“As the Vietnam-era veterans begin to fade away, it is important that their stories of service and valor not be lost.”
“According to military historian Mark Moyar, not only was the communist victory in Vietnam not inevitable, but by 1968 the war had shifted in America’s and South Vietnam’s
“Silverstone’s The Kennedy Withdrawal . . . does give us greater insight into the motives of Kennedy and his advisers in their efforts to ‘succeed’ in Vietnam.”
Mai Der Vang’s second book of poems is a master work in hybridity and composition, a testament to the intersection of archival research and poetry.
Naval aviators fought a long and costly campaign against North Vietnam from 1964–1973, flying missions against what became one of the most sophisticated air defense systems of the Cold War.
Inette Miller has the distance and detachment of a journalist trained to see the big picture—and the heart of a woman who understands what it is like to be “the other.” It is these differing perspe
“The combat photographers whose stories are told in this book occupy a unique place in the history of the war, both chronicling and participating in some of the major actions of the war whi
“This is a quick and easy read yet holds one’s interest over and above the actual Top Gun program development.
"in Topgun, Pedersen has the reader even looking forward to the next paragraph."
“Students of American history understand the fervor with which the original colonies struggled for independence from England and the zeal with which the Union fought to reunite this country
As the subtitle makes clear, this densely written book compares four wars, starting with World War II, and attempts to explain why the "strategic architecture," the author's term for the combinatio
“Hastings has written the best one-volume history on this war in a generation . . .”
“leaves behind a legacy as one of the Army’s most influential innovators . . .”
“The 50th anniversary . . . should be retold as a tribute to these long forgotten heroes that answered their county’s call in this controversial war.”
The Vietnam War was one of the most tragic and divisive events in the history of this country.
“books like this remind us of the human cost of war and the sacrifices made by soldiers who answered their country’s call . . .”
“This impressive book is an outstanding companion volume that covers the war from many perspectives . . .”
War is never pretty, and in the case of Vietnam less so for a variety of reasons. Those who served there deserved better than we gave them when and since they came home.
“Although the true strategic and tactical success of the American stand at Khe Sanh will continue to be debated . . .