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Rolling Thunder
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Series: WINGS OF WAR, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 153,150. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Rolling Thunder is an historical novel about the decisive role politics played during the Vietnam war. Its characters range from men in the field to the Pentagon and the White House. Fighter pilots and Special Forces warriors try to do their best but are hampered by President Johnson, Secretary of Defense McNamara, and their staff members who despise the military.
Steel Tiger
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Series: WINGS OF WAR, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 172,320. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
USAF Major Court Bannister, SF LtCol Wolf Lochert, and USAF Lt. Toby Parker are at new posts: Bannister in Test Pilot School at Edwards AFB; Wolf Lochert at Lang Tri, Vietnam carrying out covert operations in Laos: Toby Parker in pilot training at Randolph AFB. A Russian fighter pilot trains North Vietnamese pilots. Israeli fighter pilots decisively defeat Egyptian forces in the 1967 war.
Phantom Leader
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Series: WINGS OF WAR, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,130. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
January,'68,Tet offensive bursts. FAC pilot Toby Parker sees the NVA moving tanks down the Ho Chi Minh Trail.Captured by the enemy, he is trapped in the middle of a tank attack. Maj. "Flak" Apple,first black Air Force fighter pilot to be shot down in Vietnam, becomes a POW in the infamous Hanoi Hilton; one more MiG and Bannister becomes an Ace.Lochert settles an old account.Whisenand chids LBJ.
Storm Flight
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Series: WINGS OF WAR, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 180,470. 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.
Come Walk with Me
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Series: Come Walk with Me, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
The beginning of a journey through the mind of a brain injured person. Struggling with the inability to communicate, words began to flow through my mind in verse. I put pen to paper to express my feelings of frustration, humor, love, joy, sorrow and despair. This, the first book of the Come Walk with Me series, is the beginning of that journey. Maybe you'll see my journey reflected in you.
Submarine: A Cold War Drama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
At the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, tensions run lethally high on both sides. A misunderstanding quickly escalates into a deadly choice: to strike or be struck?
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Six: McNamara, Clifford, and the Burdens of Vietnam 1965 - 1969, Israel and the Middle East, North Korea, Dominican Republic
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 350,370. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the sixth volume in the history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. It covers the last four years of the Lyndon Johnson administration—March 1965-January 1969, which were dominated by the Vietnam conflict.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume IX: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1965-1968 - Vietnam War, ABM, NATO, Six-Day War, Africa, U.S.S. Liberty, Pueblo
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume covers an unhappy period in US as well as JCS history. As the Vietnam War turned into a bloody stalemate, the strategy of "close-in" containment for the Far East proved to be unbearably costly.
The United States Air Force (USAF): Basic Documents on Roles and Missions (Air Staff Historical Study) - McNamara, Curtis LeMay, James Forrestal, Space Command, Key West Agreement
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 158,290. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Office of Air Force History has collected in this volume the most significant documents which have determined the roles and missions of the Air Force, from its birth in 1947 to the present. The documents themselves only tell part of the story, of course.