The DeCillis Collection Vietnam Conflict Video List
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 VIETNAM CONFLICT VIDEO LIST

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1  84 Charlie Mopic Company

 PN1997 .E374 

 1 videocassette (ca. 95 min.)
 A unique look at the Vietnam War in 1969 revealed 
 through the subjective lens of a fictitious army motion 
 picture (MoPic) cameraman. 
 
2  1969

 PN1997 .N568 

 1 videocassette (96 min.) 
 Joyful and heartbreaking story that captures the music, 
 the anger and the innocence of the Vietnam era. 
 Subject: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
 
3  The '60s 

 PN1992.77 .S597 

 1 videocassette (172 min.) 
 The story of two American families in the 1960s, one
 white, one black, torn apart by the war in Vietnam and
 the war in the streets. Incorporates real-life events 
 and features some of the decade's most timeless
 music. 
 
4  A-4 Skyhawk 

 DS558.8 .A859 

 1 videocassette (50 min.) 
 A first-hand aerial perspective on the Vietnam War. 
 From the fighter pilots, deck crews and commanders 
 who were there. Also includes dramatic tales of
 bravery and brutality from POWs, including retired 
 Admiral James Stockdale and U.S. Senator 
 John McCain. 
   
5  Air America 

 PN1997 .A374 

 1 videocassette (113 min.) 
 Two renegade pilots are ensnared in the madness of 
 covert operations over Laos during the Vietnam 
 conflict. They lead the crew of AIR AMERICA, a 
 not-so-secret airline that drops everything from live 
 pigs to opium over villages throughout the Vietnamese  
 countryside. 
  
6  Air Power at Khe Sanh; Marines in Battle

 DS557.8 .K5 A376 

 1 videocassette (30 min.) 
 Filmed under fire by combat cameramen, tells how air 
 power helped win a decisive victory at Khe Sanh, and 
 how Marines fought in Vietnam. 
 
7  Ambush

 PN1995.9 .D6 A4385 

 1 videocassette (60 min.) 
 Combat veteran SEALs who perfected ambush tactics 
 under fire in Vietnam explain how they carried out 
 their deadliest missions. 
 
8  The Anderson Platoon: 
 Pierre  Schoendorffer

 DS558.4 .A53 

 1 videocassette (64 min.) 
 The camera captures the tension, frustration, anger, 
 and hopelessness of war through an integrated 
 Vietnam combat unit led by a black West Pointer,
 Lt. Joseph B. Anderson. 
 
9  Apocalypse Now

 PN1997 .A66

 1 videocassette (153 min.) 
 Francis Ford Coppola's vision based on the peculiar 
 madness of the Vietnam War.
 Subject: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
  
10  Bat 21 

 PN1997 .B382 

 1 videocassette (ca. 106 min.)
 Vietnam, 1968. A true story of a middle-aged air force 
 officer who's never seen combat before. He is stranded 
 behind enemy lines and all he can do is wait and hope. 
 Then a voice crackles over his radio, and he has found
 a friend. 
  
11  Battlefield Vietnam

 DS557.7 .B37 

 12 videocassettes (696 min.)
 Computer graphics and archival footage illustrate many 
 facets of the various battles of the Vietnam era.
  
12  Berkeley in the Sixties

 E841 .B47

 1 videocassette (117 min.) 
 Through interviews with participants and archival 
 footage, presents a history of Berkeley, California in 
 the 1960s. 
  
13  Birdy

 PN1997 .B573

 1 videocassette (120 min.) 
 To escape an irrational world, Birdy, an ex-Vietnam 
 veteran sits in an almost catatonic state in an Army
 hospital where he has come to believe he is one of the 
 feathered creatures of his boyhood dreams. In an effort
 to break Birdy's silence, his psychiatrist brings in Birdy's 
 loyal, best friend of his youth as they attempt to reach
 him and bring him back to reality.
   
14  Bob Hope's Entertaining the Troops 

 PN2287 .H63 B63 

 9 videocassettes (ca. 541 min.) 
 The legend of Bob Hope entertaining American GI's 
 started in May of 1941 when the country was at peace. 
 When World War II broke, he, with a band of 
 "Hollywood gypsies," were there. Now, among Bob's 
 most cherished memories are those holidays he 
 shared with our troops in Vietnam.
 
15  Born on the Fourth of July 

 PN1995.9 .W3 B67 

 1 videocassette (145 min.) 
 Follows the young Ron Kovic from his days as a zealous
 teen who eagerly joins up for the Vietnam War, to his
 return from the war as an embittered veteran, 
 paralyzed from mid-chest down. Chronicles his 
 disillusionment with the country's continued 
 involvement in Vietnam, his physical struggle and his
 emergence as a brave new voice for thousands of 
 disenchanted vets.
 Video recordings for the hearing impaired. 
 
