Although there had been similar assaults in the U.S. armed forces, fragging had never been as routine as it became in Vietnam.
Jerry Lembcke examines how Jane Fonda came to symbolize treason in the eyes of Vietnam vets.
A day-to-day history of the U.S. armed forced in the Vietnam War, including many iconic and seldom-seen photos.
Our Vietnam Generation is a documentary film containing oral histories of Michigan's Vietnam War veterans, as well as interviews with family members and academics. The DVD also contains a tour of today's Vietnam.
The measurement problem involved in assessing counterinsurgency "success" was never solved in Vietnam, though the Army produced 14,000 pounds of reports daily.
Book Review – Binding Their Wounds: America’s Assault on Its Veterans, by Robert J. Topmiller and T. Kerby Neill
A teenaged corpsman, Topmiller survived the carnage of Khe Sanh, but ministering to dead and dying Marines for 2 1/2 months affected him for the rest of his life.
Wartorn goes back to our nation's deadliest war, to letters written by Pennsylvania rifleman Angelo Creapsey describing his despair, and shows how in a century and a half we've barely moved off the dime to address the issue of PTSD.
Vietnam War Stories is a collection of oral histories by Wisconsin's Vietnam War veterans, complimented with a selection of historic film footage. The DVD offers a good overview of the history of the Vietnam War.
The electronic conflict pioneered by the Wild Weasel vs the Guideline SAM during the Vietnam War laid the groundwork for a new form of air-ground warfare that is still evolving today
Book Review – The Mayaguez Incident: Testing America’s Resolve in the Post Vietnam Era, by Robert J. Mahoney
The Mayaguez Incident by Robert Mahoney explains how Washington dealt with the capture of Mayaguez by the Khmer Rouge at the end of the Vietnam War, and the dramatic rescue mission carried out by the U.S. Navy, Marines and Air Force
The Columbia History of the Vietnam War is a collection of 14 essays by respected scholars that examines historical themes with contemporary relevance
Michael Lemish’s book, Forever Forward: K-9 Operations in Vietnam, offers an examination of the some 4,000 dogs that served in Vietnam, frequently engaging the enemy and credited with averting an estimated 10,000 American casualties
Review – The American War in Contemporary Vietnam: Transnational Remembrance and Representation, by Christina Schwenkel
The American War in Contemporary Vietnam, by Christina Schwenkel, describes the ongoing struggle inside today’s Vietnam over memory and history. Today the struggle is between American capitalism and Vietnamese socialism; previously the same struggle took place on the battlefields. of Southeast Asia.
B-57Bs flew their first real combat missions, and the first bomb strike by jet aircraft on South Vietnamese soil, in 1965. Their exploits and incursions over the Ho Chi Minh Trail into Laotian air space were buried in secrecy.
The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan, a film by Henry Corra, chronicles Vietnam veteran Dan Smith’s 2008 search in Vietnam and Cambodia for McKinley Nolan, a private who went AWOL in 1967, but was suspected of living with a “second family” in Cambodia
Next Stop Is Vietnam: The War on Record, 1961-2008, is an epic 14 CD anthology of music directly related to the Vietnam War, along audio tracks of key news reports and speeches, and a heavily illustrated 304-page accompanying book, by Hugo Keesing