No Better Way To Die: A novel based on the courage and sacrifice of a real three-war Marine The Old Corps & No Better Way to Die Book 2#ad - The story of honor, bravery and the real sacrifices of the greatest fighters on Earth. The second in a two book series based on the life of a three war Marine and the lives of real men and real battles including the Chosin Reservoir. Sacrifices that sometimes go deeper than shrapnel or bullets. True combat from marines who lived that frozen horror and added to the glory of the Corps.
Sacrifices that take more than courage, sacrifices that can only be given or forgiven through faith in God almighty.
Semper FidelisCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - A machine gunner deep in the Vietnam bush, Shawn fought and won battles with no names, and watched brave friends give the ultimate sacrifice. And back home in an ungrateful country, right and wrong were decided by what was easiest. Shawn mcclellan was part of a fierce, tight group-a platoon of fewer than twenty United States Marines.
Rain, leeches, and malaria sapped his strength. Death chased him. Prayer was his last refuge, but it was hardest of all.
Gunner's Glory: Untold Stories of Marine Machine GunnersPresidio Press #ad - The outlook seemed so bleak that many in Washington had privately written off the men. Gunner’s glory contains true stories of these and other tough battles in the Pacific, and in Vietnam, in Korea, recounted by the machine gunners who fought them. Bloody, sometimes barely alive, they stayed with their guns, wounded, delivering a stream of firepower that often turned defeat into victory–and always made them the enemy’s first target.
Near the chosin reservoir in korea, as the mercury dropped to twenty below, the 1st Marine Division found itself surrounded and cut off by the enemy. But surrender is not part of a Marine’s vocabulary. They were warriors, trained to fight, dedicated to their country, and determined to win. At guadalcanal, the marine corps’ machine gunners took everything the Japanese could throw at them in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II; their position was so hopeless that at one point they were given the go-ahead to surrender.
Guns Up!: A Firsthand Account of the Vietnam WarPresidio Press #ad - This new edition of guns up!, filled with photographs and updated information about those harrowing battles, also contains the real names of these extraordinary warriors and details of their lives after the war. The book's continuing success is a tribute to the raw courage and sacrifice of the United States Marines.
. This gut-wrenching firsthand account of the war is a classic in the annals of vietnam literature. Guns up!" was the battle cry that sent machine gunners racing forward with their M60s to mow down the enemy, hoping that this wasn't the day they would meet their deaths. Marine johnnie clark heard that the life expectancy of a machine gunner in Vietnam was seven to ten seconds after a firefight began.
Guns Up!: A Firsthand Account of the Vietnam War #ad - Johnnie was only eighteen when he got there, at the height of the bloody Tet Offensive at Hue, and he quickly realized the grim statistic held a chilling truth. The marines who fought and bled and died were ordinary men, many still teenagers, but the selfless bravery they showed day after day in a nightmarish jungle war made them true heroes.
Lasting Visions: With the 7th Marines in Vietnam 1970Lulu.com #ad - His story tells of the bravery, camaraderie, and esprit de corps of this Marine infantry squad. Photos, map. Lasting visions takes you to ground zero of the Vietnam War. Fred’s true accounts take the reader into the jungles, rice paddies, villages, and mountains of Vietnam. A coming of age story of a farm boy who grew up in the heartland of Kentucky, who enlisted in the Marines in 1969 and experienced Marine boot camp at Parris Island where domineering drill instructors took away the youth in the author and instilled the discipline, training, and motivation necessary to survive in combat.
Merriam press Vietnam War Series. Arriving in vietnam in march 1970 he was assigned to 3rd Platoon, Mike Co. 3rd Bn. 7th Marines.
EVERY MOTHER'S SON: 77 DAYS AT KHE SANH#ad - The marine helicopter pilots and crews of HMM-262 dedicated their lives to saving their Marine brothers. The small marine outposts were transformed into highly effective kill zones, as the enemy slammed the landing zones with rockets, mortars, artillery and automatic weapons fire. The north vietnamese army committed over 20, 000 troop to destroying the Marine hill positions and the Khe Sanh Combat Base.
. This is their story. Every man serving in Vietnam was, "Every Mother's Son. In 1968, the marine helicopter crews during the 77-day Siege of Khe Sanh risked everything, every day to keep the surrounding Marine hill positions alive and viable.
Vietnam: The Good Times, The Bad Times#ad - I am that Marine. The writing tells, recollections, in depth, about my experiences, and feelings while in the battlefields and rear base area of northern South Vietnam. The book you are about to read is a dramatic story of a Vietnam tour of duty written by a U. S. The storyline centers on me and my particular field company, my battalion, and regiment.
Marine veteran of South Vietnam.
SECTION 8CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Welcome finds himself back in the Corps and in China where he teams up with the most original characters ever put on Kindle. Truman is also trying to disband the U. S. It is 1947 and president truman is trying to get re-elected with the help of Standard Oil who are demanding a deal with Chiang Kai Shek for the China Nut which is used to refine low grade crude oil.
. Marine corps by convincing congress that with the A-Bomb they are no longer needed, both of these aspects of this insane story are factual. All goes well until an A-Bomb goes missing and is found and turned into jewelry by Former Cpl. Welcome george many numbers who was given a section 8 discharge by the Marine Corps because he has seen too much combat and is temporarily insane, but Section 8 is only a temporary state, not like Canada or Kentucky.
The Iron Triangle: A Novel of the Vietnam War#ad - It shows the unrelenting brutality of war and how teenage boys accepted the daily violence with stoic, grim humor. It is set in the months after the Tet Offensive when combat increased dramatically producing the highest casualty rate of the war. Barely out of high school, they confront their own mortality on a daily basis.
They fought to perpetuate the lies presented in daily briefings that measured the success of the war in ratios and statistics. The anti war movement was at its height creating a feeling of abandonment in those left to fight in the jungle. These men did fight out of a sense of patriotism, and in fact, scoffed at the idea of anthems and the flag waving patriots at home.
The Iron Triangle: A Novel of the Vietnam War #ad - The iron triangle, tells the story of a ill conceived mission that goes horribly wrong. They fought for body count, a term and strategy developed by rear echelon officers, that dehumanized both the enemy and themselves. They fought to protect their brothers in arms and would gladly endanger their own lives to ensure the safety of their friends.
It is a character driven story concentrating on the soldiers of a single squad. The lived and died in the isolation of a primeval jungle so dense that sunlight was a luxury.
Tark's Ticks: Valor's Ghost: A WWII Novel#ad - They are ready to take the fight to the enemy, but this will be a different kind of war. Hit them hard and fast, create chaos and make them pay for their brutality, then disappear into the jungle like ghosts. They fight in terrible conditions, in an unforgiving jungle, taking what they need by force. The imperial Japanese Army is closing in.
There are no reinforcements coming, they can only rely on each another. Pick up this page-turner today! Allied forces on Luzon surrendered to the Japanese. Tark's ticks didn't get the word. Staff sergeant tarkington and what's left of his squad are holed up deep in the interior, living among friendly villagers.
Tark's Ticks: Valor's Ghost: A WWII Novel #ad - If captured they'll be shown no mercy, for Tark's Ticks are being hunted by a relentless foe who has vowed revenge. This is the second book in the gritty WWII series, Tark's Ticks.