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- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99
The classic and heartrending account of the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of an army doctor In 1968, as a serviceman in the Vietnam War, Dr. Ronald Glasser was sent to Japan to work at the US Army hospital at Camp Zama. It was the only general army hospital in Japan, and though Glasser was initially charged with tending to the children... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 0.99
In the opening years of the Vietnam War, a small group of American military advisors and their South Vietnamese allies were facing down the Viet Cong. The confident Americans were there to do what seemed elementary: help the South Vietnamese army defeat a ragtag guerrilla enemy. They were assured of swift success. But one officer, John Paul Vann, saw... more...
- Penguin Group Australia 2014; Not Available
More than sixty-three thousand young Australians were drafted into national service during the Vietnam War. The 'nashos' were chosen by chance, when their birthdates were drawn from a lottery barrel. Not all of them ended up in Vietnam, but their random fate came to symbolise the war, and divide a nation. Drawing on interviews with more... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 15.95
Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork and archive and close-up photographs, this engaging study tells the story of the M14, the long-lived battle rifle that remains in front-line service with US forces more than 50 years after its first adoption. The 7.62×51mm M14 select-fire automatic rifle was the primary US service rifle for only... more...
- 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...
- Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99
On May 10, 1970, during the Cambodian Incursion, Army Specialist Leslie Sabo Jr., 22-years old, married only 30 days before shipping out and on active duty for just 6 months, died as his patrol was ambushed near a remote border area of Cambodia. When an enemy grenade landed near a wounded comrade, Sabo used his body to shield the soldier from the... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 15.95
The SR-71 has come to represent the very pinnacle of Cold War aircraft design - indeed, it has become an icon. Together with its predecessor, the A-12, the Blackbird was a giant leap into the technical unknown as the design employed many forms of new technology made necessary by the excesses of speed, altitude and temperature to which the aircraft... 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...