Books on the Vietnam War

Vietnam Album, by Chris Burns, ISBN-13: 978-0976886631 (available only from Amazon; about $21 for paperback and $9 for Kindle version).
Amazon reviewer: "This is a very powerful book, weaving 'official' announcements alongside quotations from US and VN military soldiers. The photography fits perfectly."
Note: I worked with Chris Burns in Vietnam. He used photos (including some of mine) from many of the 25th Infantry Division's combat correspondents to illustrate an excellent book on the war.
  
Where We Were in Vietnam, by Michael P. Kelley, ISBN-13: 978-1555716257
A comprehensive guide to the firebases, military installations and naval vessels of the Vietnam War, 1945-75. This book lists thousands of fire support bases, patrol bases, hilltops, landing zones (LZs) and other locations of the American involvement in Vietnam, complete with Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) coordinates that can be used to find the locations in Google Earth or on the ground in Vietnam with a GPS. Information on maps, GPS, MGRS grid coordinates, etc., here: http://www.karlgaard.net/maps.

Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam, by Lewis Sorley, ISBN-13: 978-0547518268.
Editorial review: Westmoreland’s strengths eventually propelled him to a level beyond his understanding and abilities.

Embers of War, by Fredrik Logevall, ISBN-13: 978-0375756474.
Pulitzer Prize citation: “A balanced, deeply researched history of how, as French colonial rule faltered, a succession of American leaders moved step by step down a road toward full-blown war.”

We are Soldiers Still, by Lt. Gen Harold "Hal" G. Moore (U.S. Army Retired) and Joseph L. Galloway (UPI correspondent in Vietnam), ISBN-13: 978-0061147777.
Publisher's Weekly: "This book proves again that Moore is an exceptionally thoughtful, compassionate and courageous leader (he was one of a handful of army officers who studied the history of the Vietnam wars before he arrived) and a strong voice for reconciliation and for honoring the men with whom he served."

The Dynamics of Defeat: The Vietnam War in Hau Nghia Province, by Eric M. Bergerud, ISBN-13: 978-0813318745.
Library Journal: "Bergerud (military and American history, Lincoln Univ.) has written an important study at the province level, always in the context of wider events, which adds significantly to the understanding of the war. He concludes that the United States could not have won the war: the South Vietnamese government lacked legitimacy with its people; the National Liberation Front was organized and determined enough to overcome military setbacks; and even though Americans demonstrated an appreciation of the political aspects of the war, only in application of military strength were they effective against the enemy."

War and the Soul: Healing our Nation's Veterans from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, by Edward Tick, PhD, ISBN-13: 978-0835608312.
Review: "A penetrating look into the trauma that remains long after the truces are signed."

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