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The Longest Rescue by Glenn Robins

August 24, 2015

The Longest Rescue: The Life and Legacy of Vietnam POW William A. Robinson, which came out in 2013, is now available in paperback (University Press of Kentucky, 296 pp., $19.95). In it, the historian Glenn Robins…

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Kontum by Thomas P. McKenna

August 21, 2015

Retired Army Lt. Col. Thomas P. McKenna’s Kontum: The Battle to Save South Vietnam, which was published in 2011, is now out in paperback  (University of Kentucky, 378 pp., $28). As we noted in our…

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D.A.S.P.O. by Ronald B. Fenster and Jerold A. Greenfield

August 20, 2015

Ronald B. Fenster and Jerold A. Greenfield's D.A.S.P.O.: An Unhinged Novel of Vietnam  (Creative Book Publishers International, 360 pp., $14.95, paper), we are told, is "the M*A*S*H* if the Vietnam War.”  We also are told that…

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Darker Than Dark by John Admire

August 19, 2015

Retired Marine Corps Major Gen. John Admire in his novel,  Darker Than Dark (Yorkshire Publishing, 412 pp., $19.95, paper; $7.99, Kindle), wanted to pay special tribute to the men with whom he served in Vietnam in…

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Windfalling by Paul J. Nyerick

August 18, 2015

Paul Nyerick served in Vietnam as a Marine Corps forward observer. He began writing poetry with his multiple sclerosis support group. Windfalling (Outskirts Press, 302 pp., $17.95, paper; $2.99, Kindle) is an action adventure novel…

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Bac Si by Tom Bellino

August 15, 2015

Tom Bellino served as a Navy psychologist during the Vietnam War. The main character in his novel, Bac Si (Outskirts Press, 188 pp., $24.95, hardcover; $14.95, paper; $7.99, Kindle),  is Navy Lieut. Thomas Staffieri, a psychologist…

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Sorry About That by Dick Denne

August 11, 2015

Dick Denne is a man who can think for himself, an ability that caused him a lot of trouble. Halfway through Sorry About That: A Story from A Soldier's Heart (CreateSpace, 172 pp., $15.95 paper,…

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2nd Platoon: Journey of the Pack by Billy W. Smith

August 3, 2015

Billy W. Smith (in the photo above, donating a copy of his book to the Elba, Alabama, High School library )  served as an infantryman with Alpha Company, 1st of the 27th, the "Wolfhounds" of…

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Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial by Robert W. Doubek

July 31, 2015

Robert W. Doubek says he is "blessed and cursed with a sharp memory." I totally believe him after reading his Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: The Inside Story (McFarland, 324 pp., $35, paper). Bob Doubek tells…

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351 Days in Da Nang by Ray Norton

July 30, 2015

In 351 Days in Da Nang: Memories of a Navy Investigator  (CreateSpace, 116 pp.,  $23.75, paper) Ray Norton tells us he never says he "fought in Viet Nam (because I didn't). I do say I…

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