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  • Chained Eagleby Anthony S. Pitch; Everett Alvarez Jr.

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 23.95

    On August 5, 1964, while Lt. (jg) Everett Alvarez was flying a retaliatory air strike against naval targets in North Vietnam, antiaircraft fire crippled his A-4 fighter-bomber, forcing him to eject over water at low altitude. Alvarez relates the engrossing tale of his capture by fishermen, brutal treatment by the North Vietnamese, physical and mental... more...

  • Eye of the Tigerby John Edmund Delezen

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 35.00

    "We live together under the thick canopy, each searching for the other; the same leeches and mosquitoes that feed on our blood feed on his blood." John Edmund Delezen felt a kinship with the people he was instructed to kill in Vietnam; they were all at the mercy of the land. His memoir begins when he enlisted in the Marine Corps and was sent... more...

  • War Tornby Tad Bartimus; Denby Fawcett; Jurate Kazickas; Edith Lederer; Ann Mariano

    Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 14.95

    For the first time, nine women who made journalism history talk candidly about their professional and deeply personal experiences as young reporters who lived, worked, and loved surrounded by war. Their stories span a decade of America’s involvement in Vietnam, from the earliest days of the conflict until the last U.S. helicopters left Saigon in 1975.... more...

  • War and Revolution in Vietnamby Kevin Ruane

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 28.35

    Written for undergradaute courses on postwar American foreign policy, Southeast Asian history, the Cold War, the Vietnam war, international relations, decolonization, and third world communism, this introduction uses the wealth of recent research to place the Vietnam war within the contexts of European colonization, American Cold War strategy and Vietnam's... more...

  • Ending the Vietnam Warby Cheng Guan Ang

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.12

    Existing studies of the Vietnam War have been written mostly from an American perspective, using western sources, and viewing the conflict through western eyes. This book, based on extensive original research, including Vietnamese, Chinese and former Soviet sources, tells the story of the war from the Tet offensive in 1968 up to the reunification of... more...

  • Death of a Generationby Howard Jones

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    When John F. Kennedy was shot, millions were left to wonder how America, and the world, would have been different had he lived to fulfill the enormous promise of his presidency. For many historians and political observers, what Kennedy would and would not have done in Vietnam has been a source of enduring controversy.Now, based on convincing new evidence--including... more...

  • Soul Patrolby Ed Emanuel

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 7.99

    LRRPs had to be the best. Anything less meant certain death. When Ed Emanuel was handpicked for the first African American special operations LRRP team in Vietnam, he knew his six-man team couldn’t have asked for a tougher proving ground than Cu Chi in the summer of 196868. Home to the largest Viet cong tunnel complex in Vietnam, Cu Chi was the... more...

  • ...and a hard rain fellby John Ketwig

    Sourcebooks 2008; US$ 16.00

    "A magnetic, bloody, moving, and worm's-eye view of soldiering in Vietnam, an account that is from the first page to last a wound that can never heal. A searing gift to his country."- Kirkus Reviews The classic Vietnam war memoir, ...and a hard rain fell is the unforgettable story of a veteran's rage and the unflinching portrait of a young soldier's... more...

  • A Sniper in the Arizonaby John Culbertson

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 7.99

    "Morning was always a welcome sight to us.  It meant two things. The first was that we were still alive. . . ." In 1967, death was the constant companion of the Marines of Hotel Company, 2/5, as they patrolled the paddy dikes, mud, and mountains of the Arizona Territory southwest of Da Nang. But John Culbertson and most of the rest of Hotel Company... more...

  • The American War in Contemporary Vietnamby Christina Schwenkel

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 21.20

    Christina Schwenkel's absorbing study explores how the "American War" is remembered and commemorated in Vietnam today -- in official and unofficial histories and in everyday life. Schwenkel analyzes visual representations found in monuments and martyrs' cemeteries, museums, photography and art exhibits,... more...