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Galli, Richard
    
Small PressREMFS

The author is giving his book away online.  Get it here.  The first few pages look really good.  Before you think, "you get what you pay for;" read his reasoning: "  

My first book was published nationally in hard cover in June, 2000. The soft cover followed in November, 2001. Critics love it. Readers love it. You probably never heard of it.

The book is called Rescuing Jeffrey. It was critically acclaimed, underĖpromoted, and didnít reach nearly the audience I hoped for.

I got that enthusiastic New York Times review. But I didnít get you.

This time I hope it will be different.

While other people look for buyers for other books, I intend to look for readers for REMFS. Because (as any author will tell you) no book really comes to life until readers have read it."


Galloway, Joseph L.  & Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore [authors' website]
   
Suggested Reading We Were Soldiers Once and Young: Ia Drang-The Battle that Changed the War in Vietnam        

ARMY 1/7 2/7 CAV, 1965: An extremely well respected dissection of the battle of Ia Drang, fought at LZ X-Ray and LZ Albany. You will find here eyewitness accounts from both sides of the battle. But what impressed me the most was the attempt to identify so many of the participants by name, especially the soldiers who were killed. This battle is also covered in Chickenhawk

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Gardner, Lloyd C.
    Approaching Vietnam : From World War II Through Dienbienphu, 1941-1954

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[paperback]

     

    Pay Any Price : Lyndon Johnson and the Wars for Vietnam

1997  

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Gardner, Lloyd C. & Ted Gittinger
    Vietnam : The Early Decisions

1997  

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[hardback]

     

Gay, Kathlyn & Gay, Martin
    Vietnam War

1996  Childrens' literature 

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[hardcover]

     

Gilberg, Gail Hosking
    Snake's Daughter : The Roads in and Out of War (Singular Lives)

This is a memoir by the daughter of Vietnam vet Charles Hosking. 

United States United Kingdom Germany France

[hardback]

     

Gioglio, Gerald R. [interview]
    Days of Decision : An Oral History of Conscientious Objectors in the Military During the Vietnam War

From a review: "Very human stories. This study demonstrates the value of oral history in studying the war in Vietnam."  I would add that if you want to learn about the war and what it did to this country, you must read the words of those who protested the war as well.  

United States United Kingdom Germany France

[paperback]

     

Glassner, Ronald J.
    365 Days

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[paperback]

     

Gold, Jerome
    Sergeant Dickinson

This is a novel by an ex-special forces radioman. Per Stewart O'Nan (who read an advance copy) "Very 'Farewell to Arms', with lovely details. Aug 1999 

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[hardback]

[hardback] [hardback]  

Goldstein, Donald M. and Katherine V. Dillon, J. Michael Wenger
    The Vietnam War : The Story and Photographs

1997 

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[hardback]

     

Goodson, Barry L.
    Cap Mot : A Marine Special Forces Unit in Vietnam, 1968-1969 (War and the Southwest Series , No 5)

1997 

United States United Kingdom Germany France

[hardback]

     

Gratzer, Sonny [author's website]
General Issue Blues, Viet Nam to Here: A Warrior's Tour

Poems by a Vietnam vet.  

United States United Kingdom Germany France

[paperback]

     

Greene, Graham
    The Quiet American

Funny how much Graham Greene could see right at the beginning. Whoever wrote the blurb on the back of my 1957 paperback edition didn't get it. Looking squarely back, that long forgotten editor enthused "The scene is in Saigon in the violent recent years when the French were desperately trying to hold their footing in the Far East." If you think this is some dusty novel, be forewarned that Greene has a quirky style and a couple of times he raised the hair on the back of my neck. 

United States United Kingdom Germany France

[paperback]

     

Groom, Winston
    Better Times Than These

First novel by the Vietnam veteran author of Forrest Gump. 

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Grosh, Stacey M. Lane
    The Truth about Caroline

First novel by my niece!  It has nothing to do with Vietnam, but I have to list this young adult novel.  It really is quite good, so if you have a pre-teen, pick them up a book too!

"My grandparentís backyard is filled with dead bodies. I am in their spare bedroom, sitting by the window, and all my eyes will focus on is the sunken rows of ground before me. The headstones are decaying. Thick chunks of stone and grass spot the gravesites. For the next two weeks, I will be sleeping twenty feet away from the dead."

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[paperback]

     
Canada  In Spanish Japan Austria
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Gruhzit-Hoyt, Olga
"A Time Remembered : American Women in the Vietnam War"

This is a collection of pieces by the women below.  The author has taken their words and reworked them.  Although the style with its passive voice is a bit off-putting, the power of the collective and individual voices cannot be denied.  This is a very important addition to the small body of work on women who served in Vietnam.  Like all such books, it is not easy reading.  Take your time with it.  List of women interviewed.
1999    

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[hardback]

[hardback]    

Guidry, Richard A.
    "The War in I Corps"

1998  

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My Vietnam Related Websites:
button Women in Vietnam ~ Read about ALL the women who served . . .
The Irish on the Wall ~ An effort to locate the Irish who died in Vietnam
button Tim O'Brien's Home Page ~ National Book Award Winner and Americal Vet

button Emily's Poetry ~ By a Red Cross Donut Dolly
button Shrapnel in the Heart ~ The most moving book you will read on Vietnam
button All About Vietnam    ~ An annotated bibliography of books about Vietnam for sale thru Amazon Worldwide!
button Battle Dressing ~
button Project Hearts and Minds ~ Help put Viet Nam back together
button Photos from a Holts' Military History Tour ~ My trip to Vietnam, February 1998

My Other Websites:
Maybe Later . . . ~ My Creative Nonfiction
Irish in Korea ~ Irish men and women who gave their lives in the Korean War
Literature of the Korean War ~ Don't let the literature be forgotten
Samuel Pepys ~ One of my favorite authors
Chicago Theatre Z - A ~ This is the best theater town in the country!
Soccer Literature ~ I'm a fan and I read
O'Leary Lantern ~ Fire! Fire! Fire!
Gil Thorp ~ THE Coach (apologies to The General!)
Poetry of the First World War ~ Owen, Hardy and others
Chi-COW-go ~ Cowz plus Commentary (this used to be a cow town)
Graham Fulton, Scottish Poet ~ Charles Manson Auditions for the Monkees

Other Important Websites:
The Truth About Caroline ~ a  really good Young Adult book by my niece, Stacey M. Lane Grosh
Remember Oklahoma City ~  The Civil Service and Military will NEVER forget!

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