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Vietnam War Linky

The 2014 War Through the Generations Reading Challenge With a Twist is wrapping up. For November and December, reviews for the Vietnam War should be linked here. 96 more words

The Vietnam War

A movie on HBO makes me think about my little slice of America

I started to watch my HBO-recorded version of “Lone Survivor” on my flat screen with my movie critic eyes.

Mark Wahlberg was cool under fire as soldier Marcus Luttrell, caught with his team in the mountains, battling the Taliban on its terms. 513 more words

Life

Lcpl Phillip Stanley France - photo recovered

You may recall a previous post titled: “Did you know Phillip Stanley France?”   This is an update.

I am honored to post a photo of Lcpl Phillip Stanley France to… 1,621 more words

Maryland

Remembrance Day in the 70s

Remembrance Day will take on a different tone in 2014 because of the loss of two Canadian soldiers at home in October. This follows the poignant Remembrance Days of the late 2000s when memories were especially fresh of the Canadians who had died serving in Afghanistan. 400 more words

70s

REVIEW: THE OLEANDER SISTERS, BY ELAINE HUSSEY

It was 1969, and a man had just walked on the moon. In Biloxi, Mississippi, the town is ready to celebrate and ponder the possibilities. 270 more words

Book Review

Have We Forgotten Our Heroes? Chapter 20

MCKNIGHT, GEORGE GRISBY
Branch/Rank: UNITED STATES AIR FORCE/O3
Unit: 602 ACS
Home City of Record: ALBANY OR
Date of Loss: 06-November-65
Country of Loss: NORTH VIETNAM… 785 more words

American

Have We Forgotten Our Heroes? Chapter 19

Name: Robert Harper Shumaker
Rank/Branch: O4/US Navy
Unit: Fighter Squadron 154
Date of Birth: 11 May 1933
Home City of Record: La Jolla CA (USN says New Wilmington PA) 1,251 more words

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