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The Vietnam War

Books

  • Reporting Vietnam. American Journalism 1959-1975
    DS 559.46 R46 2000
  • Michael Anderegg, ed. Inventing Vietnam: The War in Film and Television
    DS 557.73 A5 1991
  • Christian G. Appy Working-Class War: American Combat Soldiers and Vietnam
    DS 558 A67 1993
  • Albert Auster and Leonard Quart How the War Was Remembered: Hollywood and Vietnam
    DS 557.73 A97 1988
  • David M. Barrett Uncertain Warriors: Lyndon Johnson and His Vietnam Advisors
    DS 558 S88 1993
  • Matthew Brennan Brennan’s War: Vietnam 1965-69
    DS 559.5 B74 1985
  • William Broyles, Jr. Brothers in Arms: A Journey from War to Peace
    DS 556.39 B76 1986
  • C.D.B. Bryan Friendly FireDS 559.5 B79 1976
  • Joseph Buttinger Vietnam: A Dragon Embattled.  Vol. 1: From Colonialism to the Vietminh
    DS 557 A5 B83 v. 1
  • Joseph Buttinger Vietnam: A Dragon Embattled. Vol. 2: Vietnam at War
    DS 557 A5 B83 v. 2
  • DSbert Buzzanco Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era
    DS 559.62 U6 B89 1996
  • James Cameron Here Is Your Enemy: James Cameron’s Complete Report from North Vietnam
    DS 557 A7 C25
  • Philip Caputo A Rumor of War
    DS 559.5 C36
  • Ronald J. Cima, ed. Vietnam: A Country Study
    DS 556.3 V54 1989
  • James W. Clinton The Loyal Opposition: Americans in North Vietnam, 1965-1972
    DS 559.62 U6 C55 1995
  • Steven Cohen, ed. Vietnam: Anthology and Guide to a Television History
    DS 557.4 V54 1983
  • Chester L. Cooper The Lost Crusade: America in Vietnam
    DS 557 A63 C66 1970
  • William R. Corson The Betrayal
    DS 557 A6 C6 1968
  • Cecil B. Currey Victory at Any Cost: The Genius of Viet Nam’s Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap
    DS 560.72 V6 C87 1997
  • Jeremy M. Devine Vietnam at 24 Frames a Second: A Critical and Thematic Analysis of Over 400 Films about the Vietnam War
    DS 557.73 D48 1995
  • Linda Dittmar and Gene Michaud, eds. From Hanoi to Hollywood: The Vietnam War in American Film
    DS 557.73 F76 1990
  • Roger H.C. Donlon Outpost of Freedom
    DS 557 A6 D64
  • Edeard Doyle, Samuel Lipsman, and the editors of Boston Publishing Company America Takes Over 1965-67
    DS 558 D695 1982
  • Theodore Draper Abuse of Power
    DS 557 A63 D7
  • James R. Ebert A Life in a Year: The American Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-1972
    DS 559.5 E24 1993
  • Bernard Edelman, ed. Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
    DS 559.5 D43 1985
  • Arthur Egendorf Healing from the War: Trauma and Transformation after Vietnam
    DS 558 E34 1987
  • Frank Callihan Elkins The Heart of a Man: A Naval Pilot’s Vietnam Diary
    DS 559.5 E43 1991
  • Larry Engelmann Tears Before the Rain: An Oral History of the Fall of South Vietnam
    DS 559.5 E45 1990
  • Bernard B. Fall The Two Viet-Nams: A Political and Military Analysis
    DS 557 A5 F34 1967
  • Frances FitzGerald Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam
    DS 557 A6 F53
  • H. Bruce Franklin M.I.A. or Mythmaking in America
    DS 559.8 M5 F73 1992
  • Ellen Frey-Wouters and Robert S. Laufer Legacy of a War: The American Soldier in Vietnam
    DS 558 F73 1986
  • Lloyd C. Gardner Pay Any Price: Lyndon Johnson and the Wars for Vietnam
    DS 558 G37 1995
  • Leslie H. Gelb with Richard K. Betts The Irony of Vietnam: The System Worked
    E 183.8 V5 G4
  • Marvin E. Gettleman, Jane Franklin, Marilyn Young, and H. Bruce Franklin Vietnam and America: A Documented History
    DS 557.7 V5614 1985
  • Ronald J. Glasser 365 Days
    DS 557 A677 G6 1971
  • Joseph Goldstein, Burke Marshall, and Jack Schwartz The My Lai Massacre and Its Cover-up: Beyond the Reach of Law?
    DS 557.8 M9 U54 1976
  • Sherry Gershon Gottlieb Hell No, We Won’t Go: Resisting the Draft During the Vietnam War
    DS 559.8 D7 G68 1991
  • Zalin Grant Survivors
    DS 559.4 S9 1975
  • Gary D. Gullickson Vietnam: Our Story. One on One
    DS 559.5 V53 1991
  • Melven Gurtov The First Vietnam Crisis: Chinese Communist Strategy and United States Involvement, 1953-1954
    DS 557 A5 G8
  • William M. Hammond Public Affairs: The Military and the Media, 1962-1968 [United States Army in Vietnam]
