Keywords: Vietnam War

I Am the River

I Am the River


T E Grau

ISBN: 9781590211793
Year of publication: 2018

T.E. Grau I AM THE RIVER A river of fire was flowing, coming out from before him. Thousands upon thousands attended him ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him. The court was seated, and the books were opened. Book of Daniel: Chapter 7, Verse 10. War was always here. Before man was, war waited for him. The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner. Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West Dedication This story is dedicated to Lewis Minor, Gene ONeill, ...

Keywords: Vietnam War
Praying for Slack

Praying for Slack


Robert E Peavey

ISBN: 9780760320501
Year of publication: 2004

Robert E. Peavey PRAYING FOR SLACK A MARINE CORPS TANK COMMANDER IN VIETNAM To those who answered their countrys call. Heroes, all. No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now. Richard M. Nixon, 1985 Acknowledgments Wile struggling to write this book, I used and in some cases, abused several friends and relatives. As the last person anyone ever expected to attempt such a project, I sought help and advice from ...

Keywords: Military Vietnam War
Starlight

Starlight


Scott Ely

ISBN: 9781480466807
Year of publication: 2014

Scott Ely Starlight CHAPTER 1 Jackson watched the chopper float in to land on the pad, the ship shimmering before his eyes in the heat waves, the rotors kicking up a cloud of red dust. Then the ship flew off, the pilot hugging the mountaintop to avoid exposing himself to fire from the NVA who owned the gorge below and the mountains into Laos. Tom Light walked out of the slowly settling dust cloud and stopped, turning in a slow circle as he looked over the firebase. Goddamn, why did he have to ...

Keywords: Snipers Thriller Vietnam War War
Low Level Hell

Low Level Hell


Hugh L Mills
Robert A Anderson

ISBN: 9780307537928
Year of publication: 2009

Hugh L. Mills, Jr. with Robert A. Anderson LOW LEVEL HELL A SCOUT PILOT IN THE BIG RED ONE Map Dedication This book is dedicated to the memory of the officers, noncommissioned officers, and troopers who died on the field of battle with Darkhorse in 1969. May they rest in peace. WOl James K. Ameigh, aeroscout pilot, 24 June. PFC William J. Brown, aerorifleman, 17 November. SGT Allen H. Caldwell, aerorifleman, 17 November. SP5 James L. Downing, aeroscout gunner, 6 November. SP4 August F. Hamilton, ...

Keywords: helicopters Vietnam war
Defiant

Defiant


Alvin Townley

ISBN: 9781250006530
Year of publication: 2014

Alvin Townley DEFIANT The POWs Who Endured Vietnams Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned To the men of the Fourth Allied POW Wing and to the families who never forgot It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul. Invictus, William Ernest Henley Map of the Hanoi Hilton Map of Alcatraz PROLOGUE A DARK PLACE He could not forget the beetle, how it stopped moving, how ...

Keywords: Vietnam war
Inside the Crosshairs

Inside the Crosshairs


Michael Lee Lanning

ISBN: 9780307833129
Year of publication: 2013

Michael Lee Lanning INSIDE THE CROSSHAIRS Snipers in Vietnam To Gerald Hugh Gerry Corcoran Map CHAPTER 1 All in a Days Work: The Single Well-Aimed Shot As a different kind of war, Vietnam required tactics, operational procedures, and weapons uniquely adapted for the conflict. The U.S. Army and Marine Corps especially had to constantly adjust fighting conceptsrevamping tried-and-true techniques and designing innovative methodsto counter an enemy whose operations varied from Vietcong hit-and-run ...

Keywords: Vietnam War
Chickenhawk

Chickenhawk


Robert Mason

ISBN: 9780143035718
Year of publication: 2005

Robert Mason CHICKENHAWK For Patience and Jack Authors Note This is a personal narrative of what I saw in Vietnam and how it affected me. The events all happened the chronology and geography are correct to the best of my knowledge. The names of the characters, other than the names that are famous, and unimportant characteristics of all the persons in the book have been changed so that they bear no resemblance to any of the actual people in order to preserve their privacy and anonymity. Id like ...

