Gooks and Tootsie Rolls

We haven’t had hot chow for the last week and tonight we are going to, I can’t wait I’m about to starve eating the C-rations 3 times a day. I thought of another thing you could send me is

How you gonna act? 3rd Platoon, Bravo Company

I found a photocopied letter with my dad’s Vietnam stuff and I thought I would share excerpts of it. Handwritten at the top is the following: Letter from Lt Simm from hospital after he was wounded. I don’t who the recipient was. 25 March 1968 Hi Pig, I got your letter and the picture & … More How you gonna act? 3rd Platoon, Bravo Company


For the last 2 or 3 days we have been by the South China Sea. Swimming in the afternoons; had it really easy.  This morning they airlifted us by copters to LZ English (I don’t know where that is). Tonight or tomorrow morning we are going to make a CA (combat attack by copters). I … More In-country