Vietnam War


DS 559.46 R46 2000 Reporting Vietnam.  American Journalism 1959-1975

DS 557.73 A5 1991 Michael Anderegg, ed. Inventing Vietnam: The War in Film and Television

DS 558 A67 1993 Christian G. Appy Working-Class War: American Combat Soldiers and Vietnam

DS 557.73 A97 1988 Albert Auster and Leonard Quart How the War Was Remembered: Hollywood and Vietnam

DS 558 S88 1993 David M. Barrett Uncertain Warriors: Lyndon Johnson and His Vietnam Advisors

DS 559.5 B74 1985 Matthew Brennan Brennan’s War: Vietnam 1965-69

DS 556.39 B76 1986 William Broyles, Jr. Brothers in Arms: A Journey from War to Peace

DS 559.5 B79 1976 C.D.B. Bryan Friendly Fire

DS 557 A5 B83 v. 1 Joseph Buttinger Vietnam: A Dragon Embattled.  Vol. 1: From Colonialism to the Vietminh

DS 557 A5 B83 v. 2 Joseph Buttinger Vietnam: A Dragon Embattled. Vol. 2: Vietnam at War

DS 559.62 U6 B89 1996 Robert Buzzanco Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era

DS 557 A7 C25 James Cameron Here Is Your Enemy: James Cameron’s Complete Report from North Vietnam

DS 559.5 C36 Philip Caputo A Rumor of War

DS 556.3 V54 1989 Ronald J. Cima, ed. Vietnam: A Country Study

DS 559.62 U6 C55 1995 James W. Clinton The Loyal Opposition: Americans in North Vietnam, 1965-1972

DS 557.4 V54 1983 Steven Cohen, ed. Vietnam: Anthology and Guide to a Television History

DS 557 A63 C66 1970 Chester L. Cooper The Lost Crusade: America in Vietnam

DS 557 A6 C6 1968 William R. Corson The Betrayal

DS 560.72 V6 C87 1997 Cecil B. Currey Victory at Any Cost: The Genius of Viet Nam’s Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap

DS 557.73 D48 1995 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 F76 1990 Linda Dittmar and Gene Michaud, eds. From Hanoi to Hollywood: The Vietnam War in American Film

DS 557 A6 D64 Roger H.C. Donlon Outpost of Freedom

DS 558 D695 1982 Edeard Doyle, Samuel Lipsman, and the editors of Boston Publishing Company America Takes Over 1965-67

DS 557 A63 D7 Theodore Draper Abuse of Power

DS 559.5 E24 1993 James R. Ebert A Life in a Year: The American Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-1972

DS 559.5 D43 1985 Bernard Edelman, ed. Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

DS 558 E34 1987 Arthur Egendorf Healing from the War: Trauma and Transformation after Vietnam

DS 559.5 E43 1991 Frank Callihan Elkins The Heart of a Man: A Naval Pilot’s Vietnam Diary

DS 559.5 E45 1990 Larry Engelmann Tears Before the Rain: An Oral History of the Fall of South Vietnam

DS 557 A5 F34 1967 Bernard B. Fall The Two Viet-Nams: A Political and Military Analysis

DS 557 A6 F53 Frances FitzGerald Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam

DS 559.8 M5 F73 1992 H. Bruce Franklin M.I.A. or Mythmaking in America

DS 558 F73 1986 Ellen Frey-Wouters and Robert S. Laufer Legacy of a War: The American Soldier in Vietnam

DS 558 G37 1995 Lloyd C. Gardner Pay Any Price: Lyndon Johnson and the Wars for Vietnam

E 183.8 V5 G4 Leslie H. Gelb with Richard K. Betts The Irony of Vietnam: The System Worked

DS 557.7 V5614 1985 Marvin E. Gettleman, Jane Franklin, Marilyn Young, and H. Bruce Franklin Vietnam and America: A Documented History

DS 557 A677 G6 1971 Ronald J. Glasser 365 Days

DS 557.8 M9 U54 1976 Joseph Goldstein, Burke Marshall, and Jack Schwartz The My Lai Massacre and Its Cover-up: Beyond the Reach of Law?

