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NOTE: In Vietnamese, all words consist of one syllable. Viet Nam is closer to the original spelling; Vietnam is the Americanized spelling. This site maintains each author's preference.

Book Discussions
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Abbreviations Guide
Guide to abbreviations used in The Things They Carried
Nonfiction
General works on the American war in Vietnam
Fiction
Works of fiction related to the Vietnam War
For Younger Readers
Recommended reading for children and teens
Films & Recordings
Audiovisual resources related to the Vietnam War
Web sites
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Spoken Word
Aural histories and personal accounts of the war
Poetry and Music 
Poetry, prose, music, and songs about Vietnam

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