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"Who cares? They're not human"

By Risa M. Mandell

In a letter to the Editor of The New York Times, on January 14, 2017, Suzanne Cogan, from New York, writes: 427 more words

Humane Politics

A Long Healing Come Slowly by Jim Carmichael

Jim Carmichael is a Marine who served a combat-heavy thirteen-month tour of duty in Vietnam in 1967-68. He survived the 1968 Tet Offensive and spent seventy-seven days at Khe Sanh. 488 more words


Book 472: In the Lake of the Woods - Tim O'Brien

Add this to the list of “WTF was I thinking waiting so long to read it?” books. I’m pretty sure I received this book from a former supervisor two jobs ago now. 614 more words


As the Earth Shook- They Stood Firm - The New York Times

“In January 1967, when the First and 25th Infantry Divisions of the United States Army began Operation Cedar Falls, their all-out offensive against the Communist strongholds of the “Iron Triangle” northwest of Saigon, Vo Thi Mo, 20, was ready.Born in Cu Chi, in the middle of the Cedar Falls battle zone, Ms. 67 more words

Vietnam War

Love, Faith, and Courage in the Killing Fields

“One death is a tragedy.
One million deaths is a statistic.”      ~Joseph Stalin

Banking on this banality of evil, the Khmer Rouge murdered or starved 1.7 million Cambodian citizens during the years in which they were in power, all with an eye toward establishing themselves and their Community ideology.

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Book Review

Classic Review: Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Jacob’s Ladder is a high dive into the fractured mind of Jacob Singer; a divorced Vietnam War veteran who carries the mental scars of war and the loss of his youngest child with him. 1,052 more words


For No Good Reason by Steve Banko

Steve Banko dedicates his firs novel, For No Good Reason (No Frills Buffalo/Amelia Press, 318 pp., $14.95, paper), to the 1st Cavalry Division Garryowen troopers of Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry who fought and died on December 3, 1968. 308 more words