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  • We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young

    Ia Drang—The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam

    by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore and 1 more

    New York Times Bestseller: A “powerful and epic story . . . the best account of infantry combat I have ever read” (Col. David Hackworth, author of About Face).In November 1965, some 450 men of the First Battalion, Seventh Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Harold Moore, were dropped into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley. They were immediately surrounded by 2,000 North Vietnamese ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Baptism

    A Vietnam Memoir

    by Larry Gwin

    "The 2nd Battalion of the 7th Cavalry had the dubious distinction of being the unit that had fought the biggest battle of the war to date, and had suffered the worst casualties. We and the 1st Battalion."A Yale graduate who volunteered to serve his country, Larry Gwin was only twenty-three years old when he arrived in Vietnam in 1965. After a brief stint in the Delta, Gwin was reassigned to the ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Gunship Pilot

    An Attack Helicopter Warrior Remembers Vietnam

    by Robert F. Hartley

    It was 1968 and Robert Hartley was on his first combat mission in Vietnam as copilot of a helicopter gunship. As he and his platoon leader flew over the A Shau Valley, a Chinook helicopter engulfed in flames suddenly came into view. Hartley noticed tiny black smoking objects exiting the tail ramp of the aircraft. Seconds later, he realized those objects were men escaping the flames and plunging to ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD

  • The Vietnam War: Indochina Blazing

    THE VIETNAM WAR, #1

    by Vu Thi Thu Hien

    series THE VIETNAM WAR #1
    The Vietnam War story must be told by the Vietnamese.This book focuses on the combat strategies, tactics applied by involved parties, and how the challenges were solved during the big battles throughout the Vietnam War in the first phase. By reading this book, you will have a better understanding of Vietnam history, its culture, and its people; you will also learn the answer to the question of why ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Force Recon Diary, 1969

    The Riveting, True-to-Life Account of Survival and Death in One of the Most Highly Skilled Units in Vietnam

    by Major Bruce H. Norton

    Elite and highly trained, the 3d Force Recon's eight-man teams were assigned to obtain vital information about NVA operations. Alone, the men of these small teams were sent behind enemy lines, where they all knew that a single mistake could cost everyone their lives.United States Navy Hospital Corpsman Bruce Norton was the only navy corpsman to act as a Marine Force Recon Team Leader. In Force ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Chickenhawk: Back in the World

    Life After Vietnam

    by Robert Mason

    Here is the triumphant sequel to Robert Mason's bestselling account of his service as a chopper pilot in Vietnam. Chickenawk: Back in the World is a moving, no-holds-barred post-Vietnam memoir that reveals the war's shattering legacy in the heart and mind of a returning vet. When Robert Mason's first book was published in 1983, it was hailed as one of the finest personal evocations of Vietnam ever ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • This is Minuteman: Two-Three... Go!

    Memoirs of a Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

    by Wayne Chasson and 1 more

    “This book is OUTSTANDING! The Author has seen some really exciting times in his life, in addition to some WOW flight hours. I read this in two days, and didn't want it to end. A VERY GREAT READ!” —MikeRelive six decades of flying helicopters including an extended tour in Vietnam and the mountains of Afghanistan, with a little Iraq, Kuwait, and National Guard thrown in. This is Minuteman: Two, ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • 13 Cent Killers

    The 5th Marine Snipers in Vietnam

    by John Culbertson

    “It’s not easy to stay alive with a $1,000 bounty on your head.”In 1967, a bullet cost thirteen cents, and no one gave Uncle Sam a bigger bang for his buck than the 5th Marine Regiment Sniper Platoon. So feared were these lethal marksmen that the Viet Cong offered huge rewards for killing them. Now noted Vietnam author John J. Culbertson, a former 5th Marine sniper himself, presents the riveting ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Where Soldiers Lie

    The Quest to Find Australia's Missing War Dead

    by Ian McPhedran

    What drives veterans, military experts and forensic investigators to dedicate years to search for and identify the remains of fallen warriors? What does it mean to the families of the dead to be able to lay them to rest?Over thirty five thousand Australian soldiers and airmen are still listed as Missing In Action from the wars of the 20th Century.Telling the moving story of the determination and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Blackjack-33

    With Special Forces in the Viet Cong Forbidden Zone

    by James C. Donahue

    “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 the Mobile Guerrilla Force operated in the steamy, triple-canopy jungle owned ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Ghost Platoon

    by Frank Walker

    series Hachette Military Collection #1
    "thoroughly researched and compelling . . . a chilling account' The Sun-HeraldAn eye-opening account of Australian combat history, untold . . . until now.In 1969 a ragtag unit of 39 men were thrown together at Nui Dat, Vietnam. It was so slapdash a group it didn’t even have an officer or sergeant in charge. A rugged ex-Royal Marine stepped forward to take the lead. Jim Riddle was only an acting ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Vietnam

    The Australian War

    by Paul Ham

    For the first time this is the full story of Australia's involvement in our longest military campaign 'Surely God weeps,' an Australian soldier wrote in despair of the conflict in Vietnam. But no God intervened to shorten the years of carnage and devastation in this most controversial of wars. the ten-year struggle in the rice paddies and jungles of South Vietnam unleashed the most devastating ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • The Battle of Long Tan

