Books tagged: vietnam 1968

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The Road of Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,510. Language: Russian. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
“The Road of life” is an elegant novel about human freedom and possible compromise with society and government. It is also about love, based on this freedom. Historical accuracy, based on analysis of many historical resources, is combined with high aesthetic component of the text and intensive psychological description of the main characters.
The Making of Operation Dumbo Drop
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.
My Vietnam photos, 1968
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
The year 1968 was both good and bad for me. After finding out that my vision was under-standard to fly high as a US Navy pilot, I joined the US Army as a photo journalist. Vietnam was waiting at the end of my training period. I have made good friends in the military...and after Nam was luckily assigned to Germany where I met with more fine associates and citizens.
Back Part 2: Into the Jungle
Price: $4.64 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Back Part 2 follows the modern-day trekkers as they go deep into the Laotian jungle heading to the Ho Chi Minh Trail, looking for what Mark’s grandfather, Spike, left behind at the end of his 1968 Special Forces mission. Along the way they are confronted with dangers, historical and modern, before they are captured and tortured by people they have offended, when they desperately need to escape.
Saigon Merry-Go-round
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,780. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
1966 Saigon finds Christianity, war, prostitution, riots, murder, kidnapping and racial tensions encompassing the lives of soldiers, missionaries and locals alike. As the tangential interactions of these characters unfold, so too, does a different perspective of war-torn Vietnam.
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal
Price: Free! Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish is a personal memoir of the author's tour of duty in Vietnam during the war that tore America's heart in half. It is a tale of his adventures and misadventures while serving in the rear echelons of the 9th Infantry Division. This telling of the Vietnam story is not politically correct, just true.
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.
Infantry School: A Soldier's Journal
Price: Free! Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War
A personal memoir of training to become an infantryman and an officer during the Vietnam War era. Full of humor, pathos, and the author's personal reflections on the men he trained with and their experiences.
Nurse Linda Villani and Her Love For Preston Cunningham
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An excerpt from the novel by Robert A. Chapin "Orphans Of The Mourning". The main character is Preston Cunningham assigned to Vietnam as a top secret cryptographer, but is nothing more than a "scrounge". In this episode he has just been rescued. Beaten and bruised he is recovering from his ordeal at a POW hospital in South Vietnam. The exploits continue. He falls in love with his nurse.