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Navy War Stories
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Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Memoir on being in the Navy and on the Naval Gunline in the DMZ of Vietnam during 1968. A collection of personal stories of war and the people who wage war.
Chow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An Army moves on its stomach but sometimes, you eat like a native or at least what you can scrounge. Chow explores one Soldier's best meals ever.
Lies From The Past: A Viet Nam Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 by Penhall Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
When David is diagnosed with terminal cancer, the news is less brutal than was losing his dear love Maggie in the killing fields of Vietnam in 1969. The certainty of his own death motivates him to round up his Army buddies for a visit to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. Then their mutual lifelong struggles with unresolved lies send the men back to Vietnam in a desperate search for answers.
Mitten Memoirs: Four Short Stories From The Heart Of The Great Lakes State
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This combination book includes four delightful and endearing short stories based in Northeast Michigan. Included are: A Dog's Tale, The Moose And Leo LeSander, Granny Furhmann And The Last Supper, and Max Finnegan, Rogue Prince Of Pinconning. Click on the individual stories for samples of each. Purchase this e-book, and you'll get four stories for the price of three, plus a unique cover!
Korean Echoes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Korean Echoes draws the reader into piecing together a puzzle, each piece a small measure of the Korean War soldier's world, a world wholly embedded in the deepest design at the heart of human experience, embedded as if words were shrapnel.
Triptychs: A 'Nam Marine's Now and Then
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Laugh, cry, and experience your own flashbulb moment of clarity as the story of a year in combat unfolds in this linked series of poems, photosculpture, and flash memoir.
A Common Bond II
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This eloquent anthology, carefully stitched together by veteran Richard Epstein, contains poetry, prose, and songs written by 21 Memorial Day Writers' Project participants, and spans 1993 – 2011, a period in United States history that began in peacetime and has stretched into the longest war fought since Viet Nam. This sampling will make your heart bleed, but your soul will smile.
Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time: The Email Counterstory to the Bush AWOL Blackout
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
October 2003, former journalist, sister of a Vietnam War casualty, and former Army nurse, Maureen A. Griswold's online exposé of George W. Bush's military record garnered a huge response. Responses to her articles about Bush's wartime AWOL/desertion in Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time is a compelling experience and illumination about U.S. journalism in wartime.
Chimps with Nukes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Essay » Political
In this compelling article, Jim Morris, a Vietnam Veteran, points out that the individuals making war decisions are often not the ones carrying them out. With the realization that only one Congressman's son served during the Vietnam War, Morris explains that, "The people will lose faith in a leadership that expends their sons and daughters like used Kleenex, but sends its own to Harvard and Yale."