Story Links

Road Watch Teams

♦  The CIA in Southeast Asia was tasked to recruit indigenous forces to watch and report on the North Vietnamese army as they moved along the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos.


♦  A variety of stories from US Army Rangers.


♦  One of the most prestigious qualifications that could be earned by soldiers during the Vietnam War was to graduate from the Recondo School.

A Saigon Warrior’s Journal

♦  And other Vietnam War Short Stories

Guerrilla Tactics

♦  The Vietnamese Communists, or Vietcong, were the military branch of the National Liberation Front (NLF)

The Officers’ Latrine

♦  The sergeant that picked us to do the painting instructed us to “paint everything inside the latrine” and equipped each of us with a gallon of paint and a paint brush as well as wet paint signs.

Story Dazed and Confused

♦  This tour in Vietnam is full of segmented stories, some crazy and hard to imagine, but most are mundane, uneventful, and hard to remember.

Tales of a War Far Away

♦  Extremely well written by a 2/14 infantry soldier 1969-1970