6 edition of Vietnam in military statistics found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 301-309) and indexes.
|Statement||by Micheal Clodfelter.|
|LC Classifications||DS556.54 .C57 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 332 p. :|
|Number of Pages||332|
|LC Control Number||95015054|
Five Best Vietnam War Books? Here’s an admittedly subjective list, posted on the Military History Now website, put together by Mark Massé, a Ball State University literary journalism ’s based on his book, Vietnam Warrior Voices, which we will be reviewing soon on The VVA Veteran‘s Books in Review II page. Three are novels, two of which were written by Vietnam War veterans. You’re recommending books about the Vietnam War. Tell me about the first book on your list, A Rumor of War (). Philip Caputo was a marine who later became a very well-known journalist. In my mind it’s one of the first really well-written books that describe the moral ambiguities and difficulties faced by a young marine officer in this particular war.
Gregory, instead of merely launching into a dry account propelled by a blizzard of numbers and statistics, uses the first 80 pages of the book to clearly demonstrate the profound unfitness for military service of many of McNamara’s , by describing his personal experience with some of them during Army basic training at Fort Benning. During the Vietnam War era, between and , the U.S. military drafted million American men out of an eligible pool of 27 million. Although only 25 percent of the military force in the combat zones were draftees, the system of conscription caused many young American men to volunteer for the armed forces in order to have more of a.
Rank Insignia of the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN), Military Organization, Organization of the People's Army of Vietnam these books described a divided Vietnam. Before he penned the screenplays for Jarhead and Castaway, a young William Broyles enlisted to serve in the Vietnam than a decade later, he returned to his former battlegrounds and recorded his journey in Goodbye his encounters with ex-Vietnamese soldiers to interviews with victims of his own violence, Broyles’ memoir is a reminder of how the brotherhood of man can.
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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • The national bestseller that tells the truth about the Vietnam War from the black soldiers’ perspective. An oral history unlike any other, Bloods features twenty black men who tell the story of how members of their race were sent off to Vietnam in disproportionate numbers, and of the special test of patriotism they faced/5().
This is a profound book that not only provides deep insight into the origins of the Vietnam War but also serves as an important case history of American government decision making. Heroes and villains abound as political, military, geo-strategic, and personal motives of the many players from the United States, North and South Vietnam, China.
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Although the Vietnam War officially ended init still rages in the lives of thousands of veterans and their families. This book not only tells why so many Vietnam veterans suffer from flashbacks, depression, fits of rage, nightmares, emotional numbing, and broken relationships, but it.
Located on the Perfume River in central Vietnam, Hue was the capital of Vietnam from until A walled citadel, 2 km by 2 km, as well as a moat, surrounded the city.
Inside the citadel was the Imperial City. Many of the buildings of the Imperial City were destroyed during the Vietnam War. Some reconstruction has begun. Statistics about the Vietnam War The Vietnam War has been the subject of thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, hundreds of books, and scores of movies and television documentaries.
The great majority of these efforts have erroneously portrayed many myths about the Vietnam War as being facts. Restraining the military in Vietnam. In Pharaoh’s Army is a memoir about his time in Vietnam—a creative, entertainingly written book filled with brisk, realistic reconstructed dialogue, fascinating characters and enlightened self-analysis.
Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for Books: History: Military: "best vietnam war books". There was a time when all I knew of Vietnam war books was Tim O’Brien’s, The Things They Carried, a book that prompted the laconic entry in my book journal, “This book destroyed me.” One of the things I loved so much—and that broke my heart so cleanly—about The Things They Carried was that it reminded me of another beloved war book, Slaughterhouse-Five, in that both books are Author: Tracy Shapley.
Vietnam War Facts: Facts, Statistics, Fake Warrior Numbers, and Myths Dispelled 9, military personnel served on active duty during the official Vietnam era from August 5, to May 7, 2, Americans served in uniform in Vietnam Vietnam Veterans represented % of.
There are more t books on the Vietnam War in print. There are volumes on the decision-making of Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon, grand biographies of. Vietnam War. This official collection features resources about the Vietnam War. A special collection about the Vietnam War is presented in both print books and eBook formats by the Naval History and Heritage Command, plus you will also find other narrative monographs and commemorative resources published by the US Department of Army Center of Military History, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and more.
This site offers the most comprehensive and extended list of links, numbers and addresses for various Vietnam era U.S.
military units, organizations and reunions. For example, if you want to find a person who served in the 25th Infantry Division,the website has a direct link to that unit's community page, where you can find out more information. Infographic: The Vietnam War: Military Statistics. View this infographic as a downloadable PDF.
Questions for Discussion. When did the American troop commitment increase most rapidly. When did the American troop commitment begin to decline. Resource Type. Teaching Resource. Vietnam War () Total U.S.
Servicemembers (Worldwide) 8, U.S. Military Service during Wart, Battle DeathsOther Deaths (In Theater)For the most current GWOT statistics visit the following Department of Defense Website. In this post, you will find a list of the best Vietnam books to read in.
I have broken down the best books about Vietnam into helpful sections. In the Fiction section, you will find the best books on Vietnam war, other Vietnam bestseller novels as well as novels set in Vietnam. Vietnam Statistics. STATISTICS FOR INDIVIDUALS IN UNIFORM AND IN COUNTRY.
VIETNAM VETERANS 1. 9, military personnel served on active duty during the Vietnam Era (Aug 5, – May 7, ). 2 8, GIs were on active duty during the war (Aug 5, – Ma ). Records relating to American prisoners of war and missing in action from the Vietnam War, including lists and descriptions of the record groups covering the Vietnam War that are held by the National Archives are also found in the FHL US/CAN Book J53s.
9, military personnel served on active duty during the official Vietnam era from August 5, to May 7, 2, Americans served in uniform in Vietnam. men were awarded the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War. Of Those Lost. The first man to die in Vietnam was James Davis, in He was with the th Radio Research.
Research has found that percent of soldiers arriving in Vietnam were heavy amphetamine users; however, after one year of deployment, this rate rose to percent. Vietnam is one of the most populous countries in the Asia Pacific region, with an estimated population of nearly 95 million inhabitants.
Hanoi, the .The average age of the military men who died in Vietnam was years old. Of the one hundred and one () 18 year old draftees who died in Vietnam; seven of them were black. Blacks accounted for percent the combat deaths in Vietnam.
At that time black males of military age constituted percent of the American population.