Articles Related to Vietnam War novel

After Incoming by Alan Hodgkinson

January 9, 2014

Alan Hodgkinson was part of the San Francisco Haight Ashbury scene in the late 1960s when he was drafted into the U. S. Army. He served in the Mekong Delta as a rifleman with the…

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Cherries: A Vietnam War Novel by John Podlaski

November 17, 2013

VVA member John Podlaski served in Vietnam from 1969-71 with the Wolfhounds of the 25th Infantry Division and the 501st Infantry Brigade of the 101st Airborne division. The lead character in Cherries: A Vietnam War…

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Cologne No. 10 for Men by Richard Morris

October 28, 2013

Richard Morris was a rifle platoon leader with the First Cavalry Division in Vietnam in 1967. His main character in his 2007 novel  Cologne No. 10 for Men (iUniverse, 214 pp., $24.95, hardcover; $14.95, paper),…

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Three Sixty Five by William Simon

October 2, 2013

VVA member William Simon enlisted in the Army in November 1965. After four months of training, he received orders to report to an artillery unit near Pleiku  “I was barely eighteen, " he writes in…

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Solo Vietnam: A Novel by Jeanette Vaughn

September 17, 2013

Solo Vietnam ( Age View Press, 266 pp., $14.99, paper) is Jeanette Vaughn's sequel to Flying Solo . The cover features a color photo of a warplane. Between that and the title, I figured this novel…

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Support Troops by Brian Nicol

September 16, 2013

Brian Nicol was drafted into the U. S. Army in June 1969.  He was assigned to the Army Headquarters Command in Saigon from 1970 to 1971. His novel,   Support Troops  (Amazon Digital Services, 175…

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Singing to the Lions by Robert A. Gisclair

July 25, 2013

The in-country Vietnam War novel written by a veteran of that conflict has been an all-but-disappearing species in recent years. Two and three decades ago, war novels by Vietnam veterans came streaming out of word…

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Warrior, Wayfarer: A Novel by Robert P. Miller

April 12, 2013

Robert P. Miller served in Vietnam during the later stages of the war as a combat engineer officer. Before his time in the Army, he’d graduated from the University of Wisconsin. His novel, Warrior, Wayfarer…

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Men in Green Faces by Gene Wentz

November 13, 2012

Gene Wentz's in-the-trenches Vietnam War SEAL novel, Men in Green Faces, first published in 1992, is out in a new trade paperback edition (St. Martin's Griffin, 304 pp., $15.99) in time for Veterans Day. Wentz---who came…

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W.I.A. (Wounded in Action) by T. Clement Robison

January 13, 2012

T. Clement Robison retired from the U. S. Army due to medical disability after spending nearly two years in military and veterans hospitals. He has been inducted into the U. S. Army Ranger Hall of Fame…

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