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Veteran’s Day Book Special

Veteran’s Day Book Special

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

In commemoration of Veterans Day 2017 – I’m reducing the selling price for both of my Vietnam War e-books [Cherries & When Can I Stop Running?] to $.99 USD… NOW through Monday 11/13 and only on Amazon.com and Smashwords.com. If you haven’t read either of them or are interested in a Christmas gift for someone […]

Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies

Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies

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Ursula K. Le Guin, the award-winning and best-selling science fiction writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has died at 88.

Lisbon Travel Blog: Complete City Guide for 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Lisbon travel blog and guide has all you need to know to plan your trip to the trendiest hotspot in Europe right now. Budget, tourist traps and places not to miss vs main tourist traps, places to eat and of course insider tips. After all I’ve lived in Lisbon for a decade! I know […]

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by Fr4nkM @ Historum - History Forums

Hello, so over the last couple of months i have been researching my Family's history and found out alot of things including everyone in my family up...

U.S. Wings Holiday Gift Guide

by Bob @ US Wings

The Holiday Gift Guide from US Wings is available to help you determine our best products, also make sure to check guidr for more guides, you will be able to even find guides on the plantwear dite which is the best one to get wooden watches for the holidays.  Searches for products under $20, $30,$50, […]

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Opening Ceremonies – 2017 POW/MIA Vigil

Opening Ceremonies – 2017 POW/MIA Vigil

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

Our local VVA Chapter #154 held our 31st POW/MIA 24-hr vigil at Resurrection Cemetery on Sept. 15, 2017 to remember those who did not come home. I was one of the guest speakers at the opening ceremonies and included my speech with accompanied photos. First, you might be able to manipulate the photo below as […]

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

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Vegas Golden Knights left wing David Perron, right, celebrates after center William Karlsson, left, scored against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Jamali Maddix Meets Up with a Preacher Protesting a Gay Pride Festival

Jamali Maddix Meets Up with a Preacher Protesting a Gay Pride Festival

by VICE Staff @ VICE

The comedian spent a day with Christian fundamentalist Ruben Israel in New Orleans for the season premiere of 'HATE THY NEIGHBOR.'

Letter: This is why a probe into the 2016 election is needed

Letter: This is why a probe into the 2016 election is needed

by Letters To The Editor @ The Mercury News

The author of the Jan. 15 letter, “US has had role in tilting elections in other countries,” posed: “Tell me again why Congress spends so much energy to learning about Russian efforts?” The letter writer answered it in his first paragraph: “The online ads by someone in Russia may have influenced the outcome of the […]

Honoring our Veterans, I Served Cap

by Bob @ US Wings

US Wings is proud to announce our new I Served Cap! Military veterans are a proud and humble bunch, and this cap is a simple & subtle way to show that you served this great country. A great cap for all active or former military personnel, from any branch of service; makes an excellent gift […]

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Angelo Yerace was motor machinist aboard Landing Craft Tank at Normandy Invasion in WW II

Angelo Yerace was motor machinist aboard Landing Craft Tank at Normandy Invasion in WW II

by Don Moore @ War Tales

Former Motor Machinist 2nd Class Angelo Yerace’s first taste of war came when he and the other 11 members of the crew of the LCT, Landing Craft Tank, he served on reached the beach at Normandy, France on Day 1 the historic invasion of Europe by Allied forces on June 6, 1944. “Hundreds of dead…

Former Staff Sgt. Jim Hicks was tail-gunner on B-25 attack bomber in CBI during WW II

Former Staff Sgt. Jim Hicks was tail-gunner on B-25 attack bomber in CBI during WW II

by Don Moore @ War Tales

Former Staff Sgt. Jim Hicks of Emerald Lake Mobile Home Park in Punta Gorda, Fla. was the tail-gunner on a B-25, twin-engine attack bomber, part of 81st Squadron, 12th Bombardment Group, 10th Air Force in the China Burma and India Theatre (CBI) during World War II. His squadron’s primary duty was to provide air support…

3 reasons you should not book with XO Tours

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Although we are very proud of the acclaim our tours have received over the years, we realize that they are not suitable for everyone. These are the 3 main reasons we think some guests should not book our tours: If you are looking for a typical food tour – All the dishes and stops on the “Foodie” tour are carefully curated to…

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Ducks’ adjustments are the right recipe against Rangers

Ducks’ adjustments are the right recipe against Rangers

by Eric Stephens @ Orange County Register

Moving personnel among all four of their forward lines pays off as five different players score and the Ducks get goals at even strength, short-handed and on the power play in a 6-3 victory at Honda Center.

Veteran Recalls Service in West Germany During the Vietnam Era

Veteran Recalls Service in West Germany During the Vietnam Era


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Dan Bruno: Veterans' participation in educational programs are vital so that children today have an opportunity to "meet live history."

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

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Columbus Blue Jackets center Tyler Motte, right, and Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

How to Know When to Travel Anywhere – The Rove.me experience

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

We live in a rushed era where the “fast-food” concept has arrived to the travel world too. Many people out there can do a life of travel based on keeping a count of countries visited and bragging themselves because of it. But is that really the essence of traveling? For me, the whole purpose of […]

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Got a news tip? We want to know about it

Got a news tip? We want to know about it

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Do you have a story to share with us? Did you witness something you think should be reported? Reach out to our journalists by sending in your news tip.

Post Mexican American war experience

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Post Mexican American war experience

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Officers Died

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Can anyone tell me what happened to the excellent website which I believe was called "Officers Died" It listed the names and sometimes photos plus...

Learn about Amazing EHE Tours!

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Lt. Col. Warren Sharp of Venice learned there was much more to Vietnam than the war

Lt. Col. Warren Sharp of Venice learned there was much more to Vietnam than the war

by Don Moore @ War Tales

When Warren Sharp went to Vietnam in 1965 the first time as a young captain serving as an advisor to a South Vietnam combat engineering battalion he quickly learned there was more to war than killing the enemy. There were in-country civilians who needed his help just as urgently. “One day I was out in…

The 19 Best Travel Accessories To Save Space, Time And Money In 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This article is a comprehensive list of all the items and travel accessories that make your life easier when you are on the road. Based on my personal experience and the latest trends out there. How many have you got already? Let me start by saying I’ve seen loads of lists of “must-have” travel accessories […]

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Travel Sense Asia(TSA) will attend The Travel Mart AEC from Jan 16 – Jan 19 2018 in Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

The Travel Mart AEC is the overarching voice of travel trade partners in the ASEAN Economic Community. It was first conceptualized by travel and leisure gurus as the go-to marketing arm of businesses who wish to showcase their travel products and services locally and abroad. Fueled by their passion and determination to see the industry […]

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Did ICE Deport a Michigan Doctor 40 Years After He Immigrated to the U.S.?

by Arturo Garcia @ Snopes.com

The doctor, who is in ICE custody, was convicted of two misdemeanors as a teenager 26 years ago.

Sexual harassment cancellations cost Netflix $39 million

Sexual harassment cancellations cost Netflix $39 million

by Claire Atkinson @ NBC News Top Stories

Buried in Netflix's latest earnings report: The company spent $39 million on shows that it didn't release because two leading men were accused of sexual harassment.

African Americans in the Vietnam War

African Americans in the Vietnam War

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

When I was a kid in the Marines, I remember the first place I saw the WHITE ONLY, COLORED ONLY signs. They were on the wall in this train station in Rocky Mountain, North Carolina. . . . I’ll never forget seeing them, never. We all had our green Marine Corps uniforms on, but the […]

Vietnam Hero

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

50 years ago last week Father Angelo Litecky, priest of 4th Battalion, 12th Infantry, earned the Medal of Honor for his heroism in bringing 20 wounded men to safety in a very tough battle in Bien Hoa. The article in the link below tells the incredible story. Join us next April 16-29, 2018 as we … Continue reading Vietnam Hero

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5 Best Ways to Travel from Hue to Hoi An

by Trinh Cherry @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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Avalanche lose 4-2 to Canadiens, ending 10-game win streak

Avalanche lose 4-2 to Canadiens, ending 10-game win streak

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Montreal Canadiens center Jonathan Drouin (92) scores against Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jonathan Bernier (45) as defenseman Erik Johnson (6) defends during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via…

Takeaways: Sharks’ Joe Thornton leaves game with an apparent right knee injury

Takeaways: Sharks’ Joe Thornton leaves game with an apparent right knee injury

by Paul Gackle @ The Mercury News

Joe Thornton suffered an apparent right knee injury late in the third period of the Sharks overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets Tuesday.

Famous American Vietnam Vets - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com

Famous American Vietnam Vets - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com


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The Kent State Incident – 1970

The Kent State Incident – 1970

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

Kent State, just hearing those two words conjures up images of unarmed college students, teenagers laying about on the campus Commons – all shot by Ohio National Guardsmen who proclaimed they acted in self-defense and reacted to the sound of a sniper firing. Newspapers fed the rumor mill for weeks afterward – many attempting to […]

Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies

Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies

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Author Ursula Le Guin is seen in a 1972 photo. Le Guin, the award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, died peacefully Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Portland, Oregon,…

Patroni Coat of Arms

by Fr4nkM @ Historum - History Forums

Hello, so over the last couple of months i have been researching my Family's history and found out alot of things including everyone in my family up...

Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry wears shoes with the images of his children Ryan, left, and Riley Curry during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Oakland, Calif.…

The Solitary World of a Vet (Guest Post)

The Solitary World of a Vet (Guest Post)

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

This author’s description of a veteran will most likely describe most if not all veterans who read this. For non-vets, here’s a way to find out what makes us tick!  This article was written by Ray Starmann and originally posted on his website just before Veteran’s Day, 2015: It is important for those who have […]

Kyle Kuzma, Lakers edge Celtics, but free-throw woes nearly bite them again

Kyle Kuzma, Lakers edge Celtics, but free-throw woes nearly bite them again

by Bill Oram @ Orange County Register

Rookie scores 17 of his team-high 28 points in the fourth quarter, hitting the Celtics with a flurry of 3-pointers and spin moves that had the Lakers heading for a comfortable victory until their free-throw woes gave Boston chances to win late.

Calling home during the Vietnam War

Calling home during the Vietnam War

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

During the Vietnam conflict, there were no individual personal cellular or landline telephones available for soldiers or sailors to use for calling family members back home. To address this, United States MARS (Military Affiliate Radio Service) stations from all branches of the service, Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force, were deployed throughout Vietnam. The MARS […]

Veterans and Community Service

Veterans and Community Service

by howgoesthebattle @ How Goes the Battle?

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There was absolutely no way Ian Smith was suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder. He was sure of it. He was O.K. He was living with his girlfriend in a suburb of Nashville working three jobs — mowing lawns, delivering pizzas, cleaning a local church. He was carrying a 4.0 average…

Porcelain considered as wabisabi?

by nakamichi @ Historum - History Forums

Korean Ido Chawan perhaps most prized by Sengoku Zen enthusiasts as wabisabi. But are there examples of porcelain being deemed as wabisabi by Zen...

Sharks’ OT loss to Winnipeg Jets might prove costly

Sharks’ OT loss to Winnipeg Jets might prove costly

by Curtis Pashelka @ The Mercury News

After the Sharks' 5-4 overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets, there was concern Joe Thornton might have suffered another serious injury

Oprah visits Alabama grave of woman honored in Globes speech

Oprah visits Alabama grave of woman honored in Globes speech

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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Oprah Winfrey poses in the press room with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Winfrey has visited the grave of a…

How to choose the right Vietnam War tour

How to choose the right Vietnam War tour


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Taking a war tour rather than a standard day trip can be the difference between an OK holiday and an unforgettable experience. But how do you choose?

Charles Carter of Englewood served with the 69th Infantry Division in Europe during WW II

Charles Carter of Englewood served with the 69th Infantry Division in Europe during WW II

by Don Moore @ War Tales

At 91 Charles Carter of Englewood, Fla. was old enough to enlist in the Army and serve with the 69th Infantry Division that fought its way across Europe during the closing months of World War II. He took a 4 1/2 day trip from New York to Scotland aboard the Queen Elizabeth. Carter joined the 69th Division in France as it forced the faltering German army back into the fatherland at the close of the war. Carter’s primary recollection of fighting with his unit was at the Siegfried Line protecting the German border along its western edge. “The Germans were…

Vietnam vet dedicated to serving fellow vets

Vietnam vet dedicated to serving fellow vets


Arizona Daily Star

Johnny Thompson may have ended his military career, but he still serves.

Tammy Duckworth is pregnant, would be 1st senator to give birth in office

Tammy Duckworth is pregnant, would be 1st senator to give birth in office

by Dartunorro Clark @ NBC News Top Stories

Ten members of the House of Representatives have had children while serving in Congress, though Duckworth will be the first senator.

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Guide For New Visitors On Where To Go Myanmar

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Wonder where to go Myanmar for the most meaningful memories? The following is our 7-day travel itinerary on the top-ranked destinations in the country you can have a chance to visit all. Also called the Golden Land, Myanmar is a spectacular country which is still relatively untouched by tourism. Thanks to thousands of iconic sights […]

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Amazon reviews of The Life of a Warrior

by Bob @ US Wings

 The Life of a Warrior, a book based on the life of SFC David Hack, CEO of US Wings, traces the tragedies & triumphs of Sarge’s life, including his impoverished childhood, his military service in Vietnam, and his business & personal successes.  Life of a Warrior is the story of a man who rose from a childhood […]

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Staying Healthy in Vietnam - How to Not Get Sick During Your Vacation | XO Tours Blog

Staying Healthy in Vietnam - How to Not Get Sick During Your Vacation | XO Tours Blog


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One of the fastest ways to ruin a vacation is by falling sick! Here are some great tips on how to stay healthy during your time in Vietnam.

How To Get From Lisbon Airport to City Center (Without Getting Scammed)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Find out how to conveniently get to some of the most popular places in Lisbon’s city center. First tip: stay away from taxis! Lisbon is one of the most charming capitals in Europe. There are many unique things to do, see and taste here, ensuring you have a memorable time. I recommend that you stay […]

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Vietnam War: The Individual Rotation Policy | HistoryNet

Vietnam War: The Individual Rotation Policy | HistoryNet


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The individual rotation policy was, in hindsight, clearly one of the worst ideas of the Vietnam War. At the time, however, military planners had few options.

Thank you

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Our very first post and we start by thanking you for checking us out...

I Love Vietnam Community Projects – the Core Value of Youth

by ponta666 @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

From a social enterprise in Hue city, the I Love Hue Tour has grown up and become I Love Vietnam Tour, which operates tours in 4 main cities in Vietnam. Despite the rapid growth, I Love Vietnam Tour still keep the core value of a social enterprise – support the community. As there are many community problems […]

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This Guy Bit a Smartphone Battery and It Blew Up in His Face

This Guy Bit a Smartphone Battery and It Blew Up in His Face

by River Donaghey @ VICE

Apparently, they can erupt into massive fireballs.

Kim Jong Un's Olympic thaw doesn't mean he's now a 'very good neighbor'

Kim Jong Un's Olympic thaw doesn't mean he's now a 'very good neighbor'

by Lester Holt and Alexander Smith @ NBC News Top Stories

This year's games in South Korea's PyeongChang will be the first to feature athletes from the South and North on a unified Olympic team.

Learning to come home from war: no one said 'thank you' to Vietnam vets | Alan Cutter

Learning to come home from war: no one said 'thank you' to Vietnam vets | Alan Cutter


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Alan Cutter: The experiences of Vietnam veterans remind us that civilians and soldiers have roles to play to aid each other

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

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Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Markus Nutivaara celebrates after scoring against the Vegas Golden Knights during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Vietnam Motorbike Tours & Rentals, Hanoi - Offroad Vietnam Adventures

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Arizona and Colorado face off in possible testy rematch

Arizona and Colorado face off in possible testy rematch

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Colorado coach Tad Boyle reacts near the end of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Washington on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Sexy Photos Seemingly Got a Canadian Train Conductor Fired (Again)

Sexy Photos Seemingly Got a Canadian Train Conductor Fired (Again)

by Mack Lamoureux @ VICE

In 2014, a woman was wrongfully fired after filing a sexual harassment complaint.

How to get around Saigon on the cheap!

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

As tourists, Ho Chi Minh City can seem very centralized because not only are many of the tourist attractions around District 1, the centre of the city, but this district is also quite compact.  However, with 24 districts, the city is actually very spread out and some of the other districts are more than twice…

About Us – Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Adventures

by Anh Wu @ Offroad Vietnam Adventures

Offroad Vietnam Adventure Travel website offers extensive information about preparing your self-guided or guided tours on two wheels, 4 wheels, treks, cruises etc. or any type of adventure tours in Vietnam and neighbouring countries

