Articles Related to U.S. Marines in Vietnam

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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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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The Book of Joel, Part II by Joel Lee Russell

November 25, 2014

Readers of The Book of Joel, Book II (iUniverse, 320 pp., $15.95, paper) will appreciate Joel Russell's recall of his coming of age in Ohio, his enlistment in the Marines, and his Vietnam War service as…

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Stained With the Mud of Khe Sanh by Rodger Jacobs

March 25, 2014

Rodger Jacobs's memoir, Stained with the Mud of Khe Sanh: A Marine's Letters from Vietnam, 1966-1967 (McFarland, 260 pp., $29.95), is presented in the form of letters and interspersed comments written recently. It is a…

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The Gunny, Master Guns, and Bullets and Bandages by Raymond Hunter Pyle

February 24, 2014

Raymond Hunter Pyle is a two-tour Vietnam veteran who served in Da Nang, Cua Viet, and Dong Ha in 1967 and in Da Nang from 1968-69. I suspect he was a Marine Corps NCO, perhaps…

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Assault from the Sky by Dick Camp

December 10, 2013

Dick Camp is a retired Marine Corps colonel. He served in Vietnam as a rifle and reconnaissance platoon commander and company commander with the 3rd Battalion, 26th Marines, and as 3rd Marine Division Commanding General Raymond…

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Marines, Medals and Vietnam by William L. Myers

September 13, 2013

William L. Myers's Marines, Medals and Vietnam (Redoubt Press, 392 pp., $25, paper) contains detailed descriptions of seventeen Vietnam War combat operations in which U.S. Marines took part. That includes large engagements such as the Siege…

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Grunts, Pilots & ‘Docs’ by Michael Dan Kellum

April 10, 2012

Michael Dan Kellum joined the Marine Corps, serving first as an enlisted man, and then as a Lieutenant during his tour of duty in Vietnam in 1970 with H&S Company, 2nd Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment…

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