The Vietnam War

by Andrew A. Wiest

Publisher: Osprey Pub. in Oxford

Written in English
Published: Pages: 95 Downloads: 366
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Edition Notes

StatementAndrew A. Wiest
SeriesEssential histories, Essential histories
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25535265M
ISBN 101841764191
ISBN 109781841764191

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It went on to win a number of prestigious awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction, National Book Award, and the Bancroft Prize. Considered the first major book on the Vietnam War written by an American, it highlighted how little the United States knew about the Author: Tracy Shapley.

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The Vietnam War cost America much. About The Vietnam War. More than forty years have passed since the end of the Vietnam War, but its memory continues to loom large in the national psyche. In this intimate history, Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns have crafted a fresh and The Vietnam War book account of the long and brutal conflict that reunited Vietnam while dividing the United States as nothing else had since the Civil War.

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It tells the story of the war from every conceivable angle 5/5(2). Nothing, certainly not our film or book, can make the tragedy of the Vietnam War all right. But we can, and we must, honor the courage, heroism, and sacrifice of those who served.

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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 Robert Mason.

The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November to the fall of Saigon on 30 April Location: South Vietnam, North Vietnam.

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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.

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Apr 29,  · Despite the book’s bias and flaws, “The Vietnam War” is a good addition to one’s library on the Vietnam War. But I recommend that one should also read Lt. Gen. Philip B. Davidson’s. Five Best Vietnam War Books.

Here’s an admittedly subjective list, posted on the Military History Now website, put together by Mark Massé, a Ball State University literary journalism’s based on his book, Vietnam Warrior Voices, which we will be reviewing soon on The VVA Veteran‘s Books in Review II page.

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This is likely because they are small and hold a lot of history on them. These coveted Vietnam War memorabilia are also often inexpensive. The Mammoth Book of the Vietnam War (Mammoth Books) by Jon E. Lewis | 26 Feb out of 5 stars Paperback £ £ 40 £ £Sep 14,  · THE VIETNAM WAR An Intimate History By Geoffrey C.

Ward Introduction by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Illustrated. pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $ .The Vietnam War was different from most previous U.S. wars of the twentieth century. It was an undeclared and limited war.

The draft to supply the soldiers and serious problems in the Selective Service system meant that the burden of the war was carried disproportionately by minorities and working class whites, many of whom did not want to serve.