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Retelling Vietnam By Peggy Thomson Greenwood
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Retelling Vietnam recounts the stories of a few St. Louis, Missouri veterans. Their lives were forever changed because they served the cause of democracy. Returning home after giving service to... More > their country, the Vietnam Era Veterans waited a long time for the honor previously denied them. Their stories are our treasure and our legacy.< Less
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
IRELAND - England's Vietnam By Fionnbarra Ó Dochartaigh
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This work is dedicated to all who perished and suffered during the 'Long War' in Ireland. Contents include articles, investigative reports, profiles,and much more including recollections of the... More > 1960s-1990s eras. Compiled by a 1967 co-founder of the Civil Rights Association it presents compelling witness accounts and is graphically illustrated throughout.< Less
Aerial Victories of the Jet Era By Arthur Wyllie
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This is a complete list of every pilot who has acheived an aerial victory from 1950-2000. It covers Korea, Viet Nam, Lybia and the Persian Gulf. An excellent companion to WWII Victories of the Army... More > Air Force.< Less
Lasting Visions: The End of an Era By Frederick Fenwick
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Merriam Press Vietnam War Series. Donald Fenwick enlisted in the US Marine Corps at 18. His destiny was to serve his country as a Marine and to make the Marine Corps a career. He reported to Marine... More > Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California in Jan 1957 for recruit training and retired in Oct 1990. For 33 years he served our nation and retired as a Master Gunnery Sergeant. His illustrious military career embodies both the old breed and the new breed of the Marine Corps. Donald served in distant lands such as Vietnam and Okinawa with several cruises aboard ship in the Caribbean Sea and Mediterranean Sea. His story will capture your attention and give you an insight into the reality of what being a Marine is all about. His personal experiences while growing up on the farm in rural Kentucky and while progressing through the enlisted ranks, reveal the espirit de corps, camaraderie and the struggles he had to endure. 71 photos, 2 maps.< Less
Aerial Victories of the Jet Era By Arthur Wyllie
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This book lists every pilot who scored aerial victories during the jet era, 1950 – 2000. There have been no additional victories since 2000. The book is divided up by the Korean War, the... More > Vietnam War, Bosnia conflict, Lybia Conflict and the Gulf War. All aviation services are included Air Force, Marines and Navy. There is also a complete pilot listing and additional information about each pilot in an Appendix in the back of the book. A must for all aviation enthusiasts and an excellent companion to Aerial Victories of World War I and Army Air Force Victories.< Less
Lasting Visions III: The End of an Era By Frederick Fenwick
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Merriam Press Military Monograph 138 (First Edition, 2012). Donald Fenwick enlisted in the US Marine Corps at 18. His destiny was to serve his country as a Marine and to make the Marine Corps a... More > career. He reported to Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California in Jan 1957 for recruit training and retired in Oct 1990. For 33 years he served our nation and retired as a Master Gunnery Sergeant. His illustrious military career embodies both the old breed and the new breed of the Marine Corps. Donald served in distant lands such as Vietnam and Okinawa with several cruises aboard ship in the Caribbean Sea and Mediterranean Sea. His story will capture your attention and give you an insight into the reality of what being a Marine is all about. His personal experiences while growing up on the farm in rural Kentucky and while progressing through the enlisted ranks, reveal the espirit de corps, camaraderie and the struggles he had to endure. 71 photos, 2 maps.< Less
REMF "War Stories" : 17th CAG - Nha Trang, Vietnam - 1969 By Dean Muehlberg
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Not a tale of firefights and blood, this book should be read by anyone who lived through the Vietnam era that was not directly involved and did not go to Vietnam. It provides a sense of what went... More > through their minds, the conflicts and confusion and related fears. In a self-deprecating style, the author comes of age, examining these emotions and the guilts of being assigned to a secure area, of leaving a job before it was completed, and abandoning faithful Vietnamese friends. It should be read by anyone who cares about those who went and who want to understand more about them and their era. Forty photos provide a flavor of the year and the place. RAPID CITY JOURNAL 8-21-05 SAYS "MORE THAN OTHER STORIES ABOUT VIETNAM, THIS ONE IS REFLECTIVE, AND THANKFULLY SO. MUEHLBERG SORTS THROUGH THE MORASS TO FIND ENOUGH GOOD TO GIVE HIMSELF AND READERS THE FEELING THAT VIETNAM WAS NOT ENTIRELY AN INSTANCE OF MINDLESS OBLIVION THAT IT SOMETIMES SEEMS."< Less
REMF "War Stories" 17TH CAG - Nha Trang, Vietnam - 1969 By Dean Muehlberg
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Not a tale of firefights and blood, this book should be read by anyone who lived through the Vietnam era that was not directly involved and did not go to Vietnam. It provides a sense of what went... More > through their minds, the conflicts and confusion and related fears. In a self-deprecating style, the author comes of age, examining these emotions and the guilts of being assigned to a secure area, of leaving a job before it was completed, and abandoning faithful Vietnamese friends. It should be read by anyone who cares about those who went and who want to understand more about them and their era. Forty photos provide a flavor of the year and the place. RAPID CITY JOURNAL 8-21-05 SAYS "MORE THAN OTHER STORIES ABOUT VIETNAM, THIS ONE IS REFLECTIVE, AND THANKFULLY SO. MUEHLBERG SORTS THROUGH THE MORASS TO FIND ENOUGH GOOD TO GIVE HIMSELF AND READERS THE FEELING THAT VIETNAM WAS NOT ENTIRELY AN INSTANCE OF MINDLESS OBLIVION THAT IT SOMETIMES SEEMS." ***Meridian/Boise area may contact author for copies (605-389-1341).***< Less

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