16  A Bright Shining Lie 

 PN1992.77 .B754 

 1 videocassette (118 min.) 
 A U.S. senior military adviser is sent to Vietnam and 
 finds himself fighting a war he cannot win alongside 
 a corrupt and demoralized South Vietnamese Army.
  
17  The Call of Duty 

 DS559.5 .C344 

 1 videocassette (50 min.)
 Vietnam veteran Paul Scoles relates his war
 experiences to Skip Spriggs, the son of Otha T. Spriggs, 
 who was killed in action in Vietnam trying to save 
 Scoles' life. This narrative is intercut with previously
 unreleased Vietnam war footage and with an interview 
 with Gen. Westmoreland in which the general discusses 
 U.S. strategic goals in Vietnam.
  
18  Charlie Bravo

 PN1997 .C4348

 1 videocassette (94 min.) 
 Story of the final days of the first Indochina War based
 on the director's experience as a photo-journalist 
 covering the French Army in Vietnam. A 13-man
 commando unit parachutes into North Vietnam to 
 rescue a Red Cross nurse being held by the Viet Minh. 
 The commandos massacre a village and Viet Minh 
 prisoners in the process. They then begin a fighting 
 withdrawal to the coast where they are finally caught 
 and wiped out by the Viet Minh.
 
19  China Beach

 DS558 .C44 

 1 videocassette (97 min.)
 Series premiere of the multiple award winning 
 television program about the nurses, entertainers 
 and volunteers who served alongside American troops
 in Vietnam at the China Beach recreational facility 
 near the U.S. base at Da Nang.
  
20  Choosing Sides: I Remember Vietnam

 DS559.5 .C455

 2 videocassettes (ca. 48 min. ea.) 
 To protest or remain silent. To face jail or possible 
 death. To desert or enlist. This is a compelling look
 back at an era defined by conflict and controversy, 
 capturing the mood of the nation through the stories of 
 individuals. Hear from a priest who sheltered draft 
 dodgers in his church, an African-American man forced 
 to choose between enlistment and informing on the 
 Black Panthers, and a West Point graduate who found
 a home in the peace movement. Their stories, and 
 those of many others, are juxtaposed with extensive
 archival footage and an evocative sixties soundtrack.
 
21  Chopper Hell 

 DS558.8 .C466

 1 videocassette (30 min.) 
 Compilation of documentary footage of military 
 helicopter operations, with an emphasis on the
 use of helicopters in Vietnam. Coverage includes 
 airmobile, medevac, and aerial artillery operations.
  
22  Chopper Wars 

 DS559.5 .C5

 (56 min.)
 Describes the role of the helicopter during the
 Vietnam War.
   
23  CIA: the Secret Files 

 JK468 .I6 C42

 4 videocassettes (200 min.) 
 Four-part series examines the CIA. An integration of 
 interviews, newsreel footage and fresh research 
 unearthed for this series.
  
24  Coming Home

 PN1997 .C658

 1 videocassette (130 min.) 
 A sad, poignant love story set against the social 
 upheaval of the Vietnam war. Set in 1968, the story 
 concerns a woman who, while her husband is serving
 in Vietnam, falls in love with a paraplegic while 
 performing volunteer work at a San Diego veterans
 hospital.
  
25
 DeCillis Vietnam Book Collection Donation

 DS556.49 .D445
  

 1 videocassette (45 min.)
 Paul DeCillis presents a donation of books on the 
 Vietnamese Conflict to De Anza College on 
 April 28, 1995.
 
26  Dear America:
 Letters Home From  Vietnam 

 DS557.73 .D32

 1 videocassette (84 min.) 
 Documentary account of the Vietnam War from the
 actual letters of the men and women who served 
 there; also uses home movies, news footage and 
 music of the period.
  
27  
 Death on Dragon Mountain 

 DS557.7 .D428
 

 1 videocassette (30 min.) 
 Filmed under fire by combat cameramen, this is the 
 brutal story of the heroic "IVYMEN" of the Fourth 
 Infantry Division in close-up furious combat. 
 
28  The Deer Hunter 

 PN1997 .D44

 2 videocassettes (183 min.) 
 Tracks a group of steel worker pals from a 
 Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds
 of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. 
 A drama of friendship and courage, and what happens
 to these qualities under stress.
  
