The vast majority of books about the Vietnam War center on the American experience. What about those fighting for the sovereignty of their own nation? The following books focus on the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN):
- ARVN: Life and Death in the South Vietnamese Army by Robert Brigham – With the ARVN so often blamed for failures in Vietnam, Brigham contributes very meaningfully to this neglected player of the Vietnam War.
- Vietnam’s Forgotten Army: Heroism and Betrayal in the ARVN by Andrew Wiest – Using the lives of two ARVN officers as a vehicle, Wiest examines the ARVN and its relationship with South Vietnam and the United States and US military.
The following two books are heavy with illustrations: