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

“…..We had no idea of how many men were in the trees.  The enemy was there and strong enough, as we found out over the radio, to drive off our infantry.  275 more words

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22 Things You Should Know About the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

On July 22, 1982, the first panel of what would become The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, most famously known as The Wall in Washington, D.C., is unveiled. 1,833 more words

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More Than 200,000 Vietnam Vets Still Have PTSD

Many veterans who served in the Vietnam War still have war-zone-related post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry.

The researchers, led by Dr. 299 more words

EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'DEATH TRAP'

“…It soon became evident the gooks were using us to zero their mortars.  We’d hear the ‘bonk-gong’ sound of a mortar, and a shell would come whistling down on us.  313 more words

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Beyond Dark Clouds by Glen D. Edwards

Glen D. Edwards, who served as an Australian Army medic in the Vietnam War, called on thirty-eight Vietnam veterans and family members to produce historical capsules of what he calls their pre-service, service, post-service, and next chapter experiences in… 932 more words

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EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'FANFARE'

“…By 0630, we were about half way to the tree line.  Our patrol left the road, and we walked over the exact same piece of open ground we’d covered the day before.  184 more words

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