Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
233 books in History - Military - Vietnam War

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more History books by browsing the categories below.

History:

History:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
Letters from Vietnam
Letters from Vietnam
Written by Bill Adler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307415837
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Letters from Vietnam
Voices of War
Written by Bill Adler


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

“No heroes, everyone did their part, and everyone was scared to death.”

They are the words of soldier Mark W. Harms in 1968, summing up his combat experience during the Vietnam War. His stunning letter home is just one of hundreds featured in this unforgettable collection, Letters from Vietnam. In these affecting... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
A Life in a Year
A Life in a Year
Written by James Ebert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307414403
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
A Life in a Year
The American Infantryman in Vietnam
Written by James Ebert


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

This provocative in-depth book focuses on the experiences of the infantry soldier in Vietnam. More than 60 Army and Marine Corps infantrymen speak of their experiences during their year-long tours of duty.


From the Paperback edition. Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
LRRP Company Command
LRRP Company Command
Written by Kregg P. Jorgenson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307415929
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
LRRP Company Command
The Cav's LRP/Rangers in Vietnam, 1968-1969
Written by Kregg P. Jorgenson


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

A book about fine leadership in combat, LRRP Company Command focuses on Captain George Paccerelli as he molds the men of the Air Cav's LRRP company into a successful reconnaissance unit. Jorgenson spent 7 years in the Army; three as an infantryman and four as a journalist. After surviving a number... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a paperback.
Masters of the Art
Masters of the Art
Written by Ronald Winter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307415981
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Masters of the Art
A Fighting Marine's Memoir of Vietnam
Written by Ronald Winter


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

No punches are pulled in this gripping account of Vietnam combat through the eyes of a highly decorated Marine helicopter crewman and door gunner with more than three hundred missions under his belt.


In 1968, U.S. Marine Ronald Winter flew some of the toughest missions of the Vietnam War, from the DMZ... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
Medic!
Medic!
Written by Ben Sherman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307416018
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Medic!
The Story of a Conscientious Objector in the Vietnam War
Written by Ben Sherman


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

A conscientious objector who served as a medic during the Vietnam War offers an unflinching, compelling account of his experiences on the battlefield, describing his work with the injured and dying in the heart of combat. Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
Mekong First Light
Mekong First Light
Written by Joseph W. Callaway, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307416032
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Mekong First Light
An Infantry Platoon Leader in Vietnam
Written by Joseph W. Callaway, Jr.


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

“Before we got to Vietnam, the troops all thought you would be the first lieutenant killed, and in the end, you were the only one left. We were all wrong. You were the best.”
—Sgt. Lonnie “Tallman” Caldwell

December, 1966: Platoon leader Lt. Joseph Callaway had just turned twenty-three when he arrived in... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a paperback.
Phantom Warriors: Book 2
Phantom Warriors: Book 2
Written by Gary Linderer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307416377
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Phantom Warriors: Book 2
More Extraordinary True Combat Stories from LRRPS, LRPS, and Rangers in Vietnam
Written by Gary Linderer


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

MORE GRIPPING, NO-HOLDS-BARRED LRRP ACCOUNTS
FROM THE FRONT LINES

During the Vietnam War, few combat operations were more dangerous than LRRP/Ranger missions. Vastly outnumbered, the patrols faced overwhelming odds as they fought to carry out their missions, from gathering intelligence, acting as hunter/killer teams, or engaging in infamous “Parakeet” flights– actions in which... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
Platoon Leader
Platoon Leader
Written by James R. McDonough
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307416384
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Platoon Leader
A Memoir of Command in Combat
Written by James R. McDonough


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

A remarkable memoir of small-unit leadership and the coming of age of a young soldier in combat in Vietnam.'

