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Book: Vietnam Bao Chi - Warriors of Word and Film by Marc Phillip Yablonka
, the first film to realistically portray the Vietnam War; marine Steve Stibbens, the first Stars and Stripes reporter in Vietnam in early 1962; Jim Morris, 1st and 5th Special Forces Group, whose works such as War Story , recount the soldiering of the Green Berets and their Montagnard counterparts in the Central Highlands of Vietnam; John Del Vecchio, whose classic work of nonfiction, The 13th [...]
 
Book: ROLLING THUNDER - An Historical Novel of War and Politics (Wings of War Book 1) by Mark Berent
Rolling Thunder is an historical novel about the decisive role politics played during the Vietnam War. Its characters range from men in the field to the Pentagon and the White House. Fighter pilots and Special Forces warriors try to do their best but are hampered by President Johnson, Secretary of Defense McNamara, and their staff members who despise the military. Only one aging USAF general, who [...]
 
Book: The Mailman Went UA (A Vietnam Memoir) by David W. Mulldune
Some readers will be upset by the use of racial references, some will be upset by the vulgar language, some by the stark brutality, some by the sexual references. I can sanitize my manuscript and give the reader a false sense of how war reduces the humanity of an individual. Not only that, but sanitizing the past distorts history and lulls a person into a nonchalant manner of behavior in [...]
 
Book: Make Love Not War by Margaret Tanner
Make love, not war is the catch cry of the 1960's. Against a background of anti-war demonstrations, hippies and free love, Caroline's life is in turmoil. Her soldier brother is on his way to the jungles of Vietnam, and her draft dodger friend is on the run and needs her help. A night of passion leaves her pregnant with the boss' baby. What will she do now? More importantly, what will the boss do? [...]
 
Book: Good Afternoon Vietnam - A Civilian in the Vietnam War by Gary Wilhelm
Good Afternoon Vietnam This is the story of a civilian technology engineer working with the Marines in DaNang, Vietnam, in 1968 and 1969. Wilhelm arrived in a blue suit and tie from a military chartered plane and finally found his back way to the USA for a company that resisted ending his work term and allowing him to come home. A Civilian Working in a War Zone The position was working with the [...]
 
Book: Young Soldiers Amazing Warriors - Inside One of the Most Highly Decorated Battalions of Vietnam by Robert Sholly
"The best book I have ever read about combat in Vietnam!" - Major General Thomas P. Lynch, USA (Ret.) Winner of 21 national awards, this is Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and retired U.S. Army Colonel, Robert Sholly's compelling story of his first year in combat. This book is a powerful and moving account of a highly-decorated battalion's journey through extraordinary times. This action packed story [...]
 
Book: Cherries - A Vietnam War Novel by John Podlaski
In 1970, John Kowalski is one of many young, naive teenage soldiers sent to Vietnam to fight in an unpopular war. Dubbed "Cherries" by their more seasoned peers, these newbies suddenly found themselves thrust into the middle of a terrible nightmare. On-the-job-training is intense, however, most of these teenagers were hardly ready to absorb the harsh mental, emotional, and physical stress of war. [...]
 
Book: Beneath the Bamboo - A Vietnam War Story by Jonathon Jones
Excerpt: "I watched two point men take a 50-caliber machine gun bullet to the head, and watched the third being grabbed and taken behind enemy lines. Two of the enemy soldiers, which we often referred to as gooks, quickly came after me. As I quickly mowed them down with my automatic rifle, I crawled backwards away from the enemy gunfire, using my helmet to push sand in front of me as I went, [...]
 
Book: A Private War by Stephen Hazlett
Thomas Kindred left his war behind in 1968, the day he left his Saigon base and became a deserter from the United States Army. Thirty years later, he's living the life of an exile in Canada. To him, his former country no longer exists. Suddenly his world is turned upside down when he receives a call from Rick Goody, his closest friend from his long ago Army days. Goody believes his life is in [...]
 
Book: Distant War - Recollections of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia by Marc Phillip Yablonka
A freelance journalist's observations and recollections of Southeast Asia, in the decades following the Vietnam War. Part exploratory journalism and part unofficial history, Distant War combines photographs, interviews, and personal insights from people on both sides of the conflict to reveal a side of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia that few Americans have ever seen. Marc Yablonka pulls back the [...]
 
Book: Solo Vietnam (Flying Solo Series Book 2) by Jeanette Vaughan
French Cajun Aviatrix. A-4 Skyhawk pilot. Vietnam. Nora Broussard dares to earn her wings gaining liberty. Despite the heroics, her heart remains unrequited and broken. When she finds out her star-crossed lover is now free, yet thousands of miles away from New Orleans flying bombing missions in Vietnam, nothing will keep her away. The U.S. government won't let her fly combat in a war zone, so she [...]
 
