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Vietnam War

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    Fire Road

    The Napalm Girl’s Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace

    Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 40 min

    Get out! Run! We must leave this place! They are going to destroy this whole place! Go, children, run first! Go now! These were the final shouts nine year-old Kim Phuc heard before her world dissolved into flames-before napalm bombs fell from the sky, burning away her clothing and searing deep into her skin. It's a moment forever captured, an iconic image that has come to define the horror and ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Bright Shining Lie

    John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam

    by Neil Sheehan ...
    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    35 hours 47 min

    One of the most acclaimed books of our time—the definitive Vietnam War exposé and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.When he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterprise riddled with arrogance and self-deception, a charismatic soldier who put his life and career on the line in an attempt to convince his ... Read more

    $56.16 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Whispers In The Tall Grass

    Narrated by George Spelvin ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 39 min

    On his second combat tour, Nick Brokhausen served in Recon Team Habu, CCN. This unit was part of MACV-SOG (Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group), or Studies and Observations Group as it was innocuously called. The small recon companies that were the center of its activities conducted some of the most dangerous missions of the war, infiltrating areas controlled by the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Vietnam War

    An Intimate History

    Unabridged

    31 hours 15 min

    From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September 2017.More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our country. We still argue over why we were there, ... Read more

    $52.42 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    We Few

    US Special Forces in Vietnam

    Narrated by George Spelvin ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 7 min

    A Green Beret's gripping memoir of American Special Forces in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War In 1970, on his second tour to Vietnam, Nick Brokhausen served in Recon Team Habu, CCN. Officially, it was known as the Studies and Observations group. In fact, this Special Forces squad, which Brokhausen calls "an unwashed, profane, ribald, joyously alive fraternity," undertook some of the most ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Planning to Fail

    The US Wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

    Narrated by Jim Seybert ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 30 min

    The United States national-security establishment is vast, yet the United States has failed to meet its initial objectives in almost every one of its major, post-World War II conflicts. Of these troubled efforts, the US wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan stand out for their endurance, resource investment, human cost, and miscalculated decisions. In Planning to Fail, James H. Lebovic argues ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Even the Women Must Fight

    Memories of War from North Vietnam

    Narrated by Stephanie Nguyen ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 19 min

    A searing chronicle of wartime experiences, Even the Women Must Fight probes the cultural legacy of North Vietnam's American War. Unflinching in its portrayal of hardship, valor, and personal sacrifice, this wrenching account is nothing short of a revelation, banishing in one bold stroke the familiar image of Vietnamese women as passive onlookers, war brides, prostitutes, or helpless refugees. ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Misfire

    The Tragic Failure of the M16 in Vietnam

    Narrated by Jim Seybert ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 12 min

    The M16 rifle is one of the world’s most famous firearms, iconic as the American weapon of the Vietnam War—and, indeed, as the U.S. military’s standard service rifle until only a few years ago. But the story of the M16 in Vietnam is anything but a success story. In the early years of the war, the U.S. military had a problem: its primary infantry rifle, the M14, couldn’t stand up to the enemy’s AK ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Vietnam War

    America at War

    Narrated by John Pruden ...
    series Chelsea House

    Unabridged

    5 hours 49 min

    In clear, lucid prose, Vietnam War, Revised Edition explores the critical questions surrounding the United States' experience in Vietnam: What led President Lyndon B. Johnson to commit combat troops in 1965? How was it possible for the North Vietnamese to suffer a military defeat in the Tet Offensive in 1968 and yet achieve a political victory? What has America learned from the experience of ... Read more

    $32.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Killing Zone

    My Life in the Vietnam War

    Narrated by Barry Press ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 29 min

    Among the best books ever written about men in combat, The Killing Zone tells the story of the platoon of Delta One-six, capturing what it meant to face lethal danger, to follow orders, and to search for the conviction and then the hope that this war was worth the sacrifice. The book includes a new chapter on what happened to the platoon members when they came home. ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    History of Vietnam War

    Narrated by Tracy Tupman ...

    Unabridged

    40 min

    The 20th century saw several political and military conflicts. Starting from the First World War, it’s more than sufficient to state that in contrary to several views passed down by political historians and thinkers that the last century witnessed far less warzones and human death toll, a school of other thinkers state it otherwise. The 20th century can, at its most, be thought of as a century of ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Our Year of War

    Two Brothers, Vietnam, and a Nation Divided

    Narrated by Kiff VandenHeuvel ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 3 min

    Two brothers -- Chuck and Tom Hagel -- who went to war in Vietnam, fought in the same unit, and saved each other's life. They disagreed about the war, but they fought it together.America was divided. Flag-draped caskets came home by the thousands. Riots ravaged our cities. Assassins shot our political leaders. Black fought white, young fought old, fathers fought sons. And it was the year that two ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Route 9 Problem

    The Battle for Lang Vei

    Narrated by Gary Bennett ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours

    When the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) planned to send forty thousand troops to attack the six thousand US Marines at Khe Sanh in 1968, it expected a decisive victory. Certainly, the small US Special Forces camp in the way at Lang Vei would be quickly overcome. The tough, tenacious defenders at Lang Vei had other ideas. The two dozen US Army Green Berets and their four hundred tribesmen at Lang Vei ... Read more

