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Keenan, Sheila

Summary: Three fictional stories, told in graphic novel format, about soldiers in World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War who were aided by combat dogs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2013

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Gitlin, Marty

Summary: This book explores the causes of and events leading to the Vietnam War. Easy-to-read, engaging text discusses major battles and key figures of the war and the technology and weapons used during the war. Through primary source quotes, readers will discover the experiences of soldiers and people on the home front. Readers will learn what impact the Vietnam War had on US history and the country's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.704 GIT

Summary: When U.S. fighter pilot Dieter Dengler escapes death after being shot down over one of the most intense front lines in the Vietnam War, his troubles were just beginning. He is taken captive by the Vietnamese Army and is forced to endure a harrowing stint in a Vietnamese prison camp. Dengler and a small band of his fellow captives stage a death-defying escape. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment [distributor] 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RES

Summary: Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie "happening" in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal party in order to declare his love for Sheila, Claude begins an adventure that lands him in jail, Central Park...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS HAI

Atwood, Kathryn J.

Summary: Readers are introduced to courageous women and girls who risked their lives through their involvement in the conflict in Vietnam. These women served in dangerous roles as medics, journalists, resisters, and revolutionaries. Through their varied experiences and perspectives, young readers gain insight into the many facets of this tragic and complex conflict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 ATW

Nicholson, Thom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 959.7043 Nicho

Sweet, Matthew

Summary: "Stockholm, 1968. A thousand American deserters and draft-resisters are arriving to escape the war in Vietnam. They're young, they're radical, and they want to start a revolution. Some of them even want to take the fight to America. The Swedes treat them like pop stars--but the CIA is determined to stop all that. It's a job for the deep-cover men of Operation Chaos and their allies--agents who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 SWE

Summary: Based on the true story of Ron Kovic, a young man who volunteered for the Vietnam War, was wounded, and returned paralyzed from the mid-chest down. He later became a new voice for those disenchanted with the war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BOR

Pyle, Richard.

Summary: Relates the circumstances behind the deaths of four combat photographers in 1971 when their helicopter was shot down over Laos, and the efforts to locate the crash site and the photographers' remains twenty-seven years later.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7043 PYL

Jones, Howard

Summary: "In this raw, searing new narrative account, Howard Jones reopens the case of My Lai by examining individual accounts of both victims and soldiers through extensive archival and original research. Jones evokes the horror of the event itself, the attempt to suppress it, as well as the response to Calley's sentence and the seemingly unanswerable question of whether he had merely been following...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2017

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Summary: After serving as a combat infantryman with the 4th Division in Vietnam, forty-seven years later, Keenan returns to Vietnam on a mission. First to meet, speak and make peace with his former enemy, members of the North Vietnamese Army. Second, to return to the scene of a horrific battle, Hill 1338, near Dakto in the Central Highlands and climb it once again. Keenan will share his personal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: TADL 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RET

Wagner, Sarah E.

Summary: Nearly 1,600 Americans who took part in the Vietnam War are still missing and presumed dead. Sarah Wagner tells the stories of those who mourn and continue to search for them. Today's forensic science can identify remains from mere traces, raising expectations for repatriation and forcing a new reckoning with the toll of America's most fraught war.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 WAG

Summary: In First blood, an ex-Green Beret haunted by memories of Vietnam is searching for peace, but finds instead an overzealous, small town sheriff who's spoiling for a fight.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE RAM

Summary: Heroic, daring and more than just a little colorful, The A-Team is a brave band of brothers who will stop at nothing to get the bad guys. Pile into that famous black van for another season of adventure with Hannibal, Face, Murdock and B.A. as they fight for justice against criminals, while staying one step ahead of their archenemy, Colonel Decker.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV A

Chant, Christopher

Summary: The Vietnam War constitutes a defining moment in modern history. Starting from a time soon after the Japanese surrender in 1945, at the end of the Second World War, and lasting to the North Vietnamese conquest of South Vietnam in 1975 to re-create a unified Vietnamese state, the war pitted the Communists of Vietnam, against a number of opponents. Those included first the French and second the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 959.7 CHA

Cooke, Tim

Summary: "Approaches the topic of the Vietnam War from the perspective of soldiers fighting in it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.7 COO

Prochnau, William W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7043 PRO

Summary: "Part EVAC hospital, part USO entertainment center--this outpost of craziness and compassion introduces us to the Vietnam War through the eyes of the women who served there"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: StarVista Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CHI

Seahorn, Janet J.

Summary: The author writes from his experience as a young army officer in Vietnam who served with the Dauntless Black Lions of the 1st Infantry Division. His spouse and co-author describes her perspective as a wife and mother who has lived the past thirty years with a veteran who suffers from the physical, and more specifically, the mental scars of combat. You will become familiar with how PTSD...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Team Pursuits 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8521 SEA

Greenbaum, Eli

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In Saying No to the Vietnam War, Eli Greenbaum presents personal accounts from individuals who were driven to resist or dodge the Vietnam War draft. These vivid and candid oral histories detail encounters with the Selective Service System, events that were often controversial, sometimes volatile, and almost always emotionally charged. The narrative of the author's own experience blended with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2024

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White, Ralph

Summary: The true story of how one Chase Manhattan banker fought to the save the staff of its Saigon branch before the city fell to the North Vietnamese army in the waning days of the Vietnam War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHITE, RALPH WHI

Yang, Kao Kalia

Summary: "In the 1960s when Kalia's mother, Chue, was born, the US was actively recruiting Hmong Laotians to assist with CIA efforts in Laos's Secret War. By the time Chue was a teenager, the US had completely vacated Laos, and the country erupted into genocidal attacks on the Hmong people, who were perceived as traitorous for their involvement. Notably, from 1964-1973, Laos became victim to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2024

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Stanton, Doug

Summary: A portrait of the American recon platoon of the 101st Airborne Division describes their sixty-day fight for survival during the 1968 Tet Offensive, tracing their postwar difficulties with acclimating into a peacetime America that did not want to hear their story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 STA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 959.7 STA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 STA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 959.7 STA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist Wars Stanton

Summary: Follows the daily lives of doctors, nurses, soldiers, and others stationed at an American base during the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CHI

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