ABOUT OFFROAD VIETNAM This page provides details you need to know about Offroad Vietnam Adventures. Based on these details you can decide to lead you on Vietnam motorbike adventures. The Owners Offroad Vietnam®, clearly says what it does and has the true ring of adventure. So there’s no mistaking it for any other company, either. The two owners are Anh WU (full name Vu The Anh, speaks English) who has had over 20 years experience working in tourism and Tony NGUYEN who has been leading trips for over 10 years. Our company will remain 100% Vietnamese run and owned. When you travel with Offroad Vietnam®, you’re not just customers but also friends. Unlike overseas-based tourism companies, every Dollar you spend on the trip stays in Vietnam. We don’t have fancy offices or pay high commissions. However, we believe in putting the money back into the Vietnamese community. If you need any reference, comments, and reviews about our motorcycle tours and rentals, please have a look here. Offroad Vietnam® is a registered trade name number 93860 on December 25th, 2006 issued by National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam. The Motorcycles. Do You Want A Reliable Honda? We are the first and the only touring company in Northern Vietnam offering Vietnam motorcycling on real road Honda GL Pro 160cc. Upgrade to Honda XR250 dirt bikes is also available at an additional cost. These bikes are between 1998 and 2005 models. They are of course much more reliable than the Russian or Chinese bikes many companies are still using. You can check why our customers liked them here. They not only offer you power and smooth operation but also guarantee a trouble-free and safe trip with disc brake(s). We own these bikes, maintain them ourselves and don’t use rental bikes from any company. Rental bikes are ridden by riders of all skill levels and are usually older or lower in quality. This is a very big difference that many companies do not mention about the rental bikes they use. The Guides First and foremost, Offroad Vietnam® is backed up by a team of guides who have many years touring on motorcycles, are highly appreciated by our clients. These guys are well recognized by most of travellers on motorcycles to Vietnam. Services We Offer Below is a wide range of adventures, mainly off-road tours in Vietnam: motorcycle tours; 4×4 tours; train tours; trekking; cruising and kayaking. People do have different expectations, therefore some classic tours are available at: transvietnam; classic group tours. Budget travellers who want to travel on their own can also rent motorbikes, motorcycles and 4×4 vehicles from us here. Festivals are a big part of life in Vietnam, we offer you the opportunity to take part in these parties here every year. For the most extreme off-road touring, together we can design an itinerary like no other here. To offer even more flexibility and extension to your tour, we connect tours with Sinhbalo Adventures who offers biking and cycling rides, Motorbike Thailand for enduro touring on modern road bikes, Dancing Roads for motocross adventures and James Barbush in Laos. With this special cooperation, you can book one long tour just through one click and leave the rest to us. Our team has been offering motorbike tours for women since 2007. In fact, these tours are with slower riding and more stops so you can meet and talk with local people. Always keep in mind that all our tours and/or proposals can be customized before and during the journey, taking into account road and weather conditions as well as your riding ability and changes in your expectations. Information The webmasters at Offroad Vietnam work around the clock to upload the latest information about travelling in Vietnam, tours with places still available. We own a really big database of over 150 tours and thousands of photos and video shot on the roads which enable us to design and send you a virtual tour shortly we receive your inquiry. We have been trying to create one of the most interactive websites for touring Vietnam. You can read what experience and/or thoughts the most recent customers said about our tours and/or services. In fact, they are provided “as is” and we don’t alter anything at all. A detailed FAQs page is the first thing you can check before sending an inquiry to save your time and ours. Support Offroad Vietnam provides riding lesson for riders who want to flow with Vietnamese traffic for 30 USD per person. After one to two hours, most of our customers handle the crazy traffic well. The most important things are confidence and the passion to ride! This lesson is only available for guided tour clients. For independent riders, we provide rental services at reasonable prices. We also provide free broadband Internet access and photo burning on CDs or DVDs to our clients. All the photos will be backed up on our hard disk and you can get them back anytime if you lose your camera or your memory card is lost or damaged. If we ever use any of these photos, we will ask for the permission and credit the owner.

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Music During the Vietnam War

Music During the Vietnam War

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

The Vietnam conflict has been called “America’s first rock-and-roll war” because of the predominance of rock music that permeated the American experience there. As draft quotas were raised and deferment and exemption loopholes closed, an overwhelming number of military personnel belonged to one generation: the average age of combat soldiers was 19 and, according to […]

World War I Era Family

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

100 years ago on December 15th, my grandparents married on my grandmother Myrtle’s 18th birthday. Weeks later, Grandpa Bill received his draft notice to join the Army infantry. Earlier, when he’d tried to enlist, he’d been turned down for medical reasons. Now, in December 1917, he was determined fit. He underwent basic training and shipped … Continue reading World War I Era Family

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Of peace on earth, goodwill toward men

Of peace on earth, goodwill toward men

by howgoesthebattle @ How Goes the Battle?

Here is a Christmas card the soldiers were issued that they used to send home to friends, family, and, in this case, a friend’s family: The preprinted portion inside the card reads: May the Peace and Happiness of Christmas be yours today and throughout the New Year from The First Team. For more on Christmas … Continue reading

Vietnam – A Paradise Of Vegan Cuisines

by Huong Lien @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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Soldiers Celebrating Christmas during the Vietnam War

Soldiers Celebrating Christmas during the Vietnam War

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

To all my friends, family, military brothers and sisters: THANK YOU for all your support of this website during the past year!  I look forward to 2018 – many new articles and pictures are planned for your reading enjoyment! I have a tendency to add more pictures as I come across them – +30 this […]

Circuits En Motos Au Vietnam – Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Adventures

by Anh Wu @ Offroad Vietnam Adventures

Offroad Vietnam Adventure Travel website offers extensive information about preparing your self-guided or guided tours on two wheels, 4 wheels, treks, cruises etc. or any type of adventure tours in Vietnam and neighbouring countries

CIRCUITS MOTOS AU VIETNAM BIENVENUE sur la page d’accueil officielle de OFFROAD VIETNAM! Nous sommes l’organisateur des circuits en motos basés en plein coeur des vieux quartiers de Hanoi, au Nord du Vietnam. Fondé et managé par deux passionnés de moto vietnamiens depuis décembre 2006, le fondateur Anh Wu travaillait dans le tourisme responsable au cours des 20 dernières années et co-propriétaire Tony Nguyen connaît tous les coins du Vietnam grâce à ses expériences de guide des voyages depuis 10 ans. Notre personnel parle couramment anglais et répond rapidement votre demande par email. Nous prenons tous les détails au sérieux et compte tenu que nous sommes dans votre position. 1. Voyage en moto entièrement guide Vous n’avez que à profiter le voyage et laissez nous à nous occuper de tout. [ Plus de détails ] 2. Voyage en moto semi-directifs (moto et un guide) à travers le Vietnam. Vous avez la liberté de définir votre propre rythme. [ Plus de détails ] 3. Voyage auto-guidée en moto Ce sera votre nouvelle aventure loin de la norme, un séjour plutôt que d’un voyage! Si vous aurez envie d’organiser vous même votre voyage, le voyage auto-guidée en moto et/ou en scooter (location de motos) serait votre choix. Offroad Vietnam fournit des informations de base et utiles ainsi que des conseils, nous ne sommes pas simplement louer les motos. [ Plus de détails ] Avec nous, vous avez une large gamme de voyage en motos vacances au Vietnam. Cela signifie également que notre prestation s’accorde à une gamme très large du budget en fonction du type de moto et visite de votre réservation. Notre objectif est d’offrir la meilleure qualité de services et de vous montrer un VRAI VIETNAM. Voici trois différents forfaits sont offrit par Offroad Vietnam, tous gérés par le personnel et les guides très professionnels. Offroad services du Vietnam est fortement recommandé dans le Lonely Planet Vietnam 2009 et 2012 ainsi que de nombreux magazines internationaux, des journaux, des livres de voyage à propos de motocyclisme en Asie. Cliquer ici pour plus d’informations. Nous soutenons les entreprises locales et les communautés à travers des excursions guidées de moto et semi-guidée en amenant les groupes à plus beaux restaurants locaux, hôtels et logement chez l’habitant. Cela contribue directement vos sous à aider les familles pauvres, des restaurant locaux et des hôtels à améliorer la vie des populations locales dans les zones reculées du Vietnam qui existent quelques activités touristiques. Venez donner un coup de main avec nous! VOYAGE EN MOTO ET EN VÉHICULES 4 ROUES L’Asie est l’un des lieux les plus fascinants au monde de voyager en moto et le Vietnam est l’un des quelques pays asiatiques offrant des paysages magnifiques, des sentiers battus aux montagnes sinueuses et des gens sympathiques. Au Vietnam, notre entreprise offre de nombreux types de voyage aventure guidé sur deux roues (motos, cyclomoteurs scooters) véhicules 4×4 et tout ce qui peut sortir de grandes routes vers des sentiers battus. Tous les tours commencent à partir de Hanoi, mais peut finir n’importe où au Vietnam. Nos voyages en moto ne sont pas classés comme des voyages extrême “off-road” et Offroad Vietnam est tout simplement le nom de notre entreprise. Nous roulons sur une variété de routes, à la fois sur les pistes. La plupart de nos tours sont privés et personnalisés, mais certains sont ouverts pour les motards plus de l’accompagner, nous ne organisons pas de voyages préprogrammés. Notre personnel a conçu plus de 150 itinéraires différents, et la carte est utile pour vous au moment de décider où rouler au Vietnam. Les voyages sont conçus par des motards professionnels afin de vous aider à découvrir un autre Vietnam loin du tourisme de masse. Avec nous, vous roulez à certains endroits moins fréquentés, inédits et non encore mentionnées dans les guides. Conquérir les routes sinueuses du haut, virages en épingle et rencontrer de vraies personnes locales qui accueillent les étrangers en tant qu’invités spéciaux qui apportent la bonne chance dans leurs foyers. La moto reste probablement la meilleure mode déplacement vers la liberté que vous pouvez vous arrêter où et quand vous le souhaitez. Sentir les nids de poule sous votre ceinture, rencontrer les enfants, serrer la main et prendre une tasse de thé vert avec la population locale dans les cafés en bordure de route vous donnent un vraie Vietnam. Les routes de montagne venteux, les rizières vertes luxuriantes, la route historique 6 et la route 4, la légendaire piste Ho Chi Minh, Sapa brumeux, Ha Giang nuageux et la baie d’Halong pittoresque sont que quelques endroits incontournable et bien plus encore vous attend découvrir. Surfant sur la campagne vide et routes de montagne est toujours un sentiment différent des routes encombrées dans les grandes villes. La limite de vitesse au Vietnam n’est que 60 kilomètres par heure et on roule plus lentement tout d’abord assurer la sécurité et d’autre part profiter de la vue impeccable. Pour nos guides, chaque voyage est une nouvelle découverte et une chance de se faire des amis et tisser des relations qui à la fin est une valeur ajoutée pour l’ensemble du trajet. Ils sont tous formés à la réparation mécanique, ils parlent vietnamien, anglais et quelques langues dialectales. Loin des grandes villes, les gens agitent la main et disent “bonjour” lorsque vous passez. Ils se réuniront autour de vous quand vous arrêtez pour vous accueillir, toucher votre peau et essayer de comprendre pourquoi vous êtes si poilus ainsi que de regarder les motos car ils ont à peine jamais vu une comme ça avant. Les aventures les plus populaires que nous offrons sont ceux guidées en moto (plus de 500 visites et plus de 2.000 clients). Offroad Vietnam est le premier et original agence de voyage en moto en organisant exclusivement des voyages en motos japonais au Nord Vietnam. Nous sommes une équipe très professionnelle, possédons toutes les motos et les maintenons nous-mêmes. Nous ne louons pas les motos de aucun troisième part. Ceci est très important et […]

