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BOOTS: An Unvarnished Memoir of Vietnam
ean: 9781927044438, isbn: 192704443X,
On July 19th, 1966, I received my invitation from Uncle Sam. In January, 1967, at the age of twenty, I left my home in Tennessee, and was on my way to Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia. I knew I was destined to join the party in Vietnam. I...
Ordinary Lives: Platoon 1005 and the Vietnam War
ean: 9781566396745, isbn: 1566396743,
A former Marine traces the fortunes of the men in his platoon during basic training at Paris Island thirty years ago, revealing the complexities of the Vietnam generation as he catches up with each former soldier in his current life....
Suicide Charlie: A Vietnam War Story
ean: 9780275945213, isbn: 0275945219,
Drafted in the spring of 1968 from a job as a sportswriter for a small, New England daily, six months later Norm Russell found himself serving in the infantry in Vietnam in an outfit nicknamed Suicide Charlie and fighting for his life against some of...
War Without A Front, The Memoirs of a French Army Nurse in Vietnam
ean: 9780965270311, isbn: 0965270319,
War Without A Front is the Memoirs of A French Army Nurse serving in Indochina (Vietnam) from 1950-1953. As a young Army nurse, I observed firsthand the quagmire and horrors of war that France faced with a country fighting for their own freedom and i...
Fragments from Vietnam: Recollections of a Helicopter Pilot
ean: 9781600474194, isbn: 1600474195,
Have you ever been in a museum and viewed an old, broken piece of pottery that had lain in a tomb for centuries? Although it was assembled carefully, you could not help but notice that many fragments were missing. Nonetheless, its form was easily rec...
Chickenhawk: Back in the World: Life After Vietnam
ean: 9780140158762, isbn: 0140158766,
From the author of the bestselling autobiography Chickenhawk--selling over 540,000 copies--comes a triumphant sequel that reveals the Vietnam War's shattering legacy in the heart of a returning vet. A moving and no-holds-barred account of the downwar...
SOG Medic: Stories from Vietnam and Over the Fence
ean: 9781581606454, isbn: 1581606451,
In the years since the Vietnam War, the elite unit known as SOG has spawned many myths, legends and war stories. But few of these stories are told with the perspective and detailed recall of Special Forces medic Joe Parnar. Parnar served with SOG dur...
Xin Loi, Viet Nam Thirty-One Months of War: a Soldier's Memoir
From the front flap of this 322 page book: "No one in Vietnam had to tell door gunner and gunship crew chief Al Sever that the odds didn't look good. He volunteered for the job well aware that hanging out of slow-moving choppers over hot LZs blazing ...
Death in the A Shau Valley: L Company LRRPs in Vietnam, 1969 - 70
ean: 9780739400883, isbn: 0739400886,
The enemy had a single purpose: kill me and my teammates." Larry Chambers was still new to Vietnam in early 1969 when the LRRPs of the 101st Airborne Division became L Company, 75th (Rangers). But his unit's mission stayed the same: act as the eyes a...
The Last Leaf: Voices of History's Last-Known Survivors
ean: 9781616141622, isbn: 161614162X,
This unique oral history book records the stories told to the author personally by people who witnessed many of history’s most famous events. Among many others, the author interviewed: the final three Civil War widows (one Union and two Confederate...
In Love and War
ean: 9780553253160, isbn: 0553253166,
A former Vietnam War POW and his wife recount their life together and their separate agonies during his imprisonment...
Lyndon Johnson And The American Dream
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ean: 9780060122843, isbn: 0060122846,
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Doris Kearns Goodwin's classic life of Lyndon Johnson, who presided over the Great Society, the Vietnam War, and other defining moments the tumultuous 1960s, is a monument in political biography. From the moment the author, then a young woman from Ha...
210 Days: The Making of an Infantry Battalion Commander in Vietnam
ean: 9781942914181, isbn: 1942914180,
This is the story of Colonel Peter “Pistol Pete” Petersen. Coming from a humble background, and drafted during the Korean War, he rose from private to a full colonel in the U.S. Army. His story is one of grit and determination. In the early Cold ...
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