Sweet Shore
Vietnam Archives

Following is a post I did 4 years ago on Veterans’ Day.  Since most of my readers are new, it’s worth repeating, and even if you read it when first posted, I don’t flatter myself that you’ve remembered it for …Read More

As I’ve mentioned previously, I came into adulthood during the Vietnam War.   I was never one of those glorious, glamorized free-spirit hippies who seem to epitomize the sixties and early seventies these days.  Contrary to popular media presentation of that period …Read More

As the helicopters unloaded the young soldiers near a rice paddy in Vietnam, the enemy began to rain fire on them from three sides.  More than 30 young soldiers fell wounded in the opening minutes.  Heedless of the danger, one …Read More