Friendly Casualties, a novel in stories, is centered on the Têt Offensive of 1968. It tells the stories of casualties, Vietnamese and American, of the Vietnam war. At the core is the destruction of the McIntyre family—the colonel, his wife, and their two sons. In the first part, “Triage,” set... read more
An eclectic collection of short stories revolving around the Vietnam War experience. Not interlaced but faceted. With each facet reflecting poignant insights from different vantage points. From the grunt in the field, engaged in combat, to the wife, relative or girlfriend at home. With... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
An eclectic collection of short stories revolving around the Vietnam War experience. Not interlaced but faceted. With each facet reflecting poignant insights from different vantage points. From the grunt in the field, engaged in combat, to the wife, relative or girlfriend at home. With insights of Vietnamese natives and other than U.S. residents. The read is to the point and factual although a novel. Love, hate, sentiment,intrigue, deceit, deception, horror, suspense, combat, murder, treachery, espionage abound as the author takes you into the catacombs of the National Security Agency MACV Operations Center at Tan Son Nhut Air Force Base in Saigon. Guiding you through dark hallways into forbidden rooms with Top Secret file cabinets. Unlocking the files and revealing covert operations in the highlands of South Vietnam. A gripping thriller to the last.
Written by a National Security Agency civilian employed as a clandestine operative during the Vietnam War. Tom Glenn has more time "in country" than any U.S. military personnel, virtually the duration, and his writing reveals this. He obviously poured his heart and soul into this work.
Chapter 1: Chris November, 1968 Chapter 2: Trip Wires February 1967 Chapter 3: Short-Timers December 1967 Chapter 4: Hand in Hand July, 1967 Chapter 5: The Snake and the Swallow November, 1974 Chapter 6: Silver Star October, 1968 Chapter 7: The Parting July, 1968 Chapter 8: Jolly, Jolly Sixpence Chapter 9: An Honorable Profession October 1967 Chapter 10: Getting Through Christmas November 1967 Chapter 11: The Wrong Ending December 1967 Chapter 12: Magnificent Maggie March 1968
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