vietnam war

  1. JINGO

    Tanks in the Easter Offensive 1972. William E. Heistand.

    It would be easy to review this book in a single sentence. Like the old Ronseal advert “It does what it says on the tin”. Part of Osprey’s New Vanguard series this narrow volume deals with the use of armour by both Vietnamese sides during the NVAs first major conventional offensive. By this...
  2. MoleBath

    Anti Aircraft Artillery In Combat 1950-1972

    Tubed artillery has always attracted a range of military writers such as Christopher Foss and Haskew. Air Defence has often taken a back seat or been covered by single nation books such as Mike Guardia’s excellent work on Russian self propelled anti aircraft guns (Osprey publishing) . The author...
  3. JINGO

    Riverine Craft of the Vietnam War.

    That Vietnam provides many unique challenges to any army attempting to fight over its varied terrain will be no surprise to most members of this site. The iconic images of America’s involvement in the Country is that of the Bell Iroquois helicopter the workhorse of countless engagements with the...
  4. Auld-Yin

    United States Marine Corps in Vietnam :

    This edition from the iconic Images of War series of books from Pen & Sword is a bit more substantial than many of the others in the series. While there are the usual plethora of photographs, many not seen before, the book also contains a lot of text explaining the role of the USMC in Vietnam...
  5. Auld-Yin

    Vietnam War Portraits: The Faces and Voices

    This book is not a cover-cover read, it is a compilation of stories from veterans of the Vietnam War, each with a memory of their time there and with a memento of their Tour(s). It brings the veterans then and now using their voices, their pictures and is a project by a professional...
  6. Auld-Yin

    Grunt Slang in Vietnam

    Every army has its slang and way of speaking and this often changes from theatre to theatre, war to war, reflecting the social norms that the civilian soldiers have come from plus the local foreign language bastardised and reused. The US soldier or Marine in Vietnam in the 60s and 70s is no...