Book: Legends Live On - Vietnam War, Desert Storm, and Berlin Wall Eras by Richard Samuel Baty
Jennifer Haraldsson Sherman is now a Wife and Mother. She is also an Army Nurse serving in the Washington, DC area. With Vietnam heating up, she is uncomfortable thinking of the young Americans who will be going there to fight and die. She feels an obligation to once again serve her country, but she knows she will have to get the approval of her family first. In Eastern Germany, Jennifers old [...]
 
Book: don't mean nothin' - A soldier story of Cambodia and Vietnam by Robert C Marsett
Fresh from high school young Bobby Marshall enters the Army and soon finds himself in the raw world of war that is Southeast Asia during the Vietnam conflict. His exploits on the ground and in the air make up the graphic story of what Vietnam was for the small cadre of Army aviators that crewed the famed but little understood OV-1 Mohawk. Join Bobby as he matures from a typical teenager to a [...]
 
Book: Once There Were Sad Songs by Velda Brotherton
In the summer of 1985, Mary Elizabeth flees a fanatic husband and a cult-like life to search for a meaningful existence. Camped in Ouachita State Park she falls in with three scruffy motorcycle bums after one of them rescues her from some young hoodlums. That one, despite all his nightmare memories, teaches her the true meaning of love and changes her life forever. Steven, a Vietnam vet and war [...]
 
Book: Missing - The Sanders Saga by Suzanne D Williams
What happens to those left behind? Missing. Wartime Romance. For Adele Davis, the loss of her husband during the war in Vietnam leaves her with unanswered questions and a decision--whether to love again. For Amos and Elizabeth Sanders, it is the absence of their precious son which brings sorrow and pain. Yet a twist of fate gives them something far greater. For Molly and Doug Sanders, war brings [...]
 
Book: In Our Duffel Bags - Surviving the Vietnam Era by Richard C. Geschke, Robert A. Toto
They were young, and they were fighting a war no one wanted to fight. They chose to serve their country despite these challenges. In In Our Duffel Bags , authors Richard Geschke and Robert A. Toto narrate the stories and the experiences of what junior army officers faced as citizen soldiers during pre-voluntary military service from 1969 to 1972. This memoir provides an inside view of the [...]
 
Book: Beatles, Books, Bombs, and Beyond by Robert John DeLuca
Who knew that the 1960's would be so weird? This book is the true story of three bright young men who eagerly enter Brown University in 1962, filled with hopes and dreams but with no inkling what is in store over the turbulent decade ahead. They all have earned full Navy ROTC scholarships and look forward to serving their country in uniform when they graduate. In fact, they sign up to be United [...]
 
Book: Quang Trung - The Tay Son uprising and the role played by Le Ngoc Han by Mike Lord
Vietnam is in the news again, so let's hope it does not revert to this: At the end of the 18th century villagers in Vietnam were in revolt against the oppression, land seizure and hardship caused by feudal landlords. Three brothers from a small village, Tay Son in the south of the Vietnam start an insurgency movement and begin by overthrowing the corrupt Nguyen dynasty in the south, and then the [...]
 
Book: American Warrior by James Snyder
The year is 1961. America has a new president, named John F. Kennedy, and a new era the newspapers are calling the Dawn of Camelot. But for ten-year-old Paul Brett, dealing with an abusive father and the immigrant gangs roaming his slum neighborhood of China Slough, America is only a small, dead-end place he is struggling to survive. That is, until the night a mysterious stranger comes out of the [...]
 
Book: Mrs. Lieutenant - A Sharon Gold Novel by Phyllis Zimbler Miller
This 2008 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award semifinalist is a story of unexpected women's friendship. "Miller captures the freshness and naivete of those women, all transplanted to an environment that forced them to deal with new challenges."--Dr. Cathy Goodwin, Top 500 Amazon Reviewer - "I loved MRS. LIEUTENANT. Reading it brought back for me, a military wife, memories of the Vietnam War era, when [...]
 
Book: Dr. Tom's War by Lucia Viti
One fateful day, Lucia Viti stumbled upon an ancient Harry & David fruit box while cleaning the attic. The box was filled with Vietnam memorabilia the remnants of her father's tour of duty in 1967 as a Battalion Surgeon in An Hoa. Lucia became obsessed with a need to reconnect with the memories of her father and spent four years traveling across America, gathering stories from the Marines of the [...]
 
Book: Last Train by Perry Kincaid
Life never goes the way you plan. This beautiful story is one of life and love, of happiness and loss, of the twists of fate when the world prevents you from taking the road less traveled and forces you to do what is needed. Last Train brings you the inspiring story of a man reflecting on the choices he made, the loved ones he lost, and all the times he refused to give up when faced with [...]
 
Book: Forgotten Soldiers - What Happened to Jacob Walden by Warren Martin
The Cold War Story (revised edition) about Air Force Captain Jacob Walden shot down over Vietnam in 1970 and the untold story of why he never returned home. Forty years later Journalist Ted Pratt investigates what may be the sudden reappearance of Jacob Walden. Ted Pratt follows the trail to find Jacob and encounters Charlie Smith, a secretive and seasoned Operative who may have answers to the [...]
 
