Tag Archive: Cherries

When Puff Ruled The Night: The Birth Of Gunships


Using side-firing weapons on aircraft can be traced back to 1927, when a concept was demonstrated by fixing a .30 caliber machine gun to the side of a biplane and flying a simple… Continue reading

Vietnam vets get medals, 46 years later


By Associated Press September 21, 2013 | 4:47am Modal Trigger Joe Cordileone (left) and Robert Moffatt were finally recognized for their heroism during the Vietnam War. Photo: AP SAN DIEGO — Two Vietnam… Continue reading

Vietnam: First Shots in Combat: April 4, 1968 A defining moment (Guest Blog)


By SSG Arnold Krause Everyone remembers the first time they were shot at in combat in Vietnam. This was my first time. At the end of March, 1968 the battalion was involved in… Continue reading

High School Class analyzes “Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel”


A couple weeks ago, I received a Facebook friendship request from Mrs. Danelle Rivera.  I didn’t know her, but clicked on the ‘confirm’ button anyway and went about my business.  The next day,… Continue reading

What Sets The Vietnam Veteran Apart From All Other Wars by Jack Smith


Jack Smith was a veteran ABC News correspondent, as well as a media consultant. During his 26 years with ABC, he won two national Emmys, a Peabody and numerous other awards. He was… Continue reading

“Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel” – audiobook samples synched to photos


Hello all! I just finished my first video – a teaser for my audiobook.  I used actual snippets from the narration and synched them to photos from the Vietnam War – offering listeners… Continue reading

My Tri-fold Brochure for “Cherries”


Hey everyone, please take a look at the nifty tri-fold brochure  that I created for my book, “Cherries” in Microsoft Word.   To get it to work, I have to print both pictures on… Continue reading

No Ticker-Tape Parade by Gary Jacobson (Guest Blog)


Greetings! I’m Gary Jacobson, of B Co. 2/7 First Air Cavalry. I have my fighting gear on, humping the radio for our Platoon Leader. I’m just about ready for our patrol out into… Continue reading

Veteran Speaking with School Kids (guest blog)


Thank you Harry Larsen for allowing me the opportunity to repost your article on my “Cherries” website. This is a Veteran’s Day presentation I gave at my daughter’s school on November 10, 2010. … Continue reading

G.I. Pocket Guide to Vietnam (circa 1965)


I don’t recall seeing one of these books upon my arrival in Vietnam during 1970.  However, many report having received them from the Department of Defense prior to leaving the United States.  It… Continue reading