    DS 559.46 H36 1988
  • David Harris Our War: What We Did in Vietnam and What It Did to Us
    DS 558 H367 1996
  • Patrick J. Hearden, ed. Vietnam: Four American Perspectives.  Lectures by George S. McGovern, William s. Westmoreland, Edward N. Luttwak, and Thomas J. McCormick
    DS 558 V48 1990
  • George C. Herring LBJ and Vietnam: A Different Kind of War
    DS 558 H454 1994
  • Gary R. Hess Vietnam and the United States: Origins and Legacies of War
    E 183.8 V5 H44 1990
  • Marguerite Higgins Our Vietnam Nightmare: The Story of U.S. Involvement in the Vietnamese Tragedy, with Thoughts on a Future Policy
    DS 557 A6 H5
  • Tom Holm Strong Hearts Wounded Souls: Native American Veterans of the Vietnam War
    DS 559.72 H65 1996
  • Townsend Hoopes The Limits of Intervention (An Inside Account of How the Johnson Policy of Escalation in Vietnam Was Reversed
    DS 557 A63 H6 1969
  • Arnold R. Isaacs Without Honor: Defeat in Vietnam and Cambodia
    DS 557.7 I82 1983
  • Monika Jensen-Stevenson and William Stevenson Kiss the Boys Goodbye: How the United States Betrayed Its Own POWs in Vietnam
    DS 559.4 J47 1991
  • George McTurnan Kahin and John W. Lewis The United States in Vietnam
    DS 557 A63 K3 1969
  • Henry Kamm Dragon Ascending
    DS 556.39 K36 1996
  • Stanley Karnow Vietnam: A History
    DS 558 K37 1983
  • George Katsiaficas Vietnam Documents: American and Vietnamese Views of the War
    DS 557.4 V55 1992
  • Donald Kirk Tell It to the Dead: Memorie of a War
    DS 559.5 K57
  • Kuno Knoebl Victor Charlie: The Face of War in Vietnam
    DS 557 A6 K553
  • Ron Kovic Born on the Fourth of July
    DS 559.5 K68 1977
  • Stanley I. Kutler, ed. Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War
    DS 557.7 E53 1996
  • Jean LaCouture Ho Chi Min: A Political Biography
    DS 557 A76 H643
  • Thomas A. Lane America on Trial: The War for Vietnam
    DS 557 A63 L35
  • Michael Lee Lanning Vietnam at the Movies
    DS 557.73 L36 1994
  • Le Ly Hayslip When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: A Vietnamese Woman’s Journey from War to Peace
    DS 556.93 H39 A3 1990
  • Jerry Lembcke The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory, and the Legacy of Vietnam
    DS 559.73 U6 L46 1998
  • David W. Levy The Debate over Vietnam
    DS 558 L47 1991
  • Robert Jay Lifton Home from the War: Vietnam Veterans: Neither Victims nor Executioners
    DS 557 A68 L55
  • Timothy J. Lomperis The War Everyone Lost — and Won: America’s Intervention in Viet Nam’s Twin Struggles
    DS 557.7 L65 1987
  • Timothy J. Lomperis The War Everyone Lost — and Won: America’s Intervention in Viet Nam’s Twin Struggles. Rev. ed.
    DS 558 L65 1992
  • Robert Emmet Long, ed. Vietnam Ten Years After
    DS 557.7 V5626 1986
  • Jim G. Lucas Dateline: Viet Nam
    DS 557 A6 L8 1966
  • Michael Maclear The Ten Thousand Day War: Vietnam: 1945-1975
    DS 557.7 M33 1981
  • Jean-Jacques Malo and Tony Williams Vietnam War Films
    DS 557.73 V53 1994
  • Robert Manning and Michael Janeway, eds. Who We Are: An Atlantic Chronicle of the United States and Vietnam
    DS 557 A68 M4
  • S.L.A. Marshall Battles in the Monsoon: Campaigning in the Central Highlands Vietnam, Summer 1966
    DS 557 A6 M35
  • Andrew Martin Receptions of War: Vietnam in American Culture
    DS 558 M4 1993
  • Harry Maurer Strange Ground: Americans in Vietnam 1945-1975. An Oral History
    DS 559.5 M38 1989
  • Dorothy McDaniel After the Hero’s Welcome: A POW Wife’s Story of the Battle Against a New Enemy
    DS 559.8 M5 M32 1991
  • Robert S. McNamara Argument Without End: In Search of Answers to the Vietnam Tragedy
    DS 558 M439 1999
  • Robert S. McNamara In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam
    DS 558 M44 1995
  • John Mecklin Mission in Torment: An Intimate Account of the U.S. Role in Vietnam
    DS 557 A6 M4
  • Paul T. Menzel, ed. Moral Argument and the War in Vietnam: A Collection of Essays
    DS 557 A6 M435 1971
  • William E. Merritt Where the Rivers Ran Backward
    DS 559.5 M46 1989
  • Wilbur H. Morrison The Elephant and the Tiger: The Full Story of the Vietnam War
    DS 557.7 M65 1990