DS 559.8 D7 G68 1991 Sherry Gershon Gottlieb Hell No, We Won’t Go: Resisting the Draft During the Vietnam War

DS 559.4 S9 1975 Zalin Grant Survivors

DS 559.5 V53 1991 Gary D. Gullickson Vietnam: Our Story. One on One

DS 557 A5 G8 Melven Gurtov The First Vietnam Crisis: Chinese Communist Strategy and United States Involvement, 1953-1954

DS 559.46 H36 1988 William M. Hammond Public Affairs: The Military and the Media, 1962-1968 [United States Army in Vietnam]

DS 558 H367 1996 David Harris Our War: What We Did in Vietnam and What It Did to Us

DS 558 V48 1990 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 H454 1994 George C. Herring LBJ and Vietnam: A Different Kind of War

E 183.8 V5 H44 1990 Gary R. Hess Vietnam and the United States: Origins and Legacies of War

DS 557 A6 H5 Marguerite Higgins Our Vietnam Nightmare: The Story of U.S. Involvement in the Vietnamese Tragedy, with Thoughts on a Future Policy

DS 559.72 H65 1996 Tom Holm Strong Hearts Wounded Souls: Native American Veterans of the Vietnam War

DS 557 A63 H6 1969 Townsend Hoopes The Limits of Intervention (An Inside Account of How the Johnson Policy of Escalation in Vietnam Was Reversed

DS 557.7 I82 1983 Arnold R. Isaacs Without Honor: Defeat in Vietnam and Cambodia

DS 559.4 J47 1991 Monika Jensen-Stevenson and William Stevenson Kiss the Boys Goodbye: How the United States Betrayed Its Own POWs in Vietnam

DS 557 A63 K3 1969 George McTurnan Kahin and John W. Lewis The United States in Vietnam

DS 556.39 K36 1996 Henry Kamm Dragon Ascending

DS 558 K37 1983 Stanley Karnow Vietnam: A History

DS 557.4 V55 1992 George Katsiaficas Vietnam Documents: American and Vietnamese Views of the War

DS 559.5 K57 Donald Kirk Tell It to the Dead: Memorie of a War

DS 557 A6 K553 Kuno Knoebl Victor Charlie: The Face of War in Vietnam

DS 559.5 K68 1977 Ron Kovic Born on the Fourth of July

DS 557.7 E53 1996 Stanley I. Kutler, ed. Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War

DS 557 A76 H643 Jean LaCouture Ho Chi Min: A Political Biography

DS 557 A63 L35 Thomas A. Lane America on Trial: The War for Vietnam

DS 557.73 L36 1994 Michael Lee Lanning Vietnam at the Movies

DS 556.93 H39 A3 1990 Le Ly Hayslip When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: A Vietnamese Woman’s Journey from War to Peace

DS 559.73 U6 L46 1998 Jerry Lembcke The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory, and the Legacy of Vietnam

DS 558 L47 1991 David W. Levy The Debate over Vietnam

DS 557 A68 L55 Robert Jay Lifton Home from the War: Vietnam Veterans: Neither Victims nor Executioners

DS 557.7 L65 1987 Timothy J. Lomperis The War Everyone Lost — and Won: America’s Intervention in Viet Nam’s Twin Struggles

DS 558 L65 1992 Timothy J. Lomperis The War Everyone Lost — and Won: America’s Intervention in Viet Nam’s Twin Struggles. Rev. ed.

DS 557.7 V5626 1986 Robert Emmet Long, ed. Vietnam Ten Years After

DS 557 A6 L8 1966 Jim G. Lucas Dateline: Viet Nam

DS 557.7 M33 1981 Michael Maclear The Ten Thousand Day War: Vietnam: 1945-1975

DS 557.73 V53 1994 Jean-Jacques Malo and Tony Williams Vietnam War Films

DS 557 A68 M4 Robert Manning and Michael Janeway, eds. Who We Are: An Atlantic Chronicle of the United States and Vietnam

DS 557 A6 M35 S.L.A. Marshall Battles in the Monsoon: Campaigning in the Central Highlands Vietnam, Summer 1966

DS 558 M4 1993 Andrew Martin Receptions of War: Vietnam in American Culture

DS 559.5 M38 1989 Harry Maurer Strange Ground: Americans in Vietnam 1945-1975. An Oral History

DS 559.8 M5 M32 1991 Dorothy McDaniel After the Hero’s Welcome: A POW Wife’s Story of the Battle Against a New Enemy

DS 558 M439 1999 Robert S. McNamara Argument Without End: In Search of Answers to the Vietnam Tragedy

DS 558 M44 1995 Robert S. McNamara In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam

DS 557 A6 M4 John Mecklin Mission in Torment: An Intimate Account of the U.S. Role in Vietnam

DS 557 A6 M435 1971 Paul T. Menzel, ed. Moral Argument and the War in Vietnam: A Collection of Essays

DS 559.5 M46 1989 William E. Merritt Where the Rivers Ran Backward

DS 557.7 M65 1990 Wilbur H. Morrison The Elephant and the Tiger: The Full Story of the Vietnam War

