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  • Wandering Souls

    by Cecile Pin ...
    LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION‘A mighty achievement’ OCEAN VUONG‘Beautiful, brilliant’ R. F. KUANG‘Dazzling’ OBSERVER‘Will shatter your heart’ GLAMOUR‘Powerful’ SUNDAY TIMESAn extraordinary story of the journey of one young family through love, loss and unwavering hope.T... ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Hunter Killers

    The Extraordinary Story of the First Wild Weasels, the Band of Maverick Aviators Who Flew the Most Dangerous Missions of the Vietnam War

    by Dan Hampton ...
    At the height of the Cold War, America's most elite aviators bravely volunteered for a covert program aimed at eliminating an impossible new threat. Half never returned. All became legends. From New York Times bestselling author Dan Hampton comes one of the most extraordinary untold stories of aviation history.Vietnam, 1965: On July 24 a USAF F-4 Phantom jet was suddenly blown from the sky by a ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • First In, Last Out

    An Unconventional British Officer in Indo-China

    by J.P. Cross ...
    This is the astonishing tale of two episodes in the life of Colonel J P Cross, jungle fighter and linguist extraordinaire.As a young officer at the end of the war against Japan in 1945, he took part in counterinsurgency operations against the Vietminh at a time of chaos and confusion. Sent to the area to help disarm the defeated Japanese, Cross found himself commanding a battalion of the very same ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Never Without Heroes

    Marine Third Reconnaissance Battalion in Vietnam, 1965-70

    FOUR CONGRESSIONAL MEDALS OF HONOR,THIRTEEN NAVAL CROSSES,SEVENTY-TWO SILVER STARS . . .In four and a half years in Vietnam, the Marines of the Third Reconnaissance Battalion repeatedly penetrated North Vietnamese and Vietcong sanctuaries by foot and by helicopter to find enemy forces, learn the enemy's intentions, and, when possible, bring deadly fire down on his head. Heavily armed, well ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Home before Morning

    The Story of an Army Nurse in Vietnam

    Lynda Van Devanter was the girl next door, the cheerleader who went to Catholic schools, enjoyed sports, and got along well with her four sisters and parents. After high school she attended nursing school and then did something that would shatter her secure world for the rest of her life: in 1969, she joined the army and was shipped to Vietnam. When she arrived in Vietnam her idealistic view of ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Behind Enemy Lines: An Australian Sas Soldier In Vietnam

    An Australian SAS soldier in Vietnam

    A compelling personal account of a young SAS soldier's experiences in Vietnam. Another urging hiss from behind me-okay hold onto your horses, I'm going. Five to ten paces takes me over the track, and now I scan the creek ahead trying to peer through the underbrush, to detect signs of enemy presence. Jesus, it's quiet; unnaturally quiet...another obviously more urgent hiss is sent out to attract my ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Doc: Platoon Medic

    HE GAVE MEN A FIGHTING CHANCE... TO SURVIVEDan Evans arrived in Vietnam on October 7, 1968, a 21- year-old Army medic who couldn't stand the sight of blood. Thrust into the cauldron of combat, he soon became a seasoned veteran of emergency medicine and the brutal realties of war. Before his time was up, he would master the skills of a surgeon, acquire the patience of a saint, and demonstrate the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Beneath the Bamboo: A Vietnam War Story

    by Stan Taylor ...
    Excerpt: "I watched two point men take a 50-caliber machine gun bullet to the head, and watched the third being grabbed and taken behind enemy lines. Two of the enemy soldiers, which we often referred to as gooks, quickly came after me. As I quickly mowed them down with my automatic rifle, I crawled backwards away from the enemy gunfire, using my helmet to push sand in front of me as I went, which ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $25.99 AUD

  • Blackjack-33

    With Special Forces in the Viet Cong Forbidden Zone

    “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

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Battle of Long Tan

    From the bestselling author of Kokoda and Gallipoli comes the epic story of Australia's deadliest Vietnam War battle.4.31 pm: Enemy [on] left flank. Could be serious.5.01 pm: Enemy ... penetrating both flanks and to north and south.5.02: Running short of ammo. Require drop through trees.It was the afternoon of 18 August 1966, hot, humid with grey monsoonal skies. D Company, 6RAR were four ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Too Young to Vote but Old Enough to Kill

    by DF Ryschka ...
    Raw, hard hitting, not politically correct, as it was during the early years of the 1970s. See through the soldiers eyes his perspectives, as he takes you visually through his personal slice of the non-winnable Vietnam War. Feel his fear and euphoria from the mundane to the cracking sounds of AK 47 rounds zipping past his head. Meet the friendly creatures persecuting the Grunts daily, while on ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Vietnam: An Epic History of a Divisive War 1945-1975

    by Max Hastings ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘His masterpiece’ Antony Beevor, Spectator ‘A masterful performance’ Sunday Times ‘By far the best book on the Vietnam War’ Gerald Degroot, The Times, Book of the YearVietnam became the Western world’s most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United States in 1975. Max Hastings has spent ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • 13 Cent Killers

    The 5th Marine Snipers in Vietnam

    “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

    $10.99 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

    $18.99 AUD

  • Ghost Platoon

    by Frank Walker ...
    Series Book 1 - Hachette Military Collection
    "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

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Battle of Long Tan

    As featured in The Vietnam Years

    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

  • The Tiger Man of Vietnam

    by Frank Walker ...
    Series series Hachette Military Collection
    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

  • 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

    $11.99 AUD $9.99 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

    $14.99 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

    $6.99 AUD $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young

    Ia Drang—The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam

    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

    $22.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $11.99 AUD