Vietnam stories, books, poems, and more

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A short story set in the Vietnam War. Lawman and his Squad of Marines are sent deep into the jungle on a recon mission to gain intel on a supposed VC training camp. Warning... It Contains, gun violence, bloody gore, and profane language Read More
The Nam. Blood Trail. Part two of this short story set during the Vietnam War. Two US grunts are lost behind enemy lines, they make their way through the jungle hoping to find a way out of their desperate predicament. Warning... Contains bloody scenes and some profane language...... Read More

Tags: vietnam, action, huey, vc

Featured Review by Serge Wlodarski

"Excellent capture of the brutality of war. You don't need vampires to tell a horror story. " Read More

Reads: 236

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

The Nam is a 3 part story telling the tale of a US Marine recruit, and his tour of duty in the Vietnam War. Warning! Contains bloody violence, and profane language. Read More

Featured Review by AdamCarlton

"Well, that was a photorealistic wild ride! A vignette of a futile war. One of so many." Read More

Short Story / Humor

September 21, 2020

Reads: 218

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Joey is about to enter his first day of 10th grade at the notoriously violent Roselle High with his whole new image... Read More
An Viet Nam vet, haunted by nightmares from the war, tries to self medicate his demons with booze and drugs. Which leads him down a path of petty crime, mental wards, drugs, murder, and prison. Read More

Tags: vietnam, lsd, weed, mkultra, pcp

[Historical Fiction] Back in 1969, a local teenage male of Norfolk, Virginia free-wrote on his experiences in life while he was currently serving his time in the Unites States Army as an infantryman in Vietnam, during the civil war between the North and South of the divided Vietnamese country. Read More
A second lieutenant, only days from training back in the states is ordered, under fire, to assume command of a company of cast-off Marines, all out in the brutal bloody jungle because of the either the worst of luck or the most minor of offenses or infringement Read More
Life is but a dream... Read More

Reads: 227

Comments: 1

The Veterans House

Tags: vietnam, veteran, usmc

Reads: 476

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Veterans House

Combat veteran comes home, but something doesn't come back with him...and yet something new does. Read More
The war that never ends. Inspired by 'Chickenhawk', Robert Mason (1984); image by Steve on Unsplash - (520 words). Read More

Tags: vietnam, ptsd

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"I guess it all comes down to what memories are haunting at a particular time...a lot of content for such a short story." Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 18, 2019

Reads: 416

Comments: 2

The IndoChina House

Vo Thi Sau is a famous martyr in Vietnam. She joined the Viet Minh fighting against the French colonialists at age 13. At 14 she threw a grenade at a group of French soldiers, killing one and injuring 12. At age 16 she tried the same against a local collaborator… Read More
a tribute to my brother, a war hero and patriot. Read More
The enemy doesn't sleep Read More

Tags: vietnam, casualty

somethings never go away. memories are one of those things. Read More

Tags: memories, vietnam

IN 1978 THE CRAMPS PLAYED A CONCERT AT THE NAPA STATE MENTAL HOSPITAL IN CALIFORNIA AND THE SHOW WENT OFF WITHOUT A HITCH. LEAD SINGER OF THE CRAMPS, LUX INTERIOR REMARKED DURING THE PERFORMANCE; “SOMEBODY TOLD ME YOU PEOPLE ARE CRAZY! BUT I’M NOT SO SURE ABOUT THAT; YOU SEEM… Read More
A poem about one of the best war veterans in history. Read More
Story about a young reporter who has to deal with the insanity of the Vietnam War. Read More

Tags: fiction, war, vietnam

A poem about one of the best war veterans in history. Read More
Dao... Read More

Tags: vietnam

A group of narcissistic young expats attempt to make sense of the world, and,reluctantly themselves, as they navigate life in the stifling heat of Vietnam. They don't want to be there, they don't really want to be anywhere, and like a Hunter S. Thompson tribute act, they slip easily… Read More
Meant to be labeled as a Flash Fiction. // An infantryman writes about a harsh experience in 'Nam [Fictional Character] Read More

Tags: war, vietnam, combat

Another old poem from 2006. Read More

Tags: vietnam

Another old poem from 2006 Read More

Tags: vietnam

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