    As featured in The Vietnam Years

    by Michael Caulfield

    The truth about the battle that came to define our Vietnam War - from the men who were there.18th August, 1966. 1pm…D Company entered the plantation. They thought that, if they were lucky, they were closing in on perhaps 30 or 40 VC. They were horribly wrong.Over twelve long, bloody and brutal hours, 105 Australian soldiers and three New Zealanders fought off mortar attacks and heavy machine-gun ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Xin Loi, Viet Nam

    Thirty-one Months of War: A Soldier's Memoir

    by Al Sever

    No one in Vietnam had to tell door gunner and gunship crew chief Al Sever that the odds didn’t look good. He volunteered for the job well aware that hanging out of slow-moving choppers over hot LZs blazing with enemy fire was not conducive to a long life. But that wasn’t going to stop Specialist Sever.From Da Nang to Cu Chi and the Mekong Delta, Sever spent thirty-one months in Vietnam, fighting ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Rattler One-Seven: A Vietnam Helicopter Pilot's War Story

    by Chuck Gross

    Rattler One-Seven puts you in the helicopter seat to see the war in Vietnam through the eyes of an inexperienced pilot as he transforms himself into a seasoned combat veteran. At the age of twenty Chuck Gross spent his 1970-71 tour with the 71st Assault Helicopter Company flying UH-1 Huey helicopters. He inserted special operations teams into Laos and participated in Lam Son 719 a misbegotten ... Read more

    $14.73 AUD

  • The Vietnam War: History in an Hour

    by Neil Smith

    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.‘War, what is it good for?’ THE VIETNAM WAR: HISTORY IN AN HOUR gives a gripping account of the most important Cold War-era conflict, fought between the United States and the Viet Cong, the Vietnam People’s Army and their Communist allies. It was one of the most traumatic military conflicts America has ever been involved in – and provoked a ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Tiger Man of Vietnam

    by Frank Walker

    The Vietnamese hilltribes made him a demi-god. The CIA wanted to kill him. This is the remarkable true story of Australian war hero Barry Petersen.As he flew over South East Asia towards Vietnam, Captain Barry Petersen struggled to keep an aura of calm. Inwardly he was incredibly excited. Aged 28, highly trained, with experience in anti-communist guerilla warfare, he was about to embark on the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Well Done, Those Men

    memoirs of a Vietnam veteran

    by Barry Heard

    In this intensely personal account, Barry Heard draws on his own experiences as a young conscript, along with those of his comrades, to look back at life before, during, and after the Vietnam War. The result is a sympathetic vision of a group of young men who were sent off to war completely unprepared for the emotional and psychological impact it would have on them. It is also a vivid and ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Dead Center

    A Marine Sniper's Two-Year Odyssey in the Vietnam War

    by Ed Kugler

    WHEN YOU'RE IN THE DEATH BUSINESS,EACH DAWN COULD BE YOUR LAST.Raw, straightforward, and powerful, Ed Kugler's account of his two years as a Marine scout-sniper in Vietnam vividly captures his experiences there--the good, the bad, and the ugly. After enlisting in the Marines at seventeen, then being wounded in Santo Domingo during the Dominican crisis, Kugler arrived in Vietnam in early 1966.As a ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • War Paint

    The 1st Infantry Division's LRP/Ranger Company in Fierce Combat in Vietnam

    by Bill Goshen

    The men who served with in the 1st Infantry Division with F company, 52nd Infantry, (LRP) later redesignated as Company I, 75th Infantry (Ranger) --engaged in some of the fiercest, bloodiest fighting during the Vietnam War, suffering a greater relative aggregate of casualties that any other LRRP/LRP/ Ranger company. Their base was Lai Khe, within hailing distance of the Vietcong central ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Vietnam

    The complete story of the Australian war

    by Bruce Davies and 1 more

    For Australians, Vietnam remains one of most difficult - and controversial - wars we have fought. On the fiftieth anniversary of Australia's first involvement comes Vietnam: The Complete Story of the Australian War, for anyone who wishes to understand why Australia went to war, and who wants to make sense of the intensely unrelenting warfare.For Bruce Davies and Gary McKay, the history of Vietnam ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD

  • Blood Trails

    The Combat Diary of a Foot Soldier in Vietnam

    by Christopher Ronnau

    BAPTISM BY FIREChris Ronnau volunteered for the Army and was sent to Vietnam in January 1967, armed with an M-14 rifle and American Express traveler’s checks. But the latter soon proved particularly pointless as the private first class found himself in the thick of two pivotal, fiercely fought Big Red One operations, going head-to-head against crack Viet cong and NVA troops in the notorious Iron ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Malayan Spymaster: Memoirs of a Rubber Planter, Bandit Fighter and Spy

    Memoirs of a Rubber Planter, Bandit Fighter and Spy

    by Boris Hembry

    This is a true story of 1930s Malaysia, of jungle operations, submarines and spies in WWII, and of the postwar Malayan Emergency, as experienced by an extraordinary man. Boris Hembry went out to Malaya as a rubber planter in 1930 to work on estates in Malaya and Sumatra. Following the Japanese invasion in December 1941 he volunteered for Freddy Spencer Chapman’s covert Stay Behind Party and spent ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • Dear Mom

    A Sniper's Vietnam

    by Joseph T. Ward

    In Vietnam's jungle war, only one group of men was feared more than death itself—the Marine Scout Snipers. . . .The U.S. Marine Scout Snipers were among the most highly trained soldiers in Vietnam. With their unparalleled skill, freedom of movement, and deadly accurate long-range Remington 700 bolt rifles, the Scout Snipers were sought after by every Marine unit—and so feared by the enemy that the ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD