Vietnam War Memoirs

This website introduces you to the best and most popular Vietnam War memoirs. Most were directly written by veterans of that conflict. Their stories describe personal experiences in Vietnam as ground soldiers, helicopter pilots, jet fighter pilots, scouts or snipers.

Vietnam War Memoirs introduces each book with an article providing strategic background for the events described within. We lay out military and political circumstances relevant the soldier's own experiences, provide maps highlighting engagement locations and describe relevant technological developments.


Please take a look at the directory of articles or scan the list of popular memoirs telling the stories of those who experienced the ordeals of the Vietnam War and lived to pass down to others what they beheld.