Books tagged: vietnam war

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Carl Melcher Goes to Vietnam
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Clayton has written an effective cautionary tale.” - The Washington Post. “Clayton’s strong character writing carries the book.” - Publishers Weekly. Carl Melcher Goes to Vietnam was a finalist at the 2001 Frankfurt eBook Awards along with works by Joyce Carol Oates (Faithless) and David McCullough (John Adams).
No Time To Waste
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,000. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
No Time To Waste is a true story of amazing grace at Pearl Harbor, Guadalacanal, under the South China Sea, over the Ho Chi Minh Trail and in the hearts of two veterans—best friends—long after their combat days were over. “Marvel at how God's sovereign grace conquered the hearts of self-made, self-satisfied men…”
The Name on My Wrist
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Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2009 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
James, middle-aged, is given to one-night flings with younger men in whom he searches for someone he lost long ago. A random comment by his latest catch draws his mind back to the past, to a boy he once loved so fiercely, a boy drafted and sent to fight in Vietnam. A boy lost in the war. A boy James has never forgotten. WARNING: This is a very sad little story. It's also one of my best IMHO.
The Junkyard Dogs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,270. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Three of the Marines of Combined Action Platoon Whiskey 8 are recruited by a mysterious Mr. Smith for a secret program--assassinating Viet Cong and North Vietnamese cadre living undercover in nearby villages. The Marine nicknamed Socrates believes something is wrong, but his attempts to go up his chain of command to find out are rebuffed. However, he learns of a planned NVA assault on Whiskey 8.
Rolling Thunder
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Series: WINGS OF WAR, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 153,210. 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.
Balls of Fire
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,510. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Set in 1970 during the Vietnam War, this semi-biographical story was compiled from the journal of Ben R. Games, PhD. He flew for the 1st Cavalry Division. He and his crew flew many missions and even received the Distinguished Flying Cross for their efforts. The story is told from the perspective of Chinook #037 while it flew for Company “B” stationed at Thai Firebase Bear Cat, Vietnam.
A Terrorist's Mirror
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A non-fiction story of a Chief Warrant Officer of the US Army taking his wife on a trip through a free fire zone in Vietnam to act as bait for an ambush. The success of the trap depended upon complete secrecy, and needed to appear logical and genuine to the North Vietnamese. Find out how they pulled it off.
Vietnam, Medal of Honor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,710. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Reg O’Brien dreamed of being a Navy Pilot. He achieved his dream and flew right into the Vietnam War in his Phantom F-4B fighter. Shot down over North Vietnam by a Surface to Air Missile S.A.M., he fights for survival in the jungle while aiding his wounded Radar Intercept Officer. Will they survive or die in a fight to the death?
The Many Roads to Japan
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Price: Free! Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Originally an English textbook for Japanese university students, "The Many Roads to Japan" tells the story of the adventures of a Vietnam War conscientious objector who had to follow many twists and turns in his life journey before finding his niche in Japan. Suitable for low intermediate and above students. Excellent resource for peace studies. Good story for native speakers of English, too.
To Hell and Back
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Reg O’Brien is an American hero wounded in Vietnam. He returns to the U.S. where he finds true love with Navy Captain Sadie Morgan, his doctor at Walter Reed Hospital. His story follows homeland battles against organized crime’s attempt to corrupt U.S. forces and private industry. His victories lead him to the U.S. Senate and the inner circle of power with the Whitehouse as its hub.