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Blood on the risers

an airborne soldier"s thirty-five months in Vietnam

by John Leppelman

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Ivy Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamkrieg,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • American Personal narratives,
  • Erlebnisbericht

  • About the Edition

    Leppelman saw the war as few others did, a Vietnam that many American boys didn"t live to tell about, but whose falor and sacrifice survive on these pages.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Leppelman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS559.5 .L47 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination338 p. :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24766527M
    ISBN 100804105626
    ISBN 109780804105620
    LC Control Number91091829
    OCLC/WorldCa24115525


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Blood on the risers by John Leppelman Download PDF EPUB FB2

There was blood upon the risers, there were brains upon the chute; Intestines were a-dangling from this paratrooper’s boots; They picked him up, still in his chute and poured him from his boots.

He ain’t gonna jump no more. CHORUS: Gory, Gory, What a helluva way to die Gory, Gory, What a helluva way to die Gory, Gory, What a helluva way to die.

Good book, Leppelman was a very crazy guy I'll give him that. The books is good,it is a quick and easy read. Blood on the risers book like every other war book, follows him around the jungle on missions and his the tittle of the book should not have been Blood on the Risers, it does not really have of an Airborne feel to it.

nevertheless still worth reading if you are bored and pulling 24hr ops /5(83). I have read many books on the LRRP's, Seals and Spec Ops in the field, but this book is at the top of my list for MUST reads. After starting to read this book, it was hard for me to put it down.

The same B.S. that goes on in an Airborne Unit with the "brass" and "higher ups" thinking they know what the heck is going on when in reality they /5. There was blood upon the risers, there were brains upon the 'chute. Intestines were a-dangling from his paratrooper suit.

He was a mess, they picked him up and poured him from his boots. BLOOD ON THE RISERS: An Airborne Soldiers 35 Months in Vietnam, Audio by John Leppelman Random House Audio, March Abridged audio pages $ ISBN: About John Leppelman John Leppelman was a paratrooper in the rd Airborne, serving three tours of duty in Vietnam.

He then wrote about his military service and experiences in Blood on the Risers: An Airborne Soldier’s Thirty-Five Months in Vietnam. - Buy Blood on the Risers: An Airborne Soldier's Thirty-five Months in Vietnam book online at best prices in India on Read Blood on the Risers: An Airborne Blood on the risers book Thirty-five Months in Vietnam book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(65).

In three straight years he was a paratropper, and army seaman, and a LRRP—and he lived to tell about it. As an FNG paratrooper in the d Airborne, John Leppelman made that unit's only combat jump in Vietnam.

Then he spent months in fruitless search of the enemy, watching as his buddies died because of poor leadership and lousy weapons.5/5(2). Blood on the Risers: An Airborne Soldier's Thirty-five Months in Vietnam Blood on the risers book Ebook written by John Leppelman. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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No monthly commitment. Listen online or offline with Android, iOS, web, Chromecast, and Google Assistant. Try Google Play Audiobooks today!Author: John Leppelman. There was blood upon the risers, there were brains upon the chute, Intestines were a-dangling from his paratroopers suit, He was a mess, they picked him up, and poured him from his boots, He ain't gonna jump no more.

Gory, gory, what a hell of a way to die, Gory, gory, what a hell of a way to die, Gory, gory, what a hell of a way to die. American Paratrooper - Blood on the Risers (Gory Gory What a Helluva Way to Die) Lyrics. He was just a rookie trooper and he surely shook with fright, He checked all his equipment and made sure his pack was tight; He had to sit a.

Buy Blood on the Risers Abridged by Leppelman, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(81). There was blood upon the risers, there were brains upon the 'chute. Intestines were a-dangling from his paratrooper suit.

He was a mess, they picked him up and poured him from his boots. John Leppelman is the author of Blood on the Risers ( avg rating, ratings, 26 reviews, published )/5. Blood on the Risers by S.R. Doss. Author S.R. Doss.

The song is gory, and usually sung over many drinks. Dee is even more shocked when the officer who is guiding him to his unit urges him to join in singing the song after seeing the four hit the earth, leading Dee to wonder what kind of madhouse he has been assigned to--which is what this compelling new novel is all Rating: % positive.

Blood on the Risers. likes. "Blood Upon the Risers" is an American paratrooper song from World War II. It is associated with all current airborne. Search results for: ''blood on the risers'' Book Titles Search.

Select the first letter. I believe the title is "Blood Upon the Risers," just like the verse, not "On the Risers." Ileanadu3 September (UTC) British version.

I heard that there was a British version, which was significantly different (largely because the British in WW2 did not have reserve parachutes).Stub: This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the. LibraryThing Review User Review - Robinsonstef - LibraryThing.

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Free shipping for many products!5/5(4). US Blood Upon The Risers. Although this song was originally song by American Paratroopers during WWII, some do consider it a war protest song as well. It tells the story of a paratrooper's last jump because his parachute fails.

It is said that in Ft. Benning, Georgia, students of the Army Airborne School are required to memorize the lyrics of. Blood on the Risers - John Leppelman Book - ShopFirstWeb-BookStore (USA) Welcome to ShopFirstWeb-BookStore (USA), the best Books, eBooks and Audiobook finder.

Links to our other Sites finder, click on the Logo below. Author Leppelman's recollections of the Vietnam War restrict themselves to day-by-day life in combat at the expense of commentary.

Scott Sowers takes full advantage of the memoir's short sentences and strong language by molding his delivery to capture the author's bitterness and ambivalence about the war, feelings many Americans had at the time.

This wonderful book: Blood on The Risers, _ The Military Bok Club's Collector's Edition - is the story of a U. S Army Airborne soldier's thirty-five month in Vietnam. From Charlie Company at Dak To, to the Tet Offensive at Hue, to Hunter-killer teams in the Rangers, John Leppelman experienced everything Vietnam had to offer.5/5(5).

Blood on the Risers: An Airborne Soldier's Thirty-five Months in Vietnam by Leppelman, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   I know it was written around WWII.

I'm using it in a paper and I was wondering if anyone knew the actual author for my works cited page. I'm assuming it is one of those things where guys were just messing around in the barracks and came up with it and it went from there. We used to do crap like that when we were stuck in the b's all the time.

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