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6 edition of Vietnam Diary found in the catalog.

Vietnam Diary

by Herman Gilster

  • 186 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Rosedog Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal narratives, American,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • History - General History,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • General,
  • Aerial operations, American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9419432M
    ISBN 100805994408
    ISBN 109780805994407
    OCLC/WorldCa60395866

    One of the most amazing things about Asia is that you get this huge diversity of cultures representing different countries. If we move towards the eastern side of Asia we find the mystical land of Vietnam. Vietnam is a country blessed with wonderful landscapes, beautiful people, colourful culture and the uniqueness of being a loving country.   Enclosed in these pages are my personal experiences from a tour served in Vietnam during the war. This book is written in my own words, a diary for my family and posterity.

      [Collected via e-mail, November ] Giap’s memoirs (Gen. Giap was a very famous and knowledgeable General in the North Vietnamese Army.) General Giap has published his memoirs and confirmed. item 2 Vietnam Diary by Phil Marshall (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping! - Vietnam Diary by Phil Marshall (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping! $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all.

    Diary of a Vietnam Veteran: Celluloid versions of war in Vietnam can't compare with the real thing. This long day began like all the rest - hot and humid. My day began, like all the rest, with a trip to the latrine. Just as I was getting ready to leave, a tremendous blast blew me out the door onto the dusty ground outside.   On Sunday, Sept. 17, PBS will begin airing “The Vietnam War,” a part, hour documentary by Ken Burns and his creative partner Lynn Novick. For Author: Susan Ellingwood.


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Vietnam Diary by Herman Gilster Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book had more information (about aircraft and equipment) than any Vietnam War book I have read. Experienced military readers think of the M60, M16, Huey’s, and jet fighters but the early years of the war were fought with WWII weapons and antiquated aircraft.

Like Guadalcanal Diary, I will cherish this book always/5(87). "Vietnam Diary" is a daily recount of the activities of Marines, US Army, and Special Forces troop advisors at the start of the Vietnam War. It was written by a war correspondent imbedded in the troop activities.

The author helped me understand the lasting psychological devastation war inflicts on combatants and civilians.4/5(12). The book had more information (about aircraft and equipment) than any Vietnam War book I have read.

Experienced military readers think of the M60, M16, Huey’s, and jet fighters but the early years of the war were fought with WWII weapons and antiquated aircraft.

Like Guadalcanal Diary, I will cherish this book always/5(85). This is a diary I kept while I was in Vietnam. It is for the most part unstructured, as many of us were, but all of it is true.

History, someone once said, is trying to tell the truth through the rhost acceptable lie. But this book is not about history. It only tells the truthAuthor: Peter N. Swisher. The book “is a Vietnam Diary book tale, life-affirming and updated for the modern age,” Terrance Maitland wrote in the New York Times Book Review.

THE KILLING ZONE: MY LIFE IN THE VIETNAM WAR. by Frederick Downs Jr., Downs, who served as an Army lieutenant in Vietnam, wrote three memoirs.

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Against his better judgement, Dr. Fred Myers returns to that green 4/4(1). Get this from a library. Vietnam diary. [Richard Tregaskis] -- This is the account of a "front-line reporter's experiences in Vietnam, where he spent many.

Vietnam War Diary would be published in Includes original words Grunt Vietnam War Dictionary. Preface: It is essentially a series of letters, mostly to his parents about that distant time and place that happened toAmericaand her children over a quarter of a century ago.

Richard William Tregaskis (Novem – Aug ) was an American journalist and author whose best-known work is Guadalcanal Diary (), an account of just the first several weeks (in August - September ) of the U.S.

Marine Corps invasion of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands during World War was actually a six-month-long campaign. Vietnam Diary “Contact – Wait Out”, Is a based on a Dairy, kept day by day, of an Australian Infantry Soldier while serving with the 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment.

The original dairy can be viewed in the research department of the War Memorial in Canberra. The book. Fall's book Street without Joy is a "sketch" or essay on the military-political history of the war largely fought between the French Army, who sought to reclaim Vietnam, and the Viet Minh, a force organized by Vietnamese communists, who resisted.

Earlier during World War II, the Japanese Army had in September attacked and conquered French Indochina. Vietnam War Diary February The TET Offensive (Vietnam War Diaries Book 1) Kindle Edition by Don Dennis (Author) out of 5 stars 24 ratings.

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Get this from a library. Vietnam diary. [Mark Wilson] -- Leigh and Jason are inseparable. But when Jason is conscripted and sent to fight in Vietnam, they are divided not just by distance, but by their beliefs about the war.

Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish is a personal memoir of the author's tour of duty in Vietnam during the war that tore America's heart in half. It is a tale of his adventures and misadventures while serving in the rear echelons of the 9th Infantry Division.

This telling of the Vietnam story is not politically correct, just true/5(10). A great book to explain the Vietnam War to younger readers. Viet Vets liked it also- very factual. recommend it for students with interest in Vietnam War. 5/5(1). In Vietnam, the publication of a wartime diary written by an idealistic young doctor has captured the imagination of readers, and become a runaway best-seller.

The diary of Dang Thuy Tram was. The unintended consequence: many G.I.s shifted their drug use to heroin, which was odorless and thus harder to detect. Heroin started flowing more freely into Vietnam from Cambodia ina.

There was a time when all I knew of Vietnam war books was Tim O’Brien’s, The Things They Carried, a book that prompted the laconic entry in my book journal, “This book destroyed me.” One of the things I loved so much—and that broke my heart so cleanly—about The Things They Carried was that it reminded me of another beloved war book, Author: Tracy Shapley.

Good. Vietnam Diary by Richard Tregaskis. Binding: Hardcover. Weight: Lbs. Product Group: Book. Istextbook: No. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear/5(24). Hi everyone. From enjoying delicious meals to chatting about entertainment and fashion to learning about human trafficking, our trip to Vietnam was truly a trip of a lifetime.

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