Vietnam War History

U.S. Army Psychiatry in the Vietnam War by Norman M. Camp

September 23, 2015

Very few aspects of the American war in Vietnam have not come under the microscope in books, magazine articles, scholarly journals, blog posts---or any other medium. One part of the war that has seen little light…

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Content With My Wages by Gregory H. Murry

September 21, 2015

A Bill Mauldin Second World War cartoon has Willie telling Joe: "You'll get over it, Joe. Oncet I was gonna write a book exposin' the army after th' war myself." Retired Army Master Sergeant Gregory H.…

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Vietnam 1967-68 by David R. Higgins

September 1, 2015

Vietnam 1967-68: U.S. Marine Versus NVA Soldier (Osprey, 80 pp., $18.95, paper; $15, .95 e book) is an excellent book for readers unfamiliar with the Vietnam War. In it, author David R. Higgins, a veteran…

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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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Harley Tracks by Mike Rinowski

August 17, 2015

  If you like motorcycles, Harley Tracks: Across Vietnam to the Wall   (Tracks Press, 263 pp., $29.95) has to be your next book. True to his subtitle, author Mike Rinowski describes practically every mile of…

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The Hunter Killers by Dan Hampton

August 10, 2015

Dan Hampton is a retired USAF F-16 pilot who flew in the Iraq War, the Kosovo conflict, and the first Gulf War during his twenty-year military career. He also is the author of---among other books---the best-selling…

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Last Stand at Khe Sanh by Gregg Jones

July 9, 2015

Gregg Jones’s 2014 book,  Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines’ Finest Hour in Vietnam , is now available in paperback (Da Capo, 358 pp., $16.99). Veteran journalist and author Jones,   best known for his…

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McNamara’s Folly by Hamilton Gregory

July 8, 2015

Hamilton Gregory volunteered for the Army, and served three years, including one in the Vietnam War in military intelligence. He was a strong believer in America’s fight against communism, and thought it was his patriotic…

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Company of Heroes by Eric Poole

March 24, 2015

During the first five months of 1970, wherever the men of Bravo Company (3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division) operated, NVA troops seemed to be waiting for them. That was a time of what…

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