I Feel Sorry For Vietnam Veterans

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    My wife's brother died yesterday.

    A tragic life. High school football star, "A" student, hansome. bright future. Drafted in 1969 and after basic training sent to Vietnam, given a rifle and sent into the jungle. Saw comrades impaled on bamboo booby traps, fall into hidden pits, and blown apart. Sprayed with...
    hancockian hancockian
    66-70, M
    3 Responses Jan 28
    jarocho jarocho
    22-25, M
    Mar 26

    Thankyou Vietnam Veterans!

    Senior year we did a project on Vietnam. This was a pointless war, it was a ploiticians war. These young men didnt deserve to go there and die. They were led on and lied to, made to think it was a great honor to be there. Many died or came back wounded. The disabled were...
    apples0x0x apples0x0x
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 22, 2011

    Dances With Ghosts

    Vietnam Veterans were a ubiquitous part of my childhood, I was born in 74 and I remember them well. They came in so many packages. There were the men that were used as fodder. These men came back homeless, wearing camouflage jackets over clothes that had not been washed for...
    akasolia akasolia
    41-45, F
    Mar 30, 2011
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