29  F-105 Thunderchief 

 DS558.8 .F748

 1 videocassette (50 min.)
 Interviews with and narrative concerning the "Lead
 sled" pilots who faced Soviet-made SAM missiles while
 launching an all-out aerial attack on the Bridge at 
 Than Hoa, flying the fastest and most life-threatening
 fighter plane of its time.
 
30  The Fall of Saigon 

 DS559.8 .E932 F34

 Rare news footage and eyewitness accounts from 
 North and South Vietnamese and American personnel 
 document the evacuation of U.S. personnel and South 
 Vietnamese citizens from the U.S. Embassy in Saigon,
 as the North Vietnamese Army took over the city.
 
31  Forrest Gump

 PN1997 .F674

 1 videocassette (142 min.) 
 Through three turbulent decades, Forrest rides a tide 
 of events that whisks him from physical disability to 
 football stardom, from Vietnam hero to shrimp tycoon,
 from White House honors to the arms of his one true
 love.
 
32  
 Front Line 

 DS559.5 .V54
 
 1 videocassette (40 min.)
 Actual footage from the battles of the Vietnam War.
  
33  Front Line 

 DS557.7 .F765

 1 videocassette (30 min.)
 Offers a glimpse of the plight of the American forces in 
 Viet Nam, including victories and defeats. Shows the
 horrors of war and its devastating effect on the 
 Vietnamese people.
 
34  
 Full Metal Jacket 

 PN1995.9 .W3 F8
 
 1 videocassette (117 min.) 
 Vietnam War drama centering on a Marine unit.
 Subject: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
 
35  
 
 G.I. Songs and Stories From Vietnam 
 
 M1650 .G5 
 
 1 videocassette (45 min.) 
 A unique documentary that honors the G.I.'s who fought in 
 Vietnam. As a means of escaping the harsh realities of the 
 Vietnam War, many G.I.'s wrote and performed songs. 
 Singer chuck Rosenberg recreates these songs in a live
 concert and as background to actual film footage of the war.
 
36  Gardens of Stone 

 PN1997 .G373

 1 videocassette (111 min.) 
 The elite Old Guard, made up of decorated veterans 
 of Army service, tends Arlington National Cemetery; 
 when a young soldier is assigned to the unit 
 temporarily while training for a tour in Vietnam, 
 two of the Guards help to prepare him for the 
 environment of war, amid protest, uncertainty and 
 violence at home.
 
37  Good Morning, Vietnam 

 PN1997 .G663 

 1 videocassette (121 min.) 
 Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show
 in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the 
 formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant
 barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from
 back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up
 in arms!
 
38  Great TV News Stories 

 DS559.9 .S24 G73

 1 videocassette (60 min.) 
 The story of the final months of the Vietnam war and
 the fall of Saigon in March and April 1975. A compilation
 of reports by ABC correspondents and reporters 
 covering the final North Vietnamese offensive, the
 collapse of the South Vietnamese Army, and Operation
 Frequent Wind in which 7000 Americans and South
 Vietnamese loyalists were evacuated from Saigon
 to ships of the 7th Fleet.
 
39  
 The Green Berets

 PN1997 .G74
 

 1 videocassette (142 min.) 
 The story of the Green Berets, the elite Special Forces,
 during the war in Vietnam.
 
40  Hamburger Hill 

 PN1997 .H35

 1 videocassette (94 min.) 
 Fourteen American soldiers in Vietnam battle for a 
 mud-covered mound of earth that chews up soldiers
 like meat. They are fighting for their country, their
 fellow soldiers and their lives. War is hell, but this
 is worse.
 
 

41


 The Hanoi Hilton 

 DS559.4 .H356 

 1 videocassette (126 min.) 
 A motion picture which pays tribute to the Americans 
 who served in Southeast Asia from 1963 to 1975 and 
 shows the attitudes of the North Vietnamese enemy
 to the visits of the American peace delegations.
 
42  
 Headlines of the Sixties

 E839 .H423
 

 1 videocassette (ca. 30 min.)
 A look back at the most provacative moments of the 1960's: 
 history's most tumultuous decade.

43  A Healing: A Journey Back to Vietnam

 DS559.5 .H435

 2 videocassettes (ca. 150 min.) 
 Documentary chronicling the 1995 visit to Vietnam 
 of a group of one hundred American women who
 served there in various capacities during the Vietnam 
 war. They include former military nurses and civilian 
 aid, charity and relief workers. The tour begins in Hanoi
 and proceeds south by bus to Saigon, visiting other 
 Vietnamese cities and former American bases along 
 the way. The film records the women's reminiscences 
 about the war. their service, and their reactions to the 
 Vietnam of today. Intercut with documentary and news
 footage from the war.
 
