Tag Archives: The Second Indochina War

I guess you just had to be there . . . .

A joke or story isn’t near as funny if you have to explain it. Sometimes it’s situational and you wind up saying: “I guess you just had to be there . . . .” Not one Vietnam war veteran in … Continue reading

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Keep the noise down; I’m tryin’ to sleep.

I suppose it’s only appropriate that I write a war story on Memorial Day. Over the years I’ve had this habit of reacting to loud, sharp, and sudden noises by saying: “Hey! Keep the noise down; I’m trying to sleep!” … Continue reading

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Bunker Three-Alpha

The 187th, like most units based at the Tay Ninh West Base Camp was assigned responsibility for a section of the overall  defensive perimeter. The MPs were assigned control of the main gate and had a large bunker just to … Continue reading

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