Books tagged: vietnam 1968

The adult filter is active; there may be additional content. To view this content, click the "Adult Content" button above to change your filtering option.

Found 11 results

Thirty Days Has September:First Ten Days
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 133,950. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
This novel is set in the very center of the time of most difficult combat experienced by a United States Marine Corps rifle company. A second lieutenant, only days from training back in the states is ordered, under fire, to assume command of a company of cast off Marines, all out in the brutal bloody jungle because of the either the worst of luck or the most minor of offenses or infringement.
Thirteen Months
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A novel based on the real-life experiences of the author. Ski, the protagonist, who arrived in country (South Vietnam) at the tail end of the Tet offensive 1968, chronicles the everyday occurrences and emotions endured during his thirteen-month tour of duty in that controversial war.
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
(5.00)
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
(3.00)
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.