Articles Related to Vietnam War military history

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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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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Gray Horse Troop by Charles Baker

November 6, 2014

Gray Horse Troop: Forever Soldiers (Powder River Publications, 360 pp., $15.59, paper) pays tribute to the 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry's actions in the Vietnam War during the first six months of 1968. At that time, the book's…

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Charlie Chasers by Larry Elton Fletcher

March 12, 2014

Larry Elton Fletcher joined the U.S. Air Force in June of 1968 after having graduated from Missouri State University with a B.S. in Education in 1965, receiving his M.E. from the University of Missouri in…

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The Longest Rescue by Glenn Robins

December 13, 2013

In The Longest Rescue: The Life and Legacy of Vietnam POW William A. Robinson  (University Press of Kentucky, 259 pp., $31.50, hardcover, $19.25 e-book) the historian Glenn Robins brings a scholarly treatment to his subjects’s time…

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Loss of Innocence by Stephen Cone

July 3, 2013

Stephen Cone presents the entire history of his company’s efforts in Vietnam in Loss of Innocence: A History of Hotel Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines in Vietnam (FriesenPress, 373 pp, $28.99, hardcover; $19.99 paper). The…

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Blackhorse Riders by Philip Keith

January 28, 2013

Blackhorse Riders: A Desperate Last Stand, An Extraordinary Rescue Mission, and the Vietnam Battle that America Forgo t by Philip Keith has just been released in paperback (St. Martin’s Griffin, 368 pp., $15.99) Here's our…

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Those Who Have Borne the Battle by James Wright

June 20, 2012

Why America goes to war and who fights its wars are two realities that have drastically changed since World War II. In Those Who Have Borne the Battle: A History of America’s Wars and Those…

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Tunnel Rat in Vietnam by Gordon L. Rottman

April 5, 2012

"There is little mention of tunnel rats in unit histories. Since there were no tunnel rat units as such, they being ad hoc teams and volunteering individuals, there are few separate studies and reports other…

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