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Bill O’Brien of North Port, Fla. became a Navy computer expert fixing secret computers at sea

Bill O’Brien of North Port, Fla. became a Navy computer expert fixing secret computers at sea

by Don Moore @ War Tales

Bill O’Brien of North Port, Fla. served aboard the destroyer USS Fred T. Berry (DD-858) from 1961 to ’63 as part of the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal’s battle group much of the time. He and his ship made a couple of cruises to the Mediterranean, another to Halifax, Nova Scotia, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, and the Red Sea. Because of his classroom ability he became an electronic communication-mate 3rd class. Much of his time aboard ship was spent repairing the Navy’s first communication computers that were inoperative until O’Brien showed up on the Fred T. Berry and fixed them. When…

Oprah visits Alabama grave of woman honored in Globes speech

Oprah visits Alabama grave of woman honored in Globes speech

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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2010, file photo, Recy Taylor, 91, sits in her home in Winter Haven, Fla. Oprah Winfrey's barnstormer of a speech at the Golden Globes highlighted the story of Taylor, a black Alabama woman who…

Woodbridge girls basketball team tops CdM 58-45 in battle for second place

Woodbridge girls basketball team tops CdM 58-45 in battle for second place

by Tim Burt @ Orange County Register

Woodbridge’s girls basketball team improved its record to 4-1 and took over second place in the Pacific Coast League with a 58-45 victory over Corona del Mar Tuesday night at Woodbridge. The Warriors were led by Sanarya Salem who had 21 points and Anjali Ghadi, who had 19 points and five 3-pointers. Erika Maggard had […]

Vietnam surprises vets returning to battleground (photos, video)

Vietnam surprises vets returning to battleground (photos, video)


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Seeking closure, reconciliation, or just a look at a formerly war-torn land, many veterans of the war in Vietnam are returning to that country, and are often surprised by what they find.

Letter: Tone was much different with this Women’s March

Letter: Tone was much different with this Women’s March

by Letters To The Editor @ The Mercury News

The tone at this year’s Women’s March was noticeably different from the first march. The first one was reacting to disbelief: “Not my president,” “Love fights hate.” It was here that the strength of women power became evident. And the pundits were saying it was just a flash in the pan, it wouldn’t evolve into […]

Care Packages from Home

Care Packages from Home

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

During the Vietnam War, those of us in the bush, carried everything we owned on our backs and were always on the move. The water in our canteens had a bitter after-taste from both the plastic canteen itself and the iodine tablets we used to ‘purify’ the water; supposedly killing the bacteria and other parasites, […]

The New Guy (Guest Post)

The New Guy (Guest Post)

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

By Michael P. Walsh The Washington, D.C., Vietnam Veterans Memorial is inscribed with 58,272 names – each a story of lost opportunity and heartache; ultimate sacrifices that, with time, are known by and intimate to fewer. The New Guy is one of those small stories, perhaps now, 48 years later, important to only me – […]

Schumer admits no guarantee on DACA vote

by Alex Johnson @ NBC News Top Stories

The Senate Democratic leader said Democrats will hold Republicans accountable if they break their promise to allow a vote on DACA by Feb. 8.

WAR & Military Mental Health: The US Psychiatric Response in the 20th Century

WAR & Military Mental Health: The US Psychiatric Response in the 20th Century


PubMed Central (PMC)

Involvement in warfare can have dramatic consequences for the mental health and well-being of military personnel. During the 20th century, US military psychiatrists tried to deal with these consequences while contributing to the military goal of preserving ...

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

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Vegas Golden Knights players celebrate after left wing James Neal scored against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Visit Myanmar 2018 Tips For Newcomers To Gain Unforgettable Memories

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Fall in love with the Buddhist temples and monasteries, pristine white beaches, and ancient Asian culture? Then, it is time to visit Myanmar, or commonly known as Burma. Here is a must-see destination for those who are fond of Buddha and beaches. What makes the country apart from the crowd is a collection of numerous […]

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Are Stores Locking Up Tide PODS So People Won’t Eat Them?

by Kim LaCapria @ Snopes.com

Although stores are securing Tide detergent PODS in locked cases, retailers confirmed the measure was not related to any social media challenge.

Those Who Served: 50 stories of Vietnam veterans

Those Who Served: 50 stories of Vietnam veterans


pantagraph.com

“Those Who Served: Vietnam” originally honored Central Illinois veterans in 2015 as the nation marked the 50th anniversary of the start of ground troops in Vietnam. It is being shared

Porcelain considered as wabisabi?

by nakamichi @ Historum - History Forums

Korean Ido Chawan perhaps most prized by Sengoku Zen enthusiasts as wabisabi. But are there examples of porcelain being deemed as wabisabi by Zen...

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Top 4 Drink in Sai Gon You Must Try

by Trinh Cherry @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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Customized American Made Veteran Apparel

by Bob @ US Wings

Customized American Made Veteran Apparel! To honor our military veterans, we now offer Customized American Made  Veteran Apparel! Choose your jacket, then add a selection of patches (including branch of service & Vietnam Veteran patches) on the left sleeve, right sleeve, left chest, or back. We currently offer a Black Goatskin A-2 Jacket, a Brown […]

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DINING ETIQUETTE (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)-VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOUR 

DINING ETIQUETTE (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)-VIETNAM HIGHLIGHTS TOUR 


Travel Sense Asia

Have you know about Vietnam dinning etiquette? Let’s get useful tips and experience the best meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) through Vietnam highlight tour.

7 Unique Experiences and Things To Do in Pico Island, Azores

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

These are some of the most unique things to do in Pico you can’t miss when you’re in the island. Pico is the second largest island of the Azores archipelago – after São Miguel. Despite being the most obviously volcanic, it still boasts an incredible variety of landscapes. Between the green meadows, the lava fields, […]

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The women who served in Vietnam

The women who served in Vietnam


BBC News

Vietnam veteran Claire Brisebois Starnes, author of Women Vietnam Veterans: Our Untold Stories, on her time as a photographer during the conflict.

A review of our “Foodie” tour by a renown New York Chef

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

Here is an excerpt from the food diary of Mario Tolentino, a New York Chef and winner of The Food Network’s “Chopped” in 2010.  Mr. Tolentino, a street food fanatic, decided to take part in our “Foodie” tour on August 6th, 2011.  He was kind enough to send his review of “The Lunch Lady” and…

Lt. Ken Donihue in 101st Airborne fought NVA & A-shau Valley of Vietnam

Lt. Ken Donihue in 101st Airborne fought NVA & A-shau Valley of Vietnam

by Don Moore @ War Tales

Former 1st Lt. Ken Donihue of Hampshire House apartments in Port Charlotte arrived in Vietnam a few weeks after the “Tet Offensive.” He flew into the country in March of 1968, as a member of Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division—”The Screaming Eagles.” “The 101st was based at ‘Camp Eagle’…

Budget travel – Top 5 cheapest destinations in Asia

by Oanh Tran @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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Vietnam: Ghosts of Our Fathers

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

By Lt. Col.(ret) Brian M. DeToy, PhD & Sheryl Rankin Shafer Photo Credit: Sheryl Rankin Shafer Vietnam. The word itself conjured up so many images, so many memories for my wife and me. It was associated so deeply with our youth. I was born in 1962 on an Army camp on Okinawa and Sheryl a … Continue reading Vietnam: Ghosts of Our Fathers

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Sorry, Haters: 'The Boss Baby' Deserves Its Oscar Nomination

Sorry, Haters: 'The Boss Baby' Deserves Its Oscar Nomination

by Eve Peyser @ VICE

That's Oscar-nominated 'The Boss Baby' to you...

