Dead on the Floor

Dead on the Floor “Tricky Dick” was the U.S. President In America, a first-class stamp cost just six cents Richard Nixon froze both the prices and our pay We still loved going to concerts to see our favorite bands play The Vietnam War was on the evening news for all to see Marcus Welby, M.D.… Continue reading Dead on the Floor

A Life in a Year: The American Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-1972 by James R. Ebert

Wisconsin high school teacher James R. Ebert does a masterful job as he combines interviews and printed primary sources in this remarkable telling of the infantryman’s experience during the Vietnam War. Ebert tells the story of the US Army and a few US Marine infantrymen during the Vietnam War. He takes their story from induction… Continue reading A Life in a Year: The American Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-1972 by James R. Ebert

The Battle of An Loc by James Wilbanks

Here is a review I wrote on the book “The Battle of An Loc” by James Wilbanks for the Military History Book Club. A must have book for anyone with an interest in Viet-Nam. This is a very good read. The Battle of An Loc was a major battle of the Vietnam War that lasted… Continue reading The Battle of An Loc by James Wilbanks

On Their Own: Women Journalists and the American Experience in Vietnam by Joyce Hoffmann

For female reporters who wanted to cover the long, brutal war in Vietnam, the challenge began before they even left home, when – in the words of one former Saigon bureau chief – they had to “fight like hell to get the assignment.” On Their Own: Women Journalists and the American Experience in Vietnam focuses… Continue reading On Their Own: Women Journalists and the American Experience in Vietnam by Joyce Hoffmann

Poem: Dead on the Floor

Dead on the Floor “Tricky Dick” was the U.S. President In America, a first-class stamp cost just six cents Richard Nixon froze both the prices and our pay We still loved going to concerts to see our favorite bands play The Vietnam War was on the evening news for all to see Marcus Welby, M.D.… Continue reading Poem: Dead on the Floor

A Life in a Year: The American Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-1972 by James R. Ebert

Wisconsin high school teacher James R. Ebert does a masterful job as he combines interviews and printed primary sources in this remarkable telling of the infantryman’s experience during the Vietnam War. Ebert tells the story of the US Army and a few US Marine infantrymen during the Vietnam War. He takes their story from induction… Continue reading A Life in a Year: The American Infantryman in Vietnam, 1965-1972 by James R. Ebert