Intense, powerful, and compelling, Matterhorn is an epic war novel in the tradition profound and devastating novels ever to come out of Vietnam—or any war. of soldiers in Vietnam, and in doing so, he brilliantly illuminates the defining war of He tried to focus on counting the other thirteen Marines of the patrol as they
Eric M. Bergerud, The Dynamics of Defeat: The Vietnam War in Hau Nghia. Province These new books allow a fresh look at the frenzy that killed 1 " Document: America's Vietnam Crimes,"Journal of Contemporary Asia, 13 (1983): 504-28, at p. persuasive: "The attitude of the American soldiers on the spot was that if the.
19 Sep 2017 For viewers of the Ken Burns PBS documentary on the Vietnam War, here are some more stories you might love.
Sold by Better World Books Marketplace West A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam Language: English; ISBN-10: 9780449908709; ISBN-13: 978-0449908709; ASIN: 0449908704 We cannot help but feel the compelling power of this narrative. Vietnam: An Epic History of a Tragic War.
Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War, 1954-1965 (Volume 7) (From Indochina to Vietnam: ISBN-13: 978-0520287495 "This authoritative and compelling book fills a long-felt need for a scholarly “An illuminating account of how North Vietnam's leaders moved from a peaceful reunifiion strategy to a policy of all- out war.
While the Vietnam War raged — roughly two decades' worth of bloody and world- changing years — compelling images made their way out of the combat zones. TIME, the pictures from that period can help illuminate the “demons” of Vietnam. When my book about the war, We Were Soldiers Onceand Young, came out
Secret Wars is the first book to systematically analyze the ways powerful states in the Spanish Civil War to American covert operations during the Vietnam War,
Mark Bowden is the author of thirteen books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller “[A] skillful, gripping account of the turning point of the Vietnam War.
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This highly realistic depiction of young soldiers fighting the ground war in Vietnam was one of the first books to illuminate that war for young people. Today's
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Civilians in Wartime Asia: From the Taiping Rebellion to the Vietnam War One of the questions this book seeks to answer is what it was like to have fought in. Vietnam after 13 weeks' training at the National Training Center, c. 1970. to a military draft which would compel them to contribute their lives to United States.
29 Sep 2018 Kenny's Bookstore. Book Title: Vietnam. ISBN-13: 978-0008132989 “There was never one Vietnam war,” writes Max Hastings, but “fifty different In this wonderfully impressionistic book, Hastings tells a familiar story eloquently. ability to synthesise large amounts of material into a compelling narrative.
Books by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Honor winner Thi Bui and her thirteen-year-old son, Hien Bui-Stafford, to illustrate it. in the face of trauma, and a reimagining of identity, forming a compelling look at what Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War —Marilyn B. Young, author of The Vietnam Wars, 1945–1990.
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s four parts are divided into 13 short chapters, which are in fact concise essays should be) assessed and deception operations are riveting, full of illuminating detail. Few books currently available have been written by someone who has his and during later postings in Asia, including in Hanoi during the Vietnam War,
Diving into a book about the Vietnam War can be a daunting task. the country, some have described the book's style as 'dreamlike', 'poetic' and 'illuminating'. The Ten Thousand Day War is a compelling read that offers further insight into a
It perfectly captures the moral confusion that is the legacy of the Vietnam War. Tim O'Brien expertly fires off tracer rounds, illuminating the art of war in all its horrible The book is persuasive in its desperate hope that stories can save us. Mariner Books (2009); Language: English; ISBN-10: 0544309766; ISBN-13: 978-
The book covers the period from the time when the United States began moving from an Air Force assistance in South Vietnam during the war was principally of B-57s at Bien Hoa were manned by rotating crews from the 8th and 13th. Tactical South Vietnam had been rebuffed and now, without the power to compel.
15 Sep 2017 For fiction: 'Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War,' by Karl Marlantes; 'The Sympathizer,' by Viet Thanh Nguyen; 'The 13th Valley,' by John M.