WWII American Hero Dies at 96

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

“These young Gestapo guys don’t even check papers well anymore.” ~ Irv Refkin A young Jewish-American OSS (Office of Strategic Services) spy during WWII, Refkin spent a lot of time behind enemy lines, usually disguised as a German corporal (“No one has ever noticed a corporal,” he said). On this occasion he was having drinks … Continue reading WWII American Hero Dies at 96

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Sun And Sea Vacations For Newlyweds Through Vietnam Holiday Package 2018

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to its colonial structures, sparkling bays, gorgeous beaches, stunning landscapes, exotic cuisine, and colorful culture, Vietnam is always appealing to many honeymooners in all parts of the world. So, if you are newly married couples and wondering where to go in the S-shaped country for unforgettable and meaningful experiences, then Vietnam Holiday Package 2018 […]

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Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

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New York Knicks forward Tim Hardaway Jr. (3) is fouled by Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Vietnam | History Tours | Private & Group Educational Tours

Vietnam | History Tours | Private & Group Educational Tours


Essential History Expeditions

Vietnam. Essential History Expeditions Conducts History & Educational Tours Worldwide. Offering Private & Group Tours!

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“Fragging” during the Vietnam War

“Fragging” during the Vietnam War

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

During its long withdrawal from South Vietnam, the U.S. military experienced a serious crisis in morale. Chronic indiscipline, illegal drug use, and racial militancy all contributed to trouble within the ranks. But most chilling of all was the advent of a new phenomenon: large numbers of young enlisted men turning their weapons on their superiors. […]

Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies

Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ursula K. Le Guin, the award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has died at 88.

John Wayne and the Cult(ure) of Movies

John Wayne and the Cult(ure) of Movies

by howgoesthebattle @ How Goes the Battle?

Here is my response to a comment posted by Robyn Riley on the About page of my blog who asked, for reasons of “post graduate research”: Did your dad grow up watching John Wayne movies? Do you know if he thought Vietnam was going to be like what he had grown up seeing in the movies? … Continue reading

The Best Day Trips from Hanoi

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Beware! XO Tours does not operate in Hanoi. If you book with a tour operator in Hanoi that claims to be XO Tours, you have been defrauded! Hanoi sits on a bend in the Red River. To the south and east lies the watery world of the Red River Delta, where farms and villages continue as…

The Best Of Siquijor: Itinerary, Tourist Spots and Budget in 2018

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Siquijor travel guide and itinerary has all you need to know to plan your trip to one of the best hidden gems of the Philippines. Dreamy waterfalls, secret tropical beaches and memorable sunsets await you in Siquijor: the island of fire! Siquijor island has been known as land of witchcraft, enchantments and sorcery. So […]

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My 31 Favorite Travel Tips From My 31 Years Of Age (Auch!)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Looking at my travel resume, I have been fortunate to have visited more than 30 countries in 4 different continents. About time to put together my favorite ever travel tips that work anywhere in the world. This year I’ve turned 31 years old (auch!) which also means 31 years of collecting travel experiences. With every […]

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Vietnam Upcoming Motorbike Tour Late Availability – Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Adventures

by Anh Wu @ Offroad Vietnam Adventures

Offroad Vietnam Adventure Travel website offers extensive information about preparing your self-guided or guided tours on two wheels, 4 wheels, treks, cruises etc. or any type of adventure tours in Vietnam and neighbouring countries

LATE AVAILABILITY OF VIETNAM MOTORBIKE TOURS WELCOME to the tour updates page of OFFROAD VIETNAM Motorbike Tour Operator! This is a quite extensive website that covers adventure tours in Vietnam. However, most are motorcycle tours. You will find everything you need to know about guided or unguided trips. In addition, we have information about preparing your trips, Vietnam country, and people etc. This specific page offers motorbike tour late availability from Hanoi, Vietnam. Offroad Vietnam provides private and customized motorbike tours in Vietnam. In other words, we don’t run set-scheduled trips. Many of our customers book strictly private (closed door) tours while some of them want to have more riders tagged along to have more fun and save some money. You can either start a ride and we post an update to get more people for you or join one of the existing trips. In fact, an open door trip usually has the rider(s) with different riding experiences. Therefore, if you care about strangers in the group, you’d better book a strictly private tour. Finally, we give no guarantee about getting more riders but will try our best. Please follow this link to find out late availability you could join. Contact us at offroadvietnam@gmail.com for more details.

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AP NBA writers pick All-Star rosters for LeBron, Steph

AP NBA writers pick All-Star rosters for LeBron, Steph

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LeBron, Stephen, you have some big decisions to make.

'Same blood' bonds unified Korean Olympic hockey team

'Same blood' bonds unified Korean Olympic hockey team

by Lester Holt and Jason Cumming and Associated Press @ NBC News Top Stories

Kim Jong Un's regime isn't worried about a lack of bonding as the Korean Olympic women's hockey team bids for it own "miracle on ice."

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 2: South Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

In this, the second part of our two-part series on avoiding common tourist scams in Vietnam, we focus on popular tourist destinations in the south of the country. Saigon, Nha Trang and Hoi An all have their fair share of scams and safety hazards that travelers should be aware of. (Read Part 1 of this series…

Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

by Ben Margot @ missoulian.com - RSS Results

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, guards New York Knicks' Jarrett Jack (55) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

How to find out what battles a loved one fought in Vietnam

How to find out what battles a loved one fought in Vietnam


How Goes the Battle?

For those wanting to know how to find out which battles your loved one fought in during the Vietnam War here’s what you need to know: -Which branch of the Armed Forces did they serve in: Army, Navy…

What to See in North Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Thanks to the perfect geographical location, Vietnam has inherited many wonderful landscapes from Mother Nature and absorbed the essence of neighboring cultures. This makes people wonder what to see in North Vietnam. Because I have spent almost all of my life here, I can confidently say that I know this area inside out. My friends […]

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Requesting Feedback for Future Post

Requesting Feedback for Future Post

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

To all Vietnam Vets: Please take a moment to comment on the question below, type your response at the end of this article and NOT on the shared Facebook or Twitter posts… As Vietnam Vets, we didn’t know much about Vietnam before going…but this is what I learned while there? As an example, my answer: […]

John Kerry's Service Record

John Kerry's Service Record


Snopes.com

Were John Kerry's Vietnam War service medals earned under 'fishy' circumstances?

Gold medalist Shawn Johnson: I wouldn't let my daughter join gymnastics

Gold medalist Shawn Johnson: I wouldn't let my daughter join gymnastics

by Tracy Connor @ NBC News Top Stories

Shawn Johnson won gold in at the 2008 Olympics but now says USA Gymnastics is so broken she wouldn't let a child join the sport.

Letter: Ensure San Jose’s residential property benefits residents

Letter: Ensure San Jose’s residential property benefits residents

by Letters To The Editor @ The Mercury News

Regarding Sam Liccardo’s oped (Opinion, Jan. 21) concerning housing in San Jose: Given that naked capitalism and community well-being are often at cross purposes, what is the influence of out-of-area and foreign real estate investment in skewing housing costs toward the highest bidder as opposed to the greatest need or benefit? Has there been a […]

Comey, Sessions interviewed by Mueller's team in Russia probe

Comey, Sessions interviewed by Mueller's team in Russia probe

by Ken Dilanian and Julia Ainsley and Pete Williams and Hallie Jackson @ NBC News Top Stories

The special counsel's investigators have spoken to both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former FBI Director James Comey, who was fired by President Trump.

NFL Rejects Veterans Group’s Ad for Super Bowl Program

by Associated Press @ Snopes.com

The NFL has denied advertising space in the Super Bowl program for a veterans group that declined to alter language about standing for the national anthem.

Vietnam Motorrad-Touren – Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Adventures

by Anh Wu @ Offroad Vietnam Adventures

Offroad Vietnam Adventure Travel website offers extensive information about preparing your self-guided or guided tours on two wheels, 4 wheels, treks, cruises etc. or any type of adventure tours in Vietnam and neighbouring countries

