Vietnam stories, books, poems, and more

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A short poem about a man scarred by the Vietnam war. Read More

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A young United States special forces sniper is plagued with recurring horrific memories and hardships while imprisoned as a P.O.W in Vietnam. Read More
This is the first part of a seven part addition to the Rose Houston saga. In this story, an American Street Cop and former United States Marine retires from a long career to care for a dying wife. Read More
the story of marilyn and i traveling to a remote ethnic vietnamese village in vietnam in 1959 with our parents while we were young children Read More
Visit the mind of a young man in vietnam as he questions the actions of his platoon and their morals behind it. Read More

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Story about a group of soldiers being evacuated from a so-called hot L.Z. Read More

Tags: war, vietnam, combat

Soldier returns from Vietnam and goes to college where he gets involved with a girl and there are unforeseen connections to an event that happened in Vietnam. Read More
a story of my life with my mother in vietnam Read More

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I'm currently working on a Vietnam war story with crude humor, thrilling and exciting action scenes to make you begging for more, yet that is exactly what i'm doing. i'm working on pumping almost every moment with a thrilling vibe and more brutal vocab than Eminem. Although i'm only 13… Read More

Tags: humor, war, vietnam

Vietnam, roughly 60 miles south of Khe Sahn, there sits a hill encompassed in deep history and a past that can only be described in writing. Hill 192, otherwise known as Medley, was subject to a full year of endless assault by local Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army.… Read More
To Americans, the Vietnam War differed in many ways compared to the Second World War, or the Korean War. For instance, the average age of soldiers during WWII was 26, the average in Vietnam: 18. Also, WWII relied on territorial expansion to determine the weight of success, Vietnam was a… Read More
The final conclusion of my trip to south east asia. Beginning in the end of 2014. The last two weeks were spent in Vietnam. Primarily in Ha Long Bay along the vietnam coastline. The truth of my inner transformation. Read More
Fred Rivera has a powerful story of the Vietnam War, racism, and PTSD that needs to be shared with the world. As I am an ardent fan, I got his permission to submit the book in chapter form. Direct purchase available. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 04, 2015

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How things don't always turn out well for the apparently blessed, especially in wartime. Read More

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Ever wonder what happened to Nursery Rhymes, and how they can be perceived in today's world ? What ever became of Mary and her little ? Did the Three Little pigs become Architects ? Yes there may be others coming soon.... Read More
Fred Rivera has a powerful story of the Vietnam war, racism, and PTSD that needs to be shared with the world. As I am an ardent fan, I got his permission to submit the book in chapter form. Direct purchase available. Read More

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A 6 day account on a short mission in the Vietnam wr. Read More
Islamophobia is on the rise but are Muslims really the true terrorists in the world...... Read More

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Eyewitness account of a battle during the Vietnam war. Read More

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Story about a gung-ho sergeant in Vietnam, who crossed the line once too often. Read More

Tags: war, vietnam, revenge

Essay / Other

December 03, 2014

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never miss an opportunity with someone Read More
Provides an analysis of the making of the movie 'Good Morning Vietnam', which became the moment in time when Robin Williams hit the big time in the movie world. Read More
A tale of indecision and incompetence that leads one home. Read More

Tags: vietnam, survival

Across The Pond by Michael McCormick is the story of a young American who fights for his country in Vietnam, only to be rejected when he returns from the war. The author based the story on his own personal experience as a U.S Marine serving in Vietnam. In his foreword… Read More
A story of two men who find themselves scared into each others arms. But, in this fear they find true love. Read More
returned vietnam vet relives the horrors of war in every day life Read More

Tags: fiction, war, vietnam

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"Buitre" means "vulture" in Spanish. Five guys drive through southern Mexico; odd things happen. They are not necessarily magical but highly unconventional. Note: This is original literary fiction and there is a focus on language and symbol in addition to my attempt to tell an unusual story. The photograph of… Read More

Book / Memoir

February 07, 2014

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A chapter from "Shore Duty" about a sunny day spent walking over blood soaked ground near the village of My Lai, Vietnam. The event took place six weeks after Lt Calley and a year before the disaster became known. The day passed without firing a shot, but many ghosts were… Read More

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Read About USAF Fighter Pilot “Duck Call” Donnie Higgens Since duck calls are rather newsworthy these days, you might find it interesting to read about Captain Donny Higgens and his use of a duck call in combat. He plays a major role in my Wings of War series (which I… Read More

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Based on the Dixie Chicks' song Read More

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