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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
What Americans call the Vietnam War actually began in December 1946 with a struggle between the communists and the French for possession of the country--but Vietnam's strategic position in southeast Asia inevitably led to the involvement of other countries. Written by an officer in the Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces, this poignant memoir seeks... 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
The classic account of the abandonment of American POWs in Vietnam by the US government. For many Americans, the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan bring back painful memories of one issue in particular: American policy on the rescue of and negotiation for American prisoners. One current American POW of the Taliban, Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 35.00
"When I was 12, I didn't think I would get past ninth grade. When I was 14, I didn't think I would live to my twentieth birthday. For me to be here today is a dream beyond my comprehension." Set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War's aftermath, this memoir tells the story of Trinh Do, a boy fighting for survival in newly unified... more...
- Casemate 2014; US$ 18.99
Sometimes you do everything right, but it just isnt your day. A part fails and your helicopter comes apart in flight, or, another aircraft runs into you and the pieces of both fall to the ground below, or the enemy gunner pulls the trigger at just the right moment and his rounds find your aircraft in exactly the right spot to take it out of the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 41.99
In Richard Nixon and the Vietnam War, David F. Shmitz provides students of US history and the Vietnam era with an up-to-date analysis of Nixon?s Vietnam policy in a brief and accessible book that addresses the main controversies of the Nixon years. Richard Nixon came into office seeking a decisive victory in Vietnam, and expanded the war in hopes... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
The war in Vietnam achieved almost none of the goals the American decision-makers formulated, and it cost more than 56,000 American lives. Yet, until recently, Americans have preferred to ignore the causes and consequences of this disaster by treating the war as an aberration in United States foreign policy, an unfortunate but unique mistake. What... more...
- Hellgate Press 2014; US$ 14.95
A fascinating memoir detailing the life and experiences of Dr. Larry Rogers, MD, who volunteered to serve as a medical doctor in Vietnam during the most intense phase of fighting--the days and months leading up to the infamous Tet Offensive. Slogging through streams and jungle, he and his colleagues weathered not only fire fights and rockets attacks... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 29.95
Drafted in October 1968, John A. Nesser left behind his wife and young son to fight in the controversial Vietnam War. Like many in his generation, he was deeply at odds with himself over the U.S. involvement in Vietnam, instilled with a strong sense of duty to his country but uncertain about its mission and his role in it. Nesser was deployed to the... more...
- C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 11.20
Kambodscha ist durch die grandiosen Tempel aus der Angkor-Zeit bekannt, aber auch als Ort des Völkermords der Roten Khmer. Bernd Stövers kompakte, anschauliche Darstellung beginnt mit den frühen Gottkönigtümern und der Entstehung der Tempelkomplexe in Angkor Wat und Angkor Thom, die nach dem Niedergang des Khmer-Reiches, vom Dschungel überwuchert,... more...