DS 557 A6 M78 Hugh A. Mulligan No Place to Die: The Agony of Vietnam

DS 558 N49 1992 John M. Newman JFK and Vietnam: Deception, Intrigue, and the Struggle for Power

DS 559.8 A78 N63 1992 Dennis L. Noble Forgotten Warriors: Combat Art from Vietnam

DS 556.93 N52 A36 Nguyen Cao Ky Twenty Years and Twenty Days

DS 558 P337 1984 Bruce Palmer, Jr. The 25-Year War: America’s Military Role in Vietnam

DS 557 A6 P54 Douglas Pike Viet Cong: The Organization and Techniques of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam

DS 558 P63 1982 Norman Podhoretz Why We Were in Vietnam

DS 558 P73 1995 John Prados The Hidden History of the Vietnam War

DS 557 A6 R3 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 558 R43 1998 Jeffrey Record The Wrong War: Why We Lost Vietnam

E 183.8 V5 R6 Richard Rovere Waist Deep in the Big Muddy: Personal Reflections on 1968

DS 558 V56 1991 John Carlos Rowe and Rick Berg The Vietnam War and American Culture

DS 557 A7 S2 Harrison E. Salisbury Behind the Lines — Hanoi: December 23, 1966-January 7, 1967

DS 558 V54 1985 Harrison E. Salisbury, ed. Vietnam Reconsidered: Lessons from a War

DS 556.8 S26 1992 D.R. SarDesai Vietnam: The Struggle for National Identity

E 183.8 V5 S37 1997 Robert D. Schulzinger A Time for War: The United States and Vietnam, 1941-1975

DS 558 A445 1989 Grace Sevy, ed. The American Experience in Vietnam: A Reader

DS 557 A5 S47 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 559.93 H36 S54 1992 Neil Sheehan After the War Was Over: Havoi and Saigon

DS 558 S47 1988 Neil Sheehan A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam

DS 557 A69 S46 Susan Sheehan Ten Vietnamese

DS 558 S58 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 S69 1993 Ronald H. Spector After TET: The Bloodiest Year in Vietnam

DS 557 A677 N43 1973 Major General Spurgeon Medical Support of the U.S. Army in Vietnam 1965-1970

DS 557.7 S93 1995 Harry G. Summers, Jr. Historical Atlas of the Vietnam War

DS 557.7 S94 1985 Harry G. Summers, Jr. Vietnam War Almanac

DS 558.2 S95 1982 Harry G. Summers, Jr. On Strategy: A Critical Analysis of the Vietnam War

DS 557 A5 T3 1967 George K. Tanham Communist Revolutionary Warfare: From the Vietminh to the Viet Cong.

DS 559.5 B56 1984 Wallace Terry Bloods: An Oral History of the Vietnam War by Black Veterans

DS 557 A6 N495 Thich Nhat Hanh Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire

DS 557 A6 T56 1969 Robert Thompson No Exit from Vietnam

DS 557 A6 T63 1966 Frank N. Trager Why Viet Nam?

DS 559.5 T74 1996 Nathaniel Tripp Father, Soldier, Son: Memoir of a Platoon Leader in Vietnam

DS 558 V49 1985 James F. Veninga and Harry A. Wilmer, eds. Vietnam in Remission

DS 558 W38 1990 James A. Warren Portrait of a Tragedy: America and the Vietnam War

DS 559.6 W45 1994 Tom Wells The War Within: America’s Battle Over Vietnam

DS 557.7 V5662 1992 Jayne S. Werner and Luu Doan Huynh, eds. The Vietnam War: Vietnamese and American Perspectives

DS 559.5 W47 William C. Westmoreland A Soldier Reports

DS 557 A6 W45 Ralph K. White Nobody Wanted War: Misperception in Vietnam and Other Wars

DS 559.5 W55 1987 Kim Willenson The Bad War: An Oral History of the Vietnam War

DS 557.7 W58 1989 Sandra M. Wittman Writing about Vietnam: A Bibliography of the Literature of the Vietnam Conflict

DS 559.5 W64 1994 Tobias Wolff In Pharaoh’s Army: Memories of the Lost War

DS 557.7 Y678 1991 Marilyn B. Young The Vietnam Wars 1945-1990

DS 559.5 Y68 Perry Deane Young Two of the Missing: A Reminiscence of Some Friends in the War

DS 557 A635 Z3 Donald S. Zagoria Vietnam Triangle: Moscow/Peking/Hanoi


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  Itoffers 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.