What this Website is About

Initially, I created this wesite to introduce my book – “Cherries” – which was published in April, 2010.  However, since then, it has become a collection of articles, pages, and videos relating to… Continue reading

Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel is available from these great websites:

Cherries – A Vietnam War novel as seen through the eyes of an eighteen year old “virgin” Infantry Soldier. He is afraid, naive and innocent upon his arrival, and must learn the ropes quickly to survive. After coming under enemy fire and witnessing death firsthand, his mind-numbing journey will begin; his knowledge, experience and confidence will grow, he is still afraid of dying, and months later completes the transition to battle-hardened veteran.

Sample First Six Chapters (written & audiobook)

The first six chapters of Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel (revised edition) are posted on “Scribd” as a free sample for all to read. If you haven’t purchased the book yet, please… Continue reading

Vietnam War: Good Luck Charms and Superstition

How many soldiers going to war believed in the magic of good luck charms and superstitions?  Seemed like everybody carried something in Vietnam as a talisman – an object representing protection and survival.… Continue reading

Twelve Things You May Not Know About The Film “Platoon”.

BY JOEL STICE / #FASCINATING FACTS Article originally published on “UPROXX Movies” on 9-03-2014 Today is Charlie Sheen’s 49th birthday. I have no idea how many porn stars will be in attendance or how… Continue reading

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FB is telling that my videos page is spam – here’s the long link – http://cherrieswriter.wordpress.com/my-favorite-vietnam-war-videos-28/

Inside The Vietnamese Government’s Haunting War Museum That Portrays America As The Enemy

by COREY ADWAR Originally printed in Business Outsider on AUG. 25, 2014 The Vietnamese government-run War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is one of Vietnam’s most popular museums.… Continue reading

RT @DigitalBkToday “CHERRIES is a Weekl

RT @DigitalBkToday “CHERRIES is a Weekly Featured Great Read on Digital Book Today. #WFGR  ” http://ow.ly/AhCgM

My Personal Library of War Books & Reviews

Since publishing “Cherries” four years ago, I learned how important reviews and ratings are to both authors and potential readers.  As a result, I began writing book reviews on Amazon dot com for… Continue reading

Vietnam Vet Makes Peace with Former Enemy Soldier – 25 Years after the Battle

These four videos were originally published in 1994… Paul Reed, a resident of North Dallas, TX, volunteered for the U.S. Army; gung-ho and not wanting to miss out on the opportunity to fight communists… Continue reading

World War I in Photos: A Century Later (Guest Blog)

One hundred years after the start of the Great War, none of the participants remain alive, and we are left with aging relics, fading photographs, scarred landscapes being reclaimed by nature, and memorials… Continue reading

Soldier Nicknames in The Nam

When serving during the Vietnam War, many of us were unaware of the real names of our fellow soldiers in the bush; the exception being those extremely close to us.  Our fatigues were… Continue reading

Former Nam Cobra Pilot Gives Heartfelt Speech at ASA Reunion

Published with the permission of Robin Woo. Angry Skipper Association, Inc. (D Co. 2/8th Cav, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) 65-72) recently held their Vietnam Veteran Reunion / banquet in Myrtle Beach on May… Continue reading