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Author Query: Vietnam War Nurses

December 6, 2016

Michael Burns, a Vietnam War veteran, would like to hear from nurses who served in the Vietnam War for a book he is writing. If you would like to help, or for more information, write…

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A Tribute to Two Vietnam Veterans

December 5, 2016

Arnold Isaacs, the former Baltimore Sun Vietnam War correspondent and author best known for Without Honor: Defeat in Vietnam and Cambodia, has written a moving tribute to two Vietnam War veteran friends: the journalist and author…

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Free Digital Novel to Vietnam Veterans

November 30, 2016

Bill Yancey is offering free digital copies of his new novel, Abandoned: MIA in Vietnam, to all Vietnam War veterans. Just send an email to, identify yourself as a Vietnam veteran, and specify whether you'd…

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Author Query: ISO Veterans of Tigerland at Fort Polk

November 22, 2016

Dorothy Shrager, an author in California, is working on a project dealing with the Vietnam War. She would like to contact Vietnam veterans who went through Basic Training or Infantry AIT at Tigerland at Fort…

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Pat Duncan’s New Book: Gothic Horror in World War II

November 16, 2016

Patrick Sheane Duncan knows war and he knows how to create riveting fiction. Duncan---a Vietnam War veteran screenwriter, director, and novelist (Mr. Holland’s Opus, Courage Under Fire, 84 Charlie MoPic, Vietnam War Stories, Nick of…

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Thom Jones, 1945-2016

October 19, 2016

Thom Jones, a former Marine who gained literary fame in the 1990s for his hard-hitting fiction writing, died October 14 at age 71. Jones joined the Marine Corps as a teenager during the Vietnam War.…

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Robert R. Timberg, 1940-2016

September 9, 2016

Robert R. Timberg, a Marine Corps Vietnam War veteran, journalist, and acclaimed author, died September 6 at age 76 Best known for The Nightingale’s Song, his excellent book about five famous Vietnam War-era Naval Academy…

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Thomas Steinbeck, 1944-2016

August 15, 2016

Thomas Steinbeck, one of two sons of the famed author John (The Grapes of Wrath) Steinbeck who served in the Vietnam War, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on August 11 at age 72. After…

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‘Ace’ Receives Independent Publisher Book Award

August 10, 2016

Rex Gooch's 2015 book, ACE: The Story of Lt. Col. Ace Cozzalio, received a 2016 Independent Publisher Books Award Bronze Medal in the category of Best Adult Nonfiction Personal E-Book. In the book Gooch---who served as a helicopter pilot…

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Jim Northrup, 1943-2016

August 4, 2016

The acclaimed poet, novelist, storyteller, and columnist Jim Northrup, who received VVA’s Excellence in the Arts Award at the 2014 National Leadership Conference, died of complications from cancer on August 1. Northrup, an Anishinaabe Indian,…

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