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Product Description: The Vietnam War is largely recalled as a mistake, either in the decision to engage there or in the nature of the engagement. Or both. Veterans of the war remain largely anonymous figures, accomplices in the mistake. Critically recounting the steps that led to the war, this book does not excuse the mistakes, but it brings those who served out of the shadows...read more

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9781250092489 | Thomas Dunne Books, February 28, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The Vietnam War is largely recalled as a mistake, either in the decision to engage there or in the nature of the engagement.

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Product Description: The electrifying story of the turbulent year when the sixties ended and America teetered on the edge of revolutionNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCHAs the 1960s drew to a close, the United States was coming apart at the seams...read more

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9780812993189 | Random House Inc, May 31, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The electrifying story of the turbulent year when the sixties ended and America teetered on the edge of revolutionNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ST.

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9780812983265 | Random House Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The electrifying story of the turbulent year when the sixties ended and America teetered on the edge of revolutionNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ST.

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Product Description: The untold story of how America’s secret war in Laos in the 1960s transformed the CIA from a loose collection of spies into a military operation and a key player in American foreign policy.In 1960, President Eisenhower was focused on Laos, a tiny Southeast Asian nation few Americans had ever heard of...read more

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9781451667868 | Simon & Schuster, January 24, 2017, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The untold story of how America’s secret war in Laos in the 1960s transformed the CIA from a loose collection of spies into a military operation and a key player in American foreign policy.

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Product Description: There are many broad studies of the Vietnam War, but this work offers an insight into the harrowing experiences of just a small number of men from a single unit, deep in the jungles of Vietnam and Cambodia. Its focus is the remarkable account of a Medal of Honor recipient Leslie Sabo Jr...read more

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9781472807915 | Osprey Pub Co, March 24, 2015, cover price $24.95

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9781472819369, titled "Company of Heroes: A Forgotten Medal of Honor and Bravo Company’s War in Vietnam" | Osprey Pub Co, January 24, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: There are many broad studies of the Vietnam War, but this work offers an insight into the harrowing experiences of just a small number of men from a single unit, deep in the jungles of Vietnam and Cambodia.

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Product Description: During the years of the Vietnam War, U.S. forces used three major types of equipment sets, with numerous modifications for particular circumstances. Different equipment was also used by Special Forces, the South Vietnamese, and other allied ground troops...read more

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9781472819055 | Osprey Pub Co, January 24, 2017, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: During the years of the Vietnam War, U.

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Product Description: The civil rights and anti–Vietnam War movements were the two greatest protests of twentieth-century America. The dramatic escalation of U.S. involvement in Vietnam in 1965 took precedence over civil rights legislation, which had dominated White House and congressional attention during the first half of the decade...read more

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9780813145075 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, March 28, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The civil rights and anti–Vietnam War movements were the two greatest protests of twentieth-century America.
9780314043900, titled "The Marriage and Family Experience" | West Group, February 1, 1995, cover price $57.95 | also contains The Marriage and Family Experience | About this edition: A comprehensive, unbiased examination of Americas diverse marriage and family systems.

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9780813168463 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kentucky, January 5, 2017), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The civil rights and anti–Vietnam War movements were the two greatest protests of twentieth-century America.

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Product Description: Americans have fought two prolonged battles over Vietnam—one in southeast Asia and one, ongoing even now, at home—over whether the war was unnecessary, unjust, and unwinnable. Revisionist historians who reject this view have formulated many contra-factual scenarios for how the war might have been won, but also put forward one historically testable hypothesis—namely that the war actually was won after the 1968 Tet Offensive, only to be thrown away later through a failure of political will...read more

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9780700623525 | Univ Pr of Kansas, December 5, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Americans have fought two prolonged battles over Vietnam—one in southeast Asia and one, ongoing even now, at home—over whether the war was unnecessary, unjust, and unwinnable.

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Product Description: Covering many aspects of the Vietnam War that have not been addressed before, this book supplies new perspectives from academics as well as Vietnam veterans that explore how this key conflict of the 20th century has influenced everyday life and popular culture during the war as well as for the past 50 years...read more

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9781440840463 | Praeger Pub Text, November 30, 2016, cover price $164.00 | About this edition: Covering many aspects of the Vietnam War that have not been addressed before, this book supplies new perspectives from academics as well as Vietnam veterans that explore how this key conflict of the 20th century has influenced everyday life and popular culture during the war as well as for the past 50 years.

