Tags » Vietnam War

In which I dip my toe into Jim Douglas' Well of Lost Dreams

A friend in the media loaned me a review copy of ex-Governor Douglas’ memoir, “The Vermont Way.”  And I’ve started working my way through it. 738 more words

JIm Douglas

Unlikely Warriors by Lonnie M. Long and Barry B. Blackburn

Unlikely Warriors: The Army Security Agency’s Secret War in Vietnam 1961-1973 (iUniverse, 490 pp., $39.95, hardcover; $29.95, paper) is the result of a twelve-year study by Lonnie M. 539 more words


Proof Positive by Archer Mayor

When Beverly Hillstrom, Vermont’s chief medical examiner and girlfriend of Vermont Bureau of Investigation detective Joe Gunther, asks him to look into the death of her cousin, Ben, how could he refuse? 349 more words


100. First Blood

The horrors of the Vietnam War found myriad expression in film and literature, whether as confrontational psychodrama in Apocalypse Now, or as high-concept science-fiction in… 314 more words


Agent Orange and America's Legacy in Vietnam

This is quite an interesting–yet also sad–documentary on America’s use of Agent Orange in Vietnam and the effect it continues to have…still...to this day. 61 more words


On Staying Alive by Being Inept

By john harrison

It happened in 1968, the bloodiest year of a long, bloody war. Alpha Company had just been resupplied with ammunition after yet another firefight.   1,833 more words


A Lesson In Perspective

My long long wait at the consulate this morning ( more of which to come) was by anyone’s standards awful, sitting around for 2 and a half hours to hand in some papers and another hour and a bit to pay for the privilege made me a little grumpy. 903 more words