Vietnam War

The Different War by Michael Miller

July 14, 2015

Michael Miller served as a Marine from 1958-62. He was a young Marine,  joining when he was eighteen. The poems in The Different War (Truman State University, 64 pp., $$16.95, paper; $9.99 e book) deal with…

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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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Artistic Query: ‘The Draft’ Looking for Backers

July 8, 2015

The creators of a new play, "The Draft", which is based on interviews from the 2011 book, Called to Serve: Stories of the Men and Women Confronted by the Vietnam War Draft by Tom Weiner,…

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Think Snow by Kenneth Kinsler

July 6, 2015

Vietnam War memoirs tell us that decades of learning about life were compacted into a year, or a month, or a week, or a day of combat--maybe  even a few hours. Kenneth Kinsler learned his life's lesson in his…

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