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US Marine Corps F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Twenty-five US Marine Corps squadrons flew versions of the Phantom II and 11 of them used the aircraft in Southeast Asia from May 1965 through to early 1973. Although one deployment was from an aircraft carrier, and included a successful MiG engagement, most missions were flown from land bases at Da... Read more >
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MiG-21 Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Istvan Toperczer
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of the use of MiG-21 Units in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Having honed their piloting skills on the subsonic MiG-17 and transonic MiG-19, the Vietnamese Peoples’ Air Force (VPAF) received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic fighter in 1966. Soon thrown into combat over North Vietnam, the guided-missile... Read more >
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RF-8 Crusader Units over Cuba and Vietnam

Written by Peter Mersky
Illustrated by Tom Tullis


Format: eBook, 98 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Although the Crusader was built first and foremost as a Navy interceptor, as has often been the tradition with US fighters, a photo-reconnaissance variant was also produced by Vought. The photo-bird's first operational test came in the autumn of 1962 when its overflights of Cuba alerted the world to the likely... Read more >
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US Army AH-1 Cobra Units in Vietnam

Written by Jonathan Bernstein
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of AH-1 helicopters and their participation in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Bell’s AH-1 Cobra was the first dedicated helicopter gunship to reach frontline service anywhere in the world. Developed as a private venture by the manufacturer, and based on the mechanics of the ubiquitous UH-1 Huey, the Cobra proved... Read more >
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US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1972-73

Written by Brad Elward
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The second of two books on the Navy's Phantom II MiG killers of the Vietnam War (1955-1975), this book covers the numerous actions fought out over North Vietnam during the Linebacker I and II operations of 1972-73. No fewer than 17 MiGs were downed during this period, five of them by... Read more >
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US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-70

Written by Brad Elward
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

For every American fighter pilot involved in the Vietnam War (1955-1975), the ultimate goal was to 'kill a MiG'. In eight years of conflict 43 Vietnamese Peoples Air Force aircraft were claimed by US Navy and US Marine Corps Phantom II crews, and one single ace crew produced. Navy Phantom IIs... Read more >
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USAF F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1972-73

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The F-4 Phantom II was the USAF workhorse fighter-bomber for the Linebacker campaign of the Vietnam War (1955-1975), which eventually saw US forces withdraw from Vietnam 'with honour' in 1973. This book covers the F-4 attacks on numerous targets in North Vietnamese cities such as Hanoi and Haiphong, as well as... Read more >
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USAF F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-68

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The USAF introduced the F-4C Phantom II into the Vietnam War (1955-1975) in April 1965 from Ubon RTAB, Thailand. The F-4C/D soon became the Air Force's principal fighter over the North, destroying 85 MiGs by the close of 1968. This book describes how the USAF turned a gunless naval interceptor into... Read more >
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RA-5C Vigilante Units in Combat

Written by Robert Powell
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Developed from the A-5 nuclear bomber and used in a reconnaissance role, the RA-5C Vigilante was the largest and fastest aeroplane ever to operate from the deck of an aircraft carrier. During the Vietnam War (1955-1975) it sustained the highest loss ratio of any American aircraft in that conflict. This volume... Read more >
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US Navy A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Peter Mersky
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's examination of A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Arriving on station with the USS Ranger (CVA-61) in early December 1967, the first Corsair II squadron became operational immediatedly and sustained its first combat loss three weeks later. This book tells how the A-7 soon proved its worth... Read more >
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Vietnam Airmobile Warfare Tactics

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's study of airmobile tactics used in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). 

• With its first major use in battle during the Vietnam War, the helicopter ushered in a radically different way of fighting, despite its proven vulnerability to ground fire. Either delivering troops into hostile territory and removing them after the fighting... Read more >
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Dead Center
Dead Center
Written by Ed Kugler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829917
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Dead Center
A Marine Sniper's Two-Year Odyssey in the Vietnam War
Written by Ed Kugler


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $7.99

WHEN YOU'RE IN THE DEATH BUSINESS,
EACH DAWN COULD BE YOUR LAST.

Raw, straightforward, and powerful, Ed Kugler's account of his two years as a Marine scout-sniper in Vietnam vividly captures his experiences there--the good, the bad, and the ugly. After enlisting in the Marines at seventeen, then being wounded in Santo... Read more >
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The Boys of '67
Charlie Company's War in Vietnam
Written by Andrew Wiest


Format: eBook, 376 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $9.95

‘compelling…  a fine blend of military and social history, sympathetic, well-written but analytically rigorous’
(Professor Gary Sheffield,  BBC History Magazine  Best Books of the Year 2012)

When the 160 men of Charlie Company (4th Battalion/47th Infantry/9th ID) were drafted by the US Army in May 1966, they were part of the wave...

