GUN books of vietnam war

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  1. cruzr180

    cruzr180 I'm addictive!!

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    I have read Devils guard :bowdown:
    and just finished SOG the secret wars of americas commandos in vietnam.

    what other books would you recommend? I heard death in the jungle is good.
     
  2. eWRXshun

    eWRXshun hai

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    karnow's "vietnam: a history."

    not exactly a 1st person point of view, but very informative.
     
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    fiction or nonfiction?

    fiction, fallen angels is quite good
     
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    for fiction, read W.E.B Griffin's books about the Marine Corp in WWII, he is widely known as one of the best military writers alive today. All my friends also say that Marine Sniper by Charles Henderson is supposed to be a good book, but I've never read it myself. Of course, the Rise and Fall of the Third Reich is an interesting, thought lengthy and imo kinda boring book.
     
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    yes, because griffin's WWII books and the shirer's rise and fall of the third reich are so pertinent to the VIETNAM war. good job in reading the thread title.

    fiction, yes fallen angels is good, but it seems too biased racially, as every myers book is. was a good book to keep me entertained, though.

    marine sniper is an excellent book, especially for someone interested in precision shooting and its military applications.
     

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