his fighting days in Vietnam when he commanded Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Infantry Division--the same unit director Oliver Stone fought in and presumably based his Oscar-winning movie... (read more)

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Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides
Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides
by Christian G Appy
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Christian G. Appy?s monumental oral history of the Vietnam War is the first work to probe the war?s path through both the United States and Vietnam. These vivid testimonies of 135 men and women span the entire history of the Vietnam conflict, from its... (read more)

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The TET Offensive: Politics, War, and Public Opinion (Vietnam: America in the War Years)
The TET Offensive: Politics, War, and Public Opinion (Vietnam: America in the War Years)
by David F. Schmitz
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In this new work, historian David F. Schmitz analyzes what is arguably the most important event in the history of the Vietnam conflict. Schmitz situates the Tet Offensive in the context of American foreign policy and the state of the war up to 1968 while... (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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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time In this magisterial book, a monument of history and biography that was awarded the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction, renowned journalist Neil... (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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The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966
The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966
by Rick Atkinson
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“Enormously rich in detail and written with a novelists brilliance . . . A very moving book.” —James Salter, The Washington Post Book World A classic of its kind, The Long Gray Line is the twenty-five-year saga of the West Point... (read more)

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101st Lrp/Rangers #03: Six Silent Men
101st Lrp/Rangers #03: Six Silent Men
by Gary A Linderer
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The end of the bloody history of the LRRP detachment of the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. Each book in this trilogy features a different author who served in the unit. Gary Linderer is the publisher of "Behind the Lines", a magazine that... (read more)

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Vietnam: A History
Vietnam: A History
by Stanley Karnow
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"The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and balanced account we have."—Boston Globe. "Superb, balanced in interpretation... immensely readable and full of new and interesting detail."—George Herring, Univ. of Kentucky.... (read more)

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Scorched Earth: Legacies of Chemical Warfare in Vietnam
Scorched Earth: Legacies of Chemical Warfare in Vietnam
by Fred A. Wilcox
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Scorched Earth is the first book to chronicle the effects of chemical warfare on the Vietnamese people and their environment, where, even today, more than 3 million people—including 500,000 children—are sick and dying from birth... (read more)

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Diary of an Airborne Ranger: A LRRP's Year in the Combat Zone
Diary of an Airborne Ranger: A LRRP's Year in the Combat Zone
by Frank Johnson
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Perhaps the most accurate story of LRRPs at war ever to appear in print! When Frank Johnson arrived in Vietnam in 1969, he was nineteen, a young soldier untested in combat like thousands of others--but with two important differences: Johnson volunteered... (read more)

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The Cat from Hué
The Cat from Hué
by John Laurence
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An absorbing memoir by a CBS Vietnam War correspondent, Laurence's honest and articulate writing took me right to the front lines, revealing much of the confusion, terror and excitement. His on-the-ground point of view describes the day-to-day life of... (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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Dead Center: A Marine Sniper's Two-Year Odyssey in the Vietnam War
Dead Center: A Marine Sniper's Two-Year Odyssey in the Vietnam War
by Ed Kugler
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WHEN YOU'RE IN THE DEATH BUSINESS, EACH DAWN COULD BE YOUR LAST. Raw, straightforward, and powerful, Ed Kugler's account of his two years as a Marine scout-sniper in Vietnam vividly captures his experiences there--the good, the bad, and the ugly. After... (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 and Joseph L. Galloway
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In November 1965, some 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Hal Moore, were dropped by helicopter into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley. They were immediately surrounded by 2,000 North Vietnamese soldiers... (read more)

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America's Last Vietnam Battle
America's Last Vietnam Battle
by Dale Andrade
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In the spring of 1972, North Vietnam launched a massive military offensive designed to deliver the coup de grce to South Vietnam and its rapidly disengaging American ally. But an overconfident Hanoi misjudged its opponents who, led by American military... (read more)

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Westmoreland's War (14 Edition)
Westmoreland's War (14 Edition)
by Gregory Daddis
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General William C. Westmoreland has long been derided for his failed strategy of "attrition" in the Vietnam War. Historians have argued that Westmoreland's strategy placed a premium on high "body counts" through a "big unit war" that relied almost solely... (read more)

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