Articles Related to Vietnam War

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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There and Back by Lisa A. Lark

August 30, 2015

Lisa A. Lark, the author of There and Back: The Vietnam War Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It (M.T. Publishing Company, Inc., 136 pp., $39.95), also has written All They Left Behind: Legacies…

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Good for One Ride by Gary McGinnis

August 28, 2015

Gary McGinnis served with the Army in Vietnam in 1968 as a Water Purification Specialist attached to an infantry unit. His novel, Good for One Ride (Editions Dedicaces, 120 pp., $16.50, paper; $8.25, Kindle),  book…

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Now I Lay Me Down to Weep in the Valleys of My Mind by Richard Kraft

August 25, 2015

The Vietnam War veterans I admire most served as corpsmen and helicopter crewmen. I rate their duties as the riskiest. Therefore, Richard (Doc) Kraft's Now I Lay Me Down to Weep in the Valleys of My…

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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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D.A.S.P.O. by Ronald B. Fenster and Jerold A. Greenfield

August 20, 2015

Ronald B. Fenster and Jerold A. Greenfield's D.A.S.P.O.: An Unhinged Novel of Vietnam  (Creative Book Publishers International, 360 pp., $14.95, paper), we are told, is "the M*A*S*H* if the Vietnam War.”  We also are told that…

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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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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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