44  Heart of the Warrior  

 RC552 .P67 H427

 1 videocassette (54 min.) 
 A former U.S. Army paratrooper who fought in Vietnam
 until his left leg was shot off; and a former paratrooper
 in the Soviet Army who served in Afghanistan until his
 right leg was shattered by a bullet tell their personal
 stories. Both still suffer from the emotional damage, 
 unresolved moral questions, and enduring pain of war. 
 Through compassion, camaraderie and even humor 
 these former warriors form a powerful, healing bond
 and offer a message of hope.
 
45  Heaven & Earth 

 PN1997 .H427 

 The powerful story of a man who fought, a woman 
 who endured, & a love caught up in the explosive 
 wartime upheaval in Vietnam. 
 Local note: Author autographed.
 
46  Hell Along the Mekong 

 DS558.7 .H44

 1 videocassette (29 min.) 
 The film begins with the work of American naval 
 advisors in the late 1950's and early 1960's & continues
 with coverage of the operations of US naval forces in 
 the Mekong river and coastal waters of Vietnam, 
 including Operation Market Time.
 
 

47

 

 In Country 

 PS3563 .A7877 I52
 
 1 videocassette (116 min.)
 Dramatic portrayal of a reclusive war vet and his 17 
 year old niece as they struggle to heal the wounds 
 of Vietnam. 
 Subject: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
 
49  Indochine

 PN1995.9 .L6 I536

 1 videocassette (ca. 156 min.) 
 Set in French Indochina in the 1930s as the Vietnamese
 begin to rebel against French colonialism. Dramatizes
 the last years of French rule through the relationship
 between plantation owner *Eliane, French by birth
 but born and raised in Indochina, and her adopted 
 daughter Camille, an orphaned Annamese princess
 who becomes a Vietnamese revolutionary and 
 representative at the Geneva Conference after having
 a child by French officer Jean-Baptiste, Eliane's past
 lover.
 
50  Jacknife

 PS3563 .E833 S8 

 1 videocassette (102 min.) 
 A Vietnam vet haunted by the memory of a buddy's 
 death becomes a drunk and recluse until another friend
 tries to change both their lives.
 Subject: Films for the hearing impaired.
  
51  Jacob's Ladder 

 PN1997 .J33

 1 videocassette (116 min.) 
 Jacob is a man living in a nightmare. Having survived 
 Vietnam, he's back home in New York City. But 
 memories of both his wartime demons and the
 accidental death of his son haunt and terrorize him.
 Jacob's grip on reality begins to slip and only his 
 friend can save him.
 Subject: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
 
52  Jud

 PN1997 .J833

 1 videocassette (80 min.)
 Jud Carney (Kaufmann) returns from Vietnam a bitter, 
 disillusioned 22-year-old, haunted by his role in the
 slaughter of a village, the death of his best friend, 
 and the break-up of his engagement. Jud struggles to
 adjust to life back in the States. He walks away from
 a fling with free-spirited Sunny (Jennings). He rejects
 the friendship of a young school teacher (Bittner). 
 A chance encounter with a girl who resembles his 
 ex-fiance turns into a violent fight and a police chase. 
 Jud tries to shut himself away from society, but the 
 unwelcome advances of Bill (Deman), a frustrated 
 writer, lead to a terrible final tragedy involving this 
 forgotten soldier from a war nobody wanted. 
 
53  Jungle Warfare 

 DS559.8 .J85 J854

 1 videocassette (30 min.) 
 Filmed under fire by combat cameramen, this is the
 nightmare story of what it was like to fight in the 
 jungles of Vietnam.
 
54  The Killing Fields 

 PN1997 .K5525

 1 videocassette (142 min.) 
 Dith Pran is an aid, translator and friend of two
 journalists who are covering the war in 
 Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor
 camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he 
 endures four years of starvation, torture and war
 before escaping to Thailand.
 
55  The Lost Commandos 

 DS558.9 .L687

 1 videocassette (19 min.)
 Presents the history of a covert operation in 1961 in
 Vietnam funded by the CIA and the US military, and 
 the plight of captured South Vietnamese commandos 
 sent to North Vietnam.
 
56  
 Marine Sniper Legend Carlos Hathcock:
 His Own Words  

 DS559.5 .M3755 
 
 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.)
 Military legend Carlos Hathcock recounts the sniping 
 exploits in Vietnam that made him famous.
57  
 Modern Combat Aircraft 

 UG1240 .M62 
 
 8 videocassettes (60 min. each)
 Illustrate combat aircraft with footage taken in combat
 or during trials and training.
 