"Using a lean style and a sense of pacing drawn from the tautest of novels, McDonough has produced a gripping account of his first command, a U.S. platoon taking part in the 'strategic... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a paperback.
A Ranger Born
A Ranger Born
Written by Robert W. Black
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307414434
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
A Ranger Born
A Memoir of Combat and Valor from Korea to Vietnam
Written by Robert W. Black


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

Even as a boy growing up amid the green hills of rural Pennsylvania, Robert W. Black knew he was destined to become a Ranger. With their three-hundred-year history of peerless courage and independence of spirit, Rangers are a uniquely American brand of soldier, one foot in the military, one in the... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a paperback.
Ripcord
Ripcord
Written by Keith Nolan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307416551
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Ripcord
Screaming Eagles Under Siege, Vietnam 1970
Written by Keith Nolan


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

On April 10, 1970, Hill 927 was occupied by troopers of the Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division. By July, the activities of the artillery and infantry of Ripcord had caught the attention of the NVA (North Vietnamese Army) and a long and deadly siege ensued. Ripcord was the Screaming... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
The Rise and Fall of an American Army
The Rise and Fall of an American Army
Written by Shelby L. Stanton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307417343
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
The Rise and Fall of an American Army
U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1963-1973
Written by Shelby L. Stanton


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

“THE MEN WHO SACRIFICED FOR THEIR COUNTRY ARE RIGHTFULLY HERALDED . . . This is an honest book–one well worth reading. . . . Stanton has laid his claim to the historian’s ranks by providing his reader with well-documented, interpretive assessments.”
Parameters


The Vietnam War remains deep in the nation’s consciousness. It is... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
Semper Fi: Vietnam
Semper Fi: Vietnam
Written by Edward F. Murphy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307416612
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Semper Fi: Vietnam
From Da Nang to the DMZ, Marine Corps Campaigns, 1965-1975
Written by Edward F. Murphy


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

From their early days in 1965 when the order of the day was to drive the insurgent Viet Cong from the villages around Da Nang to the final, dramatic evacuation of Saigon ten years later, Semper Fi—Vietnam relates the whole gutsy, glorious saga of the Marines in Vietnam in stark, riveting... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
A Sense of Duty
A Sense of Duty
Written by Quang Pham
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307414458
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
A Sense of Duty
My Father, My American Journey
Written by Quang Pham


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

A memoir by a former Vietnamese refugee who became a U.S. Marine, Quang Pham’s A Sense of Duty is an affecting story of fate, hope, and the aftermath of the most divisive war the United States has ever fought. This heartfelt salute to the spirit of America is also the account of the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Soul Patrol
Soul Patrol
Written by Ed Emanuel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307416711
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Soul Patrol

Written by Ed Emanuel


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

LRRPs had to be the best.
Anything less meant certain death.


When Ed Emanuel was handpicked for the first African American special operations LRRP team in Vietnam, he knew his six-man team couldn’t have asked for a tougher proving ground than Cu Chi in the summer of 196868. Home to the largest Viet... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
War Paint
War Paint
Written by Bill Goshen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307417671
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
War Paint
The 1st Infantry Division's LRP/Ranger Company in Fierce Combat in Vietnam
Written by Bill Goshen


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

The men who served with in the 1st Infantry Division with F company, 52nd Infantry, (LRP) later redesignated as Company I, 75th Infantry (Ranger) --engaged in some of the fiercest, bloodiest fighting during the Vietnam War, suffering a greater relative aggregate of casualties that any other LRRP/LRP/ Ranger company. Their base... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a paperback.
West Dickens Avenue
West Dickens Avenue
Written by John Corbett
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307417718
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
West Dickens Avenue
A Marine at Khe Sanh
Written by John Corbett


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

In January 1968, John Corbett and his fellow leathernecks of the 26th Marine Regiment fortified a remote outpost at a place in South Vietnam called Khe Sanh. Within days of their arrival, twenty thousand North Vietnamese soldiers surrounded the base. What followed over the next seventy-seven days became one of the... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a paperback.
The Magnificent Bastards
The Magnificent Bastards
Written by Keith Nolan
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780891418610
Our Price: $7.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Magnificent Bastards
The Joint Army-Marine Defense of Dong Ha, 1968
Written by Keith Nolan


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2007
Price: $7.99

On April 29, 1968, the North Vietnamese Army is spotted less than four miles from the U.S. Marines’ Dong Ha Combat Base. Intense fighting develops in nearby Dai Do as the 2d Battalion, 4th Marines, known as “the Magnificent Bastards,” struggles to eject NVA forces from this strategic position.

