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Let's Kill the Dai Uy by Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
To War in Style by Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
In January of 1973 we in the Defense Attaché Office in the American Embassy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, found ourselves in an unusual situation. In Vietnam, all US forces were ordered to cease fighting and that included air assets as well as the ground troops. Yet we had authorized air support until August 15. This article is about what occurred during that time.
Mad Dog: The Legend and Truth of Jerry Shriver by Henry Brown
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Was he a stark-raving lunatic or a man custom-made for combat, in a conflict that tested any man's sanity?
Baby Killers by Jim Morris
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author Jim Morris ponders the hated nickname "Baby Killers" given to Vietnam War soldiers, and then explains the extraordinary lengths U.S. soldiers go to in order to avoid civilian casualties, often at the soldiers' own expense.
The Making of Operation Dumbo Drop by Jim Morris
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » Military
Jim Morris (author of War Story) published his story about the making of the Disney movie, Operation Dumbo Drop, starring Danny Glover and Ray Liotta, about the efforts of the Green Berets in transporting elephants (hence "Dumbo") via helicopter over the Vietnamese jungle while the war was going on. Pretty crazy...and based on a real event! Turns out making the movie was every bit as difficult.
Pentagon Papers by J Powers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If your are someone who came of age after the Carter Administration (1977-81), it is unlikely that you know about the Pentagon Papers. This recently abridged edition of that major historical document has been conceived and published specifically for you. You can now experience the broad scope of the entire original work in one or two sittings with additional online resources included.
Vietnam: Reflections of an Interrogator by Donald H Sullivan
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
The Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a GI who served as a translator/interrogator with Psychological Operations while in Vietnam during the war. The book tells of his experiences and his thoughts on the war.
Ho Chi Minh Biography - The Secrets of His Life During The Vietnam War by Chris Diamond
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.17 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Military
Who's Ho Chi Minh? He was a great leader who brought the Vietnam's independence from the French colonists. This book is going to show you in action how he handled tough situations and what decisions he made to become a great leader so many people admire today...
Rolling Thunder 1965/8 by Andrew May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The longest battle in the entire Vietnam War was “Rolling Thunder”, the strategic bombing offensive against North Vietnam carried out by the US 2nd Air Division.
Brown Water Red Blood - A Sailor's Memories of his Tour of Duty with TF-117 in the Mekong Delta, Republic of Vietnam by Bruce Gaughran
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Brown Water - Red Blood is a story of survivor's guilt. It is the author's way of atoning for coming home in one piece. Many times during my tour of duty, I said, "That could have just as well been me."
Derrière les Lignes Ennemies Sauvé par une Arme Secrète - French by Danny Clifford
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: French. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare
Ce libre vous raconte une émouvante et intéressante histoire sur ma formation, mes expériences et mes rapports, en tant que Sergent d’état-major de l’armée des États-Unis, dans la 75e Brigade de Gardes Forestiers à Vietnam en 1969 et 1970, effectuant des missions de reconnaissance Derrière les Lignes Ennemies.
Вьетнам. Размышления дознавателя by Donald H Sullivan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: Russian. Published: June 13, 2016 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Рассказ солдата армии США, служившего во время войны во Вьетнаме дознавателем/переводчиком в Службе психологических операций при штабе Командования по оказанию военной помощи Вьетнаму. Книга состоит из воспоминаний и размышлений автора.
The U. S. Army Officer Corps: Changing With the Times - Black Officers, Diversity Issues, Pre and Post-Vietnam, Officer Personnel Management System (OPMS), Career Field Designation (CFD) by Progressive Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,240. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
What types of officers does the U. S. Army need to sustain the force, lead, manage resources, procure the best possible supplies and equipment, and operate in the field in the 21st Century?