Hardcover ISBN: 0670746045
An in-depth study of American involvement in Vietnam, from French dominion to the final withdrawal of American forces, discusses the historical background, political maneuvers, military campaigns, participants in, and consequences of American involvement.
The Vietnam Reader
The Definitive Collection of American Fiction and Nonfiction on the War
Paperback ISBN: 0385491182
A uniquely comprehensive anthology presents the finest fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, film, photographs, and lyrics to come out of America's involvement in Vietnam, along with a glossary, filmography, bibliography, chronology of the war and readers' discussion guide. Original.
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0140265473
A study of American involvement in Vietnam, from French domination to the final withdrawal of American forces, discusses the historical background, politics, military campaigns, participants, and consequences of American involvement
The Vietnam War
Vietnamese and American Perspectives
Paperback ISBN: 1563241315
This volume derives from an unprecedented seminar held at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs in November 1990. At the seminar, leading Western diplomatic and military historians and Vietnam scholars met with prominent Vietnamese Communists to reflect on the Vietnam War. The book contains four parts: The Vietnamese Revolution and Political/Military strategy; the war from the American side; the war in the South and Cambodia; and retrospective and postwar issues. In addition to Jane Werner and Luu Doan Huynh, the contributors are Mark Bradley, William Duiker, David Elliott, Christine White, George Vickers, James Harrison, George Herring, Ronald Spector, Paul Joseph, Jeffrey Clarke, Ngo Vinh Long, Benedict Kiernan, Marilyn Young, Keith Taylor, and Tran Van Tra. General Tra was Commander of the People's Liberation Armed Forces of South Vietnam from 1963 to 1975. His eye-opening analysis of the Tet Offensive has never before been available in English.
What We Did in Vietnam and What It Did to Us
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0812925769
A journalist and former Vietnam draft resister explores the divisive legacy of the Vietnam War, offering an insider's view of the antiwar movement of the era and the moral implications of the war and its aftermath. 50,000 first printing. Tour.
American Prisoners of War in Southeast Asia, 1961-1973
Paperback ISBN: 1591147387
Kiley and Rochester, both affiliated with the Historical Office of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, provide a balanced and authoritative account of the fate of the nearly 800 American servicemen captured during the Vietnam War. They draw on previously unreleased materials, and interviews with more than 100 former POWs, to meticulously reconstruct a narrative of this chapter of the war. Their analysis of the shifting tactics and temperaments of both captive and captor as the war evolved weaves domestic political developments and battlefield action with prison scenes that alternate between Hanoi's concrete cells, jungle stockades, and mountain camps. Many b&w historical photos are included. First published in 1999, the book remains a powerful portrait of how men cope under horrific conditions. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Vietnam the Necessary War
A Reinterpretation of America's Most Disastrous Military Conflict
Hardcover ISBN: 0684842548
Offering what is sure to be a controversial perspective on America's most painful war, the author proposes that Vietnam should have been fought, but with different tactics