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The Vietnam War By Barbara Diggs
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More than 58,000 American troops and personnel died in the humid jungles and muddy rivers of Vietnam during the 20-year conflict. But why? What were they fighting for? In The Vietnam War, kids ages... More > 12 to 15 explore the global conditions and history that gave rise to the war, the reasons why the United States became increasingly embroiled in the conflict, and the varied causes of its shocking defeat. As readers learn about how the fear of the spread of communism spurred the United States to enter a war that was erupting on the other side of the world, they find themselves immersed in the mood and mindset of the Vietnam Era.< Less
Vietnam War Medal of Honor By David Rose
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A poetic description of the actions of the 256 Medal of Honor recipients of the Vietnam War.
Women against the Vietnam War By Fazila Derya Agis
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In this paper, I claim that the anti-Vietnam war activities were conducted by women individually for their own political beliefs and purposes, but by women in groups for assisting the needy, the... More > children or the victim women as a result of the motherhood instinct of women. Besides, I present Jane Fonda as an example to the individual anti-war women, whereas the Women Strike for Peace, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, and the Voice of Women / La Voix des Femmes to the groups of women whose motherhood instincts affected their anti-Vietnam war activism. Besides, I discuss that these women had to consider the corruption and transparency issues in Vietnam for helping the Vietnamese and the progress of the world rather than defending motherly purposes and just peace as a political motive. Thus, my resarch is based on the female gendered anti-war response. The activism of women is analyzed within the framework of Symbolic Interactionism of Blumer (1969).< Less
Cherries - A Vietnam War Novel By John Podlaski
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When a soldier leaves for a military deployment to a war zone, those left behind often wonder what their loved ones are going through. Letters home are always cheerful and vague – no sense in... More > worrying the family. Then upon returning home, these young soldiers do not want to talk about their experiences. Family and friends now say they are distant, changed, and not the same person they remember from just a few months ago. What caused this? Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel might be able to provide those answers. Although the backdrop for this novel is the Vietnam War, there are “Cherries” in every war. Come and follow these young newbie soldiers as they try to survive their deployment. Read about those many experiences that can negatively impact an individual – mentally, physically or emotionally in a war zone. This tome may not provide direct answers to your questions, but after finishing “Cherries” you will better understand them.< Less
Vietnam: Stories from a War By Chuck Smith
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I have met, spoken to, and shared stories with Vietnam veterans. Most were combat troopers and warriors. Some combat veterans are now authors and have written books about their war. They lived it and... More > survived it. Theirs are war stories. Mine are stories set in that place during that time. In these stories, you will meet soldiers, deserters, truckers, dopers, drinkers, veterans, and Teamsters. You’ll find them to be philosophical, erudite, crude, likeable, and possibly despicable. They are all these things and more. Few are identified by their real names and many are a composite of more than one person. The stories are my fiction, the characters are not.< Less
Vietnam: Stories from a War By Chuck Smith
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I have met, spoken to, and shared stories with Vietnam veterans. Most were combat troopers and warriors. Some combat veterans are now authors and have written books about their war. They lived it and... More > survived it. Theirs are war stories. Mine are stories set in that place during that time. In these stories, you will meet soldiers, deserters, truckers, dopers, drinkers, veterans, and Teamsters. You’ll find them to be philosophical, erudite, crude, likeable, and possibly despicable. They are all these things and more. Few are identified by their real names and many are a composite of more than one person. The stories are my fiction, the characters are not.< Less
Vietnam Air Wars By peter dancey
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This ebook specifucally deals with Elint Comint, reconnaiance, FAC and CSAR operations in Vietnam in particular USAF US Navy and Marine Corps ops.
Bravo Company A novel of the Vietnam War By John S. Hardin
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Roger Martin returns to Vietnam after his friend Pete is killed there. He misses leading men in combat and is determined to get them through the war. Anna Grayson is Pete's widow. She's devoted to... More > him, and her world is turned upside down when Pete is killed in action. Emotionally vulnerable, she turns to Roger for strength as she grieves. When Roger and Anna reunite during his R-n-R in Hawaii, things between them develop into something neither expected. Anna has now seen two men in her life go off to war, and she hopes she never goes through losing a second one. Bravo Company is a novel about men at war and the people at home who await their return.< Less
Tiger Mountain: Hispanics in the Vietnam War By Z.E. Sanchez
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Tiger Mountain: Hispanics in the Vietnam War is an oral history by eight Hispanics and one Anglo veteran. The narrative follows the veterans as they go through Basic Training, as they arrive in... More > Vietnam, as they enter into combat or go to their assigned stations. It describes their reactions to white and Black soldiers, and how they are treated by their contemporaries. It shows how the humanity of the various ethnic groups eventually triumphs in building respect among the men. A number of them empathize strongly with the Vietnamese people, seeing themselves, their conditions as minorities reflected in the people around them.< Less
The Sun Sets On Vietnam: The Firebase War By Robert B. Haseman
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Leaving his college deferment behind, this son of a WWII veteran enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1967, to help in the Vietnam fight. He was assigned to Officer Candidate School, became a 2nd... More > Lieutenant and led a platoon in combat in 1969, when he was only 21. As the war progressed, the country’s enthusiasm and support deteriorated and upon his return to the U.S., the author discovered that his service wasn’t always respected as being patriotic and worthwhile. Over the years his interest in history prompted him to try to explain why. The Sun Sets On Vietnam describes his combat experience in a very personal way, and includes his own photos and watercolor illustrations. His reflections on the war have helped him resolve the experience.< Less

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