Yet the BLT... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land
Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land
Edited by Andrew Wiest
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846032165
Our Price: $21.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land
The Vietnam War Revisited
Edited by Andrew Wiest


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $21.95

From the Colonial War with France in the 1940s and 50s, through to the final evacuation of Saigon, each chapter of Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land focuses on a different aspect of the Vietnam War. The 15 chapters are written by a diverse set of expert authors including participants in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Mobile Strike Forces in Vietnam 1966-70
Mobile Strike Forces in Vietnam 1966-70
Written by Gordon Rottman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846031397
Our Price: $23.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Mobile Strike Forces in Vietnam 1966-70

Written by Gordon Rottman


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2007
Price: $23.95

US Special Forces in Vietnam created and trained the Civilian Irregular Defense Group, a large paramilitary organization designed to operate out of fortified camps in remote areas and protect the local population from Viet Cong incursions, whilst conducting border surveillance, raids and combat patrols in the local area. Their fortified camps... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Last Night I Dreamed of Peace
Last Night I Dreamed of Peace
Written by Dang Thuy Tram
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307405531
Our Price: $9.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Last Night I Dreamed of Peace
The Diary of Dang Thuy Tram
Written by Dang Thuy Tram


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $9.99

At the age of twenty-four, Dang Thuy Tram volunteered to serve as a doctor in a National Liberation Front (Viet Cong) battlefield hospital in the Quang Ngai Province. Two years later she was killed by American forces not far from where she worked. Written between 1968 and 1970, her diary speaks... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Last Night I Dreamed of Peace
Last Night I Dreamed of Peace
Written by Dang Thuy Tram, Read by Kim Mai Guest, Translated by Andrew X. Pham, Introduction by Frances Fitzgerald
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739354490
Our Price: $14.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

Last Night I Dreamed of Peace
The Diary of Dang Thuy Tram
Written by Dang Thuy Tram
Read by Kim Mai Guest
Translated by Andrew X. Pham
Introduction by Frances Fitzgerald


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $14.00

At the age of twenty-four, Dang Thuy Tram volunteered to serve as a doctor in a National Liberation Front (Viet Cong) battlefield hospital in the Quang Ngai Province. Two years later she was killed by American forces not far from where she worked. Written between 1968 and 1970, her diary speaks... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Dak To
Dak To
Written by Edward Murphy
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780891419105
Our Price: $7.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Dak To
America's Sky Soldiers in South Vietnam's Central Highlands
Written by Edward Murphy


Format: Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2007
Price: $7.99

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Best and the Brightest
The Best and the Brightest
Written by David Halberstam, Read by David Clennon
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739358559
Our Price: $9.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

The Best and the Brightest

Written by David Halberstam
Read by David Clennon


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $9.00

David Halberstam’s masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain.

Using portraits of America’s flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the Brightest reckons magnificently with the most important abiding question of our country’s... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Flashback
Flashback
Written by Penny Coleman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807050415
Our Price: $22.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Flashback
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Suicide, and the Lessons of War
Written by Penny Coleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 238 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2007
Price: $22.00

With the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, once again America's men and women who have seen war close-up are suddenly expected to return seamlessly to civilian life. In Flashback, Penny Coleman tells the cautionary and timely story of posttraumatic stress disorder in the hope that we can sensitively assist those... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Vietnam Airmobile Warfare Tactics
Vietnam Airmobile Warfare Tactics
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846031366
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Vietnam Airmobile Warfare Tactics

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $18.95

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 >
Also available as an eBook.
View pages: 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Page 8 of 10
View past category highlights: