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Dirty Little Secrets of the Vietnam War

by James F. Dunnigan & Albert A. Nofi

Dirty Little Secrets of the Vietnam War allows us to see what really happened to American forces in Southeast Asia, separating popular myth from explosive reality in a clear, concise manner. Containing more...


Last Men Out

by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin

A “thrilling narrative of bravery, bravado, and loss” (Kirkus Reviews) that tells the “gripping story of a handful of marines who formed the last body of Americans to leave Saigon on April 30, 1975”...


Mourning Headband for Hue: An Account of the Battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968

by Nha Ca & Olga Dror

Vietnam, January, 1968. As the citizens of Hue are preparing to celebrate Tet, the start of the Lunar New Year, Nha Ca arrives in the city to attend her father's funeral. Without warning, war erupts all around...


Accidental Soldier: A Reserve Officer at West Point in the Vietnam Era

by Richard B. Schwartz

This book depicts the author's military experiences during the Vietnam Era, first as an ROTC cadet at the University of Notre Dame and finally as an Army veteran teaching in Madison, Wisconsin, focusing upon...


Good to Go

by Harold Constance & Randall Fuerst

"Fractions of a second in time. What amazing violence can be meted out in the blink of an eye."

In the mid-nineteen sixties, Harry Constance made a life-altering journey that led him out of Texas and into the...


Rice Wars in Colonial Vietnam: The Great Famine and the Viet Minh Road to Power

by Geoffrey C. Gunn

This book offers the first detailed English-language examination of the Great Vietnamese Famine of 1945, which left at least a million dead, and links it persuasively to the largely unexpected Viet Minh seizure...


American Strategy in Vietnam: A Critical Analysis

by Harry G Summers

A politico-military assessment of the Vietnam War analyzing the U.S. Army's strategic and tactical ideologies. Particularly relevant today, it stresses the futility of any military action without the full support...


Indochina and Vietnam: The Thirty-five Year War, 1940-1975

by Robert Miller & Dennis D. Wainstock

Comprehensive, easy-to-read, and objective history of the Indochina and Vietnam wars for the general reader and undergraduate students.


The A to Z of the Vietnam War

by Edwin E. Moise

There is an evident need to see things more clearly, but without simplifying what was inherently a very complex war, which engulfed not only the United States and Vietnam, but their respective allies and other...


Vietnam Wars 1945-1990

by Marilyn Young

The first book to give equal weight to the Vietnamese and American sides of the Vietnam war.


Dundurn Vietnam War Library Bundle: Guerrilla Nation / Indochina Now and Then / Cross-Border Warriors

by Michael Maclear, George Fetherling & Fred Gaffen

The Vietnam War was a regional conflict that turned into an epic confrontation between democracy and collectivism, traumatizing the people of the nations that fought and leaving long-lasting physical damage...


The Tet Offensive: Politics, War, and Public Opinion

by David F. Schmitz

In this new work, historian David F. Schmitz analyzes what is arguably the most important event in the history of the Vietnam conflict. Schmitz situates the Tet Offensive in the context of American foreign policy...


Fire Base Illingworth

by Philip Keith

Fire Base Illingworth is an epic, never-before-told true story of a North Vietnamese Army attack and how the men of this nearly overrun Fire Base survived.

In the early morning hours of April 1, 1970, more than...


He Died All Day Long

by Jon Wells

He Died All Day Long is a story of the Vietnam War and the soldiers who fought it - on both sides - from a street kid in Pittsburgh, to a country boy from Missouri, even a Vietnamese peasant who wants nothing...


The African American Experience in Vietnam: Brothers in Arms

by James E. Westheider, Jacqueline M. Moore & Nina Mjagkij

In this book James E. Westheider explores the social and professional paradoxes facing African-American soldiers in Vietnam. Service in the military started as a demonstration of the merits of integration as...


Debating Vietnam: Fulbright, Stennis, and Their Senate Hearings

by Joseph A. Fry

In the midst of the Vietnam War, two titans of the Senate, J. William Fulbright and John C. Stennis, held public hearings to debate the conflict's future. Their shared aim was to alter the Johnson administration's...


Vietnam: The Necessary War

by Michael Lind

A quarter century after its end, the Vietnam War still divides Americans. Some, mostly on the left, claim that Indochina was of no strategic value to the United States and was not worth an American war. Others,...


Historical Dictionary of the War in Vietnam

by Ronald B. Frankum Jr.

Historical Dictionary of the War in Vietnam emphasizes the international nature of the war, as well as provide a greater understanding of the long scope of the conflict. The major events associated with the...


Letters on the Wall: Offerings and Remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

by Michael Sofarelli

Since its creation in 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has become the most visited National Park Services site. Each year, 4.5 million people come to the Wall. Many of them leave letters or other special...


Sailors to the End

by Gregory A. Freeman

The aircraft carrier USS Forrestal was preparing to launch attacks into North Vietnam when one of its jets accidentally fired a rocket into an aircraft occupied by pilot John McCain. A huge fire ensued, and...