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- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 27.99
Dirty Little Secrets of the Vietnam War allows us to see what really happened to American forces in Southeast Asia, separating popular myth from explosive reality in a clear, concise manner. Containing more than two hundred examinations of different aspects of the war, the book questions why the American military ignored the lessons taught by previous... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00
It has long been predicted that counterinsurgency will be the prominent style of American warfare in the 21st century: Thus far, the prediction has proven true. Written for those who study counterinsurgency from a policy perspective as well as for those who do counterinsurgency in the field, this book demonstrates that the U.S. has had difficulty meeting... more...
- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
Grey Feathers is the story of a combat platoon leader?s role and responsibilities in the Central Highlands of South Vietnam from 1967 to 1970. The story is derived from the countless after-action reports, personal observations and experiences, interviews, and 4th division magazine articles about this period of the Vietnam War. The unit served was the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 20.00
One of the finest books to emerge from the Vietnam experience, The Living and the Dead presents a brilliant study of Robert McNamara, his decision-making during the war, and the way his decisions affected his own life and the lives of five individuals. A monumental work about power, its abuse, and its victims, this meticulously researched, beautifully... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95
" A masterful analysis of the strategy, or lack thereof, in the Vietnam War ... a book that every policy maker in Washington should absorb ." ? Max Cleland, Atlanta Journal Constitution Required reading at The National, Naval, and Air War Colleges, as well as other high level military institutions throughout the United States, American Strategy... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95
The story of Vietnam veteran Allan Aldy Aldenhoven, born in Darwin, his mother was of "The Stolen Generation" and his father a descendant of German settlers. Grew up in Adelaide, and was conscripted to fight in the Vietnam War. He was with the 7 RAR where his fighting spirit was legendary. Upon his return Aldy became a professional... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00
On December 18, 1972, more than one hundred U.S. B-52 bombers flew over North Vietnam to initiate Operation Linebacker II. During the next eleven days, sixteen of these planes were shot down and another four suffered heavy damage. These losses soon proved so devastating that Strategic Air Command was ordered to halt the bombing. The U.S. Air Force's... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
Based on official U.S. Army records, these eyewitness chronicles of seven horrific battles offer an unparalleled glimpse of the day-to-day reality of the Vietnam conflict. From a fierce fight on the banks of the Ia Drang River in November 1965 to a May '68 gunship mission, these highly charged reports convey the heroism and horror of modern warfare.... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 14.95
In this book the author - an Army veteran of Vietnam - explains the composition, capabilities, equipment and missions of the US Army and Marine Corps helicopter and airmobile units in the Vietnam war - and exactly how they carried out their missions. It centers on the classic airmobile assault mission: how it was planned and prepared; how the troop-carrying... more...