Where We Were in Vietnam: A Comprehensive Guide to the Firebases and Militar [NOOK Book]

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Widely considered the definitive resource on the Vietnam War, Where We Were identifies the name, location and provides a brief historical synopsis of every military installation, firebase, landing zone, airfield, port, signal site, vessel and significant terrain feature of the American war in Vietnam. Additionally, includes a substantial number from the French War as well. Coverage includes all of Indochina. Currently features over 12,000 entries. Also includes an extensive appendix of Vietnam War research and ...

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Where We Were in Vietnam: A Comprehensive Guide to the Firebases and Militar

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Overview

Widely considered the definitive resource on the Vietnam War, Where We Were identifies the name, location and provides a brief historical synopsis of every military installation, firebase, landing zone, airfield, port, signal site, vessel and significant terrain feature of the American war in Vietnam. Additionally, includes a substantial number from the French War as well. Coverage includes all of Indochina. Currently features over 12,000 entries. Also includes an extensive appendix of Vietnam War research and map guidelines/resources.

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Editorial Reviews

Eric Hammel
If you need a fact about the Vietnam War, look here first!
historian, Khe Sanh: Siege in the Clouds--An Oral History and Fire in the Streets: The Battle for Hue--Tet 1968
David Hackworth
It's an incredible resource and will sit prominently among my research materials on the Vietnam War.
Vietnam Primer, About Face and Steel My Soldiers' Hearts
Booknews
Vietnam veteran Kelley presents a listing of some 10,000 firebases, airfields, and warships involved in the American and French war efforts against Vietnam. Entries provide information on names, grid coordinates, dates of existence, unit occupants, dates of attacks, and who constructed the base. Also included are 50 maps of provinces, military regions, cities, terrain features, and military grid zone overlays. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555716899
  • Publisher: Hellgate Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 942,446
  • File size: 14 MB
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Meet the Author


Michael Kelley was drafted in 1969 and sent to Vietnam where he was severely wounded and hospitalized for more than six months. After his release, he obtained an MFA and went to work as a county appraiser, while simultaneously pursuing a career as an artist. His Vietnam-related art has been widely exhibited and he has published numerous articles about his experiences. This book is a five-year labor of love. He currently resides in Sacramento, CA, with his wife, two children, one cat and a dog.
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