Book: The GIFT A STORY OF A FAMILY DOG - a story of life and not of war by Valerii Titov
The story is about a dog named Shon , an American Staffordshirie who finds love and happiness with his owner and friend Jerry. But, that love and happiness is replaced with war and pain for both the boy and the owner after Jerry is sent to study in the United States, leaving Shon behind. . It was a living gift of parents to their son... This story shows the bond between a man and his dog. It is [...]
 
Book: The Final Salute by Kathleen M. Rodgers
At a small air base in Louisiana, family man and seasoned fighter pilot, Tuck Westerfield's life could literally crash down around him. In this business of flying fighter jets, the odds of staying alive are stacked against him. Haunted by the memories of dead friends killed in air mishaps, this Vietnam vet and father of three must deal with a devious commander, an animal-crazed neighbor, whose [...]
 
Book: Time Never Heals by Gene Ligotti
Time Never Heals is the story of Dr. Frank Lunati, the first battalion TIME NEVER HEALS is the story of Dr. Frank Lunati, the first battalion surgeon for the 2/5th First Cavalry Division in Vietnam. This is his story of his tour of duty, the battles, the casualties and deaths, along with all his thoughts and feelings. He relives in vivid detail the Search and Destroy missions, the battles of [...]
 
Book: One Soldier's Story by Jim Akers
A small town Soldier's account of his Military stint, primarily during his time in the Vietnam War with the 9th Infantry Division in 1968-69. Transport yourself back to another time with One Soldier's Story, the war memoir and book by Jim Akers of Mount Airy, North Carolina. Put yourself in the shoes of a young man from Small Town, USA, who found himself in the middle of the Vietnam War. Relive [...]
 
Book: Notes From The Other Side Of The Mountain by J. Allen Whitt
By turns tender, gritty, and poignant, Gary Reed's tale of love in a time of war follows him from the quiet security of a mountain village in the Southwest, through the destruction and carnage he witnesses onboard an aircraft carrier operating off Vietnam, and as he returns to the mountains he loves, where he hopes to recover from his traumatic experiences and restore meaning to his life by [...]
 
Book: Open Mic Night at the Asylum by Warren Siegel
The Rands are Washington's ultimate power couple. Anne Bennett Rand is the senior senator from Arizona, Francis Rand is the now retired long time head of the CIA. They have high political ambitions for their son, Tom, and they recognize that military service would round out his resume. The Vietnam war is winding down. The Senator wants to keep Tom stateside. Francis feels the boy should [...]
 
Book: No Commitments - A Novel by Val Sharp
Set in the era of the Vietnam War, this is a love story between a young man and woman caught up in the throes of that time. CLAY STONER: Annapolis graduate, navy pilot, born and raised in the Ozarks, he's a fun loving, carefree jet jockey - until he learns he is actually going to have to bomb real people. MARIANNA HAIZET: Daughter of a renowned Swiss banking family, sheltered in boarding schools [...]
 
Book: All The Way Home (Legacy Series) by Ann Tatlock
"Tatlock's rich descriptions and characterizations are unusually fresh and inventive."~Publishers Weekly From a rough section of Los Angeles during the late Depression years, to the civil rights struggles of the 1960s in the South, this novel is a searing portrayal of one family trapped by alcoholism and another living the typical middle class life. A true American story told through the eyes of [...]
 
Book: Saving the Karamazovs by Gary Goldstick
Set in the unstable business world of the 1990 Gulf War, Saving the Karamazovs tells the story of three brothers whose good intentions and dysfunctions pull their family into an ugly war of its own. Twenty years after a heroic but bloody tour in Vietnam, Jeff Bascomb fails to protect the people who depend on him. A financial scandal puts his company in jeopardy - he and his wife stand to lose [...]
 
Book: Before the First Snow - Stories from the Revolution by Walter M. Brasch
In this novel, award-winning journalist Walter M. Brasch slowly and meticulously builds a scenario of greed, corruption, and intrigue, set against the backdrop of social protest. In so doing, he weaves a compelling story of history and contemporary American values between 1964 and 1991, every bit as powerful and timely today as they were more than two decades earlier.
 
Book: We Served In Silence by Glenn Fannin
(Rated R) Wild! Crazy! Absolutely INSANE people in charge of our national security in the Vietnam War! A story of Army Security Agency agents in the Vietnam War in 1968. From the draft, basic training and spy training to the war. Their lives and loves are exposed and the characters come together to accomplish their missions on the ground, air and water. The outcome of the war may depend on what [...]
 
Book: Goodbye Junie Moon by June Collins
Goodbye Junie Moon is a memoir written by June Collins, co-author of The Khaki Mafia. A curvaceous Australian dancer entertains the troops in Vietnam. She uncovers a get rich quick scheme involving the sergeants running the American Army clubs. Discovering that she has reported them to the CID, they place a high price on her head. She learns they are watching the only airport out, preventing her [...]
 


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