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And a Hard Rain Fell: A Gi's True Story of the War in Vietnam
I didn't set out to write a book. It was 1982, fourteen years after I had last set foot in Vietnam, and thirteen years after I returned to The World. I had a family and a career. I’d never written mor…
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The Viet-Nam War for America began in 1964, and finally ended in 1975. Nearly 59,000 Americans died, over 300,000 were wounded, and in total, almost 3,000,000 served "in-country." Combat was usually s…
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I’m Just a Supply Sgt. is a compelling narrative of the Vietnam War with a very personal, psychological perspective that is difficult to find in most histories.
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THE ODDS OF The story of an Assault Helicopter pilot's riveting memoir in Vietnam from June 1967 through June 1968 flying the famed UH-1H Huey. He was a pilot with C/ 227th Assault Helicopter Battalio…
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The author describes his encounters with the enemy during 15 months in Vietnam with Fox Company Second Battalion Fifth Marines. The reader will see how often a Marine combat soldier comes close to dea…
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Who, or what, was the real enemy in Vietnam? The ever-elusive, jungle-wise Viet Cong and their NVA allies? The oppressive heat and torrential rains? The leeches, mosquitoes, and the jungle itself? Or …
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On the ground, in the air, and behind the lines, grunts made life-and-death decisions every day—and endured the worst stress of their young lives.

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This is the true story of a young kid who became a man while serving two tours of duty as a combat helicopter pilot in Vietnam. We follow him through a misspent youth and into flight school. The book …
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In Vietnam's jungle war, only one group of men was feared more than death itself—the Marine Scout Snipers. . . .

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A recipient of two Purple Hearts gives readers an inside view of US Army special forces through his own trial by fire during the Vietnam War.

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Two Years to Serve: Recollections of a Drafted Marine: Half a Century after the Vietnam War
In 1966, at the age of 20, Thomas Elliott was drafted into the U.S. Marine Corps. The transformation from carefree surfer to a hardened U.S. Marine required some serious re-programming. After boot cam…
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21 Months, 24 Days: A blue-collar kid's journey to the Vietnam War and back

21 Months, 24 Days is an engaging memoir of a blue-collar kid turned soldier. Threatened by the draft in the late sixties, he enlisted in the Army to avoid becoming a grunt, yet ended up one anyway. …

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On Full Automatic: Surviving 13 Months in Vietnam
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The first book in a gripping military aviation series you won’t want to miss! Perfect for fans of Andrew Watts, L. T. Ryan, Don Keith and George Wallace.

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Jim Lindsay's The Sniper reveals, for the first time ever, the full story of the deadliest sniper in Marine Corps history, Chuck Mawhinney, who served in the Vietnam war at age 18―written with his ful…
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Angel In The Cockpit: Surviving Vietnam And PTSD . . . A Helicopter Pilot’s Story
A vivid, fascinating, and compelling story of a helicopter pilot surviving Vietnam and its aftermath. Joe Sheridan’s memoir is one patriot’s true account of the helicopter war and the brave pilots who…
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