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Stuart Murray
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Vietnam War

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Be an eyewitness to the longest war in American history-a dramatic story of partiotism, tragedy, bloody conflict, and heroism.

See campaigns in the air and battles in jungles, cities and rice paddies.
Learn about the most powerful combat weapons of the age. Discover why America went to war in Indochina and who fought there.
Published (first published May 16th 2005)
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Jessica Rawden
Like most DK eyewitness books, Vietnam War has a lot of stuff going on at once. There is mid-reading level text with a ton of pictures, all with various captions and random information. There's a lot to see and a lot to read, and the text can become overwhelming. That being said, though this is a war book, there is not a lot of detail concerning tactics, and violent pictures are not shown. I think a mature child could handle this book in fourth or fifth grade, especially if he or she was really ...more
Grayson
May 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book, "Vietnam War" is one of the books in the Eyewitness books so it is a book full of facts and information about the Vietnam War. It's not told like a story. It's just presented with different facts, lists, and information about the war, soldiers, countries, weapons, and other stuff. Reading about history, especially wars, is one of my favorite subjects. I learned a lot from this book too because it gives you information from different sides. Along with the facts that are in it there are ...more
Morgan
May 29, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book is all factual it’s not a story. It includes lots of information and real pictures from the Vietnam War and the time period. I would say this would be a better book for older elementary students or if a teacher was to just pick out a few sections to talk about with the class. I feel that this book would help kids to understand what the war was about and how it was affecting the United States. The book has information about what was going on in Vietnam and also talks about anti-war move ...more
Dave/Maggie Bean
Not what I've come to expect from DK's _Eyewitness Handbooks_ series.

The history is sketchy, and much of the information on weapons and equipment is in error. It's a good stocking-stuffer for kids, but there's little here for serious history buffs.
Df
May 26, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is very good for students because it contains a lot of solid facts about the vietnam war.The book gives facts about the soldiers and the type of weaponry and equipment they used,the enemy, and why we went.The book covers a broad variety of facts from all over the war.
Rambo Yearone
Mar 26, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
a very good photobook about the Vietnam war
Eric Evhs Le
Good basic description on the Vietnam War. Book for minors who are interested in Vietnam War, not for research.
Acton
Jun 06, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This book is awesome because of all the stories of battles, pictures, and much, MUCH more!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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i am now happy that the war had stop and they carry so much stuff and the bages look so cool. Dangelo
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