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A Date with Vietnam by Steven Weathers

Steven E Weathers’ memoir, A Date with Vietnam (CreateSpace, 288 pp., $12.81, paper), starts off with the author telling us about his problems with authority in high school. 834 more words


Vietnam War-Era Searchlight Jeep with Light Effects from Brickstuff

During the 1960’s the US Army assembled anti-aircraft defense battalions as part of the growng conflct in Vietnam. One of the key pieces of equipment was the searchlight JEEP, which mounted a 100 million candlepower AN-GSS searchlight on a M151 1/4 ton Utility Vehicle. 272 more words


Dwayne Johnson confirmed For 'The Janson Directive' Film

Hollywood has been good to Dwayne Johnson since the wrestler made his acting debut as The Scorpion King in 2001′s The Mummy Returns. In the years since he’s seen great success from the Journey the Center of the Earth, G.I. 378 more words


Book Review: Hearts, Minds, and Coffee

About a month ago I was sent a book called Hearts, Minds, and Coffee: A Vietnam Peace Odyssey. It is the first novel by Kent Hinckley, a veteran who served in Military Intelligence for a year in Vietnam. 763 more words


Lowering the Voting Age

With the recent vote regarding Scottish Independence, it came to my attention that the minimum voting age for that referendum was 16 years old… 141 more words

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