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US Navy Helicopters -- A History
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The USN took very little interest in helios until 1846 and no USN helios were involved in any hostilities until USMC observation Bell 47 deployed to Korea. In fact it has been the USMC that has pioneered the use of helios in the USN with many notable 'firsts' the first aerial attack by a helicopter,first tactical airplane reovery in Vietnam with hundred recovered to fly again. Includes 2010 stats
Douglas A-26 Invader at War
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A late WW II USAAF light-bomber development not having made its combat debut until the Spring of 1944 the A-26 (later B-26) Invader having commenced combat 'ops' in Europe finished WW II in the Pacific theatre retiring to Florida to then give sturdy service in Korea. But this was not he end for the Invader as following operations with the USAF in THailand it did not finally retire until 1969...
When the Bough Breaks
By Miss Mae
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,860. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
Late 1960's. Time of the Vietnam War, hippies, fishnet hose, and mini-skirts. Add a flirtatious wink from the baby blues of 'love'em and leave 'em' Parker Shane and 16-yr.-old Darlene Moore wonders if she'll ever be the same. Winner of the 2009 P&E Readers Poll in the YA category, this is more than a romance tale. Suspense, intrigue, and danger will leave the reader gasping till the very end.
The Voicemakers
By Bill Cady
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Black Wolf, former Green Beret, is on a mountain. Voices say kill. Yates and son Rory come for a hike. Retirees and a daughter pay respects to dead relatives. His sgt from 'Nam arrives. Buck goes with Ted, who knows the mountain. Chased two days, Ted figures a way. Black Wolf makes an assault, but Yates stuns him. Black Wolf begs to be free & soars off a cliff to rejoin the woman he loved.
The Chance of a Storm
By Allen Hancock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
Warm and humid with the chance of a storm. That was the weather forecast for Christmas Eve in 1974. Oh and there was a cyclone warning for coastal waters around Darwin. But we'd had cyclone warnings before so why should we let Cyclone Tracy spoil Christmas?
Absaroka
By Joan Bochmann
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction
Matt Reed returns from Vietnam to his family's Wyoming ranch only to find it barren of cattle and his father defeated after losing his wife to cancer. Banker Paul Pringle, Matt's long time rival, is foreclosing on the ranch with plans to cash in on its mineral deposits. To save his ranch, Matt must raise a lot of money fast. A lovely neighbor, a Crow Indian, and a wild horse herd help him.
Thanks, To A Nam Vet
By Wayne Jordan
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A self-appointed committee of one sends a heartfelt, “Thanks, hero,” to the too-often negelected heros who protected our country and the world during the War in Viet Nam. Please accept this very belated, "Thank you."
Daniel
By David Grace
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: Fiction
In 1968 Major Daniel Leighton's F-4 was shot down over North Vietnam. Leighton made his way to the ocean. Just as he was about to sail onto the Gulf of Tonkin where he might be spotted by Air/Sea Rescue, he was captured and taken the Hoa Lo Prison, the infamous Hanoi Hilton. There Leighton underwent emotional and terrifying events but survived and came home. That's about 60% of the story.
Bong Co May
By Le Hoang Truc
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Fiction
A collection of nearly 200 original Vietnamese poems by Le Hoang Truc, one of the most creative and prolific Vietnamese poets in the last several hundred years. Her topics include Love, Nature, Humor, Vietnamese New Year, Family, Nostalgia, and Social Commentary. Le Hoang Truc's love poems are rich with emotion and her humorous poems have been compared to those of the immortal Ho Xuan Huong.
Quitman County Prison
By Rushton Woodside
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
In a minimalist style reminiscent of Hemingway and a voice like Sam Spade, investigative journalist Alan Meriwether narrates a story from his files. In 1977 in rural South Georgia an interview with a convicted arsonist and murderer leads to a personal and highly dangerous vendetta to prove the innocence of the mentally challenged young convict. Others try to stop Meriwether at any cost.