Special Forces Bibliography

Hey there. If you ever wanted to find out more about our special forces, this is the right place to find a book or two to inform yourself.

Project Omega: Eye of the Beast. Central Point, OR: Hellgate, 1999Bowra, Kenneth        

An Historical Survey: The U.S. Army Individual Training Group (UITG) Program, 1971-1973. USAWC Military Studies Program Paper. 1991        

Cambodia: Analysis of U.S. Military Assistance, 1970-1975. Thesis presented to the faculty of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS. 1983Brown, Ashley The Green Beret: US Special Forces from Vietnam to Delta Force. New York, NY: Villard Press, 1986Chapelle, Dickey 

Helicopters Over Viet Nam. National Geographic. Vol 122, No 5, pps. 723-754, November, 1962Conboy, Kenneth and Bowra, Kenneth        

The NVA and Viet Cong. London, England: Osprey Publishing Ltd, 1991        

The War in Cambodia 1970-75. London, England: Osprey Publishing Ltd, 1989Donahue, James C.        

Black Jack-33: Fourteen Deadly Days with the Mobile Guerrilla Force in Vietnam. Ivy Books. 1999        

Black Jack-34 (Previously Titled, “No Greater Love”). Ivy Books. 2000        

Mobile Guerrilla Force: With the Special Forces in War Zone D. Ivy Books, 1996Duncan, Donald 

The Whole Thing was a Lie. Ramparts: February 1966 issueHalberstat, Hans 

War Stories of the Green Berets. Osceola, WI: Motorbooks, 1994Johnson, Richard D. 

Tiger Patterns: A Guide to the Vietnam War’s Tigerstripe Combat Fatigue Patterns and Uniforms. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1999Lyles, Kevin 

Vietnam: US Uniforms in Colour Photographs. London, England: Windrow & Greene Ltd, 1992Moore, Robin 

The Green Berets. New York, NY: Crown Publishers, 1965Morris, Jim.        

Dumbo Drop.Soldier of Fortune, pps.30-33, March 1980.        

War Story. New York, NY: Paladin Press, 1995Nicholson, Thom [Thomas L.], 

15 Months in SOG: A Warrior’s Tour. New York, NY: Ivy Books, 1999Plaster, John L.        

SOG: A Photo History of the Secret Wars. Boulder, Colorado: Paladin Press, 2000        

SOG: The Secret Wars of America’s Commandos in Vietnam. New York, NY: Onyx, 1997Reske, Charles F. 

MACVSOG Command History, Annexes A, N & M (1964-1966). Sharon Center, OH: Alpha Press, 1992Rottman, Gordon L. 

US Army Special Forces 1952-84. London, England: Osprey. 1985Saal, Harve. 

SOG MACV Studies and Observations Group: Behind Enemy Lines. 4 Vols. Ann Arbor, MI: Edwards Brothers Inc, 1990Sherman, Stephen        

CIB/CMB and VN Jump Wing Awards to Special Forces in Vietnam Houson, TX: Radix-Press, 1996        

The Green Beret Magazine (Reprints). 5 vols, 1966-1970.Houston, TX: Radix-Press, 1989        

Who’s Who From 5th SFG(A) in Vietnam: TDY & HQ, USASF-V(P). Houston, TX: Radix-Press, 1995        

Who’s Who From 1st SFG(A) in Vietnam. 2 Vols. Houston, Tx: Radix-Press, 1995        

Who’s Who From Hotfoot/White Star. Houston, TX: Radix-Press, 1994        

Who’s Who From 7th SFG(A) in Vietnam. Houston, TX: Radix-Press, 1995        

Who’s Who From Special Forces in Thailand. 2 Vols. Houston, TX: Radix-Press, 1996       

Who’s Who From UITG/FANK. Houston, TX: Radix-Press, 1994        

Who’s Who From MACV-SOG. Houston, TX: Radix-Press, 1996Simpson III, Charles M. 

Inside the Green Berets: The First Thirty Years. Novato, CA: Presidio, 1983Sochurek, Howard        

Americans in Action in Viet Nam. National Geographic: Vol 127, No 1. pps. 38-65. January, 1965        

Viet Nam’s Montagnards. National Geographic: Vol 133, No 4 pps. 443-487. April, 1968Spencer, David E. 

US Navy SEALs Inflatable Ammunition-Carrying Jackets. Military Illustrated, No.25, June 1990, pps.37-42Stanton, Shelby       

U.S. Army Uniforms of the Vietnam War. Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1989        

Green Berets at War: U.S. Army Special Forces in Southeast Asia 1956-1975, Novato, CA: Presidio, 1985        

Special Forces at War: An Illustrated History, Southeast Asia 1957-1975, Charlottesville, VA: Howell Press, 1990Sutherland, LTC Ian D.W. 

Special Forces of the United States Army 1952/1982, San Jose, CA: Bender, 1990Thompson, Leroy        

De Opresso Liber: The Illustrated History of the U.S. Special Forces. Boulder, CO: Paladin, 1987        

Elite Unite Insignia of the Vietnam War. Great Britain, UK: Arms and Armour Press. 1986        

US Elite Forces-Vietnam, Carrollton, Texas: Squadron/Signal Publications, 1985Valentine, Don 

Memoirs of a Sneaky Pete. 1997 <http://www.don-valentine.com/gruntp.htm>Van Buskirk, Robert and Bauer, Fred 

Tailwind. Waco, TX: Word Books, 1983