58
 The Scent of Green Papaya:
 L'odeur de la Papaye Verte  
 
 PN1997 .S346
 
 1 videocassette (104 min.) 
 Set in 1950s Saigon, this film is about a young country
 girl who joins a family as their servant and develops
 an enduring but secret attachment to a friend of the 
 eldest son.  
 
59  
 Vietnam: A Soldiers Story

 DS559.5 .V538 
 

 1 videocassette (17 min.)
 General William Westmoreland clarifies the strategic
 goals of the United States in Southeast Asia. Veteran
 Paul Scoles relates his experience in the Vietnam War.
 
60  Navy SEALs in Vietnam: An Inside Look 

 DS558.4 .N3

 1 videocassette (23 min.)
 Chiefly a compilation of film from official sources
 including the UDT Seal Museum Association, DOD
 Archives, Naval Office of Information and the Naval
 Recruiting Command. Describes SEAL operations and
 tactics in Vietnam.
 
 

61


 
 No Substitute for Victory  

 DS557 .A6 K2

 1 videocassette (80 min.) 
 Narrated by John Wayne. Draws analogy between 
 disarmed, peace-seeking Europe and the rise of 
 eastern and European communism, and the danger 
 of capitulating to aggressive communists in Vietnam. 
 Shows how limitations placed on military by American
 policy makers gave communist enemy the advantage 
 and how military decisions were made by politicians. 
 Discusses impact of American trading with Russia and
 other communist countries, while prohibiting military
 from bombing communist supply sources. Draws
 connection between Vietnam's struggle to remain free, 
 and American's "hands off" policy.
 


62
 
 Of Heroes and Helicopters: 
 the Life and Times of the Helicopter Pilot 
 in Vietnam 

 DS558.8 .O344
 
 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.)
 A fascinating account of the life and times of the Helicopter 
 Pilot in Vietnam. Powerful stories from heroic men, 
 including congressional medal of honor winners who 
 "saved the day" for thousands of U.S. troops.
 

63

 

 People's Century: 
 Ordinary People, Extraordinary Times 

 D421 .P46 

 6 videocassettes (ca. 360 min.)
 Contents: 
 [1] Red flag: Communism in Russia [1917-36] 
 [2] Fallout: nuclear energy and destruction [1942-87] 
 [3] Brave new world: the Cold War begins [1945-62] 
 [4] Great leap: Communism in China [1949-77]
 [5] Guerrilla wars: Cuba, Vietnam and Afghanistan  
      [1954-81] 
 [6] People power: the end of Soviet-style Communism  
      [1980-93]
 
 


64

 


 Platoon

 PN1995.9 .P5
 1 videocassette (120 min.) 
 Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence 
 was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris 
 Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that
 his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but
 gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger 
 growing within himself.
 Subject: Video recordings for the hearing impaired. 
 

65
 
 Platoon Leader 

 PN1997 .P538 TITLE
 

 1 videocassette (ca. 97 min.) 
 About a group of American GIs battling the 
 communists in Southeast Asia.
 


66

 


 A Quiet Hope 

 DS559.5 .Q53
 1 videocassette (58 min.) 
 Seven Vietnam veterans recount their experiences of 
 war, fear, pain and guilt. Interspersed with historical 
 documentary footage, home movies, and vintage 
 music. The interviews conclude with descriptions of
 individual conversion experiences and professions
 of Christian faith which have enabled these men
 to come to terms with the anguish of their Vietnam
 experience.
  
 

67


 Return to Ia Drang Valley: 
 Young and the Brave News

 DS557.8 .I18 R478
 

 1 videocassette (25 min.)
 General Harold Moore comments on the Vietnam War, 
 heroism and the scars of the veterans.
 
68  
 Richard Nixon 

 E856 .N596 
 

 2 videocassettes (ca. 105 min.) 
 Richard Nixon's political career is portrayed through his
 own speeches and archival footage.
 
 

69

 

 Rivers, Sea, and Air: the Navy at War

 DS558.7 .R594 

 1 videocassette (30 min.) 
 Filmed under fire by combat cameramen, this video
 shows fighter aircraft roaring off the carrier decks
 and pounding enemy positions, Marine assault troops 
 scrambling off helicopters, plus the dedicated 
 contribution of the river boat forces and the
 Seabees. 
 
