Vietnam War

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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One Day as a Lion by Ronnie D. Foster

September 17, 2015

Ronnie D. Foster has written a thoroughly researched and most interesting book, One Day as a Lion: True Stories of the Vietnam War Heroes from Collin County, Texas ( Entry Way Publishing, 242 pp., $16.95,…

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Season of Mists by G. Lowell Tollefson

September 16, 2015

Lowell Tollefson spent his youth in Southeast Asia and East Asia, an experience that informs his depiction of the regions and its people. Tollefson, a former college philosophy professor, is the author of a book…

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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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Eating With Veterans by Michael Lund

August 31, 2015

Michael Lund served in the U. S. Army as a correspondent in Vietnam, 1970-71. He is the author of a memoir,  Route 66 to Vietnam: A Draftee’s Story,   and a book of short stories,…

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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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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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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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Twin Marines in Hell by Jerry Byrne

August 12, 2015

Jerry Byrne’s Twin Marines in Hell: From Grade School to Vietnam (CreateSpace,  204 pp., $14, 95, paper; $3.99, Kindle), is dedicated to his twin brother, John, who died at age 58 of cancer resulting from exposure to…

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