Articles Related to First Cavalry Division

A Never-Ending Battle by Howard B. Patrick

May 27, 2015

Howard B. Patrick's A Never-Ending Battle: How Vietnam Changed Me Forever (CreateSpace, 208 pp., $10.99, paper) is a classic account of how combat in the Vietnam War resulted in many years of post-traumatic stress disorder…

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First Light by S. Elliot Lawrence

January 27, 2015

h S. Elliott Lawrence's First Light: A Novel of Close Combat (CreateSpace, 444 pp., $19.99, paper; $9.99, Kindle) closely follows the 1968-69 Vietnam War tour of Lieutenant Kenneth McKenzie. The lieutenant serves with the First…

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Dear Mom and Dad, Love From Vietnam by Joe Abodeely

December 3, 2014

Every Vietnam War story has value, even the ones you have heard before. Repetition produces truths. Recently, I read three autobiographies by soldiers who experienced combat in Vietnam during the 1968 Tet Offensive. The best book was…

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Assignment in Samarra by Frank M. Smart

November 16, 2013

Frank M. Smart was drafted into the Army in 1964 and served on active duty for seven years. He arrived in Dong Ha in May of 1968, and was assigned to the First Cavalry Division's…

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