Table of Contents – October 2009 Vietnam

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Mini-Tet Madness 
By Tim Page
A photojournalist’s firsthand account of Tet’s “second-wave” guerrilla onslaught of May 1968 that left much of Saigon devastated

Rise and Fall of the Dragon Lady
By Peter Brush
Through intrigue and ruthlessness, Madame Nhu became South Vietnam’s most powerful woman—and ultimately its most hated

Weapons of Mass Persuasion
By Herbert Friedman
The most effective psychological warfare program of the war, “Chieu Hoi” was responsible for a quarter-million enemy defections

Duty and Honor
By William McCormick
A 20-year-old Pfc’s most difficult days of the war came with the duty of “military escort of a deceased soldier”—his best friend

Ripley’s Believe It or Not
By Fred Borch
Marine Captain John Ripley had to stop 20,000 NVA troops and 200 tanks from crossing the bridge at Dong Ha, or die trying

Advisers Targeted for Destruction
By Ben Crosby
Success at winning hearts and minds in an enemy stronghold put a team of American advisers on the NVA’s “must kill” list




Interview: Duery Felton, curator of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection
Keeping watch over a generation’s treasures left at the Wall

What was happening back in the States in July/August 1965

The Claymore Mine: The small package with a big bang

My War
Owen Mike

Letter From Vietnam

Was there mutiny on Kitty Hawk?; POWs, MIAs and politics; Enemies no more

Offerings: Left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

2 Responses

  1. Ben G. Crosby

    I have published several articles in your magazine but trying to find them using a standard author search is nearly impossible. You need to update this web site so that an interested party could make an author search, a subject search and a title search.
    Secondly, when one does find a certain article, it does not seem possible to read it much less download it in PDF format. I suggest that you change it to make your magazine more available to the public.
    Ben G. Crosby

    • Gary

      Dear Mr. Crosby,

      Were you involved in the Battle of An Thach?


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