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REMF Bibliography

A Bibliography of Viet Nam War Literature

Compiled by David A. Willson with Nancy Kendall

Viet Nam War Literature: Miscellaneous, A-M

Contents: Cartoons & Comics | Children's Literature | Drama | Graphic Novels | Miscellaneous | Novels | Poetry | Pornography | Proofs | Reviews | Screenplays | Short Stories

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  • American Heritage, Vol.42, No.1, February/March 1991.
    a. Safer, Morley. "Prescott's War" (pp.100-113)
    [the paintings of William Linzee Prescott, a "civilian adventurer" artist in
    1967 Vietnam]
  • Ammer, Christine. Fighting Words: From War, Rebellion, and Other Combative Capers. New York: Laurel Books (Dell), 1990, (c)1989.
    [encyclopedic listing of words and expressions -- includes meaning, origin, usage, and military history -- indexed]
  • Anderson, William C. BAT-21. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1980 (cloth cover, dust jacket).
  • Authors Take Sides on Vietnam. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1967.


  • The Ballad of the Green Berets [sheet music]. Words and Music by Barry Sadler and Robin Moore. New York: Music Music Music, Inc., (c)1963,1964 & 1966 [sole selling agents: Cimino Publications Incorporated].
    [also includes on back page: The Green Beret ("The Official Song of the United States Army Special Forces"). Music by C.W.O. Ken Whitcomb, Words by P.G. Fairbanks. New York: Music Music Music, Inc., (c)1963, 1964.]
  • Ballard, J.G. Love and Napalm: Export U.S.A. New York: Grove Press, 1972, (c)1969 (1st printing, cloth cover).
  • Banerian, James (ed.) Losers are Pirates: A Close Look at the PBS Series "Vietnam: A Television History." Phoenix, AZ: Sphinx Publishing, 1985.
  • Becker, Stephen. When the War is Over. New York: Bantam, 1970, (c)1969.
    [Civil War as Vietnam War metaphor]
  • Behr, Edward & Steyn, Mark. The Story of Miss Saigon. New York: Arcade Publishing (Little, Brown), 1991 (1st U.S. edition, cloth cover, dust jacket).
    [background, planning, and production of Miss Saigon]
  • Bergman, Arlene Eisen. Women of Vietnam. San Francisco: Peoples Press, 1974.
  • Bergot, Erwan. The French Foreign Legion. New York: Charter Books, (c)1972, English translation (c)1975.
  • Berrigan, Daniel. Night Flight to Hanoi; War Diary with 11 Poems. New York: Macmillan, 1968 (1st printing, cloth cover, dust jacket).
    [see also POETRY]
  • Berrigan, Daniel. ["Self-Immolation; A conversation between Daniel Berrigan & Nhat Hanh"]
    [see: Unmuzzled Ox. Vol. 4, no. 1, 1976]
  • Bishop, Michael (ed.) Nebula Awards 25, SFWA's Choices for the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 1989. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991 (1st edition, large format paperback).
    [see also SHORT STORIES]
    a. Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann. "Some Reflections on The
    Healer's War
    " (p57-62)
  • Bobela, Heidi, et al. (eds.) Incoming: After Images of Vietnam, the 80's Generation Reacts. Canton, NY: St. Lawrence University, 1989 (large format paperback).
    [see also POETRY]
    [includes miscellaneous writing and art]]
  • Bonetti, Kay. "An Interview with Richard Currey"
    [see: High Plains Literary Review, Spring 1992]
  • Branfman, Fred (ed.) Voices from the Plain of Jars; Life Under an Air War. New York: Harper & Row (Harper Colophon Books), 1972 (1st edition).
  • Brians, Paul. "Nuclear War Fiction for Young Readers: a commentary and annotated bibliography"
    [see: Davies, Philip John (ed.) Science Fiction, Social Conflict and War]
  • Broyles, William Jr. "Box-Office Vietnam," in Smart. No.11, July-August 1990.
    ["The real Vietnam War ended in 1975. Everything about it since then has been a war story--which means it's been made up, altered by imagination, and transformed by the stories already told. The war shaped American culture; since it ended, American culture, especially Hollywood, has shaped the war."]


