“Our Hitch in Hell”

Every day and night I’m thinking of the things I left behind,Yet I loathe to put on paper what is running through my mind,But I think I’ll feel much better, so I guess I’ll take a chance,Ere the regiment is ordered to the shores of sunny France. We’ve dug a million trenches and have cleared … More “Our Hitch in Hell”

The GI in Vietnam

Feeling in Vietnam is that most back home, including lawmakers, do not understand or accept the truth that the conflict in Vietnam is war.  That the bulk of America considers Southeast Asia with confusion and mild contempt. A soldier returning home from Vietnam will find that people can’t yet point the country out on a … More The GI in Vietnam

To The 1/8th Cavalry

I knew of your deeds before I joined your ranks. Your fame was widespread including those on your flanks. On the 6th and 7th of December past, you met the NVA and he breathed his last. You had fought a battle that is still talked about, of your valor at Dai Dong there is not … More To The 1/8th Cavalry