VIETNAM MOTORRAD-TOUREN Dies ist eine temporäre Übersetzung durch Google Translate. Die endgültige Übersetzung ist in Kürze verfügbar. Danke. WILLKOMMEN auf der offiziellen Homepage des Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Reiseveranstalter! Wir nehmen jedes Detail ernst, wenn man bedenkt, wie wir sind in Ihrer Position. Bei uns haben Sie die Wahl aus den verschiedensten Motorrad-Urlaub in Vietnam. Dies bedeutet auch, unsere Preise mit einem sehr breiten Budget-Bereich in Abhängigkeit von der Art des Fahrrades und Tour Buch zu arbeiten. Unser Ziel ist es, die beste Qualität von Dienstleistungen anbieten und zeigen Sie eine echte VIETNAM. Hier sind drei verschiedene Motorrad-Tour-Pakete Offroad Vietnam Angebote. 1. Motorrad Abenteuer für Fahrer Vollständig geführte Motorrad Abenteuer für Fahrer, die nur alles bezahlen im Voraus, alles hinter sich lassen, um uns und genießen Sie die Reise. [ Mehr Details ] 2. Semi-geführte Motorrad-Touren (Fahrrad und eine Anleitung) durch Vietnam. Sie haben die Freiheit, zu essen, was Sie wollen, bleiben, wo immer Sie möchten und stellen Sie Ihre eigenen Tempo. [ Mehr Details ] 3. Selbst-geführte Motorrad-und Roller-Abenteuer Dies wird Ihre neue Abenteuer weg von der Norm sein! Wenn Sie auf einem Etat sind und kann alles auf dich geworfen zu behandeln, sollten eine unabhängige Selbst-geführte Motorrad-und Roller-Abenteuer (Motorradverleih). Offroad Vietnam bietet grundlegende und hilfreiche Informationen sowie Tipps und Ratschläge, werden wir nicht nur die Einstellung der Fahrräder. [ Mehr Details ] Wir sind mitten im Herzen der Altstadt in Hanoi, der Hauptstadt des Landes, in Nord-Vietnam. Führen und im Besitz von zwei vietnamesischen Motorradfans seit Dezember 2006 hat der Gründer Anh Wu in verantwortungsvollen Tourismus arbeitet seit den letzten 20 Jahren und Mitinhaber Tony Nguyen hatte Motorradtouren seit 10 Jahren geführt und kennt jeden Winkel von Vietnam. Im Gegensatz zu anderen Betreibern, haben uns beide umfassendes Verständnis unserer Honda Motorräder und die Arbeit an den Bikes uns. Office-Personal spricht sehr gut Englisch und ist schnell mit E-Mail Antworten. Offroad Vietnam Dienstleistungen sind hoch im Lonely Planet Vietnam 2009 & 2012 sowie zahlreiche internationale Zeitschriften, Zeitungen, Reisen Bücher etc. über Motorradfahren in Asien empfohlen. Bitte klicken Sie hier für weitere Details. Lassen Sie uns rollen, um es wild und fahren Schlangenlinien Straßen erster Hand! OFFROAD VIETNAM unterstützt lokale Unternehmen und Gemeinden durch geführte und semi-geführte Motorrad-Ausflüge, indem Gruppen lokale besten Restaurants, Hotels und Gastfamilien. Dies trägt direkt Ihre Dollars an arme Familien, essen Köstlichkeiten und Hotels helfen, das Leben der Menschen vor Ort in abgelegenen Gebieten von Vietnam, die wenigen touristischen Aktivitäten bestehen zu verbessern. Komm und gib eine stützende Hand mit uns zusammen. FÜHRUNGEN auf Motorrädern und 4WD Fahrzeuge Asien ist eine der spannendsten Orte der Welt für Motorradtouren und Vietnam ist eines der wenigen asiatischen Ländern mit einer atemberaubenden Landschaft, hoher kurvenreichen Bergstraßen und freundliche Menschen. In Vietnam, bietet unser Unternehmen viele Arten von geführten on / off-Road-Abenteuer auf zwei Rädern (Motorräder, Motorräder, Mopeds Motorroller) 4×4 Fahrzeuge und alles, was gehen kann Straße, abseits der ausgetretenen Pfade oder außerhalb der Touristenpfade. Alle Touren starten von Hanoi sondern kann überall in Vietnam zu beenden. Sie zahlen uns in einem Stück und die Fahrt genießen, gibt es keine Notwendigkeit, mit Fahrrad-Reparatur, Restaurants und einen Platz zum Übernachten zu verhandeln. Unser Motorrad-Fahrten sind nicht so extremen Offroad-Urlaub kategorisiert und Offroad Vietnam ist einfach unsere Handelsnamen. Wir fahren auf einer Vielzahl von Straßen, sowohl auf als auch abseits der Straße. Die meisten unserer Touren sind privat und maßgeschneiderte, aber einige sind offen für weitere Fahrer mitkommen, wissen wir nicht laufen vorgeplanten Reisen. Unsere Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter konzipiert mehr als 150 verschiedene Routen, und die Routenkarte ist für Sie nützlich, wenn zu entscheiden, wo zu fahren in Vietnam. Die Touren werden von professionellen Fahrern für Fahrer entwickelt, um ein anderes Vietnam entfernt erleben vom Massentourismus. Bei uns können Sie Venture vielerorts weniger gereist, weniger besucht, unberührten und noch nicht in die Führung Bücher erwähnt. Die Eroberung der hohen kurvigen Straßen, Haarnadelkurven und Treffen echten Menschen vor Ort, die Ausländer willkommen als Gäste, die Glück bringen in ihre Heimat. Motorrad ist wahrscheinlich der beste Weg zur Freiheit, wie Sie aufhören können, wo und wann Sie wollen. Fühlen Schlaglöcher unter Ihrem Gürtel, treffen die Kinder, Hände schütteln und eine Tasse grünen Tee mit der lokalen Bevölkerung in den am Straßenrand “Cafés” bieten The Real Vietnam. Windy Bergstraßen, sattgrüne Reisfelder, historische Highway 6, Highway 4 und Dien Bien Phu Schlachtfeld legendären Ho Chi Minh Trail / Road, Khe Sanh combat Basis, Küsten-Highway 1, neblig Sapa, bewölkt Ha Giang, prächtige Ban Gioc Wasserfälle und malerische Halong Bay sind nur ein paar typische Orte, die Sie sehen und vieles mehr wartet auf Sie zu entdecken. Reiten auf leere Landschaft und Bergstraßen ist immer ein anderes Gefühl von den überfüllten Straßen in großen Städten. Tempolimit in Vietnam ist nur 60km / h und wir fahren langsamer zunächst auf Nummer sicher und zweitens in die atemberaubende Aussicht zu nehmen. Entfernt von großen Städten, Menschen Welle und “Hallo” sagen, wie Sie vorbei. Sie werden um Sie herum zu sammeln, wenn Sie sich auf Ihren Besuch zu beenden, berühren Ihre Haut und versuchen zu verstehen, warum Sie so haarig wie auch Blick auf die Bikes sind, weil sie kaum je zu sehen ein, wie dies vor. Jede Reise zu unseren Führern ist eine neue Entdeckung und eine Chance, neue Freunde zu machen und bauen Beziehung, die am Ende ist ein Mehrwert für die gesamte Reise. Die Reiseleiter sind alle mit mechanischen Reparaturen geschult, sie sprechen Vietnamesisch, Englisch und einige Dialekt Sprachen. Mit ihnen werden Sie sehen, das Beste aus Vietnam und haben mehr neue Freunde. Sie sind die eigentliche Asset unseres Unternehmens und wurden führende Motorradtouren für viele Jahre. Die beliebtesten Abenteuer bieten wir geführte Motorrad-Touren (über 500 Touren und mehr als 2.000 Kunden). Offroad Vietnam ist die erste und ursprüngliche Motorrad-und Motorrad-Tour-Operator in Nord-Vietnam Angebot voyages ausschließlich auf japanische Honda Straße und Enduro-Motorräder. Wir sind ein wirklich professionelles Team, besitzen alle Tourenräder und halten sie uns. Wir verwenden keine Leihräder aus einem Unternehmen. Dies ist sehr wichtig, und wir sind anders mit den meisten der Tournee Unternehmen, die Leihräder nutzen […]

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33 Travel Memes That Accurately Describe Going On A Vacation

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

A collection of funny travel memes and GIFs that are real AF and perfectly describe any of your last vacations. Featuring some of my favorite ones ever! Going on a trip is full of funny situations that happen over and over. I’ve put together what usually happens to me and went looking for memes and […]

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Old Vets (Guest Post)

Old Vets (Guest Post)

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

Happy New Year Everyone!!!  Here is my first post of 2018 – many more interesting stories are in the works with planned releases weekly. If you haven’t already, be sure to sign up above and we’ll notify you by email when any changes occur. I’d like to introduce Michael Lansford, a gifted writer and author […]

Officers Died

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Can anyone tell me what happened to the excellent website which I believe was called "Officers Died" It listed the names and sometimes photos plus...

What did it mean to be “Short” during the Vietnam War?

What did it mean to be “Short” during the Vietnam War?


Cherries - A Vietnam War Novel

All Infantry soldiers went to Vietnam expecting to spend 12 months in the war zone (Marines – 13).   It was like a jail sentence – spending 365 days in a war-torn, God-forsaken place on…

Garden Grove holds off Bolsa Grande to extend win streak to 16 games

Garden Grove holds off Bolsa Grande to extend win streak to 16 games

by Steve Fryer @ Orange County Register

GARDEN GROVE – Garden Grove pushed its winning streak to 16 games Tuesday with a 72-65 win over Bolsa Grande in a Garden Grove League boys basketball game at Bolsa Grande High. The Argonauts’ winning streak, the longest in Orange County this season, improved their record to 21-1 overall. Tuesday’s game concluded the first round […]

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

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Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brad Hunt, right, skates around Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Matt Calvert during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Biden: Handling Russian pre-election interference was 'tricky as hell'

Biden: Handling Russian pre-election interference was 'tricky as hell'

by Mike Memoli @ NBC News Top Stories

Former VP Joe Biden publicly lamented that top elected leaders didn't do more to inform the public about Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election.

When Best to travel to Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Decide when best to travel to Vietnam will give you some confuse because Vietnam is the tropical monsoon climate. That is the reason why you should choose the best time to visit each place in Vietnam, however, there are some months which is suitable for all parts of Vietnam. This article will show you the […]

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The shutdown is over but the immigration fight has just begun

The shutdown is over but the immigration fight has just begun

by Leigh Ann Caldwell and Garrett Haake and Frank Thorp V @ NBC News Top Stories

Now that the government has reopened with a commitment to address DACA, lawmakers are still miles apart on the content.