  • Caputo, Philip. A Rumor of War. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1977 (1st edition, cloth cover, dust jacket).
  • Carter, Bruce. "The Vietnam Series" [20 woodcuts with commentary by the artist -- includes artwork on the journal cover] in Witness. Farmington Hills, MI. Vol. 2, no.1, Spring 1988.
  • Caute, David. "The Vietnam War -- Tet"
    [see: Witness, Summer/Fall 1988]
  • Chicago Review, Vol. 23, No. 1, Summer 1971.
    [see also SHORT STORIES]
    a. Badanes, Jeriann. essay "Burning City Street Theater -- An Analysis of a
    Theatre Commune,"
    [includes a synopsis of "The Story of Joey Depuccio" in which "he is
    sent to kill in Vietnam," and may other references to the war]
  • Chick, Jack T. Holy Joe. Chino, CA: Chick Publications, 1972.
    [very small pocket sized religious tract, comic format -- soldiers in Vietnam jungles]
    [see also CARTOONS]
  • Committee of Responsibility, Seattle Chapter. Memorial Album to Benefit War-Injured Children of Vietnam. Benefit Performance: Sunday, November 10, 1968. Sponsored by CALCAV (Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam), Seattle.
    [musical performances by: Philadelphia String Quartet, Marueen Quinn, and The SongCrafters. readings by Maureen Quinn, including poem "Body Count" by Colin Bell]
    [see also: POETRY]
  • Corliss, P.F. "Reflections on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial"
    Villani, Jim, et al. (eds.). Viet Nam Flashbacks: Pig Iron No. 12
  • Currey, Richard. "from Vietnam"
    [see: Newborn, Sasha (ed.) first-person intense anthology]


  • da Cruz, Daniel. The Ayes of Texas. New York: Ballantine, 1985, (c)1982.
    [futuristic Vietnam novel]
  • Dane, Barbara and Silber, Irwin (eds.) The Vietnam Songbook. New York: Guardian, 1969.
    ["...songs from the American and international protest movements--and fighting songs of the Vietnamese people"]
  • Davies, Philip John (ed.) Science Fiction, Social Conflict and War. [Cultural Politics series] Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 1990 (large format paperback)Spark, Alasdair. "Vietnam: the War in Science Fiction" (pp.113-13Brians, Paul. "Nuclear War Fiction for Young Readers: a commentary and annotated bibliography" (pp.132-150)
  • Davis. R.G. The San Francisco Mime Troupe: The First Ten Years. Palo Alto, CA: Ramparts Press, 1975 (1st edition, large format paperback).
    ["The inside story of the San Francisco Mime Troupe's first 10 years, told by its founder, ... Their brash and cutting challenge to the legitimacy of the Empire helped win more than a skirmish -- it helped in no small way to turn dissatisfaction with the Vietnam war to active opposition."]
  • December; a Magazine of the Arts and Opinion, Western Springs, IL: C.L. Johnson. Vol. 12, no. 1 and 2 (double issue), 1970.
    a. Thompson, Chandler. "Living the Logic of Lunacy in Vietnam"
    [15-page essay explaining the origin of "The Bonepaster Story" filed in
    Saigon, Sept. 20, 1969?, which follows the essay]
  • Dick Adair's Saigon, Sketches and Words from the Artist's Journal. New York: John Weatherhill, 1971. 1st edition. (cloth cover, dust jacket)
  • Drake, David. Rolling Hot (Hammer's Slammers). New York: Baen Books, 1989 (1st printing).
    [future war -- reminiscent of the Tet Offensive -- review "Publisher's Weekly"]
  • Effros, William G. (comp.) Quotations Vietnam: 1945-1970. New York: Random House, 1970 (1st printing).
  • Emerson, Gloria. "The Children in the Field"
    [see: TriQuarterly 65, Winter 1986]


  • Emerson, Gloria. Winners and Losers. New York: Penguin Books, 1985.


