Book Review: The Coast Guard at War: Vietnam, 1965-1975


by Alex Larzelere

Annapois: Naval Institute Press, 1997. xxv, 345 pp. Illus, maps, notes, bibliog, glossary, index. $32.95. ISBN:1-55750-529-2

A solid treatment of the Coast Guard’s role in the Vietnam War. The author does a good job of weaving together the very diverse missions which the Coast Guard performed (e.g., coastal patrol and blockade, port security, search and rescues, and more), into a readable whole. Recommended for those interested in Vietnam, the Coast Guard, or maritime history.
Reviewer: A. A. Nofi   

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