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Toll of war/Vietnam : inside a veteran's mind

by Miller, Erick W. (Author)

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A first hand account of this soldier's tour as an infantryman with B company of the 1st 327th infantry-101st Airborne Div. Screaming Eagles. The text is comprised of several short stories with contributions from other soldiers of the 101st and one from an ex-marine grunt in Vietnam. It is written in... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Dedication
  • Out of sight-out of mind
  • Front
  • Early years
  • Before
  • Phu Bai is all right!
  • Slow learner
  • Loose
  • Top sellers, American hero
  • Top Russ Macdonald, another hero
  • Hero number three "Bastogne" Brigade, Honorary Regimental CSM, CSM (R) Joseph M. Bossi
  • Medication
  • Last of anything
  • Confession
  • Christmas 1969
  • Friends and enemies in the same uniform
  • Ambush
  • Sniper
  • Ouija monsters and obscene geckoes
  • Compromised
  • Point
  • Unforgettable
  • Two sides of Vietnam
  • Leadership?
  • Thirsty
  • Red light
  • (Excerpt from) Statement in Support of Claim
  • (Following is excerpt from letter in support of claim)
  • Decision
  • When jeeps fly
  • Life's a beach
  • Lunch time
  • Whip
  • No one's grampa
  • Mechanical ambush
  • Deep in the heart of Texas
  • Point men
  • Hill to remember
  • Pay back
  • Adrenaline and killer robots
  • Trail watcher
  • Chieu Hoi
  • Night moves
  • Fire support Base Tomahawk
  • Toll of war
  • Glass bottle
  • Monster
  • VA system and me
  • Alone
  • Entomology
  • Remains of my life
  • Endless mission
  • Skating in America
  • 2-S & PTSD
  • Walk a mile in our shoes
  • Home in the hills
  • Home in the country
  • Miller kids
  • Typhoon Bess
  • Commentary:
  • Terms and terminology
  • Trials, tribulations & earning a buck
  • About the author.
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