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The Next Buddha
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,080. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Can a single act of love save the world from destruction? A peasant born in pre-war Vietnam has memories of a life he will live in the future. These memories offer clues as to why he must now face the horrors of slavery and war in his current life. Is karma a punishment, or is it simply a choice we make?
The P.H.O.T.O. (VOL 2) The Saga Continues
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Price: Free! Words: 64,190. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
After the discovery of The P.H.O.T.O. Sergeant Robert (Big 'S') Scarburg Sr. and his son Captain Robert (Little 'S') Scarburg Jr., both from the 5th Special Forces, must escape with their valuable find. Where do they go from deep within the jungle of Cambodia. How do they avoid the Russians, the aliens and their own countrymen who all desire to have the secrets of The P.H.O.T.O for themselves.
Hardly a Hero
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
A young man leaving home to join the military struggles to adjust to his new life. The reader follows him as he enters the Air Focrce and then to his first base in Cheynne Wyoming and then over seas to a foreign war in Vietnam. He is torn between duty and what he believes to be the right thing to do.
SitRep Negative: A Year In Vietnam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In April 1968, we were a country at war with ourselves and increasingly with a small country halfway around the world: Vietnam. I don’t recall ever thinking about Vietnam when I started college in 1963. By 1968, it was all any of us could think about. This memoir was written for my grandchildren, but it will give anyone some sense of what it was like to serve a tour of duty in Vietnam.
The Heart is Deceitful
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's 1972, and Dan McCarthy is trying his damnedest to dodge the draft, the Department of Superhuman Affairs, and his ex-girlfriend, but all three keep coming back to haunt him. Can Dan handle other metahumans, the government, and Misty's new boyfriend in time to avoid hitting rock bottom?
Hell's Blessing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,220. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Hell’s Blessing’s 94,000 words describe the events that cause a Vietnam veteran’s aging process to crash at age 22 and reboot at 54. Powerful men chase him over 4 continents to get the secret of his life extension.
Ramrod the Combat Snake
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Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Until the day a friendly FAC presented us combat pilots with a mascot, all any of us knew about snakes was that they were slimy creatures that could poison you, eat you, twist your bones, or crush you at their leisure. But that was before we came to know and love our squadron's resident reptile, whose name was ... RAMROD
Dragon Lady
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An evocative tale of the early days of the Vietnam War, reminiscent of Catch 22… Funny and heartbreaking, Dragon Lady seamlessly shifts from Saigon in 1965 to the present day and beyond as the narrator tells the story of his obsession with a Vietnamese girl named Mai, his increasing unease with the U.S's involvement in Vietnam, and his reflections on his own life since his tour in Saigon.
I Visited Heaven, But Lived In Hell
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Red Willow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book makes the perfect gift to send to any soldier, whether in active duty or retired. Follow the surprising life of Nelson Peregoy as he goes from very successful salesman to highly decorated Army combat pilot in Vietnam, to two-star general, to multimillionaire jet setter—to a drunk, broke, and homeless derelict who ends up spending three years in a federal psychiatric prison hospital
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - Military Preventive Medicine: Mobilization and Deployment, Volume 1 - Diseases and Conditions from Jet Lag to WMDs and NBC (Emergency War Surgery Series)
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 344,910. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
From the much-referenced and highly acclaimed Textbooks of Military Medicine series, Military Preventive Medicine: Mobilization and Deployment, Volume 1, addresses the medical problems of training and mobilization, including the preparations for deployment, and occupational and environmental issues during sustainment.