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Cherries - A Vietnam War Novel By John Podlaski
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When a soldier leaves for a military deployment to a war zone, those left behind often wonder what their loved ones are going through. Letters home are always cheerful and vague – no sense in... More > worrying the family. Then upon returning home, these young soldiers do not want to talk about their experiences. Family and friends now say they are distant, changed, and not the same person they remember from just a few months ago. What caused this? Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel might be able to provide those answers. Although the backdrop for this novel is the Vietnam War, there are “Cherries” in every war. Come and follow these young newbie soldiers as they try to survive their deployment. Read about those many experiences that can negatively impact an individual – mentally, physically or emotionally in a war zone. This tome may not provide direct answers to your questions, but after finishing “Cherries” you will better understand them.< Less
The Last Ghostrider: A novel of the Vietnam War By Frank Mosco
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A hilarious yet tragic book of war. THE LAST GHOSTRIDER follows the haphazard life and times of Army enlisted man Vincent Fusco during the years 1968 to '71 as he somehow manages to wade through the... More > often incoherent reasoning and random events of military life and war. Fusco's journey takes you from his ridiculous stateside antics to the strange reality and unforgettable heroic characters of the chopper war in the central highlands of Vietnam and Cambodia. An American G.I.'s saga that is of interest not only because of its revealing story but in the frank, humorous, and candid style in which it's told. A style that readers have already placed on par with MASH and CATCH-22. A novel of "faction" inspired by the experiences, events, and real characters known to the author during his service with the famous 189th Assault Helicopter Co. Ghostriders that can only be described as insightful, revealing, surprising, and politically incorrect.< Less
Vietnam in Wonderland By William Price
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Vietnam in Wonderland exposes things which appear not germane to the fighting in southeast Asia, but they, in fact, are absolutely integral to the history of that memorable period. Come with this... More > author for a unique visit to the past and see how unmistakeably visible things are that went mysteriously unnoticed in the combat zones and at home. What animated the war in Vietnam? That question will be understood with greater clarity after reading this concise work.< Less
Vietnam Stories By G.D. Lorentzen
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An anthology of two novellas and three short stories portraying the experiences of young, gay soldiers during the Vietnam War.
Vietnam Stories By G.D. Lorentzen
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An anthology of two novellas and three short stories portraying the experiences of young, gay soldiers during the Vietnam War.
Vietnam Conscript By Merv Ryan
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The author was called-up and sent to the Vietnam war as an infantry rifleman and has drawn on his experience and knowledge from diary to present a fictional story of one woman and two young men, one... More > militant and aggressive, the other a pacifist, who are conscripted and sent to fight in the jungle. A finely written account of Australian army life on active service and the devastating effect this war had on many who took part in it. The book was on the suggested reading list at Canberra’s Defence Force Academy and used by counselling professionals and popular with secondary students for national service (conscription) projects. "Based on memories so poignant and recalled so well that even a cynical reader can be moved to tears." (Gold Coast Bulletin) "Compelling ... readers of ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT or viewers of Oliver Stone's BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY will recognise the basic shape ... Ryan's novel is a biography of THE Australian Vietnam veteran ... much to be commended." (Canberra Times)< Less
The Violent Season: A Story of the Generation that Fought the Vietnam War By Ray Gleason
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SPECIAL PRE-PUBLICATION PREVIEW (changes in content and appearance are expected before formal release, mid-2013): This is an epic, expansive collection of heroic short stories centered on the... More > experiences of three young men and their families during the Vietnam War. The book presents a ‘coming-of-age’ narrative that begins in the lush river valleys of upstate New York and on the streets of New York City and provides an insightful perspective of youth and innocence plunged into the crucible of war. As well, it transcends the “good guys, bad guys” portrayal of human conflict by presenting its readers with a depiction of good people, Americans and Vietnamese, caught up in unthinkably grim and difficult circumstances. THE VIOLENT SEASON celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and its ability to triumph over the horror and tragedy of war.< Less
Vietnam: Reflections of an Interrogator By Donald H Sullivan
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Reflections of an army interrogator in Vietnam about his experiences as an interrogator and his observations on the people, the VC, the NVA, and the war in general.
Vietnam: Reflections of an Interrogator By Donald H Sullivan
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A different viewpoint of the Vietnam war. The experiences of a psyop interrogator during the war and his thoughts on the the people, the VC, the NVA, our own troops, and the war in general.
The Nam: A Marine's Memoir Of Vietnam By Richard D. Preston
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These writings are the true experiences of this former Marine. The chronological order of things: I can’t guarantee. It’s been over forty years since my tour in Vietnam and my mind is a... More > little foggy on some aspects and crystal clear on others. I have spent the last few years writing bits and pieces about my tour in the Nam down on paper. They are written with no particular rhyme or reason. You will find these pages seasoned with poetry that I have penned over the past few years. Sometimes I can’t find the words to explain my thoughts and rhyming seems easier for me to explain what I feel. When I started my memoirs I had no forethought of ever piecing them together. I have only recently decided to make these writings public.< Less