It was the war that defined a generation. Vietnam: Our Stories tells the history of the Vietnam War through the eyes of the men and women who lived it with their testimonies that swing from sombre to funny.
A side effect of Vietnam's stratospheric economic growth has been a burgeoning erotic industry catering to locals and tourists. Author Ewe Paik Leong explores the underbelly of Saigon with side trips to Osaka in Japan and Phuket in Thailand before returning to his hometown of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
"Filling a substantial void in our understanding of the history of airpower in Vietnam, this book provides the first comprehensive treatment of the air wars in Vietnam. Most important for understanding the US defeat, Laslie illustrates the perils of a nation building a one-dimensional fighting force capable of supporting only one type of war"--
In 2012, President Obama announced that the United States would spend the next thirteen years - through November 11, 2025 - commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, and the American soldiers, "more than 58,000 patriots," who died in Vietnam. The fact that at least 2.1 million Vietnamese
Danger Close! recounts the Vietnam War from the unique boots-on-the-ground perspective of a young officer who served two tours in two different divisions. He tells his story thoughtfully, straightforwardly, and vividly, from the raw emotions of unearthing massacred human beings to the terrors of fighting in the dark, with tracers slicing the air.
Extraordinary Valor is the true story of American Special Forces officer John Duffy, and South Vietnamese paratrooper, Le Van Me, as they fight to defend Charlie Hill, a key to holding Vietnam's Central Highlands during North Vietnam's 1972 Easter Offensive. The battalion has received the order to Fight to the death on Charlie Hill, and many of ......
Even if you don't know much about the war in Vietnam, you've probably heard of "The Hanoi Hilton," or Hoa Lo Prison, where captured U.S. soldiers were held. What they did there and whether they were treated well or badly by the Vietnamese became lasting controversies. As military personnel returned from captivity in 1973