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Six Silent Men
Six Silent Men
Written by Reynel Martinez
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Six Silent Men

Written by Reynel Martinez


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2010
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"No way in hell you could survive 'out there' with six men. You couldn't live thirty minutes 'out there' with only six men."                [pg. 13]



In 1965 nearly four hundred men were interviewed and only thirty-two selected for the infant LRRP Detachment of the lst Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. Old-timers called it the... Read more >
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From Classrooms to Claymores
From Classrooms to Claymores
Written by Ches Schneider
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From Classrooms to Claymores
A Teacher at War in Vietnam
Written by Ches Schneider


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2010
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"Vietnam was a fantasy life of gunfire, blood,
heat, and superhuman toil."        

By late 1969, the end of the war was just over the horizon. But for Ches Schneider, a drafted schoolteacher turned infantry grunt in the deadly Central Highlands, it was just beginning. This story of a Missouri boy, told with grit... Read more >
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Call Sign Rustic
Call Sign Rustic
Written by Richard Wood
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Call Sign Rustic
The Secret Air War over Cambodia, 1970-1973
Written by Richard Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2010
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President Richard Nixon could not keep American ground troops in Cambodia beyond June 1970 without authorization from Congress, which was not forthcoming. Not wanting to desert the anti-communist Lon Nol regime, he ordered top-secret, round-the-clock air support over Cambodia, and the Rustics were born.

Author Richard Wood flew as one of the... Read more >
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To Hanoi and Back
To Hanoi and Back
Written by Wayne Thompson, Foreword by Richard P. Hallion
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To Hanoi and Back
The U.S. Air Force and North Vietnam, 1966-1973
Written by Wayne Thompson
Foreword by Richard P. Hallion


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $29.95

After nearly eighteen months of the largely unsuccessful bombing campaign called Operation Rolling Thunder, the US Air Force began to look for ways to overcome technological, geographical, and political challenges in North Vietnam and use limited air power more effectively. In 1972 the two Linebacker campaigns joined with other air operations... Read more >
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Cheating Death
Cheating Death
Written by George J. Marrett
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Cheating Death
Combat Air Rescues in Vietnam and Laos
Written by George J. Marrett


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2010
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They flew low and slow, at treetop level, at night, in monsoons, and in point-blank range of enemy guns and missiles. They were missions no one else wanted, but the ones all other pilots prayed for when shot down. Flying the World War II-vintage Douglas A-1 Skyraider, a single-engine, propeller-driven relic... Read more >
Blood on the Risers
Blood on the Risers
Written by John Leppelman
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Blood on the Risers
An Airborne Soldier's Thirty-five Months in Vietnam
Written by John Leppelman


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
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From Dak To to the Tet Offensive, John Leppelman saw it all. In three tours of duty, he made combat jumps, spent months of fruitless effort looking for the enemy, watched as his budies died because of lousy leadership and lousy weapons. He saw the war as few others did, and... Read more >
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Loon
Loon
Written by Jack McLean
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Loon
A Marine Story
Written by Jack McLean


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
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“Kids like me didn’t go to Vietnam,” writes Jack McLean in his compulsively readable memoir. Raised in suburban New Jersey, he attended the Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, but decided to put college on hold. After graduation in the spring of 1966, faced with the mandatory military draft, he enlisted in... Read more >
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Blackjack-33
Written by James C. Donahue
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ISBN: 9780307755216
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Blackjack-33
With Special Forces in the Viet Cong Forbidden Zone
Written by James C. Donahue


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2010
Price: $7.99

“You have to react instinctively. In this game there’s no second place, only the quick and the dead.”
 
