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List of Popular Books About the Vietnam War

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List of books about the Vietnam War, including jacket cover images when applicable. All these books on the Vietnam War are cataloged here by their prominence. This well-researched Vietnam War bibliography includes out of print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books. This collection of Vietnam War books includes both fiction and non-fiction books about this topic. If you're looking for a list of popular books on the Vietnam War then you're in the right place.

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  • Free Fire Zones1
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    Free Fire Zones

    Kevin Dockery

    SubjectsPolitics, International relations, Military, United States of America, Vietnam War

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  • Black Sailor, White Navy2
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    Black Sailor, White Navy

    John Darrell Sherwood

    SubjectsWarfare, Military, United States of America, World War II, Vietnam War

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  • The German Peril3
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    The German Peril

    Frederic Harrison

    SubjectsEurope, Military, Vietnam War, Political Science, History

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  • M.I.A., or, Mythmaking in America4

    SubjectsUnited States of America, Vietnam War, Asia, History, Vietnam

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  • The Barracks Thief5
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    The Barracks Thief

    Tobias Wolff

    First Published1984

    SubjectsVietnam War

    Genres (Book)Fiction

    The Barracks Thief is a novella by Tobias Wolff, first published in 1984. The story concerns...  more
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  • 10,000 days of thunder6
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    SubjectsUnited States of America, Vietnam War, Asia, History, Vietnam

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  • Perils of dominance7
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    Perils of dominance

    Gareth Porter

    SubjectsChina, Foreign relations of the United States, United States of America, Military, History of the United States

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  • Agent Orange8
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    Agent Orange

    Philip Jones Griffiths

    SubjectsPhotojournalism, Photography, World, Military, Vietnam War

    Genres (Book)Travel

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  • Falling through the Earth9
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    Falling through the Earth

    Danielle Trussoni

    SubjectsSocial science, Marriage, Fathers and Daughters, Military, Family

    Genres (Book)Biography, Autobiography

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  • Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers10

    First Published2002-10

    SubjectsSports, Government, Outdoor Recreation, Military, United States of America

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction, Memoir

    Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers is a book by Daniel Ellsberg....  more
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  • Vietnam Inc.11
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    Vietnam Inc.

    Philip Jones Griffiths

    First Published1971

    SubjectsPhotography, Military, Vietnam War, Asia, History

    Vietnam Inc. is a photographic book produced by Philip Jones Griffiths and published in 1971...  more
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  • Catfish and mandala12
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    Catfish and mandala

    Andrew X. Pham

    SubjectsDemographics of the United States, World, Military, United States of America, Vietnam War

    Catfish and mandala is a book written by Andrew X. Pham....  more
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  • White feather13
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    White feather

    Roy F. Chandler

    SubjectsUS Marines, United States of America, Vietnam War, Asia, History

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  • To bear any burden14
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    To bear any burden

    Albert Santoli

    SubjectsMilitary, Vietnam War, Asia, History, Vietnam

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  • On Yankee station15
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    On Yankee station

    John B. Nichols

    SubjectsUnited States of America, United States Navy, Vietnam War, Asia, History

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  • Pay any price16
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    Pay any price

    Lloyd Gardner

    SubjectsCurrent events, Politics, Military, United States of America, Vietnam War

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  • Vietnam and other American fantasies17

    SubjectsCivilization, United States of America, Vietnam War, Asia, History

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  • Home to war18
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    Home to war

    Gerald Nicosia

    SubjectsTechnology, Military science, Military, United States of America, Vietnam War

    Genres (Book)Mathematics, Science, Sociology

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  • Last day in Vietnam19
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    SubjectsMilitary, Vietnam War, History

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  • Vietnam20
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    Vietnam

    Stanley Karnow

    SubjectsMilitary history, World, Military, United States of America, Vietnam War

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  • The Girl in the Picture21

    SubjectsPhotojournalism, Women, Military, Vietnam War, Asia

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Biography, Autobiography

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  • The Father of All Things: A Marine, His Son, and the Legacy of Vietnam22

    First Published2007-03-01

    SubjectsVietnam War, Tom Bissell

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction

    The Father of All Things: A Marine, His Son, and the Legacy of Vietnam is a book by Tom...  more
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  • My Detachment23
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    My Detachment

    Tracy Kidder

    SubjectsMilitary history, Military, United States of America, Vietnam War

    Genres (Book)Biography, Fiction, Autobiography

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  • Black Virgin Mountain24
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    Black Virgin Mountain

    Larry Heinemann

    SubjectsLiterary, Military history, Military, United States of America, Vietnam War

    Genres (Book)Biography, Autobiography

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  • Vietnam25
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    Vietnam

    Gabriel Kolko

    SubjectsVietnam War, Asia, History, Communism, Vietnam

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