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1 AMTER, JOSEPH A. Vietnam Verdict: A Citizen's History.
Continuum Publishing Company, New York: 1982. 0826401937 / 9780826401939 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There is a slight tear to the back near the spine. 
Does not simply set the record straight. It allows every citizen to reach a verdict on the present policies and thinking of our political and military leaders. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.05 USD
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2 ASHMORE, HARRY S.; BAGGS, WILLIAM C. Mission To Hanoi: A Chronicle Of Double-dealing In High Places, A Special Report From The Center For The Study Of Democratic Institutions.
Berkley Medallion, New York: 1968. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 

Price: 1.90 USD
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3 ASHMORE, HARRY S.; BAGGS, WILLIAM C. Mission To Hanoi: A Chronicle Of Double-dealing In High Places, A Special Report From The Center For The Study Of Democratic Institutions.
Berkley Medallion, New York: 1968. s Softcover. Reading copy. Front cover is torn at the bottom. 

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4 BAXTER, GORDON; HUNTLEY, CHET (INTRODUCTION). 13/13 Vietnam: Search And Destroy.
World Publishig Company, Cleveland: 1967. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 42.51 USD
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5 BEESLEY, STANLEY W. Vietnam: The Heartland Remembers.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 1988. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In this oral history thirty-three Oklahomans speak for heartland Americans who fought the Vietnam War, and for those who waited, some of whom are still waiting, for their loved ones to come home, alive or in a body bag. No single political bent is stressed, and attempts to flavor the manuscript with dogma have been resisted. In the ranks are super patriots, reluctant warriors, gung ho marines, skeptics, embittered former patriots, and humanists-whites, blacks, Indians, and Hispanics-men and women, officers and grunts. The veterans and their loved ones tell what made them enlist in this most unpopular war, what sort of preparation they had, how they handled combat and the rest of their tours in Southeast Asia, how they dealt with the mixed reception once back home and the grief and disgust that were Vietnam's reward for valor. These men and women think of themselves not as heroes but as common folk. And they are right: they were ordinary people thrust by politics and fate into the uncommon circumstances of the war. As they bring to life their deadened memories, they try to tell us what it was really like, calling to our minds again names such as Khe Sanh, Highway I, the Tet Offensive, and Hamburger Hill, reminding us of what some of us chose to forget. Readers who have not served in the armed forces may find some of these first-person accounts harsh or obscene, but combat veterans from all wars will understand immediately why they are the way they are. What all may find incredible is some of the veterans' sensitive appreciation of the beauty that surrounded them as they fought the war that nobody wanted. "[Beesley] presents the stories of men, women, whites, minorities, grunts, nurses, etc., born in the 'heartland' but fighting a war in a faraway land filled with natural beauty and unnatural death. All the nomenclature of the war is here (there is a glossary), along with the sense of this as both national episode and personal tragedy. Beesley provides an update on what these participants are doing today. Highly recommended. -Library Journal "His [Beesley's] oral history has far more page-turning power than a book or movie with carefully crafted fictional plots and composite characters. The words from these men and women are sharply honest; their experiences with death and their reckonings with life are too real for readers to soon forget....It's the story of Vietnam told from the memories of officer and reluctant draftee, patriot and skeptic, infantry private and decorated pilot, men and women, wives, whites, black, Indians." -Oklahoma Today Stanley W. Beesley, who was a Ranger team leader in Vietnam and twice was awarded the Bronze Star, teaches school in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Of the other contributors, whose accounts he compiled and edited, he says, "They opened up their souls and trusted me and let me carry their hearts around in my hands." 
Price: 23.70 USD
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6 BERMAN, LARRY. No Peace, No Honor: Nixon, Kissinger And Betrayal In Vietnam.
Free Press, New York: 2001. 0684849682 / 9780684849683 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
This definitive account forever and completely rewrites the final chapter of the Vietnam War. Includes an Index. 
Price: 15.68 USD
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7 BERMAN, LARRY. Planning A Tragedy: The Americanization Of The War In Vietnam.
W. W. Norton & Company, New York: 1982. 0393016021 / 9780393016024 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
"A thoroughly researched and highly perceptive study of the decisions that turned the tribal struggle in Vietnam into an American War..." -George W. Ball. Includes an Index. 
Price: 37.76 USD
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8 BONDS, RAY (EDITOR); WESTMORELAND, WILLIAM C. (FOREWORD). The Vietnam War: The Illustrated History Of The Conflict In Southeast Asia.
Salamander Book, New York: 1979. 0517536129 / 9780517536124 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is soiled and torn. 