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Khe Sanh 1967-68
Marines Battle for Vietnam's Vital Hilltop Base
Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

Khe Sanh was a small village in northwest South Vietnam that sat astride key North Vietnamese infiltration routes. In September 1966 of the Vietnam War (1955-1975), a Marine battalion deployed into the area. Action gradually increased as the NVA attempted to destroy Free World Forces bases, and the siege of Khe Sanh... Read more >
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Tet Offensive 1968
Turning point in Vietnam
Written by James Arnold


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of the 1968 Tet Offensive, which was the decisive battle for Vietnam (1955-1975). Masterminded by the brilliant North Vietnamese General, Vo Nguyen Giap, it was intended to trigger a general uprising in South Vietnam. However, the bloody fighting for Saigon, Hue and other cities actually resulted in a catastrophic defeat... Read more >
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The Boys of '67
The Boys of '67
Written by Andrew Wiest
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780962023
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The Boys of '67
Charlie Company's War in Vietnam
Written by Andrew Wiest


Format: Hardcover, 376 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $25.95

When the 160 men of Charlie Company (4th Battalion/47th Infantry/9th ID) were drafted by the US Army in May 1966, they were part of the wave of conscription that would swell the American military to 80,000 combat troops in theater by the height of the war in 1968. In the spring...

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US Army Infantryman in Vietnam 1965-73

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Kevin Lyles


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

This book tells the compelling story of the average US infantryman in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Beginning with conscription, enlistment, Basic Training, and Advanced Individual Training at the Armed Forces Induction Center at Fort Polk (the infamous “Tigerland”), it goes on to explore the day-to-day realities of service in Vietnam, from... Read more >
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Viet Cong and NVA Tunnels and Fortifications of the Vietnam War

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Lee Ray and Chris Taylor


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

Field fortifications and tunnel systems are typically thought of as defensive and active protective measures, but the VC/NVA also employed them offensively. It was common for extensive field works to be constructed to support assaults and sieges on US fire-support bases and remote camps. Their tactics reflected attempts to counter the... Read more >
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Vietnam Airborne

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's examination of airborne units of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The Airborne units that fought against the Viet Cong in Vietnam were a select brotherhood. Their ability to respond and move rapidly by air transport or helicopter, combined with their flexibility in ever-changing tactical situations, saved the day in many brutal... Read more >
Stalking the Vietcong
Stalking the Vietcong
Written by Stuart Herrington
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823809
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Stalking the Vietcong
Inside Operation Phoenix: A Personal Account
Written by Stuart Herrington


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 22, 2012
Price: $7.99

In a gripping memoir that reads like a spy novel, one man recounts his personal experience with Operation Phoenix, the program created to destroy the Vietcong’s shadow government, which thrived in the rural communities of South Vietnam.

Stuart A. Herrington was an American intelligence advisor assigned to root out the enemy in... Read more >
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Embers of War
Embers of War
Written by Fredrik Logevall
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375504426
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Embers of War
The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
Written by Fredrik Logevall


Format: Hardcover, 864 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $40.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
 
Written with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, Embers of War is a landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam. Tapping newly accessible diplomatic archives in... Read more >
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Embers of War
Embers of War
Written by Fredrik Logevall
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645191
Our Price: $12.99
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Embers of War
The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
Written by Fredrik Logevall


Format: eBook, 864 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $12.99

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
 
Written with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, Embers of War is a landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam. Tapping newly accessible diplomatic archives in... Read more >
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Vietnam Firebases 1965-73
American and Australian Forces
Written by Randy E. M. Foster
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

Impressive in terms of scale and structure, the Fire Support Base became a dominant element in ground maneuver during the Vietnam War. Initially a mobile base, it soon evolved into a semi-permanent and more sophisticated fortress as a result of enemy counterattacks and bombardments.

As a consequence, the majority of US and... Read more >
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US Marine Rifleman in Vietnam 1965-73

Written by Charles Melson
Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $14.95

This volume provides an in-depth look at the experience of the ordinary US marine 'grunt' in Vietnam. Organisation of the corps, weaponry, equipment, uniforms, training and medical arrangements are all discussed. However, where this book differs from other similar works is not only in the detail that it goes into but... Read more >
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Armies of the Vietnam War 1962-75

Written by Philip Katcher
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

Philip Katcher provides an overview to the conflict that engulfed Vietnam following the division of the country into two along the 17th Parallel in 1954. The uniforms and insignia of the US forces, including the army, Special Forces, air force, navy and marine corps, are dealt with in detail, together with... Read more >
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