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Purvis's Wars By William Russell
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Purvis's War is the story of a U.S. Army combat correspondent who returns home and is assigned to a desk job which he hates. Bored, he volunteers to cover the fighting in French Indochina but is... More > turned down by the U.S. military. Taking annual leave, he arrives in Indochina posing as a reporter only to find himself in trouble with certain "mysterious" sources.< Less
Purvis's Wars By William Russell
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Purvis's War is the story of a U.S. Army combat correspondent who returns home and is assigned to a desk job which he hates. Bored, he volunteers to cover the fighting in French Indochina but is... More > turned down by the U.S. military. Taking annual leave, he arrives in Indochina posing as a reporter only to find himself in trouble with certain "mysterious" sources.< Less
Letters to a Teacher: Six Years in the Vietminh War Zone 4 By Trần thị Thương-Thương
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In this series of letters, the author details her experience during six years in northern Vietnam right after World War II. As a wife, young mother and newly-trained teacher, she witnessed both the... More > turmoil of the first implementation of Communist policies in Vietnam and the terror of the last phase of the French Indochina War -- a story rarely told.< Less
Letters to a Teacher: Six Years in the Vietminh War Zone 4 By Tran thi Thuong-Thuong
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In this series of letters, the author details her experience during six years in northern Vietnam right after World War II. As a wife, young mother and newly-trained teacher, she witnessed both the... More > turmoil of the first implementation of Communist policies in Vietnam and the terror of the last phase of the French Indochina War -- a story rarely told.< Less
Combat Boots By William Russell
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A collection of short stories focusing on the cold war period between WWII and the Korean War of 1950-53, to French Indochina and the heroic but doomed battle at Dien Bien Phu and the Americans who... More > flew "covert" operations there, and finally to America's "other conflict" of the 60'and 70's called the DMZ War.< Less
Vietnam Past and Present By Andrew Forbes, David Henley
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There can be few people in the world that do not know the name, location and recent history of Vietnam. Yet beyond the period of US involvement in what Americans call the 'Vietnam War' how much is... More > really known? Almost no Vietnamese bear a grudge against the USA, but this is less true for China, Vietnam's close neighbor, mentor and rival for more than two thousand years. For example, Vietnamese like to name their streets after what they consider to have been ‘acts of foreign aggression’, and in Hanoi no fewer than 119 streets are named after ‘acts of Chinese and French aggression’. By contrast, just two are named for ‘acts of American aggression'. Based on an intimate personal knowledge of Vietnam extending over two decades, this book explores Hanoi and the North. It leads the reader not just across contemporary Tonkin, but also through its long history, linking the present-day with the distant past. 62,000 words, 81 contemporary images, 38 historical images, 4 maps, Glossary, Bibliography< Less
A Shroud of Torments By Daniel Masters
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Military defeat in Indo-China leads to the downfall of the French government. Pierre Mendes-France assumes the role of Prime Minister, but his Cabinet is riddled with Communists in sensitive... More > ministries of the government. Acting on orders from Moscow, these men steer French policy in an strongly anti-NATO direction; the CIA, acting in concert with conservative members of the French Army tries unsuccessfully to eliminate the Communist faction but draws NATO into a larger conflict with the Soviet Union. Meanwhile, as America's attention is focused on the deteriorating situation in Europe, the Chinese and North Koreans (with Soviet support) set out to re-ignite the Korean War.< Less
A Shroud of Torments By Daniel Masters
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Military defeat in Indo-China leads to the downfall of the French government. Pierre Mendes-France assumes the role of Prime Minister, but his Cabinet is riddled with Communists in sensitive... More > ministries of the government. Acting on orders from Moscow, these men steer French policy in an strongly anti-NATO direction; the CIA, acting in concert with conservative members of the French Army tries unsuccessfully to eliminate the Communist faction but draws NATO into a larger conflict with the Soviet Union. Meanwhile, as America's attention is focused on the deteriorating situation in Europe, the Chinese and North Koreans (with Soviet support) set out to re-ignite the Korean War.< Less
A Shroud of Torments By Daniel Masters
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Military defeat in Indo-China leads to the downfall of the French government. Pierre Mendes-France assumes the role of Prime Minister, but his Cabinet is riddled with Communists in sensitive... More > ministries of the government. Acting on orders from Moscow, these men steer French policy in an strongly anti-NATO direction; the CIA, acting in concert with conservative members of the French Army tries unsuccessfully to eliminate the Communist faction but draws NATO into a larger conflict with the Soviet Union. Meanwhile, as America's attention is focused on the deteriorating situation in Europe, the Chinese and North Koreans (with Soviet support) set out to re-ignite the Korean War.< Less
A Shroud of Torments By Daniel Masters
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Military defeat in Indo-China leads to the downfall of the French government. Pierre Mendes-France assumes the role of Prime Minister, but his Cabinet is riddled with Communists in sensitive... More > ministries of the government. Acting on orders from Moscow, these men steer French policy in an strongly anti-NATO direction; the CIA, acting in concert with conservative members of the French Army tries unsuccessfully to eliminate the Communist faction but draws NATO into a larger conflict with the Soviet Union. Meanwhile, as America's attention is focused on the deteriorating situation in Europe, the Chinese and North Koreans (with Soviet support) set out to re-ignite the Korean War.< Less

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Left to Die Left to Die By Wes Rand
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