70  Rolling Thunder 

 PN1997 .R644

 1 videocassette (99 min.) 
 When Major Charles Rane returns home to Texas, 
 he is given a true hero's welcome. He and his friend
 Johnny Vohden have endured eight years of physical
 and mental torture in a POW camp. Charlie's big
 homecoming includes a Cadillac convertible and a 
 couple of thousand dollars... and the news that his
 wife has fallen in love with another man.
 


71


 A Rumor of War 

 DS559.5 .R846 
 

 3 videocassettes (195 min.) 
 A tragic story of an American youth who is sent to 
 Vietnam and later charged with the murder of two 
 Vietnamese civilians. 
 
72  The Siege of Firebase Gloria 

 PN1997 .S495

 1 videocassette (95 min.) 
 Dramatization of the epic heroism of a group of
 Marines and their defense of Firebase Gloria against 
 overwhelming odds during the grisly Tet Offensive, 
 Vietnam, 1968.
 
 

73



 Situation Critical, U.S.S. Forrestal 

 DS558.8 .S588

 1 videocassette (50 min.) 
 Documentary on the disaster that occurred aboard 
 the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal off the coast of North 
 Vietnam in July, 1967. Includes actual film footage from
 TV cameras aboard the ship and voice recordings from
 the ship's PA system.
  
74  Tank

 DS558.85 .T355 

 1 videocassette (30 min.)
 Filmed under fire by combat cameramen, this is the
 heroic story of the armored and their valiant role in 
 Vietnam.
 
 

75



 Taxis of Conflict: the Helicopter War

 DS558.8 .T395
 

 2 videocassettes (112 min.) 
 Assembled from military footage from Vietnam, this 
 video examines how the helicopter became the 
 difference in the day to day combat arena. 
 
76  Ultimate Sniper: the Video 

 UD330 .U485 

 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.)
 John Plaster takes you into the woods and on to the
 range to teach you the lessons and tricks he has 
 picked up in his years as a Special Forces SOG recon
 team leader and later as a sniping instructor.
 

77
 
 Vietnam: Phantoms of the Sky

 DS558.8 .V536 

 1 videocassette (26 min.) 
 Compilation of documentary footage of United States 
 aerial operations in Vietnam chronicling the use of
 the F-4 Phantom by the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.
 
78  
 Vietnam: the Marines' Story 

 DS558.7 .V5285
 

 1 videocassette (52 min.) 
 A documentary of the U.S. Marines' involvement in the
 Vietnam War. 
 

79

 

 Vietnam: Chronicle of a War 

 DS557.7 .V53 

 1 videocassette (89 min.) 
 Narrated by Walter Cronkite, with correspondents: 
 Ed Bradley, Charles Collingwood, Bruce Dunning, 
 Charles Kuralt, Dan Rather, Eric Sevareid, Mike 
 Wallace. Drawing upon the resources of the CBS
 News Archives, this program traces the history of 
 the devastating conflict.
 
80  
 Vietnam: Land of the Ascending Dragon

 DS556.39 .V538

 1 videocassette (54 min.) 
 Travel the Red River Delta to Hanoi's broad
 boulevards... Celebrate the Hung King Festival, 
 marking Vietnam's founding: Vietnam - a resilient land
 of cherished traditions reaching out to its global
 neighbors.
  

81

 Vietnam: War in the Jungle 

 DS557.7 .V5386
 

 10 videocassettes (500 min.) 
 A video history of the Vietnam War. Includes various 
 original films produced during the war era.
  
82  Vietnam: The Hell Zone

 DS557.7 .V537 

 1 videocassette 30 min.) 
 Compilation of documentary footage of United States
 military operations in Vietnam from 1965-1968 
 culminating in the Tet Offensive.
 
 

83

 

 Vietnam: A Television History 

 DS558 .V548
 13 videocassettes (60 min. each) 
 Narration and comments of the Vietnam War. Tells how
 the United States began disinvolving itself from the
 Vietnamese War by training the South Vietnamese and
 how U.S. withdrawal resulted in hardships and 
 casualties for the Vietnamese people.
 
84  Vietnam: the War at Home

 DS559.62 .U6 V521

 1 videocassette (ca. 100 min.) 
 The anti-war movement in America is described, 
 concentrating on the political activities of students at 
 the the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Included is
 television news footage of events and people at that
 time.
 
 

85

 

 Vietnam: the Air War

 DS588.8 .V534
 
 1 videocassette (30 min.)
 Compilation of Vietnam aerial combat footage from
 various Dept. of Defense films with vignettes of Air
 Force medal of honor winners at the end. 
 
