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Reporting Vietnam Part Two: American Journalism 1969-1975

By: Bates, Milton J (Compiled by), and Lichty, Lawrence (Compiled by), and Miles, Paul (Compiled by)

Price: $23.70

Publisher: Library of America: October 1998

Seller ID: 493

ISBN: 1883011590

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 900 p. Contains: Illustrations. Library of America, 105. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 900 p. Contains: Illustrations. Library of America, 105. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Ship of Miracles

By: Bill Gilbert

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Triumph Books: October 2000

Seller ID: 17649

ISBN: 1572433663

Condition: New


Ship of Miracles is the incredible story of what has been called "the greatest rescue operation by a single ship in the history of mankind".Against all odds, Captain Leonard La Rue and his crew on the twelve-man merchant ship Meredith Victory transported 14,000 Korean refugees fleeing the Chinese army to safety. They steered the ship through sea battle, a 30-mile web of sea mines, and enemy shelling.At the fiftieth anniversary of this miraculous rescue, the story told in Ship of Miracles is as touching today as it was then. View more info

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Road to Disaster: A New History of America's Descent Into Vietnam

By: Brian VanDeMark

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Custom House: September 2018

Seller ID: 18220

ISBN: 0062449745

Condition: New


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The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War

By: David Halberstam

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Hyperion Books: September 2007

Seller ID: 17647

ISBN: 1401300529

Condition: New


"In a grand gesture of reclamation and remembrance, Mr. Halberstam has brought the war back home."--The New York Times David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the defining book about the Vietnam conflict. More than three decades later, Halberstam used his unrivaled research and formidable journalistic skills to shed light on another pivotal moment in our history: the Korean War. Halberstam considered The Coldest Winter his most accomplished work, the culmination of forty-five years of writing about America's postwar foreign policy. Halberstam gives us a ... View more info

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The Vietnam War: A Graphic History

By: Dwight Jon Zimmerman

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Hill and Wang: September 2009

Seller ID: 10676

ISBN: 0809094959

Condition: New


When Senator Edward Kennedy declared, "Iraq is George Bush's Vietnam," everyone understood. The Vietnam War has become the touchstone for U.S. military misadventures--a war lost on the home front although never truly lost on the battlefront. During the pivotal decade of 1962 to 1972, U.S. involvement rose from a few hundred advisers to a fighting force of more than one million. This same period saw the greatest schism in American society since the Civil War, a generational divide pitting mothers and fathers against sons and daughters who protested the country's ever-growing military involvemen... View more info

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Combat Operations: Staying the Course October 1967-September 1968

By: Erik B Villard

Price: $180.45

Publisher: Department of the Army: January 2018

Seller ID: 8265

ISBN: 0160942799

Condition: New


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On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle

By: Hampton Sides

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Doubleday: October 2018

Seller ID: 18063

ISBN: 0385541155

Condition: New


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The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Home

By: Heath Hardage Lee

Price: $14.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: April 2019

Seller ID: 18339

ISBN: 125016110X

Condition: New


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A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA

By: Joshua Kurlantzick

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: January 2017

Seller ID: 18059

ISBN: 1451667868

Condition: New


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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

By: Mark Bowden

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press: June 2017

Seller ID: 11640

ISBN: 0802127002

Condition: New


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American Patriot: The Life and Wars of Colonel Bud Day

By: Robert Coram

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Back Bay Books: June 2008

Seller ID: 16586

ISBN: 0316067393

Condition: New


During the course of his military career, through World War II, Korean, and then Vietnam, Bud Day received every available combat medal, escaped death on no fewer than seven occasions, and spent sixty-seven months as a POW in the infamous Hanoi Hilton, where his roommate was John McCain. Despite incredible torture, Day would not break. He became a hero to POWs everywhere--a man who fought without pause, a prisoner at war. But Day's story didn't end when he returned home from Vietnam. In fact, in some ways, it was just beginning. He became a passionate advocate for veterans' rights, a hero ... View more info

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Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea

By: Sheila Miyoshi Jager

Price: $21.95

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: July 2013

Seller ID: 17882

ISBN: 0393068498

Condition: New


Sixty years after North Korean troops crossed the 38th parallel into South Korea, the Korean War has not yet ended. Sheila Miyoshi Jager presents the first comprehensive history of this misunderstood war, one that risks involving the world's superpowers--again. Her sweeping narrative ranges from the middle of the Second World War--when Korean independence was fiercely debated between Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill--to the present day, as North Korea, with China's aid, stockpiles nuclear weapons while starving its people. At the center of this conflict is an ongoing struggle between North and... View more info