Vietnam-war stories, books, poems, and more

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In 1971, Frank Henderson left his home and his new wife, Nancy, to fight in the Vietnam War. As you will read, the distance would neither quell their passion nor stop their love. Instead, in the face of such adversity, the love that Nancy and Frank shared would grow. Through… Read More
The game was five-card stud. One card dealt face down, then four more, one at a time, face up. Betting between each deal of the cards. Military Pay Currency (MPC), not real money from home 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

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"I have purchased and read the First and Second Ten Days of this harrowing tale of the reality of war. It is listed as a work of fiction for obvi..." Read More

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Comments: 5

Shelves: 158

The Booksie Classic House

For the Marine Corps grunts, the Snuffys, in the Southland of Vietnam, Riverine warfare in the Delta region took on many different shapes and forms. The coastal islands, mangrove and nipa-palm swamps, creeks, rivers, a bewildering maze of inland waterways, and the Vietnamese jungle, imposed an extraordinary military challenge.… Read More
A review and opinion piece of a visit to the War Museum in Saigon in 2018. The museum has a well deserved reputation of being confronting and is often avoided by the local Vietnamese population so it was interesting to visit with a local girl who had been born in… Read More

Reads: 8199

Comments: 2

Shelves: 15

The Booksie Classic House

“They are in front of us, behind us, and we are flanked on both sides by an enemy that outnumbers us 29:1. They can’t get away from us now.” — Lieutenant-General Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller, USMC Read More

Reads: 64007

Comments: 23

Shelves: 200

The Booksie Classic House

For the Marine Corps grunts, the Snuffys, in the Southland of Vietnam, Riverine warfare in the Delta region took on many different shapes and forms. The coastal islands, mangrove and nipa-palm swamps, creeks, rivers, a bewildering maze of inland waterways, and the Vietnamese jungle, imposed an extraordinary military challenge.… Read More
This is my mother's story of fleeing Vietnam after the war. I appreciate anyone reading it and am grateful for feedback. Read More
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