Vietnam-war stories, books, poems, and more

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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: 2020

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
I'm on a plane right now, making my way to Nam and ready for a wild experience to jot down, or at least I think. Whatever this place is like, I will find out. Read More

Reads: 60675

Comments: 22

Shelves: 178

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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