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Books Books 41 - 49 of about 49 related to The Vietnam War in American Memory: Veterans, Memorials, and the Politics of ....   

Confronting the War Machine: Draft Resistance During the Vietnam War

Michael S. Foley - History - 2003 - 449 pages
Focusing on the draft resistance movement in Boston in 1967-68, this study argues that these acts of mass civil disobedience turned the tide in the antiwar movement by drawing ...
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Sailors to the End: The Deadly Fire on the USS Forrestal and the Heroes Who ...

Gregory A. Freeman - History - 2009 - 336 pages
The aircraft carrier USS Forrestal was preparing to launch attacks into North Vietnam when one of its jets accidentally fired a rocket into an aircraft occupied by pilot John ...
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Point Man

James Watson, Kevin Dockery - History - 2009 - 352 pages
Chief Petty Officer James "Patches" Watson was there at the start. One of the first to come out of the famed Underwater Demolition Team 21, he was an initial member -- a "plank ...
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Death of a Generation: How the Assassinations of Diem and JFK Prolonged the ...

Howard Jones - History - 2003 - 562 pages
Jones delivers an informative narrative documenting in rather elaborate detail a popular theory of JFK and Vietnam advanced previously by such writers as Richard Mahoney and ...
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Lost Crusader: The Secret Wars of CIA Director William Colby

John Prados - History - 2003 - 380 pages
A gripping account of one of the nation's most controversial CIA directors looks back on a life spent fighting Communism, from his salad days in the OSS to his notorious ...
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