Books tagged: ho chi minh trail

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Storm Flight
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Series: WINGS OF WAR, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 180,500. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Storm Flight is touched off by a daring raid on the Son Tay prisoner-of-war camp that reveals some startling information. With American prisoners in terrible jeopardy and crucial national secrets in danger of being discovered, the characters we have met in Berent's earlier books are put to the ultimate test. They must call upon all their skill, leadership, guts, and strength.
A Reckoning For Kings
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Series: The Shannon Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,700. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A gripping war story. For the first - and only - time in fiction, Reckoning tells the story of the Vietnam Conflict from both sides - Americans, as well as North Vietnamese.
Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
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Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The weather, the built-in hazards of night refueling, target identification, and the mountains hiding in the dark are all enemies- and of course, there's the enemy, too. These pilots have a saying, "And if the big guns don't get you, the black karst will." But then back on top in the moonlight, a man finds brief moments to think his own thoughts before cracking a low ceiling back at home base.
Trolling for Guns on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
As the Vietnam war interdiction campaign spread to North Vietnam, Laos, and eventually Cambodia, the slow moving FACs in their small prop planes began to encounter intense ground fire. It was then, in 1967, that the jet FACs began to take over in high threat areas. A former commander of the famed 8th Tac Fighter Wing Wolf FACs poignantly reminisces about these men and the mission.
The Longest Way Home - A Harrowing Trek from Vietnam through Laos into Thailand
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,610. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Three U.S. servicemen from three different branches of the service find themselves stranded at the very last minute of the last day of the U.S./North Vietnam conflict. This compelling story shows how men determined to make their way to freedom found that their only choice was The Longest Way Home.
Rho Magna, the Laotian War Dragon
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Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Combat fighter pilot Mark Berent writes of a dragon-shaped karst mountain in Laos along the Ho Chi Minh Trail that bristles with physical and psychological danger. He writes of it as he first saw it on an F-4 FAC mission from Ubon RTAFB in 1969. Then he adds an excerpt from "Phantom Leader," one of his historical fiction books about war and politics in the Vietnam era.
Back Part 1: Across the Fence
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A covert 1968 Special Forces mission to the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos, led by Spike Miller, who gives his grandson, Mark, a combat journal and asks him to recover something he left behind in the jungle. Mark, his friend Brad (an ex-US Marine) and a group of NYU students prepare to backpack into the tri-border jungle of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia to find what Spike left behind.
Back Part 2: Into the Jungle
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Price: $4.64 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Back Part 2 follows the modern-day trekkers as they go deep into the Laotian jungle heading to the Ho Chi Minh Trail, looking for what Mark’s grandfather, Spike, left behind at the end of his 1968 Special Forces mission. Along the way they are confronted with dangers, historical and modern, before they are captured and tortured by people they have offended, when they desperately need to escape.