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Premiere of New Doc on Maryland Vietnam Veterans Today

March 23, 2016

  Montgomery College in suburban Washington, D.C., will host the first screening of “Honor & Gratitude: Chronicles of Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans, ” a seventy-minute documentary that features seven Montgomery County residents at 2:00 p.m. today,…

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March 23 Library of Congress Webinar on Women Veterans

March 18, 2016

In honor of Women's History Month, the Library of Congress's Digital Reference Section will hold a one-hour web discussion (a Webinar) on Wednesday, March 23 , starting at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time, focusing on the women…

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Author Query: Looking for Marines Photographed by David Douglas Duncan

March 2, 2016

Chaplain Richard Black at Con Thien, September 1967 Franck Leclerc, a French newspaper reporter, is working on a book on the work of the great war photographer David Douglas Duncan, a Marine who served in…

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Eating With Veterans by Michael Lund

August 31, 2015

Michael Lund served in the U. S. Army as a correspondent in Vietnam, 1970-71. He is the author of a memoir,  Route 66 to Vietnam: A Draftee’s Story,   and a book of short stories,…

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Windfalling by Paul J. Nyerick

August 18, 2015

Paul Nyerick served in Vietnam as a Marine Corps forward observer. He began writing poetry with his multiple sclerosis support group. Windfalling (Outskirts Press, 302 pp., $17.95, paper; $2.99, Kindle) is an action adventure novel…

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Sorry About That by Dick Denne

August 11, 2015

Dick Denne is a man who can think for himself, an ability that caused him a lot of trouble. Halfway through Sorry About That: A Story from A Soldier's Heart (CreateSpace, 172 pp., $15.95 paper,…

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Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial by Robert W. Doubek

July 31, 2015

Robert W. Doubek says he is "blessed and cursed with a sharp memory." I totally believe him after reading his Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: The Inside Story (McFarland, 324 pp., $35, paper). Bob Doubek tells…

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Beyond Dark Clouds by Glen D. Edwards

July 17, 2015

Glen D. Edwards, who served as an Australian Army medic in the Vietnam War, called on thirty-eight Vietnam veterans and family members to produce historical capsules of what he calls their pre-service, service, post-service, and next…

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Think Snow by Kenneth Kinsler

July 6, 2015

Vietnam War memoirs tell us that decades of learning about life were compacted into a year, or a month, or a week, or a day of combat--maybe  even a few hours. Kenneth Kinsler learned his life's lesson in his…

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How to Cope with Stress after Trauma by E. Anna Goodwin

June 16, 2015

E. Anna Goodwin's extraordinary How to Cope with Stress after Trauma (Bitterroot Mountain Publishing, 308 pp., $17.99, paper) was inspired by the experiences of her father and many other veterans. It is an embracing and empathetic guide for…

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