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- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 28.95
Gunbird Driver is a memoir of the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a young pilot flying an armed UH-1E's in Marine Observation Squadron 6. The book provides information about the missions, operations, and the living conditions at Ky Ha, and about the fellow Marines with whom he served. It also contains several chapters on shipboard operation... more...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 13.99
Phu Rieng was one of many French rubber plantations in colonial Vietnam; Tran Tu Binh was one of 17,606 laborers brought to work there in 1927, and his memoir is a straightforward, emotionally searing account of how one Vietnamese youth became involved in revolutionary politics. The connection between this early experience and later activities of... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
Vietnam, January, 1968. As the citizens of Hue are preparing to celebrate Tet, the start of the Lunar New Year, Nha Ca arrives in the city to attend her father?s funeral. Without warning, war erupts all around them, drastically changing or cutting short their lives. After a month of fighting, their beautiful city lies in ruins and thousands of people... more...
- Pennway Books 2014; US$ 9.99
In the middle of a dark night off the coast ofVietnam on June 3, 1969, the USSFrank E. Evansis rammed by a ship ten times her size, sendingher forward half to the bottom of the SouthChina Sea and into oblivion. Seventy-four Americansare killed in the mysterious collision. The truth isconfined to a footnote of the Vietnam War. Buriedin obscurity even... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es) examines how the Vietnam War has continued to serve as a stage for the shoring up of American imperialist adventure and for the (re)production of American and Vietnamese American identities. Focusing on the politics of war memory and commemoration, this book retheorizes the connections among... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 22.95
The tragic, the comic, the terrifying, the poignant are all part of the story of the Black Pony pilots who distinguished themselves in the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War. Flying their turboprop Broncos down and dirty, low and slow, they killed more of the enemy and saved more allied lives with close-air support than all the other naval squadrons... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
The Vietnam War examines the conflict from its origins through to 1975 and North Vietnam's victory. This new revised edition is completely up-to-date with current academic debates and includes new source material. Mitchell Hall explores all the key elements of the conflict, including: · US motivations for entering the war and the military... more...
- Hellgate Press 2014; US$ 14.95
During the early years of the Vietnam War, a small group of American soldiers carried the fight to the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army, often under difficult circumstances. Their sacrifices generally went unrecognized and unappreciated by a mostly indifferent nation. But a massive influx of American troops would soon alter the entire nature... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
Although the Paris Peace Accords ended direct United States military involvement in Vietnam on January 27, 1973, the process of withdrawal lasted over three years. This illuminating volume chronicles this withdrawal, its background, and its impact through a combination of official history and first-person accounts from key players at every level. Brief... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00
After relatively successful military interventions in Iraq in 1992 and Yugoslavia in 1998, many American strategists believed that airpower and remote technology were the future of U.S. military action. But America's most recent wars in the Middle East have reinforced the importance of counterinsurgency, with its imperative to "win hearts and minds"... more...