Electronic Book

Windfalling by Paul J. Nyerick

August 18, 2015

Paul Nyerick served in Vietnam as a Marine Corps forward observer. He began writing poetry with his multiple sclerosis support group. Windfalling (Outskirts Press, 302 pp., $17.95, paper; $2.99, Kindle) is an action adventure novel…

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Bac Si by Tom Bellino

August 15, 2015

Tom Bellino served as a Navy psychologist during the Vietnam War. The main character in his novel, Bac Si (Outskirts Press, 188 pp., $24.95, hardcover; $14.95, paper; $7.99, Kindle),  is Navy Lieut. Thomas Staffieri, a psychologist…

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Twin Marines in Hell by Jerry Byrne

August 12, 2015

Jerry Byrne’s Twin Marines in Hell: From Grade School to Vietnam (CreateSpace,  204 pp., $14, 95, paper; $3.99, Kindle), is dedicated to his twin brother, John, who died at age 58 of cancer resulting from exposure to…

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Sorry About That by Dick Denne

August 11, 2015

Dick Denne is a man who can think for himself, an ability that caused him a lot of trouble. Halfway through Sorry About That: A Story from A Soldier's Heart (CreateSpace, 172 pp., $15.95 paper,…

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Marshall’s Marauders by Allan A. Lobeck

July 18, 2015

Allan A. Lobeck's Marshall’s Marauders  (Lulu, 396 pp., $33.92; $2.99, Kindle) has one unique feature: Of the hundreds of Vietnam War novels I have read, this is the only one that has no page numbers.…

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Vietnam…Viet-Bloody-Nam by Davide A. Cottone

July 16, 2015

Davide E. Cottone's Vietnam... Viet-Bloody-Nam  (P.I.E. Books, 270 pp., $26.99, paper; $6.99, Kindle) is about Manfred and Tony, two Australians born shortly after World War II who grow up to be close friends. They take very…

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The Different War by Michael Miller

July 14, 2015

Michael Miller served as a Marine from 1958-62. He was a young Marine,  joining when he was eighteen. The poems in The Different War (Truman State University, 64 pp., $$16.95, paper; $9.99 e book) deal with…

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Rolling Coffins by Brian Richard Esher

July 14, 2015

The title and subtitle tell it all: Rolling Coffins: Experiences of a Mechanical Infantry Soldier in the Bloodiest Year of the Vietnam War, 1968 (Page Publishing, 442 pp., $19.50 paper; $9.99, Kindle) by Brian Richard…

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McNamara’s Folly by Hamilton Gregory

July 8, 2015

Hamilton Gregory volunteered for the Army, and served three years, including one in the Vietnam War in military intelligence. He was a strong believer in America’s fight against communism, and thought it was his patriotic…

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Rockin’ In the Round-Eye Lounge by John D. Deaton

June 19, 2015

Dr. John Deaton served as an Air Force doctor in Vietnam in 1967-68 and witnessed the Tet Offensive. He arrived in country mid-August 1967, addicted to the barbiturate Seconal, seeking redemption. “At the 12th Hospital…

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