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Vietnam Helictoper Helped Save 40 Troops And For Helicopter Crewmen To Receive Medal Of Honor

This is from War History OnLine.

It is great to see Charles “Chuck” Kettles getting recognized for his valor during the Vietnam War.      

The Medal of Honor is the highest military award for bravery that America can bestow upon its soldiers. 561 more words

Whispers in the Woods by Richard Kraft

Richard (Doc) Kraft served twenty-two years on active military duty—half of it as a Navy Corpsman—and eight years in the Fleet Reserves in Vietnam and elsewhere.  507 more words


3 Books I Couldn't Finish

Recently I have started reading several books but have not managed to make it through to the end. I usually hate not finishing a book because it doesn’t seem like I’ve given it a fair chance. 668 more words


American aircraft at the Helicopter Museum

A collection of the American manufactured aircraft on display at the Helicopter Museum in Weston-Super-Mare, UK.
History: The Helicopter Museum
Photos: Tony Wilkins

Bell UH-1H Iroquois, 66-16579, C/N. 365 more words


Group W Bench

One of the most influential songs for people like me who came of age during the Vietnam War was “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree,” an 18-minute anthem that spurred a successful antiwar movement and created an enduring meme. 681 more words

Gary Conkling

BOOK REVIEW: A Million Shades of Gray by Cynthia Kadohata

A Million Shades of Gray by Cynthia Kadohata
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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This young adult (YA) novel is set in the Central Highlands of Vietnam during the last few years of the war. 474 more words