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North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series
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UNABRIDGED
(4.3 based on 26 ratings)
  • 1

    Rattler One-Seven: A Vietnam Helicopter Pilot's War Story: North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Chuck Gross
    • Narrated By Gerry Burke
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (19)
    Performance
    (15)
    Story
    (15)

    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. Soon after the war, Gross wrote down his adventures, while his memory was still fresh with the events. Rattler One-Seven (his call sign) is written as he experienced it, using these notes along with letters written home to accurately preserve the mindset he had while in Vietnam.

    Chad says: "One of the Best Helicopter books I've listened to!"
    One of the Best Helicopter books I've listened to!

    The first Heli book I listened to was Night Stalkers. That was Very informative and at the same time fed my Love for Helicopters. This book Does it al..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 12 2014 by Chad (Price, UT, United States)
  • 2

    Life and Death in the Central Highlands: An American Sergeant in the Vietnam War, 1968-1970 (North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series)

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By James T. Gillam
    • Narrated By Todd Belcher
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (7)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (7)

    In 1968 James T. Gillam was a poorly focused college student at Ohio University who was dismissed and then drafted into the Army. Unlike most African-Americans who entered the Army then, he became a Sergeant and an instructor at the Fort McClellan Alabama School of Infantry.

    tienglongmy says: "True Grit of Vietnam Delivered"
    True Grit of Vietnam Delivered

    This is one of the most compelling stories that I have ever heard, and it was so good I listened to the entire 9 hours in one sitting. Sergeant Gil..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 10 2014 by tienglongmy ()