Books tagged: vietnam

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Dear Mom I'm Alive--Letters Home from Blackwidow 25
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Dear Mom I'm Alive is the unusually candid story detailing a young helicopter pilot’s right of passage during the height of the Vietnam War. Randy Mains is a man who is fiercely a-political but stanchly patriotic who struggles daily to get through his one-year tour of duty as a combat helicopter pilot with his humor and humanity in tact.
There I Was
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,850. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
Men who have been in combat may or may not tell war stories. When they do they leave out some details and often change things as the stories can bring up painful memories. Marine vet of Vietnam Henry J. Morris sits down with his son twenty years after the war to tell about his experience. In a series of short monologues he tells his stories. Each is followed by a narrative of what really happened.
The End Of An Age: A Ramayana
Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the time of myth, gods and demons walk the world. Exquisite Sita, wife of heroic Prince Rama, is kidnapped by the Demon Prince Ravana and held in his mercurial mirrored Demon City. Her husband wages an epic war to win her back ... but will he want her when he finds her? In this short story, feminist writer Clarisse Thorn has created a unique retelling of a Southeast Asian legend: The Ramayana.
Một Khoảnh Việt Nam Cộng Hòa Nối Dài
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,600. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tạ Chí Đại Trường MỘT KHOẢNH VIỆT NAM CỘNG HOÀ NỐI DÀI Sử ký Copyright @2012 Tạ Chí Đại Trường Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Distributed by Smashwords ISBN: 9-781-3018-2592-9
Out of Da Nang
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,440. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
When a young native American man joins the Marines to become a fighter pilot, he's faced with more obstacles than the average cadet. But Eddie works hard to overcome bigotry and educational hurdles to become a pilot of merit, awarded for his bravery in fighting for the liberties of his country. He falls in love in the process, which adds an unexpected twist of fate to his story.
Tomorrow's Road Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
M.I.A. Hunter: Escape From Nicaragua
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Blood and fury — from 'Nam to Nicaragua! Mark Stone is the kind of man who'd challenge the fires of hell with an M-16 — and come out on top. Two C.I.A. agents are missing. Shot down over Nicaragua, they were on a top-secret mission, and are now at the mercy of the Soviets. Only one man has the skill — and the guts — to go in after them. A man named... Stone: M.I.A. Hunter.
Huey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
A young man had dreams of being a helicopter pilot since he was a kid back in the late 1950s. He joins the Army in 1968 after graduating high school and survives their intense flight training programs at Fort Wolters and Fort Rucker. Afterwards, he assigned to Vietnam and witnesses the horrors of flying a Huey during war and losing friends, loved ones, and betrayal.
Rolling Thunder 1965/8
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.
The Squad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,970. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
A lone fourteen man US Marine rifle squad finds itself isolated behind North Vietnamese Army forces during the 1968 Tet Offensive. They must survive despite not having supplies, and while avoiding numerous deadly booby traps and being hunted by a far larger North Vietnamese unit. All the while dealing with conflicts within the squad.