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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
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
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
The Sun Sets On Vietnam: The Firebase War By Robert 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
Vietnam in Wonderland By William Price
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Vietnam in Wonderland exposes things which appear not germane to the fighting in southeast Asia, but they, in fact, are absolutely integral to the history of that memorable period. Come with this... More > author for a unique visit to the past and see how unmistakeably visible things are that went mysteriously unnoticed in the combat zones and at home. What animated the war in Vietnam? That question will be understood with greater clarity after reading this concise work.< Less
The Last Ghostrider: A novel of the Vietnam War By Frank Mosco
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A hilarious yet tragic book of war. THE LAST GHOSTRIDER follows the haphazard life and times of Army enlisted man Vincent Fusco during the years 1968 to '71 as he somehow manages to wade through the... More > often incoherent reasoning and random events of military life and war. Fusco's journey takes you from his ridiculous stateside antics to the strange reality and unforgettable heroic characters of the chopper war in the central highlands of Vietnam and Cambodia. An American G.I.'s saga that is of interest not only because of its revealing story but in the frank, humorous, and candid style in which it's told. A style that readers have already placed on par with MASH and CATCH-22. A novel of "faction" inspired by the experiences, events, and real characters known to the author during his service with the famous 189th Assault Helicopter Co. Ghostriders that can only be described as insightful, revealing, surprising, and politically incorrect.< Less
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Vietnam Stories By G.D. Lorentzen
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An anthology of two novellas and three short stories portraying the experiences of young, gay soldiers during the Vietnam War.
Vietnam Stories By G.D. Lorentzen
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An anthology of two novellas and three short stories portraying the experiences of young, gay soldiers during the Vietnam War.
Vietnam Conscript By Merv Ryan
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The author was called-up and sent to the Vietnam war as an infantry rifleman and has drawn on his experience and knowledge from diary to present a fictional story of one woman and two young men, one... More > militant and aggressive, the other a pacifist, who are conscripted and sent to fight in the jungle. A finely written account of Australian army life on active service and the devastating effect this war had on many who took part in it. The book was on the suggested reading list at Canberra’s Defence Force Academy and used by counselling professionals and popular with secondary students for national service (conscription) projects. "Based on memories so poignant and recalled so well that even a cynical reader can be moved to tears." (Gold Coast Bulletin) "Compelling ... readers of ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT or viewers of Oliver Stone's BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY will recognise the basic shape ... Ryan's novel is a biography of THE Australian Vietnam veteran ... much to be commended." (Canberra Times)< Less