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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

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

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

I know you from somewhere…

by Jon Davis, Sergeant of Marines. Fought in Iraq during OIF. Amateur military historian.  When I went through boot camp, upon enlisting with the United States Marine Corps, I had this one drill instructor. Every… Continue reading

50 years later, Vietnam War’s first MOH recipient remembers

Medal of Honor recipient, U.S. Army Capt. Roger Donlon, was the first U.S. servicemember to be awarded the medal for actions during the Vietnam War. By Lauren Sage Reinlie Northwest Florida Daily News,… Continue reading

Vietnam: Looking Back – At The Facts

1 Jun 01 © By: K. G. Sears, Ph.D., with permission – Ron Leonard (http://www.25thAviation.org) One reason America’s agonizing perception of “Vietnam” will not go away, is because that perception is wrong. It’s… Continue reading

Eight things you’ll learn from this book

  Readers – CAN YOU ADD TO THIS LIST??? If you have not yet read this book and want to learn more – go here for ordering information:  I want a copy If… Continue reading

Vietnam War – Common Myths Dispelled

Credit: Capt. Marshal Hanson, USNR (Ret.) and Capt. Scott Beaton, Statistical Source    Myth: Common belief is that most Vietnam veterans were drafted. Fact: 2/3 of the men who served in Vietnam were volunteers.… Continue reading