The following list of books was submitted by Mike Yared
Bryant, Jimmy R. Man of the river:
memoir of a brown water sailor in Vietnam, 1968-1969.
Sergeant Kirkland's, 1998.
Croizat, Victor J. The brown water navy:
the river and coastal war in Indo-China and Vietnam, 1948-1972.
Sterling Pub. Co., 1984.
Croizat, Victor J. The brown water navy Vietnam river warfare 1945-1975.
Cullen, Leslie Julian. Brown water admiral: Elmo R. Zumwalt Jr. and United
States Naval Forces, Vietnam, 1968-1970.
Cutler, Thomas J. Brown water, black berets: coastal and riverine warfare in
Naval Institute Press, 1988.
Dunnavent, R. Blake. Sealords: the riverine interdiction campaign in
Forbes, John. Riverine force.
Bantam Books, 1987.
Freitas, Mark. Stygian myth: U.S. riverine operations against the
Monterey, CA: Naval Postgraduate School, 1994.
Fulton, William B. Riverine operations, 1966-1969.
Dept. of the Army, GPO, 1973.
Gregory, Barry. Vietnam coastal and riverine forces handbook.
Sterling Pub. Co., 1988.
Huchthausen, Peter A. Echoes of the Mekong.
Nautical & Aviation Pub. Co. of America, 1996.
Mesko, Jim. Riverine: a pictorial history of the Brown Water War in
Squadron/Signal Publications, 1985.
McQuilkin, William C. Operation Sealords: a front in a frontless war, an
analysis of the brown-water navy in Vietnam.
Thesis (M.A.)--U. S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1997.
Rottman, Gordon L. The Vietnam brown water navy:
riverine and coastal warfare, 1965-69.
Hong Kong: Concord, 1997.
Sheppard, Don. Riverine:
a brown-water sailor in the Delta, 1967.
Spangler, David J. What lessons can be drawn from U.S. Riverine operations
during the Vietnam War as the U.S. Navy moves into the twenty-first century?
Thesis (M.M.A.S.)--U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1995.
Wages, Clarence J. Riverine warfare: the need for a brown water navy.
Thesis (M.A.)--Naval War College, 1967.
Wiarda, Jonathan Siqueira. Coastal patrol in Vietnam: the U.S. Navy at its
Naval Historical Center, Contemporary History Branch, 1994.
"Coast Guard Action in
Viet Nam", by Paul Scotti
"The Coast Guard at War"
by Alex Laraelere.
The official title is
U.S. Small Combatants, Including Pt-Boats, Subchasers, and
the Brown-Water Navy: An Illustrated Design History. It
was written by Norman Friedman and is available all over the
place for around $50, more or less. GOOD BOOK! A little
incomplete in places because more information has come
available. But a GOOD BOOK (did I say it was a GOOD BOOK?).
Vietnam - SEALS
Stories, "the world's military e-book market place" (also offering
autographed books in print)
Bo (T.L.) Bosiljevac's site where you can order his SEALs: UDT/SEAL Operations
bibliography of books
on US Navy SEALs has been compiled at this site.
- A number of books on SEAL operations including
The Men Behind the Trident: SEAL Team One in Vietnam, by Dennis Cummings,
and The Element of Surprise: Navy SEALs in Vietnam, by Darryl Young are
available on an number of sites including Amazon.com.