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Product Description: Trân Van Thuy is a celebrated Vietnamese filmmaker of more than twenty award-winning documentaries. A cameraman for the People's Army of Vietnam during the Vietnam War, he went on to achieve international fame as the director of films that address the human costs of the war and its aftermath...read more

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9781625342515 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, November 30, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Trân Van Thuy is a celebrated Vietnamese filmmaker of more than twenty award-winning documentaries.

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9781625342522 | Reprint edition (Univ of Massachusetts Pr, November 30, 2016), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Trân Van Thuy is a celebrated Vietnamese filmmaker of more than twenty award-winning documentaries.

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Product Description: This guide showcases knives used by America's clandestine military in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. It provides the collector and others interested in the period a way of identifying honest SOG (Studies and Observations Group) specimens and separating them from counterfeits...read more

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9780764351983 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, November 28, 2016, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This guide showcases knives used by America's clandestine military in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.

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Product Description: Designed in the 1950s, the US Marines' M50 Ontos and the US Army's M56 Scorpion were both intended to be fast, light, air-droppable tank-killers for the Cold War battlefield--an answer to the cumbersome and ineffective World War II-vintage tanks that had taken to the battlefield during the Korean War...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472814739, titled "M50 Ontos and M56 Scorpion 1956–70: Us Tank Destroyers of the Vietnam War" | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Designed in the 1950s, the US Marines' M50 Ontos and the US Army's M56 Scorpion were both intended to be fast, light, air-droppable tank-killers for the Cold War battlefield--an answer to the cumbersome and ineffective World War II-vintage tanks that had taken to the battlefield during the Korean War.

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Product Description: Combat helicopter pilots in the Vietnam War flew each mission facing the possibility of imminent death. Begun as a series of attempted letters to the Department of Veterans Affairs, this compelling memoir of an aircraft commander in the 116th Assault Helicopter Company--"The Hornets"--relates his experience of the war in frank detail...read more

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9781476666099 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 31, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Combat helicopter pilots in the Vietnam War flew each mission facing the possibility of imminent death.

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Product Description: The singular collection of articles, essays, poems, criticism and personal recollections by a Vietnam veteran documents the author's reflections on the war, from his combat experiences to his exploration of American veteran identity to his struggles with PTSD...read more

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9781476666143 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 31, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The singular collection of articles, essays, poems, criticism and personal recollections by a Vietnam veteran documents the author's reflections on the war, from his combat experiences to his exploration of American veteran identity to his struggles with PTSD.

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Product Description: United States involvement in the Vietnam War was one of the most important events in the post-World War II period. The political, social and military consequences of US involvement and defeat in Vietnam have been keenly felt within the US and the international community, and the 'lessons' learned have continued to exert an influence to the present day...read more

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9781474290845 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 6, 2016, cover price $128.00 | About this edition: United States involvement in the Vietnam War was one of the most important events in the post-World War II period.

In the tradition of We Were Soldiers Once…and Young, A Noble Cause is a stirring tribute to the valor and courage of the allied forces in the Vietnam War and a vivid re-creation of hard-won battles from Ia Drang Valley to Khe Sanh and Hamburger Hill…Celebrating the skill and bravery of the United States armed forces and their South Vietnamese allies, A Noble Cause presents a gripping chronicle of both large and small unit successful combat engagements, including the Battle of Dong Xoai (1965); the Battle of Ia Drang Valley (1965), the first major ground battle of the Vietnam War; the Battle of Loc Ninh (1967) by the Cambodian border; the Battle of Khe Sanh (1967–1968) leading up to the Tet Offensive; the Battle of Dong Ha (1968); the bloody siege on Hamburger Hill (1969);  and the Battle of An Loc (1972), sixty-five miles north of Saigon, which contributed to the failure of the Vietcong’s Eastertide Offensive.Documenting the invaluable role of a tireless and determined infantry as well as air cavalry divisions and B-52 “Arc Light” air strikes, A Noble Cause chronicles the crucial strategic decisions that led to victory—often against steep odds—and honors the bravery of every soldier who stood his ground, faced the enemy, and gave his all.Includes photos and and maps

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9780425278345 | Berkley Pub Group, October 6, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In the tradition of We Were Soldiers Once…and Young, A Noble Cause is a stirring tribute to the valor and courage of the allied forces in the Vietnam War and a vivid re-creation of hard-won battles from Ia Drang Valley to Khe Sanh and Hamburger Hill…Celebrating the skill and bravery of the United States armed forces and their South Vietnamese allies, A Noble Cause presents a gripping chronicle of both large and small unit successful combat engagements, including the Battle of Dong Xoai (1965); the Battle of Ia Drang Valley (1965), the first major ground battle of the Vietnam War; the Battle of Loc Ninh (1967) by the Cambodian border; the Battle of Khe Sanh (1967–1968) leading up to the Tet Offensive; the Battle of Dong Ha (1968); the bloody siege on Hamburger Hill (1969);  and the Battle of An Loc (1972), sixty-five miles north of Saigon, which contributed to the failure of the Vietcong’s Eastertide Offensive.

