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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

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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
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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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Green Beret in Vietnam
1957-73
Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Kevin Lyles


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.95

Vietnam was the US Special Forces' most complex and controversial mission, one that began in 1957 and ended in 1973. Camp strike forces, mobile strike forces, mobile guerrilla forces, special reconnaissance projects, training missions and headquarters duty provided vastly differing experiences and circumstances for SF soldiers. Other fluctuating factors were the... Read more >
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Vietnam Riverine Craft 1962-75

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Hugh Johnson


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

In 1965 the military situation in the Mekong River Delta of southern Vietnam had deteriorated to such a degree that the decision was made to commit a joint US Army and Navy Mobile Riverine Force to the area. This force was unique in its composition, mission, and the means by which... Read more >
The NVA and Viet Cong

Written by Kenneth Conboy
Illustrated by Simon McCouaig


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.95

In 1940 Japan placed Vietnam under military occupation, restricting the local French administration to a figurehead authority. Seizing the opportunity, the Communists organised a Vietnamese independence league, the Viet Minh, whose armed forces became known as the PAVN (more commonly known to the West as the Vietcong, or NVA) and prepared... Read more >
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South-East Asian Special Forces

Written by Kenneth Conboy
Illustrated by Simon McCouaig


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.95

Elite units have long been prominent in the armies of South-East Asia and, given the turmoil in the region since the 1960s, these forces have had ample opportunity to be tested in combat. Acknowledged expert on South-East Asia Ken Conboy outlines the history, organization and insignia of Vietnamese, Cambodian, Indonesian, Malaysian... Read more >
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Vietnam Marines 1965-73

Written by Charles Melson
Illustrated by Paul Hannon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's survey of Marines during the second half of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The period following World War II (1939-1945) saw a number of associated Marine Corps, three of whom fought together during the war in Vietnam from 1965 to 1973. These Corps were similar formations, but each had its own history and traditions... Read more >
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The War in Laos 1960-75

Written by Kenneth Conboy
Illustrated by Simon McCouaig


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

As World War II drew to a close, the Imperial Japanese military seized control of Laos, a French protectorate, and encouraged nationalist movements to forestall the revival of French power in the region. Despite these efforts the French re-entered Indochina and methodically retook the protectorate. By 1957, the government of Laos... Read more >
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US Marine Corps Tank Crewman 1965-70
Vietnam
Written by Oscar Gilbert
Illustrated by Howard Gerrard


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

By 1960, following Korea, tanks and their crews had proved themselves to be a fundamental part of the Marine Corps' combined arms team. When the Marines were ordered to Vietnam in 1965, they took their tanks with them. This book explores this decision, which created a political storm. The presence of... Read more >
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Village of Ben Suc
Village of Ben Suc
Written by Jonathan Schell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807298
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Village of Ben Suc

Written by Jonathan Schell


Format: eBook, 189 pages
On Sale: March 21, 2012
Price: $10.99

BEN SUC was a relatively prosperous farming village thirty miles from Saigon, on the edge of the Iron Triangle, the formidable Vietcong stronghold.  It had been “pacified” many times, but because of security leaks no Vietcong were ever captured, and it always reverted to them.  Therefore on January 8, 1967, American... Read more >
Tunnel Rat in Vietnam
Tunnel Rat in Vietnam
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Brian Delf
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849087834
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Tunnel Rat in Vietnam

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $18.95

In 1965, soon after the first US combat troops had arrived in Vietnam, it was realized that in some areas the Viet Cong had developed vast tunnel complexes in which to hide from the enemy. It was long known that such complexes existed, but it was not realized just how extensive... Read more >
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Tunnel Rat in Vietnam

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

In 1965, soon after the first US combat troops had arrived in Vietnam, it was realized that in some areas the Viet Cong had developed vast tunnel complexes in which to hide from the enemy. It was long known that such complexes existed, but it was not realized just how extensive... Read more >
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Army of the Republic of Vietnam 1955-75

Written by Gordon L. Rottman
Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro


Format: eBook, 458 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

Rottman's latest title discusses the original reorganization of Vietnam forces, from the original colonial structure implemented by the French into the first national army of Vietnam. Complete with a detailed history of the command structure and orders of battle, Rottman sheds light on the little known divisional histories of the army... Read more >
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F-105 Wild Weasel vs SA-2 'Guideline' SAM
Vietnam 1965-73
Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $15.95

Although America entered the Vietnam War with some of the world's most sophisticated combat aircraft, the majority of their missions involved conventional bombing and fighter engagements that employed quite similar tactics to those previously used in the Korean War and World War 2. The real step change in aerial fighting came... Read more >
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USN F-4 Phantom II vs VPAF MiG-17/19
Vietnam 1965-73
Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $15.95

The Vietnam War placed unexpected demands upon American military forces and equipment.The principal US naval fighter, the McDonnell F-4 Phantom, had originally been designed to defend the Fleet from air attack at long range. However, its tremendous power and bomb-carrying capacity made it an obvious candidate for the attack mission in... Read more >
Dispatches
Dispatches
Written by Michael Herr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814166
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Dispatches

Written by Michael Herr


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

"He seems to have brought to this book the ear of a musician and the eye of a painter . . . the premier war correspondence of Vietnam."--Washington Post. "The best book I have ever read on men and war in our time."--John le Carre." . . . Dispatches puts the... Read more >
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