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The Vietnam War By Gary L. Koniz
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A pictorial Account of the Activities of The 169th Engineer Battalion while we were stationed at Long Bihn, South Vietnam, near the City of Ben Hoa, and in caring memory of those who we lost.
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
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 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
Interservice Rivalry and Airpower in the Vietnam War By Dr. Ian Horwood
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The objectives of this study are to establish the nature and levels of rivalry and dispute between the United States armed services over matters relating to the military application of airpower... More > during the Vietnam period, and to assess the extent to which such rivalry may have distorted US operational policy in Southeast Asia. It is probably a truism to suggest that interservice rivalry has always been endemic among military establishments in the modern age, yet there are few monographs that deal specifically with the subject. Presumably, interservice rivalry is so commonplace that it excites little comment among military historians and analysts, except in passing. However, if interservice rivalry is so typical of military organisms then it constitutes one of their defining characteristics and is worthy of study for this reason alone.< Less
WAR WITHIN THE WAR: NARCOTICS AND THE AMERICAN MILITARY IN VIETNAM By Amy Alderman
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The Vietnam War was, on many fronts, a war of inefficiencies. One of those inefficiencies was drug use among the soldiers, from bottom to top. This book explores the use of drugs by soldiers and the... More > ramifications it had on American efficiency on the battlefield.< Less
And Vietnam Was Over By Cheyene M. Lopez
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Our story begins in the summer of mid 1963. A time when America held its heads high in dignity, valor, pride and with great the courage. It was a time America shined and was respected the world over.... More > And we respected the world.< 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
My Vietnam By Ed Kugler
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My Vietnam is a one of a kind look at the Vietnam War. In a small high school in Montana, a project was begun over a decade ago. One teacher at Frenchtown High School and two veterans started what is... More > now the Frenchtown Vietnam Symposium. There is a history class on the Vietnam War and each year in May the seniors in the class host the Symposium. They invite up to forty Vietnam War vet's to come and discuss the war, their role in it, and they are honored by the students. My Vietnam is a book featuring thirteen Montana veterans telling what 'their' Vietnam was like. What makes it one of a kind is that these vet's are from all services, many military occupations from Marine sniper to fighter pilot, grunts and artillerymen. They cover many years of the war and they answer twenty-six of the most commonly asked questions by the students each year. My Vietnam is very special, heart warming and healing for all. You won't want to miss this special look at the war that shook our nation to its core.< Less
My Vietnam By Ed Kugler
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My Vietnam is a one of a kind look at the Vietnam War. In a small high school in Montana, a project was begun over a decade ago. One teacher at Frenchtown High School and two veterans started what is... More > now the Frenchtown Vietnam Symposium. There is a history class on the Vietnam War and each year in May the seniors in the class host the Symposium. They invite up to forty Vietnam War vet's to come and discuss the war, their role in it, and they are honored by the students. My Vietnam is a book featuring thirteen Montana veterans telling what 'their' Vietnam was like. What makes it one of a kind is that these vet's are from all services, many military occupations from Marine sniper to fighter pilot, grunts and artillerymen. They cover many years of the war and they answer twenty-six of the most commonly asked questions by the students each year. My Vietnam is very special, heart warming and healing for all. You won't want to miss this special look at the war that shook our nation to its core.< Less