Chasing Understanding In The Jungles of Vietnam

Chasing Understanding In The Jungles of Vietnam

Author: Douglas Beed

Publisher:

ISBN: 1620068028

Category: History

Page: 256

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Author Doug Beed relates his memories of the men and missions during his year (1968-69) as a combat soldier with the First Infantry Division in Vietnam. Doug served a year in Alpha Company where he spent days on patrols finding and killing North Vietnamese soldiers along the hundreds of miles of trails heading to the Saigon.

Chasing Charlie

Chasing Charlie

Author: Richard Fleming

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476671871

Category: History

Page: 251

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Richard Fleming served as a scout with the elite U.S. Marine 1st Force Reconnaissance Company during the bloodiest years of the Vietnam War. Dropped deep into enemy territory, Recon relied on stealth and surprise to complete their mission--providing intelligence on enemy positions and conducting raids, prisoner snatches, and ambushes. Fleming's absorbing memoir recounts his transformation from idealistic recruit to cynical veteran as the war claimed the lives of his friends and the missions became ever more dangerous.

Cyclops in the Jungle

Cyclops in the Jungle

Author: David P. Walker

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811742764

Category: HISTORY

Page: 219

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In January 1968, barely a month after arriving in Vietnam, Dave Walker received a debilitating shrapnel wound to his eye. Medically discharged and sent home, Walker-now missing an eye-maneuvered his way back into the army and back to Vietnam in 1970, where he served another eighteen months conducting patrols and special operations in the Central Highlands.

Bloody Jungle

Bloody Jungle

Author: Chris Evans

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811752695

Category: History

Page: 208

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• Visual history of the Vietnam War • Hundreds of photos, many of them rare and never published before • Photos of soldiers, helicopters and ground vehicles, villages and terrain, base camps, and more • Perfect complement to the narrative accounts in the Stackpole Military History Series, such as Street Without Joy and Land With No Sun

Fighting in Vietnam

Fighting in Vietnam

Author: James E. Westheider

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811708319

Category: History

Page: 258

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Imparts the stories of men and women who served during the Vietnam War in active combat or in support roles, offering insight into a range of topics from the draft and camp life to the anti-war movement and battlefield experiences. Original.

MIGs Over North Vietnam

MIGs Over North Vietnam

Author: Roger Boniface

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811706964

Category: History

Page: 266

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"Until now, the day-to-day operations of the Vietnam People's Air Force have remained relatively unknown. In MiGs over North Vietnam, Roger Boniface relies largely on interviews with the participants to describe fighter combat above Vietnam from 1965 to 1975, giving voice to North Vietnamese pilots whose stories have never been told, from deadly dogfights between MiGs and American F-4s to persistent efforts to shoot down B-52 bombers.This is the air war in Vietnam as seen by the other side."--Back cover.

Army

Army

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105211521476

Category: Military art and science

Page:

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Land With No Sun

Land With No Sun

Author: Ted G. Arthurs

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780811768788

Category: History

Page: 416

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A no-holds-barred, straight-in-your-face account of combat in Vietnam You know it's going to be hot when your brigade is referred to as a Fireball unit. From May 1967 through May 1968, Ted Arthurs was in the thick of it, humping an eighty-pound rucksack through triple canopy jungle, chasing down the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese in the Central Highlands of South Vietnam. As sergeant major for a battalion of 800 men, it was his job to see them through this jungle hell and get them back home again.

1963: That Was the Year That Was

1963: That Was the Year That Was

Author: Andrew Cook

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 9780752492315

Category: History

Page: 162

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A compendium of milestone stories and watershed events in popular culture, national and international politics from 1963, including: The Beatles' first No 1, the coldest winter since 1740, Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech, the Great Train Robbery, the Profumo Affair, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley's killings, the first woman in Space, Valentina Tereshkova, James Bond becomes an international phenomenon, 70,000 protest against nuclear weapons in London, Harold Wilson's election, and the onset of 'new politics' and satire, the assassination of JFK, the BBC launch of Doctor Who.

The Blue Spaders Vietnam

The Blue Spaders Vietnam

Author: Carl Bradfield

Publisher: A S D A Pub

ISBN: WISC:89062154471

Category: Vietnam War, 1961-1975

Page: 272

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THE BLUE SPADERS-VIETNAM, A PRIVATE'S ACCOUNT - 1/26th Inf., 1965-1966 was written to explain that not all American GIs were crazy killers who took drugs. There is no cussing, & it's written with a slant on humor. Just the straight eye-witness account from one GI who was REALLY there. "....Battle of the Bong Trang....Thousands of tracer rounds criss-crossing the night sky. White phosphorous explosions, 75mm rockets, Claymore Mines, Bandalore Torpedoes, & plenty of grenades. Then came the U.S. air strikes, & we really had trouble." ISBN 0-9632319-0-1. ASDA Publg., 904 Forest Lake Dr., Lakeland, FL 33809. 1-813-859-2194.

Vietnam's Christians:

Vietnam's Christians:

Author: Reg Reimer

Publisher: William Carey Publishing

ISBN: 9780878084159

Category: Religion

Page: 145

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In 1975, Vietnam, united under communism, fell behind a bamboo curtain. Many feared the worst for churches there. But fifteen years later, churches, especially among Vietnam’s ethnic minority mountain peoples, suddenly exploded in number and vitality.