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Looking Back on the Vietnam War

A 1990s Perspective on the Decisions, Combat, and Legacies (Contributions in Military Studies, No. 142)

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Published by Praeger Paperback .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • War & defence operations,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • U.S. History - Vietnam Conflict (1965-1973),
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Vietnam,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Military - Persian Gulf War (1991),
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • History / Military / General,
  • Military - General,
  • United States,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Head (Editor), Lawrence E. Grinter (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10289148M
    ISBN 100275945553
    ISBN 109780275945558

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    Get this from a library! Looking back on the Vietnam War: a s perspective on the decisions, combat, and legacies. [William P Head; Lawrence E Grinter;].   Enough books - novels and non-fiction - have been published about the Vietnam War and its aftermath to fill a modest-sized library. USA TODAY's Bob Minzesheimer recommends books .

      Thank you Maui Jim for this post. The Vietnam War was a very bad time for us and our allies. In this book we see through the eyes of an Australian veteran looking back, and pondering its effects on his current life. ~ TD. , Looking back on the Vietnam War: twenty-first-century perspectives / edited by Brenda M. Boyle, Jeehyun Lim Rutgers University Press New Brunswick, New Jersey Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.


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One of the first fictional Vietnam war books, and often touted as one of the best Vietnam novels, it’s a face-paced wonder that follows draftee Philip Dosier as he is drafted into the war, completes a of tour of duty, and comes : Tracy Shapley.

This may be the biggest-selling, most widely read book of Vietnam War fiction. It has become a fixture in high school and college English classes. The interlinked short stories feature a protagonist named Tim O’Brien, looking back on his life in the war after coming home and meditating on what it all means.

Looking at the war from a different perspective, Kao Kalia Yang’s The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir is about Yang’s family and their struggles through the war and its aftermath. Suffering persecution and massacres for their collaboration with America during the conflict, the Hmong people are often overlooked in the effects of the : Andrew Kingsford-Smith.

Looking Back on the Vietnam War by Brenda M. Boyle,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). The book — so, the book does start with the physical stuff we carry through — through a war, not just the military stuff, but the rabbit's feet and the pictures of your girlfriend back home.

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Fields of Fire is a brilliant book about the Vietnam War. The book includes some great observations and agonizing human truths about the nonstop combat of the war.

The book looks at unformed men through a man-made hell, following along with their journey until eventually, they face their fate.

Introduction: The Vietnam War--A Look Back, A Look Ahead by William Head Background and Overview Vietnam and Its Wars: An Historical Overview of U.S. Involvement by William Head The Global Dimensions and Legacies of a Brushfire War by Marc Jason Gilbert Decision Making and Policy Makers The Johnson Administration's Conduct of Limited War in Vietnam by George Herring From the Tonkin.

More than forty years have passed since the official end of the Vietnam War, yet the war's legacies endure. Its history and iconography still provide fodder for film and fiction, communities of war refugees have spawned a wide Vietnamese diaspora, and the United States military remains embroiled in unwinnable wars with eerie echoes of Vietnam.

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[Brenda M Boyle; Jeehyun Lim;] -- "Looking Back on the Vietnam War reflects on the half-century since the U.S. escalation of conflict in Viet Nam, asking what, how, and why we know about the Vietnam War. While the war in all of.