Vietnam War History Books

Last updated: January 2, 2012
  1. Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War
    1. Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War by Karl Marlantes Published: May 10, 2011 Score: 43.28
  2. What It Is Like to Go to War
    2. What It Is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes Published: August 30, 2011 Score: 7.66
  3. Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills
    3. Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills by Charles Henderson Published: October 9, 2001 Score: 5.4
  4. Fighter Pilot: The Memoirs of Legendary Ace Robin Olds
    4. Fighter Pilot: The Memoirs of Legendary Ace Robin Olds by Robin Olds, Christina Olds and Ed Rasimus Published: April 13, 2010 Score: 4.95
  5. Dispatches (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)
    5. Dispatches (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics) by Michael Herr and Robert Stone Published: February 17, 2009 Score: 2.83
  6. Chickenhawk
    6. Chickenhawk by Robert Mason Published: March 29, 2005 Score: 2.81
  7. To The Limit: An Air Cav Huey Pilot in Vietnam
    7. To The Limit: An Air Cav Huey Pilot in Vietnam by Tom A. Johnson Published: October 2, 2007 Score: 2.34
  8. A Rumor of War
    8. A Rumor of War by Philip Caputo Published: November 15, 1996 Score: 2.06
  9. Across The Fence
    9. Across The Fence by John Stryker Meyer Published: April 21, 2011 Score: 1.83
  10. Semper Cool: One Marine's Fond Memories of Vietnam
    10. Semper Cool: One Marine's Fond Memories of Vietnam by Barry Fixler Published: December 1, 2010 Score: 1.74
  11. Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam
    11. Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam by Lewis Sorley Published: October 11, 2011 Score: 1.52
  12. Daniel
    12. Daniel by Keith Yocum Published: November 30, 2009 Score: 1.03
  13. A Hundred Feet Over Hell: Flying With the Men of the 220th Recon Airplane Company Over I Corps and the DMZ, Vietnam 1968-1969
    13. A Hundred Feet Over Hell: Flying With the Men of the 220th Recon Airplane Company Over I Corps and the DMZ, Vietnam 1968-1969 by Jim Hooper Published: May 10, 2009 Score: 1
  14. We were Soldiers Once...And Young: Ia Drang--The Battle That Changed The War In Vietnam
    14. We were Soldiers Once...And Young: Ia Drang--The Battle That Changed The War In Vietnam by Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway Published: October 20, 1992 Score: 0.98
  15. The Killing Zone: My Life in the Vietnam War
    15. The Killing Zone: My Life in the Vietnam War by Frederick Downs Published: February 17, 2007 Score: 0.96
  16. The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir
    16. The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir by Kao Kalia Yang Published: April 1, 2008 Score: 0.92
  17. The Best and the Brightest (Modern Library)
    17. The Best and the Brightest (Modern Library) by David Halberstam and John McCain Published: March 26, 2002 Score: 0.9
  18. A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam (Modern Library)
    18. A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam (Modern Library) by Neil Sheehan Published: September 22, 2009 Score: 0.88
  19. Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
    19. Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam by Andrew X. Pham Published: September 2, 2000 Score: 0.76
  20. We Are Soldiers Still: A Journey Back to the Battlefields of Vietnam
    20. We Are Soldiers Still: A Journey Back to the Battlefields of Vietnam by Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway Published: July 28, 2009 Score: 0.71
  21. A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and Final Tragedy of America's Last Years in Vietnam
    21. A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and Final Tragedy of America's Last Years in Vietnam by Lewis Sorley Published: April 10, 2007 Score: 0.67
  22. Guns Up!
    22. Guns Up! by Johnnie M. Clark Published: January 2, 2002 Score: 0.66
  23. The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966
    23. The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966 by Rick Atkinson Published: October 27, 2009 Score: 0.61
  24. Sgt. Rock: Last Warrior Standing
    24. Sgt. Rock: Last Warrior Standing by Rocky Olson Published: April 11, 2011 Score: 0.59
  25. Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War
    25. Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War by Bruce Henderson Published: June 29, 2010 Score: 0.57

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