    $35.87 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Under the Cover of Light

    The Extraordinary Story of USAF COL Thomas "Jerry" Curtis's 7 1/2 -Year Captivity in North Vietnam

    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 2 min

    In 1965, Col. Thomas “Jerry” Curtis's helicopter was shot down over North Vietnam. He was immediately captured and spent 7 and a half years confined in a filthy 5' x 7' cell at the notorious Hanoi prison camp. Thousands of miles from home and unable to communicate with his wife and children, Jerry endured months of solitary confinement, suffocating heat, freezing cold, grueling physical and ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cold War

    A Captivating Guide to the Korean War and Vietnam War

    Narrated by Duke Holm ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 9 min

    Explore the Cold War and Get a Deeper Understanding of the Korean and Vietnam WarTwo captivating manuscripts in one audiobook:Korean War: A Captivating Guide to Korean War HistoryVietnam War: A Captivating Guide to the Second Indochina WarThe narrative of the Korean War in the West, and particularly in the United States, tells the tale of a conflict between two global superpowers and competing ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Chasing Understanding in the Jungles of Vietnam

    My Year as a Black Scarf

    by Douglas Beed ...
    Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 5 min

    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. After two years of college he couldn't afford to continue, so he was forced to relinquish his student deferment and enter the draft. He tried various strategies to get a non-combat job; nevertheless, he ended up in the infantry and was assigned to ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Vietnam

    There & Back: A Combat Medic's Chronicle

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 34 min

    In 1967, Jim Purtell left his small Midwestern town to join the US Army. He did so at a time when the country was pro-Vietnam and serving seemed an honorable thing to do. Little did he know that the tide would turn a mere six months later as drastically as it did. Vietnam-There & Back: A Combat Medic's Chronicle is a candid account of the time when he and several other combat vets found themselves ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Surprised at Being Alive

    An Accidental Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam and Beyond

    Narrated by David Colacci ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 29 min

    Sometimes you do everything right, but it just isn't your day. A part fails and your helicopter comes apart in flight, or, another aircraft runs into you and the pieces of both fall to the ground below, or the enemy gunner pulls the trigger at just the right moment and his rounds find your aircraft in exactly the right spot to take it out of the sky. Whichever way it happens, it wasn't your day. ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Battleground Iraq

    Journal of a Company Commander

    Narrated by Donald Corren ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 12 min

    This gripping journal of a company commander from 2003 to early 2004, written in some of the most dangerous areas of post-Hussein Iraq, discusses tactics, techniques, and procedures as they evolved in the struggle to maintain order and rebuild the country. The journal tells of the dichotomy of combat operations versus nation building. It vividly captures the stresses of combat and corresponding ... Read more

    $31.38 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Vietnam

    A History

    Narrated by Edward Holland ...

    Unabridged

    27 hours 43 min

    In this comprehensive history, Stanley Karnow demystifies the tragic ordeal of America’s war in Vietnam. The book’s central theme is that America’s leaders, prompted as much by domestic politics as by global ambitions, carried the United States into Southeast Asia with little regard for the realities of the region. Karnow elucidates the decision-making process in Washington and Asia and recounts ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Korean War and The Vietnam War

    series The United States at War Series

    Unabridged

    5 hours 24 min

    Following World War II, the United States and Soviet Russia vied for dominance around the world in an intense contest called the Cold War. Both Korea and Vietnam felt the full brunt of this conflict, and each was divided into two ideologically opposed sectors; to the north, the Communists dominated, while to the south, the United States prevailed. In both countries, America would face her worst ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Call Sign Dracula

    My Tour with the Black Scarves April 1969 to March 1970

    by Joe Fair ...
    Narrated by David de Vries ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 29 min

    Call Sign Dracula provides an outstanding, valuable and worthy in-depth look into the life of a US Army Infantry soldier serving with the famed 1st Infantry Division (The Big Red One) in Vietnam. It is a genuine, firsthand account of a one-year tour that shows how a soldier grew and matured from an awkward, bewildered, inexperienced, eighteen year-old country "bumpkin" from Kentucky, to a tough, ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Six Years in the Hanoi Hilton

    An Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in Vietnam

    Unabridged

    5 hours 36 min

    In 1967, US Air Force fighter pilot James Shively was shot down over North Vietnam. After ejecting from his F-105 Thunderchief aircraft, he landed in a rice paddy and was captured by the North Vietnamese Army. For the next six years, Shively endured brutal treatment at the hands of the enemy in Hanoi prison camps. Back home, his beloved girlfriend Nancy eventually moved on and married another man. ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Vietcong Memoir

    An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath

    Narrated by Trieu Tran ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 44 min

    When he was a student in Paris, Truong Nhu Tang met Ho Chi Minh. Later he fought in the Vietnamese jungle and emerged as one of the major figures in the "fight for liberation"-and one of the most determined adversaries of the United States. He became the Vietcong's Minister of Justice, but at the end of the war he fled the country in disillusionment and despair. He now lives in exile in Paris, the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial