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On the Wrong Side of History

I just completed ten blog posts summarizing Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s Vietnam War series and inserting comments about what I was doing at the time or how that particular segment related to my Vietnam War satire, Cologne No. 10 for … Continue reading

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“The Vietnam War” Episode Five: “This Is What We Do” (July 1967 – Dec. 1967), Thursday, Sept. 21:

[What follows is a brief summary of Episode Five of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Special “The Vietnam War” along with my personal commentaries, songs, and writings about where I was during this period. – Former 1Lt. Richard Morris, A Co. 2nd Bn 5th Cavalry, … Continue reading

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“Read it and be Amazed.” —Vietnam Veterans of America on Cologne No. 10 For Men

I am happy and pleased to share with you a review of Cologne No. 10 For Men by David Willson that appears in the October 13 online edition of the VVA Veteran Books in Review II.  Books in Review II,’ … Continue reading

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Happy anniversary, MDWP

On Memorial Day, May 27, I honored American veterans by reading from Cologne No. 10 For Men and singing songs from my CD, Skytroopers – songs of war, peace, and love from Vietnam. The venue was the twentieth anniversary Memorial … Continue reading

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Similarities of war

Yesterday, I read “I didn’t deserve my combat pay” by Michael Cummings in The Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/i-didnt-deserve-my-combat-pay/2011/03/07/ABb6iqm_story.html. My blog is about writing — the interesting experiences, people I meet, books I read, ideas, etc. — so I am not posting this in support … Continue reading

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