The story of honor, bravery and the real sacrifices of the greatest fighters on Earth. Sacrifices that sometimes go deeper than shrapnel or bullets.
The Old Corps The Old Corps & No Better Way to Die Book 1#ad - His sacrifice and the men around him and the wife he loved was quite often more than just blood. Based on real marines and real combat the life of Gunnery Sergeant Jessie Slate will make you proud of America and proud of the Corps. The first of a two book series about the life and times of a United States Marine who fought in 3 wars.
Semper FidelisCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Rain, leeches, and malaria sapped his strength. Shawn mcclellan was part of a fierce, tight group-a platoon of fewer than twenty United States Marines. Death chased him. Prayer was his last refuge, but it was hardest of all. And back home in an ungrateful country, right and wrong were decided by what was easiest.
A machine gunner deep in the Vietnam bush, Shawn fought and won battles with no names, and watched brave friends give the ultimate sacrifice.
Gunner's Glory: Untold Stories of Marine Machine GunnersPresidio Press #ad - 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.
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. The outlook seemed so bleak that many in Washington had privately written off the men. Bloody, sometimes barely alive, wounded, they stayed with their guns, delivering a stream of firepower that often turned defeat into victory–and always made them the enemy’s first target.
Gunner's Glory: Untold Stories of Marine Machine Gunners #ad - 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.
Guns Up!: A Firsthand Account of the Vietnam WarPresidio Press #ad - The book's continuing success is a tribute to the raw courage and sacrifice of the United States Marines. Marine johnnie clark heard that the life expectancy of a machine gunner in Vietnam was seven to ten seconds after a firefight began. 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. 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.
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.
SECTION 8CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - 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. All goes well until an A-Bomb goes missing and is found and turned into jewelry by Former Cpl.
Truman is also trying to disband the U. S. 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. Welcome finds himself back in the Corps and in China where he teams up with the most original characters ever put on Kindle. 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.
EVERY MOTHER'S SON: 77 DAYS AT KHE SANH#ad - The north vietnamese army committed over 20, 000 troop to destroying the Marine hill positions and the Khe Sanh Combat Base. 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.
The small marine outposts were transformed into highly effective kill zones, mortars, as the enemy slammed the landing zones with rockets, artillery and automatic weapons fire. This is their story. The marine helicopter pilots and crews of HMM-262 dedicated their lives to saving their Marine brothers.
Lasting Visions: With the 7th Marines in Vietnam 1970Lulu.com #ad - 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.
His story tells of the bravery, camaraderie, and esprit de corps of this Marine infantry squad. Arriving in vietnam in march 1970 he was assigned to 3rd Platoon, Mike Co. 3rd Bn. 7th Marines. Lasting visions takes you to ground zero of the Vietnam War. Photos, map. Merriam press Vietnam War Series. Fred’s true accounts take the reader into the jungles, villages, rice paddies, and mountains of Vietnam.
Tark's Ticks: Valor's Ghost: A WWII Novel#ad - The imperial Japanese Army is closing in. 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. 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. There are no reinforcements coming, they can only rely on each another. Allied forces on Luzon surrendered to the Japanese.
Tark's Ticks: Valor's Ghost: A WWII Novel #ad - . 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. Pick up this page-turner today! .
Vietnam: The Good Times, The Bad Times#ad - The book you are about to read is a dramatic story of a Vietnam tour of duty written by a U. S. I am that Marine. The writing tells, about my experiences, in depth, recollections, and feelings while in the battlefields and rear base area of northern South Vietnam. Marine veteran of South Vietnam. The storyline centers on me and my particular field company, my battalion, and regiment.
Overrun: Jungle Warfare in Vietnam No Safe Spaces#ad - North vietnamese “sappers”, high on opium and willing to die, attacked the Marines. The second in a series of true war stories by a Marine who arrived in Vietnam at the age of 18. The marines were hunting, and the NVA were ready for them. The marines found themselves on surrounded by a far superior enemy force deep into enemy territory on the summit of Hill 1062.
Perhaps, the most frightening word in the infantry vocabulary, is “overrun. ”. During operation mameluke thrust, not long after the tet offensive, the 7th Marine Regiment of the 1st Marine Division went in search of the North Vietnamese Army forces in the jungle covered mountains where the enemy lived and prepared for their attacks.
Overrun: Jungle Warfare in Vietnam No Safe Spaces #ad - A reinforced platoon of sappers broke through the Marine defensive perimeter firing AK47’s while throwing satchel charges and grenades.