Download We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young, Ia Drang—The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam Free Book

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…

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New York Times Bestseller A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist in History “An extraordinary feat of journalism . . . full of emotion and color.”—Karl Marlantes, Wall Street Journal The first battle book from Mark Bowden since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down, Hue 1968 is the story of the centerpiece…

Download Flying from the Black Hole, The B-52 Navigator-Bombardiers of Vietnam Free Book

Air Force navigators and bombardiers have long labored under the shadow of pilots–their contributions undervalued, misunderstood, or simply unknown to the general public. This was especially the case with the non-pilot officer aircrew in the Vietnam and Cold War-era B-52 Stratofortress. Of the six people who operated the bomber, three wore navigator wings–two of those…

Download A Vietnam Trilogy, Vol. 3: War Trauma, Lessons Unlearned, from Vietnam to Iraq Free Book

A nationally-renowned authority on post-traumatic stress disorder reveals the psychiatric impact of war on soldiers and veterans, which is denied or minimized by government and the military. Through efforts to treat veterans of past conflicts he illustrates the inevitability of lifelong psychiatric scars from todayOCOs conflicts as well.”