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Glory's Child: A Novel of the American War in Vietnam
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 295,890. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Glory’s Child is a story of the death of American idealism. From multiple perspectives the horrifying truth of the Vietnam war settles in around its characters. It is a gripping tale of heartbreak, survival, death, and a thorough examination of the philosophy and politics surrounding the execution of the American War in Vietnam.
Terrible Terrible - a Vietnam Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Liz meets a charming young man on a bus, a Vietnamese student whose serene smile belies the story he has to tell and the life he has fled. A true short story from the 1970s about the unexpected consequence of struggle and survival.
Risk Mitigation and Leadership in Tactical U.S. Army Infantry Training - Combat Readiness Affected by Commander's Authority to Execute Risk Mitigation, Case Studies in Korean and Vietnam Wars
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
While conditions that simulate combat are dangerous and present inherent risks, the mitigation of that risk prevents the adequate simulation of a high-intensity combat situation.
The Dragon Soldier's Good Fortune
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,510. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2018 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An ancient king of Vietnam commanded his subjects to cover their arms and thighs with dragon tattoos. The accepted belief of the time was that the Dragon Spirit protected farmers against evil spirits in their rice paddies. In 1971, Private Ed Lansky seeks protection from a different form of evil, “Something” to guide him through his year in country...
USMC F-4 Phantom II Squadron History Series, No. 01, VMFA-314 “Black Knights,” 1962 – 1982
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,600. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This work covers the history of Marine Fighter/Attack Squadron 314, VMFA-314, while equipped with the F-4B model of the F-4 Phantom II between the years 1962 and 1982. Marines who served with the “Black Knights” share their experiences of what life was like with VMFA-314 during the F-4 Phantom II era.
Attribution in Influence: Relative Power and the Use of Attribution - Military Psychological Operations (PSYOP) and Deception, Case Studies of U.S. in World War II and Vietnam, and Russia in Crimea
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,670. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Department of Defense sits in a unique position among U.S. agencies, as it must remain capable of conducting influence activities across the spectrum of attribution, from true, none, false, or concurring partner types. This includes activities such as public affairs, military information support operations, and military deception.
Dead Men Tell No Tales; But Their Children Do
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Amid old headlines and most recent ones generated by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's "The Vietnam War," the voices of those affected by the war other than generals and politicians are rarely heard. "Dead Men Tell No Tales; But Their Children Do" is the beginning of the beginning of revelations about Vietnam for Jackie Wright and her family impacted at the heart level by the war.
When God Will Not Let Go
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,950. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
How the Sovereign God protected one man through the War in Vietnam and the fight with his own demons afterward, until he was brought in
Myths and Crises: American Masculinity in 1980s Vietnam War Films - Analysis of Five Films (Platoon, Full Metal Jacket, Hamburger Hill, Casualties of War, and Born on the Fourth of July)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
The films reveal a tempering of the bravado and hypermasculinity promulgated in the earlier eighties and depict a more nuanced performance of masculinity. The study provides insight into the role masculinity plays in society and, specifically, the military, and provides a contextual framework for analyzing masculinity in film.
Evolution of United States Military Landmine Doctrine and Employment - History from World War I and II to Korea and Vietnam Wars, Study Addresses Technological Innovation and Shifts in Doctrine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the development of the U.S. military's approach to landmine warfare, from its earliest beginnings in the first half of the 1800s to the modern era. It addresses both technological innovation, in response to new enemy tactics, as well as shifts in doctrine. Examining different eras, it explores the way soldiers improvised employment methods and leaders shifted doctrine.