Books tagged: vietnam conflict

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Killer By Day And Lover By Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
An inscription on a Zippo lighter I bought from a badly deformed Vietnamese boy reveals the horrors of the Vietnam War. The inscription read: "Killer by day and lover by night." I wondered how he felt having to sell this item to buy food.
Season of Mists
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,770. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
This book is an unexpected twist to the usual war story: it’s written by a U.S. Marine from his enemy’s perspective. Season of Mists takes us into the Vietnam conflict from the viewpoint of a Vietnamese peasant who joins the Viet Cong. It portrays this young man not as a brain-washed peasant or even primarily as a soldier, but as a human being.
Lonely People
Series: Portrait of America. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Short stories that together paint a powerful portrait of America in the second half of the Twentieth century. The first in the Portrait of America series. The people in these stories explore love, loss, and power at every age and in every kind of relationship: between parents and children, lovers, warriors, artists, and more.
Vietnam War Elegy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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This poem was born on a hilltop over forty-five years ago in Vietnam. It is the result of the experiences both of its author and the Vietnamese people. Its many fragments came together into final form twenty-five years later. The length of time it took to develop this elegy is a testament to the enduring impact of the Vietnam conflict on our national psyche and the men and women who served there.
The Best of Times
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
A narrative about what life in The United States was in our golden era, and how it became what it is, and offering solutions to enable us to once again travel the path to freedom and self reliance.
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.
The Longest Way Home - A Harrowing Trek from Vietnam through Laos into Thailand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,610. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Three U.S. servicemen from three different branches of the service find themselves stranded at the very last minute of the last day of the U.S./North Vietnam conflict. This compelling story shows how men determined to make their way to freedom found that their only choice was The Longest Way Home.
True Life - The Soldier who Served Under Three Flags
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Clem Ryan, from Ireland, served in the Armed Forces of Ireland, Britain and the United States.He visited Hiroshima six months after the Atom Bomb. He provides a chilling first person account of that visit. He volunteered for service in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service. This is his story.
Devil's Guard Counterattack
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A former Waffen-SS officer, veteran of Russia and Indochina. He runs a small civilian airline with former soldiers of the Waffen-SS. During Tet the communists launch their attacks. With the airline in ruins and his wife kidnapped, the former warriors of the brutal Das Reich and Totenkopf Divisions pick up their weapons again. Once more, the Viet Cong are about to meet the Devil's Guard.
Heaven, Iron and I - The Ron Martinelli Story
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
“Heaven, Iron and I – The Ron Martinelli Story” has been written and published by former Pro wrestler Ron Zuccaro. Ron wrestled professionally in the 1970's and 1980's under several names – most notably as Ron Martinelli, The Banditos and The Destroyers. This amazing story is a message of hope, perseverance and faith. chronicles Ron's time in U.S. Military service, Vietnam and more.