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ANNALS OF VIETNAM

Welcome to the Annals of Vietnam, a collection of articles, reviews, and images dealing with America's misadventures south and north of the 17th parallel. I have a particular interest in the early years, because that's when I was there as a reporter for the left-liberal magazine, The Nation, which was so financially strapped at the time that it would even publish reports from a Republican like me.

I've just now added a list of the Ten Best Books about the Vietnam War. (Two of them were written by me. Am I biased? You bet. But they're worth reading nevertheless.) Blue skies! -- Dan Ford

For students:

From life to fiction to film:

Early days in South Vietnam:

Remembering the quagmire:

Books & stuff

Question? Comment? Newsletter? Send me an email. Blue skies! -- Dan Ford

Incident at Muc
Wa
Incident at Muc Wa: The Vietnam novel that inspired the acclaimed Burt Lancaster movie, Go Tell the Spartans. In paperback or as a Kindle edition.

The Only
War We've Got
The Only War We've Got: A reporter's journal: the Vietnam War before it all went sour.

A Vision So Noble: John Boyd, the OODA Loop, and America's
War on Terror
A Vision So Noble - How would John Boyd have dealt with Osama bin Laden?

Flying Tigers: Claire Chennault and His American Volunteers, 1941-1942
Flying Tigers: Claire Chennault and His American Volunteers - "The exciting story of this legendary fighting force that wore American uniforms but Chinese insignia"

Michael's
War
Michael's War: Two rebels in the County Cork, 1916-1923 (fiction) Paperback or Kindle edition.