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The American Combat Aircraft and Helicopters of the Vietnam War

By: Angelucci, Enzo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Portland House: 1987

Seller ID: 2264749


Light edge wear. 1987 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. A short history of the plane's role in Vietnam is given with scale models and 3 views of each plane. View more info

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A Poetry Reading Against the Vietnam War

By: Bly, Robert; General Araki; Lincoln, Abraham; Kinnell, Galway; Duncan, Robert; Ferlinghetti, Lawrence; Hitler, Adolf; Kennedy, John F. [Fitzgerald]; Simpson, Louis; Ray, David; Goering, Herman; Stafford, William; Jeffers, Robinson; Stone, I.F.; Hitchcock

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The American Writers Against the Vietnam War / The Sixties Press: 1967

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2263723


2nd printing. Wrappers lightly toned, ink gift note inside. 1967 Trade Paperback. 63, [1] pp. A collection of poems published by The American Writers Against the Vietnam War, with contributions from quite a range of individuals, some rather unlikely candidates for such a collection. Writers include: Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Robert Duncan; Walt Whitman; Robert Creeley; Abraham Lincoln; John F. Kennedy; and even Adolf Hitler and Herman Goering. A Poetry Reading against the V... View more info

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Eyewitness Vietnam: Firsthand Accounts from Operation Rolling Thunder to the Fall of Saigon

By: Gilmore, Donald L.; Giangreco, D.M.; Grau, Lester W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194899


First edition. 2006 Hard Cover. 304 pp. The Vietnam War was one of the most controversial conflicts of the 20th century. It was also one of the most divisive. American involvement in Vietnam nearly tore the nation apart, and the war’s repercussions remain a part of the public consciousness. Written by military historian Donald Gilmore and edited by D.M. Giangreco—author of Eyewitness D-Day—Eyewitness Vietnam traces the history of America’s longest war, illumina... View more info

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Vietnam & Beyond: Veteran Reflections

By: La Sala, Jenny; Markson, Jim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 2027482


Brand new, direct from author.Fine. 2014 Hard Cover. xv, 292 pp. 8vo. Vietnam and Beyond is a collection of wartime letters written home by Jim Markson from March 1967 to March 1968. Jim carried sadness and boxed-up memories from Vietnam. Perhaps, if it were not for the general divided and oppositional public opinion of the Vietnam War at that time, the soldiers returning home might have been able to open up and begin the healing process. Instead, those soldiers returnin... View more info

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Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War

By: Marlantes, Karl

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press: 2010

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2262011


5th printing. Sticker remnant to front jacket. 2010 Hard Cover. Intense, powerful, and compelling, Matterhorn is an epic war novel in the tradition of Norman Mailer’s The Naked and the Dead and James Jones’s The Thin Red Line. It is the timeless story of a young Marine lieutenant, Waino Mellas, and his comrades in Bravo Company, who are dropped into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and forced to fight their way into manhood. Standing in their way are not merely... View more info

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Where the Rivers Ran Backward

By: Merritt, William E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The University of Georgia Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1975405


First edition. Includes original jacket. 1989 Hard Cover. 291 pp. 8vo. From out of memory, WHERE THE RIVERS RUN BACKWARD captures the days, transcribes the moments of the Vietnam War from the red line that leads through the induction center to the muddy yellow swirl of the river that flows through the jungle, from the green Vietcong tracers that pierce the darkness to the black wall that records the names of the missing and the dead. William Merritt recalls the sights an... View more info

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Beyond Glory: Medal of Honor Heroes in Their Own Words

By: Smith, Larry; Schwarzkopf, H. Norman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2203505


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Inknote to front endpaper.Autographed Copy sticker to jacket front. 2003 Hard Cover. xxi, 404 pp. This first oral history of living Medal of Honor winners evokes Flags of Our Fathers with stirring accounts of patriotic valor.This epic account of legendary battlefield courage celebrates the larger-than-life sacrifices of those awarded the nation's highest honor for valor in combat. Exclusive interviews with these twen... View more info

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The House of Purple Hearts: Stories of Vietnam Vets Who Find Their Way Back

By: Solotaroff, Paul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2042329


First edition. 1995 Hard Cover. xv, 205 pp. Presents the story of the New England Shelter for Homeless Vets, chronicling its 1989 founding by two Vietnam veterans and describing its treatment options for detoxification, Post-trauma, and job training. View more info

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Brave Men, Gentle Heroes: American Fathers and Sons in World War II and Vietnam

By: Takiff, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2003

Seller ID: 2203260


Faint stain to top page ridge.Near Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. 552 pp. Brave Men, Gentle Heroes presents the frank, moving, and harrowing stories of men who served in World War II and of their sons who served in Vietnam -- fathers and sons bonded as deeply by their common experience in war as by blood.These are men who served in the army, navy, air force, and Marine Corps. Officers and enlisted men, career servicemen and citizen soldiers. Men of European, African, Asian, Lat... View more info

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Vietnam Studies: Airmobility, 1961-1971

By: Tolson, John J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Department of the Army: 1973

Seller ID: 1736003


Wrappers toned. 1973 Trade Paperback. The purpose of this study is to trace the evolution of airmobility in the U.S. Army. The integration of aircraft into the organic structure of the ground forces is as radical a change as the move from the horse to the truck, and the process is only beginning. Because this change is not the product of one man or one small group of men but rather a fortunate confluence of technology, tactics, and imagination, proper credit to every res... View more info

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Farewell Darkness: A Veteran's Triumph over Combat Trauma

By: Zaczek, Ron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2041255


First edition. 1/4 inch tear to jacket corner, owner bookplate with name inked out on front endpaper. 1994 Hard Cover. xiv, 344 pp. 8vo. From the jacket: ''I want to give something back,' the author insisted. His counselor at the Vet Center suggested, 'You can give the guys in treatment hope. You know what PTSD looks like from both sides. You can tell these guys what it's like, and what's different when you get beyond it.' Ron Zaczek had been a good crewchief. He was 'Za... View more info