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Showing : Featured Vietnam Memoirs / Stories
  • Situations of Present Danger During '69-'71 Tour of Duty

    Vietnam

    Doug Crow  |  Personal Accounts

    Doug Crow's war journal excerpts highlight many of his experiences during his time in Vietnam. One of these stories revisits a night around June 18, 1969 when at least three NVA platoons hit LZ Ike.

  • Stories submitted by Vietnam veteran and actor Tucker Smallwood

    Vietnam

    Tucker Smallwood  |  Personal Accounts

    3 of the 33 stories contained in RETURN TO EDEN, by Tucker Smallwood, former Army Advisor to Vietnamese Delta Militia and now a well-known actor. The entire book may be found here.

  • The Excitement of Flying and Driving

    Vietnam

    Bob King  |  Personal Accounts

    Bob King describes 7 events that could have ended his life, most of which center around his time in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot.

  • Account of Viet Cong Attack during the Vietnam War

    Vietnam

    Gerald Avera  |  Personal Accounts

    Gerald Mack Avera recalls an attack by the Viet Cong, in which he was wounded, earning him the Purple Heart.

  • A Walk Into Darkness: The Great Big Raid on Hoa Quan

    Vietnam

    Stuart Jamison  |  Personal Accounts

    Stuart Jamison's personal account of a raid on a Vietnamese village to drive out the Viet Cong.

  • A Walk Into Darkness: Sweeps

    Vietnam

    Stuart Jamison  |  Personal Accounts

    Stuart Jamison and his unit battle Viet Cong troops around Rach Gia and find themselves with a scared VC prisoner.

  • A Walk Into Darkness: First Encounter

    Vietnam

    Stuart Jamison  |  Personal Accounts

    Stuart Jamison's dynamic account of the first day of the Tet Offensive, as well as the asssault on Rach Gia.

  • A Walk Into Darkness: Truce

    Vietnam

    Stuart Jamison  |  Personal Accounts

    Stuart Jamison recounts his days in Xa Xiem during New Year's Eve and meeting his fellow officers, as well as coming face to face with death for the first time.

  • A Walk Into Darkness: Foreword

    Vietnam

    Stuart Jamison  |  Personal Accounts

    The opening pages of Stuart Jamison's gripping account of the life and death of his ARVN unit in Vietnam.



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