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Products Tagged with 'Vietnam War'

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10,000 Days of Thunder: A History of the Vietnam War

VNM90
Philip Caputo
Atheneum
2005
128
0689862318
HARD COVER
History
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YOUNG ADULTS
An excellent illustrated history of the Vietnam War from its origins to its lasting effects. Vietnam veteran Philip Caputo describes the politics surrounding the conflict, the major battles and the key figures, providing a lucent and informative introduction for young adults.
$25.99

A Bright Shining Lie, John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam

VNM168
Neil Sheehan
Modern Library
2009
861
0679643613
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
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Winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction, this landmark history reveals the nightmare of Vietnam War combat, US corruption, the venial incompetence of the South Vietnamese army and the Army colonel who put his life and career on the line to convince his superiors to change course.
$35.00

A Million Shades of Gray

VNM163
Cynthia Kadohata
Atheneum
2011
216
1442429194
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
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MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Newbery Medal-winning author Cynthia Kadohata’s superb historical novel features a brave 12-year-old, Y’Tin, who trains wild elephants. Set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, the boy learns that truth comes in many shades of gray.
$7.99

A Pocket Guide to Vietnam, 1962

VNM153
Bodleian Library (Editor)
University of Chicago Press
2012
88
1851242856
HARD COVER
History
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With the Vietnam War in full swing, the American Department of Defense prepared this book as a crash couse in Vietnamese culture for the young men and women who would be fighting and living with the Vietnamese people. Republished by the Bodleian Library with original illustrations, this compact guide serves as a timeless tour through the cultural, social, politcal and military history of Vietnam.
$10.00

America's First Battles, 1776-1965

WAR03
Charles E. Heller (Editor), William A. Stofft (Editor)
University Press of Kansas
1986
432
0700602771
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A collection of essays on the first American military engagements in the major wars.
$18.95

America's Lost War: Vietnam, 1945-1975

VNM69
Charles E. Neu
Aa Balkema
2005
272
0882952323
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History
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A history of the Vietnam War based on the popular course by Brown University professor of American foreign relations Charles E. Neu.
$29.95