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Review - Vietnam Album

Vietnam magazine | Published: May 18, 2012 at 6:07 pm
A picture book of never-before published Vietnam War photos cleverly interlaced with quotes, snippets from oral histories and firsthand accounts

My War - Painter James John Magner

James John Magner, oral history | Published: May 17, 2012 at 3:37 pm
As an artist, he understood that he would have to wade the rivers and face death to get beyond surface appearances

In remembrance of combat photographer Horst Faas, 1933-2012

Don North | Published: May 17, 2012 at 2:42 pm
In 2008, Horst Faas appeared at the Newseum in Washington to pay tribute to the photographers who went down in a helicopter over Laos. (Photo: Don North)In 1965 as a green kid with a $30 35mm Yashika and a fixed …

Going Home

Bud Willis | Published: May 14, 2012 at 12:33 pm
Just as he'd done on his medevacs flying Hueys, Bud Willis tried to not look back when he left the Vietnam War

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

Don North | Published: May 09, 2012 at 5:26 pm
Esper doggedly covered the war from 1965 to its end, as North Vietnamese soldiers shuttered his Saigon AP bureau

Reading List: Anna Reid

Published: April 23, 2012 at 11:18 am
A Writer at War Vasily Grossman with the Red Army 1941–1945 Vasily Grossman, edited and translated by Antony Beevor and Luba Vinogradova (2006) "Grossman was a war correspondent for the Red Army newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda. His long-banned doorstop of a …

A Rational German Explains His Respect for Hitler

Laurence Rees | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:50 am
There are many people who think that there was some kind of uniquely German gene that made millions succumb to Hitler. But if, as I did, these people had the chance to meet Karl Boehm-Tettlebach, who worked for Hitler …

A U-Boat Commander Shares Memories of His Captor—and Friend

Andrew Carroll | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:49 am
On March 19, 1944, Allied warplanes blew up a German U-boat off the coast of the Cape Verde Islands, killing 47 of its 55 crewmen. Among the survivors was the submarine's Austrian commander, Gunter Leopold, who was picked up by …

From D-Day to Paris: The Story of a Lifetime

Alex Kershaw | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:48 am
Three legendary war correspondents—Robert Capa, Ernie Pyle, and Ernest Hemingway—scramble to cover the Allied advance across France.

Corregidor: The last battle in the fall of the Philippines

Bill Sloan | Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:47 am
Once a haven, the island fortress of Corregidor became its own brand of hell following the fall of Bataan

Remembering the Forgotten Titanic Memorial

Kim A. O'Connell | Published: April 16, 2012 at 8:54 pm
Just past midnight on April 15, 2012, a group of 20 men in tuxedoes lined up at the base of the Women's Titanic Memorial in Washington, D.C. As a mild breeze rolled across the Washington Channel, a bell tolled. The …

What Do We Owe Our Vets?

H.W. Brands | Published: March 28, 2012 at 2:04 pm
American soldiers returning from war don't always get the treatment they deserve.

DVD Review - Vietnam in HD

Published: March 19, 2012 at 12:53 pm
Vietnam in HD, which ran on the History channel in November 2011, is a six-hour documentary using film footage from GI's in-country home movies, including first-person accounts

The Cadaver Connection

Charles H. Lutz | Published: March 16, 2012 at 6:35 pm
A former DEA agent lays to rest rumors that a flood of heroin entered the U.S. with the remains of servicemen from Vietnam

Reviews - Donut Dolly, An American Red Cross Girl's War in Vietnam

Vietnam magazine | Published: March 15, 2012 at 5:02 pm
Donut Dolly: An American Red Cross Girl's War in Vietnam, by Joann Puffer Kotcher, makes a strong case for the impact that a small cadre of women had on the arc of women's equality in the armed forces

Reviews - The Invention of Ecocide: Agent Orange, Vietnam and the Scientists Who Changed the Way We Think About the Vietnam War

Published: March 15, 2012 at 3:54 pm
The Invention of Ecocide: Agent Orange, Vietnam and the Scientists Who Changed the Way We Think About the Vietnam War, by David Zierler, provides an examination of the first great ideological battle between nascent environmentalism and cold war dogmatism
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