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EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'DOWN TO THE CHILDREN'

“…My military career had taken a direction I never expected.   A Demolition Team later established the explosives were strapped to those kids, so I was justified.  178 more words

Combat Veterans

EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'THE MORNING AFTER'

“…It was the spooks that dropped us in the wrong camp, after a very savage night in the foggy jungle.  When they let us out of the chopper, it was dark, so I had no idea of the condition of my uniform.  334 more words

Combat Veterans

EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'THE HIGHLANDS'

“…It struck me, as I looked out the window of the Chopper taking us up into the Highlands, that Vietnam was a green on green splendor of a country.  181 more words

Combat Veterans

EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'LAOS'

“…There were eighteen of us, four days earlier, when we arrived in Laos.  We were assembled as a raiding team to help the spooks with a job that was a big secret.  349 more words

Combat Veterans

EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'NATIVE CUISINE'

“…Seven months earlier, when Captain Wilson offered us entry into his ‘on the job’ training program, we had no idea what to expect, but were so flattered by the offer, we would have agreed to anything.  351 more words

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EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'ENEMY FARMERS'

“…Later, when we got back to camp, Hogan came up to me.  He told me that it was becoming a common tactic for civilians to walk up on American soldiers and shoot them.  182 more words

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EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'MY FRIEND, JOHN'

“…That morning, we were headed down to the nearest LZ, in single file.  The sun had come up, but we could not feel its warmth, being wet from the heavy dew of last night.  358 more words

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