Your Chance to Win a Free Kindle E-Book

Watch this short 3-minute video for my upcoming Vietnam War Story and then scroll down for a chance to win 1 of 40 digital copies of “Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel.”   If… Continue reading

Book Descriptions and Trailers for “Cherries…” and “When Can I Stop Running?”

Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel book description: In 1970, John Kowalski is one of many young, naive teenage soldiers sent to Vietnam to fight in an unpopular war. Dubbed “Cherries” by their… Continue reading

The Morning After, The Night Before (Guest Blog)

John E. Harrison, a Vietnam Veteran, has his own website and publishes a variety of articles – some relate to his experiences during the War.  John entsome of his workered the U.S. Army… Continue reading

Military Slang during the Vietnam War

This is the most visited page on my blog site and many of you may  already be familiar with it.  If this is your first time, Enjoy!!! Source: Military Slang during the Vietnam… Continue reading

The Failed Son Tay Prison Raid

Shortly after 2:00 am on the morning of November 21, 1970, the night sky near Hanoi was shattered by the roar of planes on their way to undertake one of the most carefully… Continue reading

The Aussie Battle of Long Tan: Victory Against Overwhelming Odds.

Bruce Fletcher’s oil on canvas “Long Tan Action.” During the Vietnam War, 108 Australian soldiers stood against some 1,500 to 2,500 Vietnamese forces near the village of Long Tan. When the battle was… Continue reading

A Young Marine at The Siege of Khe Sanh, Vietnam, in 1968

My apologies that the original article was deleted from the host website.  I’ve recreated here: Originally published on Jun 1, 2012 This clip is an excerpt from The National Memorial Day Concert that… Continue reading

Did Westerners Fight alongside VC/NVA in Vietnam War?

In August, 1970, when I served with the 25th Division Wolfhounds outside of Dau Tieng near the Black Virgin Mountain, our company once spotted a blond caucasian male with a squad of NVA… Continue reading

The Battle of Ia Drang Valley

Originally posted on Charlie Company Vietnam 1966-1972:
The Battle of Ia Drang Valley This 1965 CBS News special report anchored by Morely Safer looks at a battle in Vietnam that began on October…

Vietnam War MOH Recipients – Oral Interviews

  The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration presented by the United States government to a member of its armed forces. The recipients must have distinguished themselves at the risk of… Continue reading

17 wild facts about the Vietnam War

Dutch National Archives via Wikimedia Commons   Jane Fonda  The American experience in Vietnam was a long and painful one for the nation. For those against the war, it appeared to be a meat grinder… Continue reading