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9780425282298 | Reprint edition (New Amer Library, October 4, 2016), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: That America was drawn into the Vietnam War by the French has been recognized, but rarely explored. This book analyzes the years from 1945 with the French military reconquest of Vietnam until 1963 with the execution of the French-endorsed dictator, Ngo Dinh Diem, demonstrating how the US should not have followed the French into Vietnam...read more

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9781138208469 | Routledge, September 15, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: That America was drawn into the Vietnam War by the French has been recognized, but rarely explored.

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Product Description: During its struggle for survival from 1954 to 1975, the region known as the Central Highlands was the strategically vital high ground for the South Vietnamese state. Successive South Vietnamese governments, their American allies, and their Communist enemies all realized early on the fundamental importance of this region...read more

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9780700622832 | Univ Pr of Kansas, September 5, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: During its struggle for survival from 1954 to 1975, the region known as the Central Highlands was the strategically vital high ground for the South Vietnamese state.

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Product Description: Midair is a true account of one of the most remarkable tales of survival in the history of aviation - a midair collision at 30,000 feet by two bomb-laden B-52s over a category 5 super typhoon above the South China Sea during the outset of the Vietnam War...read more

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9781493018635 | Lyons Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Midair is a true account of one of the most remarkable tales of survival in the history of aviation - a midair collision at 30,000 feet by two bomb-laden B-52s over a category 5 super typhoon above the South China Sea during the outset of the Vietnam War.

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Product Description: In this gripping memoir, a former marine returns to Vietnam to try to make sense of the war. Previously published as Brothers in Arms, this edition includes a new preface by the author. When William Broyles Jr. was drafted, he was a twenty-four-year-old student at Oxford University in England, hoping to avoid military service...read more
By David Desantos (narrator)

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9781531808778 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 23, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In this gripping memoir, a former marine returns to Vietnam to try to make sense of the war.

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Product Description: The candid memoir of a young doctor who reluctantly accepts a military commission and spends a year behind the front lines of the Vietnam War. Assigned to the marine camp at Phu Bai, Dr. John A. Parrish confronted all manner of medical trauma, quickly shedding the navet of a new medical intern...read more
By Noah Michael Levine (narrator)

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9781522699194, titled "12, 20, & 5: A Doctor’s Year in Vietnam" | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 23, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The candid memoir of a young doctor who reluctantly accepts a military commission and spends a year behind the front lines of the Vietnam War.

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Product Description: Why were the American POWs imprisoned at the Hanoi Hilton so resilient in captivity and so successful in their subsequent careers? This book presents six principles practiced within the POW organizational culture that can be used to develop high-performance teams everywhere...read more
By Kevin T. Collins (narrator)

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9781531812256 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 9, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Why were the American POWs imprisoned at the Hanoi Hilton so resilient in captivity and so successful in their subsequent careers?

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Product Description: “Unbroken meets Band of Brothers―and then some.” ―Congressman Pete SessionsDuring the Vietnam War, hundreds of American prisoners-of-war faced years of brutal conditions and horrific torture at the hands of North Vietnamese guards and interrogators who ruthlessly plied them for military intelligence and propaganda...read more

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9781250061881 | St Martins Pr, August 2, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: “Unbroken meets Band of Brothers―and then some.

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Product Description: "Defiant is Unbroken meets Band of Brothers―and then some." ―Congressman Pete SessionsDuring the Vietnam War, hundreds of American prisoners-of-war faced years of brutal conditions and horrific torture at the hands of North Vietnamese guards and interrogators who ruthlessly plied them for military intelligence and propaganda...read more

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9781250006530 | Thomas Dunne Books, February 4, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Winner of the Georgia Author of the Year Award in HistoryDuring the Vietnam War, hundreds of American prisoners-of-war faced years of brutal conditions and horrific torture at the hands of North Vietnamese guards and interrogators who ruthlessly plied them for military intelligence and propaganda.

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9781250060334 | Reprint edition (Griffin, February 10, 2015), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: "Defiant is Unbroken meets Band of Brothers―and then some.

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9781482958683 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 4, 2014), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: [Read by Joe Barrett]A story of survival and triumph, Defiant will inspire anyone wondering how courage, faith, and brotherhood can endure even in the darkest of situations.

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