In Vietnam, Mobile Guerrilla Force conducted unconventional operations against the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army. Armed with silencer-equipped MK-II British Sten guns, M-16s, M-79s, and M-60 machine guns, the men of... Read more >
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Eyes of the Eagle
Eyes of the Eagle
Written by Gary Linderer
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Eyes of the Eagle
F Company LRPs in Vietnam, 1968
Written by Gary Linderer


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2010
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When Gary Linderer reached Vietnam in 1968, he volunteered for training and duty with the F Company 58th In, the Long Range Patrol Company that was "the Eyes of the Eagle." F Company pulled reconnaisssance missions and ambushes, and Linderer recounts night insertions into enemy territory, patrols against NVA antiaircraft emplacements... Read more >
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A Sense of Duty
A Sense of Duty
Written by Quang Pham
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A Sense of Duty
Our Journey from Vietnam to America
Written by Quang Pham


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
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A memoir by a former Vietnamese refugee who became a U.S. Marine, Quang Pham’s A Sense of Duty is an affecting story of fate, hope, and the aftermath of the most divisive war the United States has ever fought. This heartfelt salute to the spirit of America is also the account... Read more >
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Very Crazy, G.I.!
Very Crazy, G.I.!
Written by Kregg P. Jorgenson
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ISBN: 9780307434692
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Very Crazy, G.I.!
Strange but True Stories of the Vietnam War
Written by Kregg P. Jorgenson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2010
Price: $7.99

AMERICAN BOYS AT WAR IN VIETNAM--AND INVOLVED IN INCIDENTS YOU WON'T FIND IN THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES

In this compelling, highly unusual collection of amazing but true stories, U.S. soldiers reveal fantastic, almost unbelievable events that occurred in places ranging from the deadly Central Highlands to the Cong-infested Mekong Delta.

"Finders Keepers" became the... Read more >
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Warriors
Warriors
Written by Robert Tonsetic
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ISBN: 9780307434722
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Warriors
An Infantryman's Memoir of Vietnam
Written by Robert Tonsetic


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
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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.

It was the tumultuous year 1968, and Robert Tonsetic was Rifle Company commander of the 4th Battalion, 12th Infantry in Vietnam. He took over a group of grunts... Read more >
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French Foreign Legion
French Foreign Legion
Written by Martin Windrow, Illustrated by Mike Chappell
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French Foreign Legion
Infantry and Cavalry since 1945
Written by Martin Windrow
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
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Men of action and elite soldiers with a young and dynamic spirit, the French Foreign Legion are capable of doing their duty anywhere anytime. Martin Windrow's superb text examines the history of this famous force from the end of the Second World War onward. This first class addition to the Men-at-Arms... Read more >
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A Bright Shining Lie
A Bright Shining Lie
Written by Neil Sheehan
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ISBN: 9780679603801
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A Bright Shining Lie
John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
Written by Neil Sheehan


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 20, 2009
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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

In this magisterial book, a monument of history and biography that was awarded the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction, renowned journalist Neil Sheehan tells the story of Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann–"the... Read more >
The Magnificent Bastards
The Magnificent Bastards
Written by Keith Nolan
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ISBN: 9780307538130
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The Magnificent Bastards
The Joint Army-Marine Defense of Dong Ha, 1968
Written by Keith Nolan


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2009
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On April 29, 1968, the North Vietnamese Army is spotted less than four miles from the U.S. Marines’ Dong Ha Combat Base. Intense fighting develops in nearby Dai Do as the 2d Battalion, 4th Marines, known as “the Magnificent Bastards,” struggles to eject NVA forces from this strategic position.

Yet the BLT... Read more >
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A Bright Shining Lie
A Bright Shining Lie
Written by Neil Sheehan
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ISBN: 9780679643616
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A Bright Shining Lie
John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
Written by Neil Sheehan


Format: Hardcover, 896 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $35.00

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

In this magisterial book, a monument of history and biography that was awarded the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction, renowned journalist Neil Sheehan tells the story of Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann–"the... Read more >
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The Things We Do to Make It Home
The Things We Do to Make It Home
Written by Beverly Gologorsky
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The Things We Do to Make It Home

