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    • They Marched Into Sunlight

    • War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October 1967
    • By: David Maraniss
    • Narrated by: David Maraniss
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Here is the epic story of Vietnam and the sixties told through the events of a few tumultuous days in October 1967. With meticulous and captivating detail, They Marched Into Sunlight brings that catastrophic time back to life while examining questions about the meaning of dissent and the official manipulation of truth, issues that are as relevant today as they were decades ago.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Overwhelming

    • By Kay M on 11-17-03

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Vietnam

    • The Australian War
    • By: Paul Ham
    • Narrated by: Peter Byrne
    • Length: 31 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    Drawing on hundreds of accounts by soldiers, politicians, aid workers, entertainers and the Vietnamese people, Paul Ham reconstructs for the first time the full history of our longest military campaign. From the commitment to engage, through the fight over conscription and the rise of the anti - war movement, to the tactics and horror of the battlefi eld, Ham exhumes the truth about this politicians' war - which sealed the fate of 50,000 Australian servicemen and women.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating detailed account

    • By Alan T Alcock on 04-21-09
    • The Australian War
    • By: Paul Ham
    • Narrated by: Peter Byrne
    • Length: 31 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 12-15-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 119 ratings

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Embers of War

    • The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
    • By: Fredrik Logevall
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 32 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 75

    In this landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam, author Fredrik Logevall taps newly accessible diplomatic archives in several nations and traces the path that led two Western nations to tragically lose their way in the jungles of Southeast Asia. He brings to life the bloodiest battles of France’s final years in Indochina - and describes how, from an early point, a succession of American leaders made disastrous policy choices that put America on its own collision course with history. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing novel - good backstory for the unfamiliar

    • By Kevin Warren on 03-11-19

    Regular price: $48.95

    • The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Vietnam War

    • By: Phillip Jennings
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    The mainstream media and history books would have you believe that the Vietnam War was tragic and a dismal failure. But Phillip Jennings is here to set the record straight, about one of the bright spots in U.S. military history. In this latest Politically Incorrect Guide, Jennings shatters culturally accepted myths and busts politically incorrect lies that liberal pundits and leftist professors have been telling you for years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Two sides to every story, even Vietnam

    • By OneForAll on 02-16-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Donut Dolly: An American Red Cross Girl's War in Vietnam

    • North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series
    • By: Joann Puffer Kotcher
    • Narrated by: Beverly Ann Astley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Donut Dolly puts you in the Vietnam War face down in the dirt under a sniper attack, inside a helicopter being struck by lightning, at dinner next to a commanding general, and slogging through the mud along a line of foxholes. You see the war through the eyes of one of the first women officially allowed in the combat zone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • doughnuts Vietnam War

    • By R. Bedsole on 01-01-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • American Reckoning

    • The Vietnam War and Our National Identity
    • By: Christian G. Appy
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 14 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    How did the Vietnam War change the way we think of ourselves as a people and a nation? Christian G. Appy now examines the relationship between the war's realities and myths and its impact on our national identity, conscience, pride, shame, popular culture, and postwar foreign policy.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Lefitist propaganda at best

    • By Violet Weed on 12-25-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • 13 Cent Killers

    • The 5th Marine Snipers in Vietnam
    • By: John J. Culbertson
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    Author John J. Culbertson, a former Fifth Marine sniper himself, presents the riveting true stories of young Americans who fought with bolt rifles and bounties on their heads during the fiercest combat of the war, from 1967 through the desperate Tet battle for Hue in early '68.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Interesting

    • By Evad on 01-13-10

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Tour of Duty

    • John Kerry and the Vietnam War
    • By: Douglas Brinkley
    • Narrated by: Douglas Brinkley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Written by acclaimed historian Douglas Brinkley, this is the first full-scale, intimate account of John Kerry's Navy career. Brinkley has drawn on extensive interviews with everyone who knew Kerry well in Vietnam. Kerry also entrusted to Brinkley his letters home and his voluminous "War Notes": journals, notebooks, and personal reminiscences written during and shortly after the war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Excellent Introduction to John Kerry

    • By Michael on 02-11-04

    Regular price: $21.95

    • The Vietnam War Trivia Book: Fascinating Facts and Interesting Vietnam War Stories

    • Trivia War Books, Book 2
    • By: Bill O'Neill, Dwayne Walker
    • Narrated by: Derek Newman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    With the help of this Vietnam War book, you can! In just a few minutes a day, you can be an expert in Vietnam War history and impress both your friends and your history teachers. Each chapter of our trivia book is broken up into 15 bite-size sections. These sections are either interesting stories or clear, simple breakdowns of the Vietnam War’s main issues. It’s a pretty complicated war, but unlike most war books, this one will make those difficult issues seem easy and exciting.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Goodnight Siagon! Good Morning Vietnam!!

    • By Ray Johnson on 03-16-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Rethinking Camelot

    • JFK, the Vietnam War, and U.S. Political Culture
    • By: Noam Chomsky
    • Narrated by: Brian Jones
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Noam Chomsky dismisses efforts to resurrect Camelot - an attractive American myth portraying JFK as a shining knight promising peace, foiled only by assassins bent on stopping this lone hero from withdrawing from Vietnam. Chomsky argues that US institutions an political culture, not individual presidents, are the key to understanding US behavior during the Vietnam War.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Unfit for Command

    • Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry
    • By: John O'Neill, Jerome R. Corsi Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 379
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    In their new book, Unfit for Command, John O'Neill and co-author Jerome Corsi bring together the words of more than 200 Navy veterans who served with John Kerry and who feel it their duty to tell why Kerry is unworthy of the presidency.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unfit For Command

    • By Richard T. Betz on 09-29-04

    Regular price: $19.95

    • True Courage

    • A Trilogy of True-Life Survival of POWs from Vietnam, World War II, and Cambodia
    • By: Made for Success, Gerald Coffee, Kelly Estes, and others
    • Narrated by: Gerald Coffee, Dan McGowan, Bill Chandler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Full of action-packed experiences from world conflicts, this collection of war stories - some true, some not - tells tales of POWs surviving in Vietnam, World War II, and Cambodia. These stories of grit and strength put you in the middle of the action and will leave you with a respect for true war heroes. Beyond Survival is a journey into the invincible human spirit that unites heart and mind in a compelling and unforgettable experience.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Brutal narration with sound effects ?

    • By Art on 05-24-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Taking Charge

    • The Johnson White House Tapes, 1963-1964
    • By: Michael R. Beschloss
    • Narrated by: Michael R. Beschloss
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104

    Taking Charge brings you into the room with an American political legend, still hated and revered a quarter century after his death. We hear Lyndon Johnson as he schemes and blusters, rewards and punishes, and reveals a bedrock core of unshakable political beliefs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great as an audiobook

    • By Amanda on 11-22-11

    Regular price: $21.95