Books tagged: vietnam war

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Refusal to Submit: Roots of the Vietnam War and a Young Man's Draft Resistance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,870. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In Refusal to Submit, Richard Gould documents the Draft Resistance Movement explains his decision to refuse to be drafted into the U.S. army and details the events that follow—arrest, trial, and eventual imprisonment in a federal prison in Safford, Arizona. Structured as letters to his college-age children, he aims to pass the history of resistance on to the next generation of young activists.
Old Fool's Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,070. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Two old river boat sailors, two old CIA Spooks, a lost daughter, corrupt cops, and a villain from the past, bent on total revenge. Add an old orphanage full of mixed-race abandoned children, a half-ton of twice-stolen gold from the American War in Vietnam, shake well over red hot rice and serve in present day Vietnam; with a garnish of cross-border mayhem as it spills into Laos and back.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Thich Nhat Hanh Understanding the Life and Teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh: The Zen Buddhist Monk Who Traveled the World in Exile While Spreading His Message of Love, Peace, and Understanding By Dr. Ruth Carr Thich Nhat Hanh was born in the city of Qu'ng Ngai, Vietnam in 1926 as Nguyen Xuan Bao. Not much is known about his early life or childhood. Known as a Vietnamese Buddhist monk...
Slow Bullet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,090. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In Slow Bullet, Army veteran Clark McKay is searching for the truth behind his best friend's murder. McKay's search for the truth takes him across the globe, where he meets a multitude of characters and wades through the murky waters of corruption. He wants to find a murderer, but what happens when he uncovers so much more? Truth and fiction make an interesting mixture in this fast-paced novel.
Forced Out Of Vietnam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The Vietnam War was an unfortunate moment in human history. It was, for a fact, a horrific event in Indochina. It was also a tragic event in the history of modern warfare. This war was an unnecessary military venture, which led to an innumerable lost of lives. The text explores the policy rationale that led to the decision to evacuate American embassy personnel from Saigon.
Live by Chance, Love by Choice, Kill by Profession
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Live by Chance, Love by Choice, Kill by Profession is about the journey of young boys to the war in Vietnam and beyond. They were destined to be helicopter pilots—it was in their DNA. Roy Mark has done an outstanding job of describing many of the formative events—some serious, some frivolous and some hazardous—in the lives of these men and their families.
Broadcasters: Untold Chaos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Tantalizing details of news stories are often never told. That changes in "Broadcasters," where a veteran journalist sheds light on a career reaching from Saigon to Sioux City. These insider accounts—little-known or never told—include threats against CBS News, lunch with Ferdinand Marcos, a shocking on-air protest ignited by censorship and a military TV station destroyed with 100% casualties.
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.
The Origins of the "Golden Hour" of Medical Care and its Applicability to Combat Medicine - History of Casualty Care from World War I through Vietnam, Injury and Death in Combat, Evacuation Doctrine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Golden Hour standard is used in emergency medicine and trauma care and states a person must receive definitive care within one hour to ensure optimal outcomes. The medical community accepted this standard without supporting evidence.
I Promise: A Memoir of Love, Death and the Afterlife
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Military assassin. Bad boy biker. Mensa genius. One last chance to be the hero. Rob Hutson knows how to deal with twists of fate when the enemy is clearly defined, but he’s running out of time. It seems like life will continue adventure upon adventure when a new adversary appears. The odds are not in his favor yet he whispers a deathbed promise.