86  
 Vietnam: the Air War

 DS588.8 .V534
 

 1 videocassette (30 min.)
 Compilation of Vietnam aerial combat footage from
 various Dept. of Defense films with vignettes of Air 
 Force medal of honor winners at the end. 
  

87

 Vietnam: the Battle of Khe Sahn 

 DS557.8 .K5  V538
 
 1 videocassette (30 min.)
 Actual Dept. of Defense footage of the fiercest battle 
 of the Vietnam War.
 
88  Vietnam: the Soldiers' Story 

 DS559.5 .V56

 3 videocassettes (312 min.) 
 Vietnam: the soldiers story returns to those battlefields 
 for the intensely personal stories of the wars pivotal 
 battles-recounted by the people who were there. 
 
 


89


 
 Vietnam: Dixie Station, Yankee Station; 
 Vietnam: A Different Kind of War 

 V874.3 .V53
 1 videocassette (55 min.)
 In Episode 11 we visit Vietnam and watch as
 operations Dagger Thrust and Rolling Thunder unfold. 
 Episode 12 reveals an inside look at modern aircraft 
 tactics. In Episode 13, we visit the supercarriers of 
 tomorrow's arsenals. In these floating cities, we see
 the real impact of high technology--with all its benefits 
 and risks.
  
90  

 Vietnam. U.S. News  &  World Report 
 Special Presentation 
 
 UB433 .V538 pt.1 & 2
 

 2 videocassettes (approx. 48 min. ea.) 
 The stories of men who earned America's highest 
 tribute, the Medal of Honor.
 
 

91

 
 Vietnam: Air Power In Action: Plus, 
 United States Air Force in Vietnam

 DS558.8 .V532 
 
 1 videocassette (60 min.) 
 Air power in action describes the evolution of the air
 war in Vietnam from 1964-1969. The U.S. Air Force
 in Vietnam chronicles the early US buildup.
  

92

 Vietnam: Air Cavalry
 
 DS558.4 .V532 
 
 1 videocassette (28 min.)
 Features scenes of the operations of the 1st Air 
 Cavalry Division in Vietnam from 1965-1969. 
  
93  
 Vietnam Produced For the Office of 
 the Chief of Information by 
 the Army Pictorial Center

 DS558 .V53
 4 videocassettes (270 min.) 
 This set chronicles the war in Vietnam as seen by 
 the soldiers who fought it. Included are the mission 
 chronicles of the 82nd Airborne, the 1st and 4th 
 Infantry Divisions, the 11th Armored Calvary, and
 the Americal Division. Also included is never before
 seen footage of the Battle of Khe Sanh and the 
 1968 Tet Offensive. 
 
 

94


 Vietnam, A Television History 

 DS557.7 .V537

 7 videocassettes (780 min.) 
 A 13-part documentary program which follows events
 in Vietnam from the 1945 revolution against the French
 to the U.S. evacuation from Saigon in April 1975. 
 

95

 Vietnam Choppers

 DS558.8 .V538
 
 1 videocassette (45 min.)
 Explores the role helicopters play in the Vietnam War. 
  
96  Vietnam Heroes Video Recording

 DS558.2 .V532

 1 videocassette (42 min.) 
 Includes interviews with winners of the Congressional
 Medal of Honor in Vietnam supplemented by combat
 footage and descriptions of the operations and actions
 where the medals were won. 
 

97
 
 Vietnam Home Movies:  
 Front-line Artillery & Infantry Action 

 DS559.5 .V53
  
 1 videocassette (60 min.) 
 Portrays the stories of soldiers in Vietnam through 
 their own 8mm films.  
 
 

98

 

 Vietnam Home Movies 

 DS559.5 .V53 
 
 6 videocassettes (30 min. ea.) 
 Amateur 8mm and 16mm footage with unscripted
 narration by the photographer are used to tell the
 personal stories of American soldiers who served 
 in Vietnam.
  
99  
 Vietnam River Rats 

 DS557 .A645 V5
 

 1 videocassette (26 min.) 
 Focuses on the Navy's Mobile Riverine Forces during
 the Vietnam War.  
 
 

100


 
 The Vietnam Veteran Then and Now
  
 UB357 .V537
 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.) 
 Through individual interviews, Vietnam veterans reveal
 their reflections, readjustment problems, and efforts
 to cope with postwar America. Focuses on 
 posttraumatic stress disorders. 
  
