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Air Cav: How Soldiers in the Sky Reshaped Combat on the Ground by Joseph Abodeely

In the Vietnam War, adapting old principles of traditional cavalry to the new capabilities of the helicopter created an unprecedented fighting force

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Farewell to CSM Basil Plumley by Joseph L. Galloway

In tribute to Command Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley, who died in October 2012, journalist Joe Galloway reflects on the three-war career of Plumley, with whom he forged a deep bond during the desperate 1965 fighting at Ia Drang

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Venturing into the Memorial's Vault on The Wall's 30th Anniversary by Don Hirst

Duery Felton gives author Don Hirst a personal tour of the Museum Resource Center in suburban Maryland, where the National Park services catalogs and stores all the objects left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, The Wall.

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The Wall at 30: Its Timeline of Design and Function by Vietnam magazine

As the nation celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in November 2012, Vietnam magazine examines the spirit and dedication that brought it to fruition in 1982 to honor those who served in the Vietnam War

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"A Walk in the Sun" Student Film by Dan Reed

Ohio high school students make a documentary about the 1965 Ia Drang Battle at LZ Albany

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Going Home by Bud Willis

Just as he'd done on his medevacs flying Hueys, Bud Willis tried to not look back when he left the Vietnam War

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Requiem for a Vietnam War Reporter - George Esper, 1932-2012 by Don North

Esper doggedly covered the war from 1965 to its end, as North Vietnamese soldiers shuttered his Saigon AP bureau

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The Cadaver Connection by Charles H. Lutz

A former DEA agent lays to rest rumors that a flood of heroin entered the U.S. with the remains of servicemen from Vietnam

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Keeping a Date with Chris Noel by Chris Noel

How a million GIs in Vietnam seduced one Hollywood starlet who was talking to them over the airwaves

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Capturing the Embassy Sapper by Don Hirst

An Army photographer's story of triumph and tragedy behind one of the war's most iconic images from Tet

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Ghosts of Ia Drang by David T. Zabecki

A young cadet's first, and lasting, brush with war's reality

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The Truth About Lies in Vietnam by Karl Marlantes

In an excerpt from What It Is Like to Go to War, author Karl Marlantes lays out his rationale for lying in Vietnam

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Operation Bent Penny at 1971 May Day Protest by Charles H. Lutz

How a Vietnam vet ended up working undercover for Nixon's secret plan to disrupt an antiwar rally in Washington

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Operation Attleboro-From Calamity to Crushing Victory by Rod Paschall

A green brigade's unexpected and costly encounter in early November 1966 stopped a major enemy offensive dead in its tracks.

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How to Steal a Navy and Save 30,000 Refugees by Don North

During the evacuation of Saigon, the USS Kirk received a surprising radio message to turn around and head back to Vietnam

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Ho, Giap and OSS Agent Henry Prunier by Claude G. Berube

During WWII, Henry Prunier parachuted into Indochina as part of an OSS mission to "give training to a 'Mr. Hoo's' (Ho Chi Minh's) insurgent forces"

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