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Austin veteran remembers time as POW in Vietnam War

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin resident Ken Wallingford, 68, is a decorated Vietnam War veteran. Born in Munich in 1948, he enlisted in the Army at the age of 21. 560 more words


Book Review - The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s brilliant character crafting made me sympathize with the communist sympathizer in The Sympathizer. This year’s Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction earned the honor for that feat alone. 746 more words

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Letter from Songkla

An art piece originally published on Project Yellow Dress and republished on Project Ava with permission of the contributor.

A few years ago, my family was cleaning out the garage and we stumbled upon a bag of faded letters and photos that my mom’s family had exchanged while and after they fled Vietnam as Vietnamese Boat People. 365 more words

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Why I find the COIN Series of Games by GMT Games so Fantastic!

As of 2 months ago, I owned no serious “war” games, and especially no GMT Games. I dabbled in the genre with light war games like Kemet, Axis & Allies, Memoir 44’, etc. 2,609 more words

War Game Wednesday

Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin

Government corruption, secrets, spies, covert operations and many more CIA, National Security type actions we see in movies…but they don’t happen in real life…or do they?   584 more words

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Legend by Eric Blehm

Eric Blehm’s Legend: A Harrowing Story from the Vietnam War of One Green Beret’s Heroic Mission To Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines,  a well-received account of Army Master Sgt. 161 more words


A Tale of Two Lives

Vietnam. This is my journey from before to after. .

A Tale of Two Lives

It was the best of best years, it was the worst of worst years. 1,895 more words

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