Written by Beverly Gologorsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 226 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
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An emotionally charged story of passionate love, unfulfilled desire, and an American dream gone totally awry, Beverly Gologorsky's poignant, unadorned novel lays bare the destructive impact of the Vietnam War on the wives, lovers, and children of veterans. This haunting story of devotion and loss will speak to anyone who has... Read more >
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A Bright Shining Lie
A Bright Shining Lie
Written by Neil Sheehan, Read by Robertson Dean
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ISBN: 9780307578013
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A Bright Shining Lie
John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
Written by Neil Sheehan
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $37.50

ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF OUR TIME

25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION

When he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled with arrogance and self-deception, a charismatic soldier who put his life and career on the line in an attempt to...

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The Eaves of Heaven
The Eaves of Heaven
Written by Andrew X. Pham
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The Eaves of Heaven
A Life in Three Wars
Written by Andrew X. Pham


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2009
Price: $16.00

One of the Ten Best Books of the Year, Washington Post Book World
One of the Los Angeles Times’ Favorite Books of the Year
One of the Top Ten National Books of 2008, Portland Oregonian
A 2009 Honor Book of the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association

“Few books have combined the historical scope and the literary... Read more >
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Loon
Loon
Written by Jack McLean
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Loon
A Marine Story
Written by Jack McLean


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $11.99

“Kids like me didn’t go to Vietnam,” writes Jack McLean in his compulsively readable memoir. Raised in suburban New Jersey, he attended the Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, but decided to put college on hold. After graduation in the spring of 1966, faced with the mandatory military draft, he enlisted in... Read more >
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Six Silent Men, Book Two
Six Silent Men, Book Two
Written by Kenn Miller
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Six Silent Men, Book Two

Written by Kenn Miller


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2009
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In the summer of 1967, the good old days were ending for the hard-core 1st Brigade LRRPs of the 101st Airborne Division, perhaps the finest maneuver element of its size in the history of the United States Army. It was a bitter pill. After working on their own in Vietnam for... Read more >
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It Took Heroes
It Took Heroes
Written by Claude Newby
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ISBN: 9780307533029
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It Took Heroes
A Cavalry Chaplain's Memoir of Vietnam
Written by Claude Newby


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2009
Price: $7.99

The soldiers in 1st Cav fought some of Vietnam’s fiercest battles—
and Chaplain Newby was there right beside them.

For grunts in Vietnam, the war was a jungle hell of sudden death, endless suffering, and supreme courage. For Chaplain Newby, it was an honor to be chosen to share it with them. In... Read more >
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US Navy A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War
US Navy A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War
Written by Rick Burgess and Zip Rausa, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
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ISBN: 9781846034107
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US Navy A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Rick Burgess and Zip Rausa
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2009
Price: $22.95

Osprey's examination of the A-1 Skyraider Units' participation in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Designed and built as a carrier-based attack aircraft in 1944, the A-1 reached frontline units too late to see combat in World War II (1939-1945). With the advent of jets in the late 1940s, the Skyraider was seen... Read more >
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Don't Bunch Up
Don't Bunch Up
Written by William van Zanten
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ISBN: 9780307521514
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Don't Bunch Up
One Marine's Story
Written by William van Zanten


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $7.99

Captain William Van Zanten was one of the “Magnificent Bastards” of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, in 1966–a year when any day could bring death or dismemberment from a Bouncing Betty or a punji stake, a firefight or a sniper bullet. He and his men faced B-52-sized mosquitoes, rain, heat, disease... Read more >
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Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation
Written by Martin Dockery
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ISBN: 9780307537911
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Lost in Translation
Vietnam: A Combat Advisor's Story
Written by Martin Dockery


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $7.99

In September 1962, when Martin Dockery landed in Saigon, he was a young, determined, idealistic U.S. Army first lieutenant convinced of America’s imminent victory in Vietnam. While most of the twelve thousand U.S. military advisors in-country at the time filled support positions in Saigon and other major cities, Dockery was one... Read more >
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