  • Hugh A. Mulligan No Place to Die: The Agony of Vietnam
    DS 557 A6 M78
  • John M. Newman JFK and Vietnam: Deception, Intrigue, and the Struggle for Power
    DS 558 N49 1992
  • Dennis L. Noble Forgotten Warriors: Combat Art from Vietnam
    DS 559.8 A78 N63 1992
  • Nguyen Cao Ky Twenty Years and Twenty Days
    DS 556.93 N52 A36
  • Bruce Palmer, Jr. The 25-Year War: America’s Military Role in Vietnam
    DS 558 P337 1984
  • Douglas Pike Viet Cong: The Organization and Techniques of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam
    DS 557 A6 P54
  • Norman Podhoretz Why We Were in Vietnam
    DS 558 P63 1982
  • John Prados The Hidden History of the Vietnam War
    DS 558 P73 1995
  • Marcus G. Raskin and Bernard B. Fall, eds. The Viet-Nam Reader: Articles and Documents on American Foreign Policy and the Viet-Nam Crisis
    DS 557 A6 R3
  • Jeffrey Record The Wrong War: Why We Lost Vietnam
    DS 558 R43 1998
  • Richard Rovere Waist Deep in the Big Muddy: Personal Reflections on 1968
    E 183.8 V5 R6
  • John Carlos Rowe and Rick Berg The Vietnam War and American Culture
    DS 558 V56 1991
  • Harrison E. Salisbury Behind the Lines — Hanoi: December 23, 1966-January 7, 1967
    DS 557 A7 S2
  • Harrison E. Salisbury, ed. Vietnam Reconsidered: Lessons from a War
    DS 558 V54 1985
  • D.R. SarDesai Vietnam: The Struggle for National Identity
    DS 556.8 S26 1992
  • Robert D. Schulzinger A Time for War: The United States and Vietnam, 1941-1975
    E 183.8 V5 S37 1997
  • Grace Sevy, ed. The American Experience in Vietnam: A Reader
    DS 558 A445 1989
  • Robert Shaplen The Lost Revolution: The Story of Twenty Years of Neglected Opportunities in Vietnam and of America’s Failure to Foster Democracy There
    DS 557 A5 S47
  • Neil Sheehan After the War Was Over: Havoi and Saigon
    DS 559.93 H36 S54 1992
  • Neil Sheehan A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
    DS 558 S47 1988
  • Susan Sheehan Ten Vietnamese
    DS 557 A69 S46
  • Frank Snepp Decent Interval: An Insider’s Account of Saigon’s Indecent End Told by the CIA’s Chief Strategy Analyst in Vietnam
    DS 558 S58
  • Ronald H. Spector After TET: The Bloodiest Year in Vietnam
    DS 558 S69 1993
  • Major General Spurgeon Medical Support of the U.S. Army in Vietnam 1965-1970
    DS 557 A677 N43 1973
  • Harry G. Summers, Jr. Historical Atlas of the Vietnam War
    DS 557.7 S93 1995
  • Harry G. Summers, Jr. Vietnam War Almanac
    DS 557.7 S94 1985
  • Harry G. Summers, Jr. On Strategy: A Critical Analysis of the Vietnam War
    DS 558.2 S95 1982
  • George K. Tanham Communist Revolutionary Warfare: From the Vietminh to the Viet Cong.
    DS 557 A5 T3 1967
  • Wallace Terry Bloods: An Oral History of the Vietnam War by Black Veterans
    DS 559.5 B56 1984
  • Thich Nhat Hanh Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire
    DS 557 A6 N495
  • Robert Thompson No Exit from Vietnam
    DS 557 A6 T56 1969
  • Frank N. Trager Why Viet Nam?
    DS 557 A6 T63 1966
  • Nathaniel Tripp Father, Soldier, Son: Memoir of a Platoon Leader in Vietnam
    DS 559.5 T74 1996
  • James F. Veninga and Harry A. Wilmer, eds. Vietnam in Remission
    DS 558 V49 1985
  • James A. Warren Portrait of a Tragedy: America and the Vietnam War
    DS 558 W38 1990
  • Tom Wells The War Within: America’s Battle Over Vietnam
    DS 559.6 W45 1994
  • Jayne S. Werner and Luu Doan Huynh, eds. The Vietnam War: Vietnamese and American Perspectives
    DS 557.7 V5662 1992
  • William C. Westmoreland A Soldier Reports
    DS 559.5 W47
  • Ralph K. White Nobody Wanted War: Misperception in Vietnam and Other Wars
    DS 557 A6 W45
  • Kim Willenson The Bad War: An Oral History of the Vietnam War
    DS 559.5 W55 1987
  • Sandra M. Wittman Writing about Vietnam: A Bibliography of the Literature of the Vietnam Conflict
    DS 557.7 W58 1989
  • Tobias Wolff In Pharaoh’s Army: Memories of the Lost War
    DS 559.5 W64 1994
  • Marilyn B. Young The Vietnam Wars 1945-1990
    DS 557.7 Y678 1991
  • Perry Deane Young Two of the Missing: A Reminiscence of Some Friends in the War
    DS 559.5 Y68
  • Donald S. Zagoria Vietnam Triangle: Moscow/Peking/Hanoi
    DS 557 A635 Z3