Agent Orange catching up to Vietnam veterans decades later

Agent Orange catching up to Vietnam veterans decades later


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Thousands of Vietnam vets who returned home unaware that they had been exposed to the same toxic dioxin that was meant to combat their enemies. Now, decades later, Agent Orange is catching up with them.

The Best Apps To Buy Cheap Flights On Your Phone (Updated for 2018!)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Finding a good and reliable travel app can be a hard task. In this article I will try to answer the question: which are the best apps to find cheap flights on your phone? Booking flights before vs now Not many years ago, you need an appointment with your travel agent to book a flight. We booked […]

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Arizona and Colorado face off in possible testy rematch

Arizona and Colorado face off in possible testy rematch

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Arizona head coach Sean Miller argues a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stanford Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

“Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II”

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

“In the fall of 1941, mysterious letters appeared in the mailboxes of a select group of young women attending the Seven Sisters colleges. Chosen for their aptitude in such subjects as math, English, history, foreign languages and astronomy, the women were invited to meet one-on-one with senior professors. At Wellesley, the students were asked unusual … Continue reading “Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II”

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What I Learned Studying Cannibal Play, Balloon Sex, and More

What I Learned Studying Cannibal Play, Balloon Sex, and More

by Matt Baume @ VICE

Katharine Gates has spent decades documenting niche fetishes. She told us what fetishists can teach the #metoo movement.

Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

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New York Knicks center Enes Kanter, right, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Oprah visits Alabama grave of woman honored in Globes speech

Oprah visits Alabama grave of woman honored in Globes speech

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ABBEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey has visited the grave of a black Alabama woman whose rape by six white men in 1944 drew national attention and whose story was highlighted in Winfrey's recent Golden Globes speech.

Vietnam C-Ration Cook Book

Vietnam C-Ration Cook Book

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

Tabasco C-Ration Cookbook Shane K. Bernard Ph.D. Historian & Curator for the McIlhenny Company (makers of Tabasco hot sauce) kindly provided the following copy of their C-Ration Cookbook.  I hope that you will enjoy viewing this cookbook and remember the McIlhenny Company (Tabasco sauce) who cared about their soldiers over in Vietnam. Doesn’t this just […]

A Grunt’s Glossary

A Grunt’s Glossary

by howgoesthebattle @ How Goes the Battle?

In amongst my dad’s things was a copy of The Air Cavalry Division, Volume 1, Number 2, July 1968, and in it there was an article entitled: A Grunt’s Glossary, a slang dictionary of the most commonly used words and phrases while in-country. AK: An AK-47, the Russian designed automatic rifle used by enemy troops. … Continue reading

In multiple deployments, soldiers saw a changed Vietnam

In multiple deployments, soldiers saw a changed Vietnam


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In Vietnam, multiple deployments prompted different perspectives on the war

Gymnastics culture is rotten to the core. Larry Nassar is just the beginning.

Gymnastics culture is rotten to the core. Larry Nassar is just the beginning.

by Joan Ryan @ NBC News Top Stories

I wrote about the systemic child abuse occurring in elite gymnastics in 1995. Why has change taken so long?

Using a Smartphone Camera Lens Kit To Boost Your Photos: Pixter Review

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Looking for a clever, effective and inexpensive way to boost your photos on your smartphone? Pixter might be the answer you’re looking for. This is a detailed review on of their attachable smartphone camera lens: the Super Fisheye! I confess I had a bit of prejudice against smartphone accessories. It’s just that I’ve seen so […]

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Vietnam & the Free World Military Forces

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

On December 12, 1969, a 1,350-man Civic Action Group from the Army of the Philippines, departs South Vietnam. They were part of the Free World Military Forces, an effort by President Johnson to enlist allies for the war. By securing support, Johnson hoped to build an international consensus behind his Vietnam policies. The Philippine unit … Continue reading Vietnam & the Free World Military Forces

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The Meeting of Two Amazing Women – I Love Vietnam Tour Ceo and Facebook Coo Sheryl Sandberg

by ponta666 @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

APEC is probably the biggest event in Danang, you can find many people who have great influence on the humanity to come to Danang, from the most powerful world leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, etc. To heads of the most important enterprises such as Sheryl Sandberg – the COO of Facebook, Mark Konyn – […]

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Discovering the hidden places of the Vietnam War

Discovering the hidden places of the Vietnam War

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

This is a guest post from my friend, Jonas Thorsell, a Swede, who routinely travels to Vietnam on business. He and two other partners have visited former war sites over the past few years and recently launched a website and blog to chronicle their findings. After 40 – 50 years, veterans are still curious about […]

If I Do Die, I Die as a Soldier

If I Do Die, I Die as a Soldier

by howgoesthebattle @ How Goes the Battle?

Dear Mom and Dad, Well I just got back from R&R and I am now in An Khe so I thought that I [would] drop a few lines. I sure enjoyed hearing your voices it helps a lot. It gives a person a little more hope and things seem a little brighter. I am so … Continue reading

Cherries: A Vietnam War Novel by John Podlaski

Cherries: A Vietnam War Novel by John Podlaski

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

Originally posted on Books in Review II:
VVA member John Podlaski served in Vietnam from 1969-71 with the Wolfhounds of the 25th Infantry Division and the 501st Infantry Brigade of the 101st Airborne division. The lead character in Cherries: A Vietnam War Novel (CreateSpace, 456 pp., $16), Podlaski’s fine first novel, is John Kowalski, often…

Sailboat burns near San Pedro Channel, Coast Guard picks up occupant

by City News Service @ Orange County Register

SAN PEDRO — A person escaped a fire that destroyed a sailboat Tuesday in the vicinity of the San Pedro Channel. U.S. Coast Guard lifeguards and Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a sailboat that was engulfed in flames with one person aboard about 11 a.m., 11 miles southwest of Point Fermin […]

Pearl Harbor Commemoration

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

A year ago yesterday, Sheryl and I had the privilege, with our EHE guests and friends, to attend the national Pearl Harbor Memorial Ceremonies on the 75th commemoration of that dark day. Our great additional privilege was to escort one of our guests, Stan Van Hoose, who had been assigned as a navigator’s assistant on … Continue reading Pearl Harbor Commemoration

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Back-to-back quakes shake the Bay Area

Back-to-back quakes shake the Bay Area

by Jason Green, Lisa M. Krieger @ The Mercury News

The earthquakes took place in a section of the San Andreas Fault that is known to be "creeping," resulting in many frequent rattles.

How We Judge Those Who Served, or Didn't, in Vietnam

How We Judge Those Who Served, or Didn't, in Vietnam


At War Blog

A Vietnam-era veteran says presidential candidates should not be judged harshly just because they did not serve during that war.

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Wonderful family trip to Vietnam

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

It is likely that building a strong family bond and exploring new lands will be two of the most popular resolutions in 2018, as strengthening the family relationship and discovering new cultures will significantly change the life of each person. So, obviously, a wonderful family trip to Vietnam will be a stone killing two birds […]

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Robert Reich: How Trump is destroying the GOP

Robert Reich: How Trump is destroying the GOP

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Budget deficits are dandy, states’ rights are obsolete, and Russian aggression is no big deal. These are Republicans?

Mortars at the Squad Level

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The Japanese during ww2 had a light mortar at the squad level, it was said to have given them an advantage in the rough fighting in the pacific. My...

An Awesome 2-Week Thailand Itinerary (For First-Timers)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This article will help you craft your very own Thailand travel itinerary. After reading this, you’ll be ready for a trip to one of the most adventure-packed destination in the world! Thailand is a one of a kind place in the world. Despite getting 30M of tourists every year – some spots are already lost […]

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103-year-old Air Force nurse, Grace Chicken, served in WW II, Korea and “Cold War”

103-year-old Air Force nurse, Grace Chicken, served in WW II, Korea and “Cold War”

by Don Moore @ War Tales

One-hundred-three-year-old retired Air Force Lt. Col. Grace Chicken, who lives at South Port Square in Port Charlotte, Fla., was already a registered nurse when she signed up for the Army Air Corps during the early part of World War II. Nurses like Grace didn’t take basic training like millions of other recruits. They were sent…

Passing of Judge Finney, a Civil Rights Icon

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

“We cannot rewrite history, but we can right history.” ~ Judge John C. Hayes III of Rock Hill, SC in 2015 On Jan. 31, 1961, 10 black students sat at a whites-only lunch counter at a local Rock Hill store and asked to be served. Dragged by police from their stools, the protesters, from nearby … Continue reading Passing of Judge Finney, a Civil Rights Icon

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The California Tribe Fighting for Federal Recognition

The California Tribe Fighting for Federal Recognition

by VICE Staff @ VICE

We talk about the Nisenan Native American tribe on this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now' podcast.

'Market Mavericks,' Today's Comics by Brian Blomerth

'Market Mavericks,' Today's Comics by Brian Blomerth

by Brian Blomerth @ VICE

When Yorna gets caught double-crossing a businessman, Shramp is forced to give up the secret ingredient in his delicious shrimp dogs.

U.S. Army C-rations

U.S. Army C-rations

by howgoesthebattle @ How Goes the Battle?

