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Letters from the War – Thailand 2

The following excerpts are from  letters that were written to my wife and others during the Vietnam War, while I was stationed in Thailand. Because of the nature of the events, the letters seldom told the entire story to loved … Continue reading

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Serving in the Vietnam War was in many ways like being in an ongoing episode of M*A*S*H. Every aircrew member of the squadron had a nickname, some were flattering and some were not. I would tell you mine, but then … Continue reading

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