Videos

Shelved Alphabetically

  • Apocalypse Now, Pt. 1-2
  • Born on the Fourth Of July
  • Casualties of War
  • Coming Home
  • Flight of the Intruder
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • Heaven and Earth
  • Making Sense of the Sixties: In a Dark Time
  • Platoon Leader
  • Television’s Vietnam: The Impact of Media
  • Uncommon Valor
  • Vietnam, A Television History: The Roots of War; The First Vietnam War, 1946-1954
  • Vietnam, A Television History: America’s Mandarin; LBJ Goes to War
  • Vietnam, A Television History: America’s Enemy, 1954; American Takes Charge, 1965-1967
  • Vietnam, A Television History: Tet, 1968; Vietnamizing the War, 1969-1973
  • Vietnam, A Television History: Cambodia and Loas; Peace is at Hand, 1968-1973
  • Vietnam, A Television History: Homefront, USA; The End of the Tunnel, 1973-1975
  • Vietnam, A Television History: Legacies

Related Websites

Edwin E. Moïse Vietnam War Bibliography An extensive bibliography of books about the Vietnam War. Divided into subject categories. Some entries annotated.

Investigating the Vietnam War A Spartacus Educational website intended to help students research the Vietnam War. Links divided by subject categories. Site located in United Kingdom.

Sixties Project Site designed by the New Word Order. Contains primary documents, personal memoirs, bibliographies, filmographies, poetry, and fiction from and about the Sixties in America and the Vietnam War.

Vietnam Center at Texas Tech University Established in 1989 as a unit of the university’s College of Arts and Sciences, the Center’s principal functions are to encourage the continuing study of all aspects of the American Vietnam experience, and to guide and assist in the development and growth of The Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech University.

Vietnam: Echoes from the Wall History, learning and leadership through the lens of the Vietnam War era.  This site provides resources that educators may use to instruct students on all perspectives of the Vietnam War era. It also encourages students to examine the lessons of that chaotic period to help them gain a heightened awareness of the impact and legacy of the War, while also gaining skills in leadership and decision-making.

Vietnam-Era Prisoner of War/ Missing in Action Database U.S. Federal Research Division Database which has been established to assist researchers interested in investigating the U.S. Government documents pertaining to U.S. military personnel listed as unaccounted for as of December 1991.

Vietnam Online. The American Experience Program transcripts from the PBS Series "Vietnam: A Television History" segments of "The American Experience" Series.

The Wars for Vietnam: 1945-1975 Site developed around the course materials for Robert Brigham’s senior seminar on the Viet Nam War at Vassar College. It offers students an opportunity to examine sources on the Vietnam War, including numerous official documents (in translation) from the Vietnamese archives on the war in Hanoi.