  • "Female Viet Cong: Can Hate Really Turn to Love?"
    [see: Men's Digest. Vol.15, no.3 (#109), December 1969]
  • Favreau, Dan. Thumbs Up. Minneapolis: Montage Books, 1981.
  • Four Quarters, Vol.4, No.1 (second series), Spring 1990Kling, Vincent. "A Conversation With Bobbie Ann MasoToner, Michael. "Phantom Soldiers", [an essay]
  • Figley, Charles R. and Seymour Leventman (eds.) Strangers at Home; Vietnam Veterans Since the War. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1980. (cloth cover, dust jacket)
  • Fitzgerald, Jim. "Letter from An Khe"
    [see: Glade, Jon Forrest (ed.) Owen Wister Review, Fall 1992]
  • Franck, Harry A. East of Siam: Ramblings in the Five Divisions of French Indo-China. New York: The Century Co. 1926. (cloth cover).
  • Franck, Harry A. East of Siam. New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1939, (c)1926 (cloth cover, dust jacket).
  • Glade, Jon Forrest (ed.) Owen Wister Review. Vol.15, no.2, Fall 1992. Laramie: University of Wyoming.
    [see also POETRY & REVIEWSFitzgerald, Jim. "Letter from An Khe" (non-fiction, pp.57-58)


  • Glasser, Ronald J. 365 Days. New York: Braziller, 1980 ((c)1971).
  • Gold, Jerome. Life at the End of Time: Stories and Essays. Seattle: Black Heron, 1992 (Chapbook)
    [see also SHORT STORIES]
    a. "A Personal Review and Reflection Inspired by WAR AGAINST WAR! by Ernst Friedrich" [essay] (p.31-34)
    b. "Dreaming of Two Wars" [essay] (p.35-37)
  • Gordon, Joan. Joe Haldeman, Starmont Reader's Guide 4. Mercer Island, WA: Starmont House, 1980.
    [biography, bibliography, critical guide]
  • Granta 14, Winter 1984.
    a. McCullin, Don. "A Life in Photographs"
    [includes several photographs (with comments by the photographer)
    from Vietnam War]
  • Gray, Nigel (ed.) Phoenix Country. London; West Nyack, NY: The Journeyman Press, 1980 (large format paperback).
    [includes stories, poetry, art, photos, music, etc., by Tim O'Brien, Pete Seeger, Ron Kovic, Nguyen Trung Thanh, and many others. -- first published as a Fireweed special issue, 1976]
  • Gray, Spalding. Swimming to Cambodia. New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1985 (1st edition).
  • Groom, Winston and Spencer, Duncan. Conversations with the Enemy. New York: Penguin, 1984 ((c)1983).
  • Gurvis, Sandra (ed.) Swords Into Ploughshares: A "Home Front" Anthology (Vietnam Generation, Vol.3, No.1). Silver Spring, MD: Vietnam Generation & Burning Cities Press, [1991] (large format paperback).
    [includes 21 short stories, poems, and personal narratives, plus photos of the war]


  • Hanh, Nhat.
    [see: Nhat Hanh]
  • Harris, James F. The Ambivalent Heart; Markings from Route One. New York: Herder and Herder, 1970.
    ["...poetic and moving spiritual reflections, born of the author's experiences as an American chaplain in Vietnam, are built on the themes of the ambivalent nature of war and the universal elements in the lives of the people, Vietnamese and Americans, who live, fight, suffer and die there. ... "though The Ambivalent Heart is prose, the author's gift of poetry is apparent throughout this haunting work."]
  • Hayashi, Tetsumaro. John Steinbeck and the Vietnam War (Part I). Muncie, Indiana: Ball State University, 1986. [Steinbeck Monograph Series, No. 12]
    [includes some poetry and other miscellaneous material]
  • Hayden, Tom. The Love of Possession Is a Disease With Them. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1972 (1st edition).
    ["Hayden reveals the horrible reality behind the genocidal lies of `Vietnamization' and 'winding down the war.'"]
  • Hellmann, John. American Myth and the Legacy of Vietnam. New York: Columbia University Press, 1986. (cloth cover, dust jacket)
  • Herrera, Barbara Hand. Medics in Action. Photos by John Steel. Mountain View, CA: Pacific Press Publishing Assoc., 1968.
  • High Plains Literary Review. Vol.7, no.1, Spring 1992Bonetti, Kay. "An Interview with Richard Currey" (p.64-74)
  • Hunt, David. "Remembering the Tet Offensive"
    [see: Radical America, Nov. 1977 - Feb. 1978]


