Viet Nam Short Stories

LRRP Rangers Vietnam is the title of a series of short stories based upon the author’s Nam experience as  a LRRP with K Company, 75th Infantry in 1969-70.  He refers to the stories as “autobiographical fiction”, which he describes as true incidents but with literary embellishment.  All the stories are published as eBooks in all formats (Kindle, iPad, Nook, etc.) and may be purchased individually for $2.99 each.

All five short stories may be purchased together in a book entitled, Prowl, for $6.99 (eBook) or $9.95 (paperback).

Eleven Bravo

This introductory story is centered upon the actual twenty-three day “hump” through mountainous jungle of an infantry company in August of 1969.  Read more …

Here Comes Charlie

This very short vignette relates a  typical LRRP mission and a close encounter with unsuspecting NVA and “others”.  Read more …

Cat Quiet

The third installment in the series is entitled Cat Quiet. The pervasive theme is the cat-like stealth necessary for the LRRP team’s safety.  Read more …

Chasing After Wind

The fourth installment is entitled Chasing After Wind.  The title is derived from Ecclesiastes, and the story is set in base camp.  Read more …

Elijah Fire

The fifth installment is entitled Elijah Fire.  Elijah was the Old Testament prophet who called down fire on his enemies, and  this short story is about artillery, jet fighter, and gunship support.  Read more …

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