Keywords: Vietnam War
Comanche Six

Comanche Six


James L Estep

ISBN: 9780891414100
Year of publication: 1991

James L. Estep COMANCHE SIX Company Commander in Vietnam Dedication For those who didnt return, who, like the centurions and their soldiers, deserved better from the republic they served. And especially for William Billy McCarty. He made us laugh, and we miss him. Preface This is a story of American soldiers who fought in a faraway place, for an elusive cause, for eleven long years. Historians now tell us our countrys military involvement in Indochina can be chronologically divided into three ...

Keywords: Vietnam war
Waiting for an Army to Die

Waiting for an Army to Die


Fred A Wilcox

ISBN: 9781609803391
Year of publication: 2011

Fred A. Wilcox WAITING FOR AN ARMY TO DIE The Tragedy of Agent Orange SECOND EDITION I wish to dedicate this book to Paul Sutton, Ken Herrmann, to Jerry, Lori, Sandy, and Heather Strait, and to all of those who have suffered, and continue to suffer, from the effects of Agent Orangechemical warfare. PREFACE In writing about Agent Orange, I do not wish to create yet another stereotype of Vietnam veterans. More than one hundred thousand veterans have undergone the Veteran Administrations Agent ...

Keywords: Vietnam War
Scorched Earth

Scorched Earth


Fred A Wilcox

ISBN: 1609801385
Year of publication: 2011

Fred A. Wilcox SCORCHED EARTH Legacies of Chemical Warfare in Vietnam Introduction In the abominable history of war, with the sole exception of nuclear weapons, never has such an inhuman fate ever before been reserved for the survivors. Dr. Ton That Tung, Vietnamese research scientist On April 30, 1975, North Vietnamese tanks smashed into the grounds of the presidential palace in Saigon. Vietnam lay in ruins, its towns and cities bombed to rubble, the countryside seeded with unexploded mines, ...

Keywords: Vietnam War
The Sorrow of War

The Sorrow of War


Bao Ninh
Frank Palmos

ISBN: 9781448105595
Year of publication: 1998

Bo Ninh THE SORROW OF WAR A Novel ENGLISH VERSION BY Frank Palmos FROM THE ORIGINAL TRANSLATION BY Phan Thanh Hao ON THE BANKS of the Ya Crong Poco River, on the northern flank of the B3 battlefield in the Central Highlands, the Missing In Action body-collecting team awaits the dry season of 1976. The mountains and jungles are water-soaked and dull. Wet trees. Quiet jungles. All day and all night the water steams. A sea of greenish vapour over the jungles carpet of rotting leaves. September and ...

Keywords: Vietnam war
Fallen Angels

Fallen Angels


Walter Dean Myers

ISBN: 9780545055765
Year of publication: 2012

Walter Dean Myers FALLEN ANGELS Chapter 1 Somebody must have told them suckers I was coming. Told who I asked. The Congs, man. Who you think Im talking bout Why you think somebody told them you were coming Cause I dont see none of em around here. They dont want their butts kicked. Yeah, okay. I looked at the guys name tag. It read Gates. Hey, Gates, Ill tell you as soon as I see some Congs. Im going on in the bathroom, he said. Make sure they aint none in there. Right. I watched him wade through ...

Keywords: afro-americans Vietnam war
Thud Ridge

Thud Ridge


Jacksel Markham Broughton

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1969

THUD RIDGE By Colonel Jacksel Jack M. Broughton, USAF Ret. With an Introduction by Hanson W. Baldwin To Our Comrades Up North. F-105 pilots toast to the prisoners of Hanoi Authors Note This is a book about the fighting in the air over North Vietnam, and it is written in the language of the fighter pilots of the Air Force. There was no other way. Some of these words are not going to make much sense if you havent had the experience, and where that seemed to be the case I have tried to explain ...

Keywords: aviation Vietnam War
Marine Sniper

Marine Sniper


Charles Henderson

ISBN: 9780425181652
Year of publication: 2001

Charles Henderson MARINE SNIPER 93 Confirmed Kills There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter. Ernest Hemingway FOREWORD To be a nationally recognized shooting champion takes a special kind of individual. To be effective on the battlefield as a sniper requires even more extraordinary qualities. Gunnery Sergeant Carlos Hathcock is one of those rare individuals who has carved a niche in Marine ...

Keywords: 1961-1975 - Commando Operations Biography Carlos Hathcock History Soldiers United States Vietnam War