  • "In Country: Folk Songs of Americans in the Vietnam War" [Cassette Tape]
    Chicago : Flying Fish Records, 1991.
    [ "...songs made by the men who served in the Vietnam War."
    Includes:"Green T-Shirt Blues"
    "Saigon Warrior"
    "Six Clicks"
    plus 23 more.
    approximately 90 min. ]
  • Indiana Review, Vol. 11, No. 1, Winter 1987.
    a. Ingersoll, Earl and Rubin, Stan Sanvel (eds.) "`The Whole Reach and Tug of Passion': A Conversation with Lee K. Abbott"
  • Indochina Peace Campaign. Women Under Torture. Santa Monica, CA: Indochina Peace Campaign, 1973.
  • Ingersoll, Earl and Rubin, Stan Sanvel (eds.) "`The Whole Reach and Tug of Passion': A Conversation with Lee K. Abbott"
    [see: Indiana Review, Winter 1987]
  • Innis, Wendy. "Mango Showers"
    Villani, Jim, et al. (eds.). Viet Nam Flashbacks: Pig Iron No. 12


  • Journal of American Folklore. Vol. 102, No. 406, October-December 1989.
    [special issue on Vietnam -- includes 5 articles on Vietnam war music (folksongs of Americans in the war), art of a Vietnam veteran, marching chants/cadence calls, and Vietnamese cinema]
  • Just, Ward. Military Men. New York: Avon, 1972, (c)1970 (1st Avon printing).
  • Just, Ward. "Vietnam--Fiction and Fact"
    [see: TriQuarterly 65, Winter 1986]


  • Kahn, Elizabeth Louise & Rocco, Ellen (eds.) Reclaiming the Pieces: Changing Perspectives from the Vietnam Generation. Canton, NY: North Country Public Radio, St. Lawrence University, 1989 (large format paperback).
    [includes photos, art, essays, poetry, etc.]
  • Kane, Rod. Veteran's Day: A Combat Odyssey. New York: Pocket Books, 1991.
  • Kirk, Donald. "The Whole Thing's Pointless"
    Villani, Jim, et al. (eds.). Viet Nam Flashbacks: Pig Iron No. 12
  • Kling, Vincent. "A Conversation With Bobbie Ann Mason"
    [see: Four Quarters, Spring 1990]
  • Kovic, Ron. Born on the Fourth of July. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1976.
  • Kovic, Ron. Born on the Fourth of July. New York: Pocket Books, (c)1976.
  • Kovic, Ron. Born on the Fourth of July. New York: Pocket Books, 1989, (c)1976 (movie tie-in).
  • Kupferberg, Tuli. 1001 Ways to Beat the Draft. New York: Grove Press, 1967.


  • Le Clair, Tom & McCaffery, Larry (eds.) Anything Can Happen [Interviews with Contemporary American Novelists]. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1983 (cloth cover, dust jacket).
    a. McCaffery, Larry. "An Interview with Tim O'Brien"
  • Leatherneck Magazine [Magazine of the Marines], Vol.53, No.2, February 1970. (magazine has been water damaged)
    • "Dateline: Vietnam" edited by Cpl. Ray Wolf (pp.78-83)
    • "Parting Shot", story and photos by MSgt Tom Bartlett (pp.34-39)
    • "Scorching Heat", combat art by Sgt Henry Casselli (pp.48-49)
    • "Stack Arms", story and photos by MSgt Tom Bartlett
    • "What Waits Below", by MSgt Tom Bartlett (pp.50-55)
      [scuba divers of the 1st Recon Bn. in rivers of Vietnam]
    • "The Women of Vietnam", photo story by SSgt Bob Bowen (pp.60-61)
    • PLUS: several Vietnam cartoons ]
  • 33 issues of Leatherneck Magazine [Magazine of the Marines], published during the war years and containing miscellaneous poetry, short stories, original art work, photographs, letters, personal narratives, etc.
    January - December 1968 (12 issues)
    January - November 1969 (11 issues)
    January, March - November 1970 (10 issues)

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