Price: 12.83 USD
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9 BOWMAN, JOHN S. (EDITOR) The World Almanac Of The Vietnam War.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1985. 0345337263 / 9780345337269 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 33.01 USD
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10 BOYLAN, KEVIN M. Losing Binh Dinh: The Failure Of Pacification And Vietnamization, 1969-1971.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: 2016. Modern War Studies Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
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. It is this "Lost Victory" hypothesis that Kevin M. Boylan takes up in Losing Binh Dinh, aiming to determine once and for all whether the historical record supports such a claim. Proponents of the "Lost Victory" thesis contend that by 1972, President Richard Nixon's policy of "Vietnamization" had effectively eliminated South Vietnamese insurgents, "pacified" the countryside, and prepared the South Vietnamese to defend their own territory with only logistical and financial support from Americans. Rejecting the top-down approach favored by Revisionists, Boylan examines the facts on the ground in Binh Dinh, a strategically vital province that was the second most populous in South Vietnam, controlled key transportation routes, and contained one of the nation's few major seaports as well as the huge US Air Force base at Phu Cat. Taking an in-depth look at operations that were conducted in the province, Boylan is able to uncover the fundamental flaw in the dual objectives of "Vietnamization" and "Pacification"—namely, that they were mutually exclusive. The inefficiency and corruption of the South Vietnamese government and armed forces was so crippling that progress in pacification occurred only when Americans took the lead—which, in turn, left the South Vietnamese even more dependent on US support. Kevin M. Boylan was employed for ten years as a defense analyst by the US Army Staff and the Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Program Analysis and Evaluation. He is currently an instructor of history at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. "Boylan's careful and well-documented analysis of US and South Vietnamese counterinsurgency efforts in Binh Dinh province is a powerful and convincing refutation of those Revisionists who have counter-factually asserted that the US had won the war by 1970—only to have it lost because of the failure of Congress to support Saigon after the 1973 Paris agreement. His writing is clear and graceful, turning a tragic topic into a good read. I wish this book had been in print when I was writing my books." —Jeffrey Kimball, author of Nixon's Vietnam War; The Vietnam War Files; and co-author of Nixon's Nuclear Specter "Exhaustive in its research and breathtaking in its analysis, Losing Binh Dinh is a monumental achievement and a significant addition to the growing scholarship on the pacification program in Vietnam."—Robert K. Brigham, author of ARVN: Life and Death in the South Vietnamese Army 
Price: 33.20 USD
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11 BURCHETT, WILFRED G. Vietnam North.
International Publishers, New York: 1966. First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 11.16 USD
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12 BUTTINGER, JOSEPH. A Dragon Defiant: A Short History Of Vietnam.
Praeger Publishers, New York: 1972. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 27.08 USD
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13 CHALIAND, GERARD. The Peasants Of North Vietnam.
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth: s Softcover. Good condition. 
"The dead women's father said: 'I feel full of hatred towards the American aggressors. What did they come and kill us for?"' 
Price: 12.11 USD
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14 CHARLTON, MICHAEL; MONCRIEFF, ANTHONY. Many Reasons Why: The American Involvement In Vietnam.
Hill and Wang, New York: 1978. First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
It traces America's growing involvement in Vietnam over a period of thirty years. Includes an Index. 
Price: 33.01 USD
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15 COOPER, CHESTER L. The Lost Crusade: America In Vietnam.
Dodd, Mead & Company, New York: 1970. 0396062415 / 9780396062417 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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16 DO, KIEM; KANE, JULIE. Counterpart: A South Vietnamese Naval Officer's War.
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis: 1998. 1557501815 / 9781557501813 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Amid the chaotic fall of Saigon in April 1975 Capt. Kiem Do, deputy chief of staff for operations in the South Vietnamese Navy, secretly planned and quietly carried out the evacuation of thirty-five ships and some thirty thousand at-risk South Vietnamese. That disciplined retreat is only one of many little-known events of the war recalled in this revealing memoir, the first to be published in English by an officer of the South Vietnamese Navy. Also included are first-person accounts of skirmishes against the Binh Xuyen pirates, life with Diem and Madame Nhu, the foiled communist car-bomb attack on Saigon's naval headquarters during Tet, and the 1974 sea battle between China and South Vietnam. 
Price: 22.56 USD
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17 DOCKERY, MARTIN J. Lost In Translation, Vietnam: A Combat Advisor's Story.
Ballantine Books, New York: 2003. 0891418083 / 9780891418085 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
In September 1962, when Martin Dockery landed in Saigon, he was a young, determined, idealistic U.S. Army first lieutenant convinced of America's imminent victory in Vietnam. Dockery's solitary assignment with ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) during the infancy of U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia afforded him an understanding of Vietnam far more profound than most other Americans. Lost in Translation is his riveting account of the largely overlooked role of American combat advisors in the war. 
Price: 17.43 USD
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18 ELLSBERG, DANIEL. Papers On The War.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1972. 0671211862 / 9780671211868 First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Mr. Ellsberg has brought together and revised those of his papers that best help to explain U. S. policies and strategies, drawing upon his virtually unique range of experience as a participant, as a field observer, an analyst, and a critic. 
Price: 4.75 USD
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19 ENGELMANN, LARRY. Tears Before The Rain: An Oral History Of The Fall Of South Vietnam.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1990. 0195053869 / 9780195053869 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
A stunning oral history of the fall of Vietnam. Larry Engelmann has gathered together the testimony of seventy eyewitnesses who capture the feel of history "right here and now". Includes an Index. 
Price: 14.01 USD
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20 FALL, BERNARD F. Viet-nam Witness, 1953-66.
Frederick A. Praeger, New York: 1967. Sixth Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 9.50 USD
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