All Sides. New York: Viking, Penguin Group, Incorporated, 2003.

574 pp.

An extensive collection (135) of personal accounts of the Vietnam

War, from all perspectives. Wide-ranging in scope, the stories are

written by both American and Vietnamese. Among the contributors

are Vo Nguyen Giap, Malcolm Browne, Walt Rostow, Julian Bond,

Gloria Emerson, and others. This is an invaluable work for studying the war, from its earliest beginnings (1940) to the last helicopter

departing Saigon (1975).