 


101

 

 The Vietnam War: 
 Helicopter Door Gunners & U.S. Armor

 DS558.8 .V565
 1 videocassette (60 min.)
 A compilation of two U.S. Army training films from
 1967. "Helicopter door gunners" (VTR no. 12) depicts
 door gunners training in Hawaii as well as combat zone
 life and helicopter operations in Vietnam. "[U.S. armor]"
 (VTR no. 14) describes a 1967 study of the terrain and 
 climate of Vietnam with regard to suitability for
 armored operations and depicts U.S. armored
 operations in Vietnam in progress.  
  
102  
 The Vietnam War:  
 Helicopter and Airmobility 

 DS558.8 .V53
 
 1 videocassette (75 min.)
 This four part program includes a rescue mission to
 save a downed pilot, the Huey Gunship at war, the 
 101st Airborne Division, and the Huey Cobra
 (helicopter) in action. Produced by Bell Helicopter.
 

103

 

 The Vietnam War: 
 Early Advisors, Special Forces, 
 & the 1st Division in Combat
 

 DS557.7  .V5385

 1 videocassette (60 min.) 
 Using live combat footage and reenactments, this 
 video recounts the story of the early advisors who 
 were sent to Vietnam in 1964, the U.S. Special Forces 
 who took over and started to work in the Central 
 Highlands with the Montagnard strike teams, and the 
 1st Infantry Division that spent 5 years in Vietnam in 
 one major campaign after another from the Delta to
 the 1968 Tet Offensive until final withdrawal in 1970.
  
104  

 


 
 The Vietnam War: A Descent Into Hell

 DS558 .V557 
 3 videocassettes (120 min.) 
 This documentary series traces the U.S. involvement
 in Vietnam from members of the U.S. SAS fighting 
 with Ho Chi Mihn against the Japanese in WWII, 
 through Lyndon Johnson's massive escalation to 
 defeat Ho Chi Mihn's North Vietnamese forces in 1963. 
 Includes interviews with key U.S. and Vietnamese 
 military and political operatives, as well as recently 
 de-classified State Department and White House 
 tapes and files that highlight the internal negotiations,
 blunders, miscommunications, and arrogance behind 
 years of fatal strategy that cost 3,000,000 Vietnamese
 lives, 55,000 U.S. lives, and at least one president,
 his office. Interviews are conducted with Robert 
 MacNamara, Gen. John Vogt, Paul Kettenburg, Daniel
 Ellsberg, Jack Valenti, Robert Hillsman and many 
 others.
 

105
 
 The Vietnam War with Walter Cronkite 

 DS557.7 .V543
  

 11 videocassettes (ca. 60 min. ea.) 
 Documentaries concerning various aspects of the 
 Vietnam War.  
 
106  The War 

 PN1997 .W37

 1 videocassette (126 min.) 
 It's Mississippi, the summer of 1970, and two 
 children are determined to build the ultimate tree
 house with their friends, while their father, a newly
 returned Vietnam vet, has equally high hopes to rebuild
 his life.
 
 

107

 

 War at Home 

 PN1997 .W373
 
 1 videocassette (ca. 123 min.) 
 Estevez plays a returning Vietnam War hero whose
 haunting experiences leave him unable to adjust to
 the quiet reality of small town.  
  
108
 Warriors

 DS557.8 .D3 W37
 

 1 videocassette (46 min.)
 Dac To (Vietnam), Battle of, 1967.
   
 

109

 

 Welcome Home 

 PN1997 .W453 
 1 videocassette (ca. 92 min.) 
 A U.S. Air Force pilot is shot down over Cambodia 
 in 1970 and the U.S. Military identifies a body and
 sends it home for burial. The pilot's family struggles
 to rebuild their lives without him. The Army would like 
 the pilot to remain a dead hero. But now, 17 years
 later after his family buried him in a hero's grave, the 
 pilot shows up on their doorstep-- alive. 
 
110  Why Vietnam? 
 Plus, Know Your Enemy: the Viet Cong

 DS557.6 .W48 

 1 videocassette (60 min.) 
 Why Vietnam? traces the history of American 
 involvement in Vietnam from the French withdrawal
 to the end of 1965. Pres. Johnson, Sec. of State Rusk, 
 and Sec. of Defense McNamara explain U.S. goals.
 Know your enemy: the Viet Cong uses captured Viet
 Cong newsreel film to illustrate VC operations, training,
 and logistics. Included are scenes from operations of 
 the 9th VC Division and other newsreel reports from 
 Tay Ninh province.
  

111
 
 The Wild Ones: 
 the Air Cavalry in Vietnam

 DS558.8 .W543 
 
 1 videocassette (50 min.)
 The story of the hunter-killer air-ground assault force
 that searched out and destroyed the enemy in Vietnam.