Articles Related to 101st airborne division

Company of Heroes by Eric Poole

March 24, 2015

During the first five months of 1970, wherever the men of Bravo Company (3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division) operated, NVA troops seemed to be waiting for them. That was a time of what…

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The Crouching Beast by Frank Boccia

November 28, 2014

Forty–five years ago the 101st Airborne Division went into South Vietnam's A Shau Valley as part of Operation Apache Snow. The objective: to find, engage, and kill the 29th NVA Regiment on Hills 937, 900,…

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Echoes of a Distant Past (revised) by Eraldo Lucero

October 22, 2014

Eraldo Lucero's Vietnam War memoir, Echoes of a Distant Past, first published in 2012, has recently been reprinted in a revised edition (CreateSpace, 190 pp., $35.38, paper). You can read our 2012 review at

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Women Made Me Do It by Tony Marlin Buchanan

October 3, 2014

For Tony Buchanan, life and two tours as an advisor to a Vietnamese Ranger Company (in 1966-67) are inexorably wrapped up in the arms of two women he had loved since childhood. Buchanan, who joined…

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Surviving the War Zone by Richard Quarantello

May 6, 2014

Richard Quarantello's Surviving the Warzone: Growing Up East New York Brooklyn (Xlibris, 192 pp., $22.99, hardcover; $15.99, paper) is the most action-packed book I have ever read. In fact, it may be one of the…

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100 Monkeyz by T.A. Drescher

March 10, 2014

T. A. Drescher served in the U. S. Army from 1967-69. That included a tour of duty in Vietnam with Company C of the 2/17 Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division, the “Ready Reactionary Force.” He received a chestful of…

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West of Hue by James P. Brinker

February 27, 2014

James P. Brinker's West of Hue: Down the Yellow Brick Road (BookSurge, 354 pp., $20.99 paper, $2.99, Kindle) is a Vietnam War memoir that centers on the author's tour of duty with a recon platoon in…

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Echoes of a Distant Past by Eraldo Lucero

October 6, 2012

Eraldo Lucero was drafted into the Army on March 10, 1969. He was twenty-two years old and a part-time student at the University of New Mexico. He had recently married and his wife was expecting…

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Firebase Ripcord by Martin J. Glennon

January 24, 2012

Martin J. Glennon, who serves as the chaplain for Vietnam Veterans of America's Chapter 905 in Porter County, Indiana, put in a 1969-70 tour of duty as a medic in Vietnam for six months in…

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