The seminal novel on the vietnam experience, The 13th Valley is a classic that illuminates the war in Southeast Asia like no other book.
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Very simply the best book so far about Vietnam. St. Louis post-Dispatch Chickenhawk. A true, bestselling story from the battlefield that faithfully portrays the horror, the madness, and the trauma of the Vietnam War More than half a million copies of Chickenhawk have been sold since it was first published in 1983.
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Matterhorn A Novel of the Vietnam War. It is an unforgettable novel that transforms the tragedy of Vietnam into a powerful and universal story of courage, camaraderie, and sacrifice: a parable not only of the war in Vietnam but of all war, and a testament to the redemptive power of literature. Standing in their way are not merely the North Vietnamese but also monsoon rain and mud, leeches and tigers, disease and malnutrition.
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Matterhorn A Novel of the Vietnam War. In a war that was already lost, there was a small group of dedicated soldiers who refused to quit. They fought for each other and for their honor as soldiers. It is 1970
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With maps highlighting the strategic points of conflict, with thirty-two pages of photos, and with Fall's thorough and insightful analysis, Hell in a Very Small Place has become one of the benchmarks in war reportage. Bantam.