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The Vietnam War (Defining Moments)

by Tom Pendergast

  • 293 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Omnigraphics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Military,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8084216M
    ISBN 100780809548
    ISBN 109780780809543

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      Here are my picks for the ten best memoirs of the Vietnam War: Philip Caputo, A Rumor of War (). Caputo was a young U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant who landed on the beach near Da Nang on March 8. Imperialism and Colonialism. The Vietnam War has roots in Vietnam’s centuries of domination by imperial and colonial powers—first China, which ruled ancient Vietnam, and then France, which took control of Vietnam in the late s and established French the early s, nationalist movements emerged in Vietnam, demanding more self-governance and less .

    Michael Herr's front-line reporting of the Vietnam War is collected in Dispatches, one of the first books to capture the unique feel of life on the Vietnam stream-of-conscious descriptions are chaotic, choppy, dark, and intense, giving the reader an honest sense of war from the perspective of a soldier. Buy Vietnam War books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery.


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Healing Wounds: A Vietnam War Combat Nurse's Year Fight to Win Women a Place of Honor in Washington, D.C. by Diane Carlson Evans and Bob Welch. The Vietnam War has left many legacies. Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict.

These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction. A slew of war memoirs stand with the best writing of that genre. In the short history of Vietnam War. There was a time when all I knew of Vietnam war books was Tim O’Brien’s, The Things They Carried, a book that prompted the laconic entry in my book journal, “This book destroyed me.” One of the things I loved so much—and that broke my heart so cleanly—about The Things They Carried was that it reminded me of another beloved war book, Author: Tracy Shapley.

You’re recommending books about the Vietnam War. Tell me about the first book on your list, A Rumor of War (). Philip Caputo was a marine who later became a very well-known journalist. In my mind it’s one of the first really well-written books that describe the moral ambiguities and difficulties faced by a young marine officer in this particular war.

The best books on Vietnam: start your reading here. On Sunday, Sept. 17, PBS will begin airing “The Vietnam War,” a part, hour documentary by Ken Burns and his creative partner Lynn Novick.

For Author: Susan Ellingwood. Although holding a similar title, Michael H. Hunt’s A Vietnam War Reader is a very different text to O’Nan’s. Perhaps more targeted at the scholarly minded, this book collects official documents and private letters from a sea of sources: US soldiers, Communist leaders, Saigon Loyalists, Vietnamese peasants and even Nixon himself.

It paints a complicated narrative that is both Author: Andrew Kingsford-Smith. Before he penned the screenplays for Jarhead and Castaway, a young William Broyles enlisted to serve in the Vietnam than a decade later, he returned to his former battlegrounds and recorded his journey in Goodbye his encounters with ex-Vietnamese soldiers to interviews with victims of his own violence, Broyles’ memoir is a reminder of how the.

The Best and the Brightest () is an account by journalist David Halberstam of the origins of the Vietnam War published by Random focus of the book is on the foreign policy crafted by academics and intellectuals who were in John F. Kennedy's administration, and the consequences of those policies in Vietnam.

The title referred to Kennedy's "whiz. About The Vietnam War. From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart–the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our.

Nevertheless, anyone looking for an expansive overview of the Vietnam War will find much to admire here. Maps & photos. (Sept.) Publishers Weekly "The companion volume to Burns’ Vietnam War documentary series on PBS, the book stands alone as a powerful summary of the whole conflict.

It tells the story of the war from every conceivable angle Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Chickenhawk is Robert Mason 's narrative of his experiences as a "Huey" UH-1 Iroquois helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. The book chronicles his enlistment, flight training, deployment to and experiences in Vietnam, and his experiences after returning from the war.

1 Writing, publishing, and reaction. 5 External : Robert Mason. America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, by George Herring (). Now in its fourth updated edition, based on new declassified information, it's known to Vietnam scholars.

To shed new light on such a complicated and unsettled time in our his­tory, to struggle to comprehend the special dissonance that is the Vietnam War, we needed to look beyond the familiar stories. Explore our list of Free eBooks, War & Military Fiction, Fiction, NOOK Books at Barnes & Noble®.

Shop now & receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. The vietnam war Pictures That Moved Them Most While the Vietnam War raged — roughly two decades’ worth of bloody and world-changing years —.

This book, easily one of the best pieces of war fiction, is definitely one of the best books written by Vietnam War veterans. Both the non-fiction and fictional tales on this list have a sense of chilling realism gleaned from firsthand experience and in-depth research.

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At the beginning of every month we will post the 5 best suggestions and give you the chance to vote for your favourite. The Anti-Vietnam War Movement In 39 Photos. After supplies and weapons were found in a Viet Cong tunnel network, a soldier burns a nearby hut used for rice storage by the Viet Cong.

Bien Hoa. January Robert C. Lafoon/National Archives. Two Viet Cong prisoners are led to an ARVN Command Outpost at Ha Tien. May James L. Ensign Author: Elizabeth Mccauley. Vietnam at War. by Mark Philip Bradley, Oxford University Press, Historian Mark Bradley is a serious scholar.

A professor at the University of Chicago, Bradley already has an impressive list of prior works on the history of Vietnam, including Imagining Vietnam and America: The Making of Post-Colonial Vietnam,and co-editing credit for Making Sense of the Vietnam War.of over 2, results for Books: Biography: War & Espionage: Vietnam War Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History4/5.Filed under: Vietnam War, -- Engineering and construction Base Development in South Vietnam, (), by Carroll H.

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