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The Perimeter of Light: Short Fiction and Other Writing About the Vietnam War

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, New Rivers Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06902


Mild edge wear, clean copy. One of 2,500 copies in this first edition. Twenty-six writers explore the Vietnam War from a wide range of voices and experiences. 302 pages, with Glossary and a section on the contributors. Illustrated with black and white photographs. View more info

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Prisoners of War

By: Barker, A. J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Universe Books: 1975

Seller ID: 05899


The first book to look at prisoners of war from a global point of view. Every aspect of a prisoner's existence is examined, from capture and interrogation to psychological and physical pressures on the POWs. 249 pages, with Bibliography and Index. View more info

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Going Downtown: The War Against Hanoi and Washington

By: Broughton, Jack; Foreword by Tom Wolfe

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New South Wales, Australia, Orion Books, Crown Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09880


Association copy signed from the author to fellow Vietnam War combat pilot, Fred Platt (see more below). 294 pages, near fine with barely a trace of wear. There's an old sticky note on the first page with a gift inscription to Platt (can't make out who signed it - not Broughton). Broughton (1925-2014) served as a United States Air Force fighter pilot in both the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He retired a highly-decorated colonel in 1968 with numerous awards and the hig... View more info

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Life on the Line: Stories of Vietnam Air Combat

By: Chinnery, Philip D.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09884


256 pages with Index of Narrators and Story Locations. Illustrated with black and white photos and maps. The author's business card is laid in at the front of the book. "A group of airmen tell the stories of their private war in Vietnam - tales of machines and men, luck and disaster, both tragic and funny, hair-raising and poignant. This is the first attempt to chronicle the life and times of the pilot at war in Vietnam from 1961 to 1972. The stories cover the whole... View more info

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Tears before the Rain: An Oral History of the Fall of South Vietnam

By: Engelmann, Larry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09957


A solid, gently used copy signed by the author on the title page. Bookstore 'Autographed Copy' sticker on the front of the dust jacket. 375 pages with Glossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms and Index. Black and white photos. View more info

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Tragic Mountains: The Hmong, the Americans, and the Secret Wars for Laos, 1942-1992

By: Hamilton-Merritt, Jane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09908


580 pages with Index. Includes Appendix, Notes, Glossary, and Interviews and Sources. Illustrated with black and white photos and maps. From the publisher: "The Hmong were America's foot soldiers in the brutal secret Lao theater of the Vietnam War, risking all to defend their homelands and to rescue downed American air crews. Abandoned by the United States when it withdrew in 1975, the Hmong were subjected to genocide by communist Laos and Vietnam. This book tells the st... View more info

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David and Lee Roy: A Vietnam Story (Modern Southeast Asia Series)

By: Nelson, David L. and Randolph B. Schiffer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lubbock, Texas, Texas Tech University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09445


255 pages, illustrated. Author inscription to the book's previous owner. From the publisher: "The story of David Nelson and Lee Roy Herron, friends from Lubbock, Texas, during the Vietnam War. Describes Nelson's quest to uncover the events leading to Lee Roy's 1969 death in service to the US Marine Corps, providing closure and honoring the life of a fallen soldier." View more info

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Trails of Deceit: Solving a Decades Old Mystery Utilizing the Methods of the Legendary Phoenix Program

By: O'Daniel, Larry J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Golden Coast Publishing Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09907


330 pages, illustrated, with Index. From the author of Missing in Action: Trail of Deceit, this book is the "true account of the men who were sacrificed for political expediency." The author, an intelligence officer in Vietnam during the war, who used the Phoenix concept of gathering intelligence, has used the same concept for piecing together a story of deceit concerning the fate of the POWs and those termed Missing in Action. View more info

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I'm No Hero

By: Plumb, Charlie; DeWerff, Glen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Independence, Missouri, Independence Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06660


Mild edge wear to jacket. 287 pages, illustrated with drawings. American POW Lt. Comdr. Joseph Charles Plumb was shot down May 19, 1967 during a combat mission over North Vietnam. He endured six years in prison, subjected to torture, and in 1970 was appointed chaplain of his prison unit. An inspring story of courage and faith. View more info

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In the Field: The Language of the Vietnam War

By: Reinberg, Linda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Facts on File: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06430


273 pages, with Appendix , Chronology, and Bibliography. Nearly 5,000 terms, A to Z, from the vocabulary of the Ammerican soldier who fought in this war. View more info

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Jungle Dragoon: The Memoir of an Armored Cav Platoon Leader in Vietnam

By: Walker, Paul D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Novato, California, Presidio Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06886


A bit of lean to the spine else fine. Story of armored cavalry forces, tanks in the jungle, throughout Vietnam. The authro was assigned to the 4th Cavalry of the 1st Infantry Division, the famed "Big Red 1." 230 pages with Glossary and photos. View more info