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I attended too many homecomings like this . . . Read More
After all these years, I still remember the briefness of my youth. Stolen before I could savor and relish moments and memories of innocence. Vietnam changed everything, including me. "I remember the night I arrived in Saigon, Vietnam. A soldier boy, not yet a man. Lost among the crowds of… Read More
VICTOR PETER NOVAKOVICH, OBITUARY DECEMBER 14TH, 2004 EULOGY WRITTEN AND DELIVERED BY GREAT NIECE SHARON MARY IVANOV MCPHEE titled.., "MY SANDS OF TIME" Read More
When I left Edinburg in 1968 at the age of 18 on a Greyhound Bus to San Antonio to join the Army, I was not just leaving behind my childhood and my childish dreams, I was also headed to adulthood, or so I thought. Unfortunately, I found that adulthood doesn’t… Read More

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In the mist of the fading wisps of smoke that drapes the darkening expanse of jungles and swamps along the desolate road to hell, he stands alone, grasping his M-16, depleted of rounds and hot to the touch. He is alone. The last man standing. Read More

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I felt much like Jimmy Olsen, the fictional young photojournalist working for the Daily Planet, but I was in Vietnam, roaming the backlands and bush of the Mekong Delta as a combat journalist. Read More

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Will the next war come? My poem. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 08, 2021

Narrative of a soldier who suddenly discovers that he is on the wrong side. Read More
"There’s only one rule in combat that really matters to an Infantryman: kill or be killed." From Iraq, to Afghanistan, and to Iraq again, a veteran of the Vietnam-era recounts his personal wartime experiences after signing back up in the Army to join in America's war on terror. Read More
A soldier of the Empire reflects on a battle - and his life in the legions Read More
A poem about a battle and the mighty Time. Read More
one night in the life of a soldier at the border. the mixed feelings of love for country and family when one ws loosing all his hopes. Read More
A story set in wartime about family, loss and the stories we tell ourselves to make sense of an imperfect world. Read More

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Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
The story is centered on a young soldier known as Anyao. It tells the story of his attempt to commit suicide, his conversation with a wandering writer he saved, and how he finds the meaning of his life before being killed in an atomic bomb hit. Read More

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Short story I made up a while ago about a soldier trying to get justice for his mother. Read More

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In the tradition of Rashomon, three soldiers are interrogated about a dragon incident, giving three very different perspectives. Read More
I bound this work for those soldiers whose dedication make freedom for every home here. When I write this down, my feeling script the effort of peacekeeping mission in the failed states. I have written the title 'My People Wake Up' as if every human being on this Earth feels… Read More

Book / Action and Adventure

October 09, 2019

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In 1763, Bombai, a young girl named Natrisha falls in love with a British soldier John. As her family and his fleets are both against it. Read More

Tags: girl, india, soldier

The one thing I didn't want to hear, I heard. Read More
With God in command, no one can go wrong. My poem. Read More
The bravery of a soldier Read More

Tags: peace, soldier

Poem / Poetry

April 21, 2019

Reads: 352

Comments: 1

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For all those who have defended the country.My poem. Read More
A defender and a hero. Read More

Reads: 633

Comments: 7

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Chapter 1. The Beginning May 22nd, 1941, 5 A.m. At the London Naval Shipyard, Officers and sailors of two Battleships were being loaded and prepared to go into combat to hunt and destroy the Nazi battleship Bismarck. But one sailor never got his chance to fight because a spy working… Read More

Tags: mystery, soldier

Michael Potts is evacuated from London to Devon during World War II. He is looked after by Mr and Mrs Shadrick, a middle aged couple who live on a farm. Mrs Shadrick is a serious woman with a list of house rules all of which Michael is determined to obey,… Read More

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A post-apocalyptic fiction short story Read More
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