My dad brought back his C-rations and each packet still contains its original contents. Matches Package reads: These matches are designed especially for damp climates. But, they will not light when wet, or after long exposure (several weeks) to very damp air. D.D. Bean & Sons, Jaffrey, NH The C-ration packet below has the following … Continue reading

‘This Is Us’ finally confronts Jack’s death; brace yourself for a Super-bawl

‘This Is Us’ finally confronts Jack’s death; brace yourself for a Super-bawl

by Chuck Barney @ The Mercury News

NBC drama delivers a fiery cliff-hanger that will resume after the big game Feb. 4

Is Naples Safe For Tourists? What You (Really) Need To Know

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

It’s 2017 so time to sort this drama once and for all. Is Naples safe for tourists or not? Let’s spill the truth! It’s the elephant in the room of every discussion around Naples. Just like happened when I visited Rio de Janeiro, most of my conversations before heading to Italy’s third largest city had […]

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The full story: The VA's war against Vietnam Navy Veterans

The full story: The VA's war against Vietnam Navy Veterans


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BY BOB FORD The USS Ronald Reagan and her gallant crew of men and women recently performed a heroic service for thousands after the devastating earth­quake and tsunami on the east coast of northern Japan. They just don’t know it...

Vietnam Tips And Tricks: 26 Key Things To Know Before Your Trip

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This list of useful tips and tricks of Vietnam is mostly intended for first-time visitors but it can help anyone achieve a safe and worry-free travel. It should alert you for common mistakes and prepare you for traveling to one of the most amazing countries on Earth. I mean it. Not gonna lie: Vietnam is […]

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TOP 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

We recently put together for you an itinerary for exploring Ho Chi Minh City as part of our Custom Itineraries for Vietnam series.  After you have explored Ho Chi Minh City and if you have an extra day in your travel itinerary, short day trips are a great option.  Fortunately, outside of the city, there are several places…

Where to Stay in Sapa Vietnam?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

Before visiting Sapa, you should find where to stay in Sapa, Vietnam in order to choose the best accommodation for your trip. There are some types of accommodations in Sapa like Hotel, Resort, homestay, so it is easy to match your demand. Sapa is the small town in North Vietnam. In 1922, the French settled […]

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Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

by John Locher @ www.pantagraph.com - RSS Results

Vegas Golden Knights center Oscar Lindberg, left, tries to tip the puck by Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson, center, and goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas.…

40 Years After Vietnam, Blue Water Navy Vets Still Fighting for Agent Orange Compensation — ProPublica

40 Years After Vietnam, Blue Water Navy Vets Still Fighting for Agent Orange Compensation — ProPublica


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Though most didn’t step foot in Vietnam, some 90,000 Navy vets who served offshore may have been exposed to the chemical brew and seek benefits. The battle is playing out in the courts and in Congress. It boils down to a comma.

The Ultimate Itinerary of São Miguel Island (Made By An Azorean)

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

São Miguel in the Azores is a vibrant garden in the middle of the Atlantic. With so many different landscapes and things to do there, planning a route to explore the island is essential. This is the exact road trip itinerary I use when I get friends visiting São Miguel island and now I’m sharing […]

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Airman John Langley of Venice, Fla. and his guard-dog ‘Vogie’ took on NVA & VC during Vietnam War

Airman John Langley of Venice, Fla. and his guard-dog ‘Vogie’ took on NVA & VC during Vietnam War

by Don Moore @ War Tales

Airman 2nd Class John Langley of Venice was a member of the 377th Security Police (K-9) when he arrived at Tan Son Nhut Air Force Base outside Saigon South Vietnam in 1967. It was the 19-year-old airman and his guard-dog “Vogie” against the North Vietnamese Army and the Vietcong guerrillas. He was trained in guard-dog…

Hue City Tour With 13 Lovely Guests – the Special Hue Tour

by Trinh Cherry @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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Arizona and Colorado face off in possible testy rematch

Arizona and Colorado face off in possible testy rematch

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A look at things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:

U.S. servicemen sent to Vietnam for second tours - Oct 14, 1968 - HISTORY.com

U.S. servicemen sent to Vietnam for second tours - Oct 14, 1968 - HISTORY.com


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On this day in History, U.S. servicemen sent to Vietnam for second tours on Oct 14, 1968. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

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Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore, left, celebrates after defenseman Brad Hunt, right, scored against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh City: Which Vietnam City Is Right For You?

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

Struggling making a decision between Hanoi vs Ho Chi Minh for your upcoming trip to Vietnam? In this article I’m comparing both cities in terms of food, safety, places to visit and overall vibe for you to decide its overall travel potential. Which one is the right for you? Vietnam is not the easiest of […]

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N. Korean who blew up jetliner casts doubt on Kim Jong Un's Olympic motives

N. Korean who blew up jetliner casts doubt on Kim Jong Un's Olympic motives

by Bill Neely @ NBC News Top Stories

According to Kim Hyon-hui, Kim Jong Un's regime is using the looming PyeongChang 2018 Olympics to try to separate South Korea from its ally, the United States.

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Russia bans film on death of Stalin

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This film was bound to be controversial in Russia. Russia bars 'extremist' British comedy The Death of Stalin - BBC News...

Arizona and Colorado face off in possible testy rematch

Arizona and Colorado face off in possible testy rematch

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Utah guard Justin Bibbins (1) goes to the basket as Washington State forward Robert Franks, right, defends in the second half during an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Did Any Soldiers Serve Throughout the Vietnam War? | HistoryNet

Did Any Soldiers Serve Throughout the Vietnam War? | HistoryNet


HistoryNet

Did any soldiers serve throughout the entire Vietnam War?

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still seek immediate results, this is the first step to giving up early.In humans, that would be seven to 10 years. But equally important, those mice...

Indy US Wings Jacket

by Bob @ US Wings

My name’s Abel and in October of 2015, I ordered a Genuine Texas Steerhide “Indy” jacket from US Wings. It was an item I’d long coveted, and I’d done no shortage of searching before I finally squeezed the trigger on buying from US Wings as opposed to a lot of the other companies selling “authentic” […]

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CAP Chaplain Served Two Tours as Flight Nurse During Vietnam War

CAP Chaplain Served Two Tours as Flight Nurse During Vietnam War


CAP Chaplain Served Two Tours as Flight Nurse During Vietnam War

Linda Pugsley will always remember the young men she cared for as a flight nurse during the Vietnam War. “They were the finest threads of America’s cloth, and I will never forget them,” she said. “I would do it all again in a minute.”Now a lieutenant colonel in Civil Air Patrol and chaplain for CAP’s Southeast Region, in the 1960s Pugsley fu...

Sgt. John Robson escaped ‘Tet Offensive,’ serves 20 years in U.S. Air Force all around world

Sgt. John Robson escaped ‘Tet Offensive,’ serves 20 years in U.S. Air Force all around world

by Don Moore @ War Tales

John Robson of Englewood, Fla. joined the Air Force at 18, in 1966. After basic he was trained to be a jet engine mechanic and was sent to an air force base in Tuy Hoa, South Vietnam in 1967. He worked on the engine of a squadron of F-100 Super Sabre fighter-bombers over there. “We…

The Plight of the Vietnam Veteran

The Plight of the Vietnam Veteran

by howgoesthebattle @ How Goes the Battle?

This letter to the editor, written in 1986 by my dad’s friend and fellow Bravo Company “Sky Trooper,” sadly still resonates today. Below are excerpts of that letter. “Vietnam veterans and nation still recovering” Last week this letter came to me in the mail. And, though it was addressed to me, clearly it was written to … Continue reading

Climbing Mount Pico: All You Need To Know For an Epic Hike

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

During my last trip to Azores, I had the pleasure of climbing Mount Pico in Pico island. Here’s my experience and how you can get to the top safely. While it’s not by any means amongst the tallest in the world, Mount Pico can be deceptively difficult to conquer which leads to many failed climb […]

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Sweden calls on China to release detained book publisher

Sweden calls on China to release detained book publisher

by Kin Cheung @ tucson.com - RSS Results

FILE - In this June 18, 2016, file photo, freed Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee stands next to a placard with picture of missing bookseller Gui Minhai, in front of his book store in Hong Kong as the protesters are…

The Importance of Remembering

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

Here is a very interesting article on the importance of the US in the Great War, and the importance of remembering. https://www.msn.com/…/has-the-us-forgotten-abou…/ar-BBFYGdz… We will be leading a phenomenal expedition to France next July 1-7 to do just that — remember America in World war One. The beautiful French countryside adds to the trip! Check-out the … Continue reading The Importance of Remembering

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by pgamez26 @ Historum - History Forums

I am 20 years old who needs help finding information on the affects of the Mexican american war on mexican americans from 1850-1900.

Corona del Mar too tough for Woodbridge in the end

Corona del Mar too tough for Woodbridge in the end

by Tim Burt @ Orange County Register

Woodbridge’s boys basketball team put up a fight but Corona del Mar had too much firepower in the end, recording a 59-47 victory over the Warriors Tuesday night in a Pacific Coast League game at Woodbridge. Woodbridge (6-16, 2-3)  held a 29-27 lead at halftime but Corona del Mar took a 39-38 lead going into […]

VC/NVA Terrorist Doctrine

VC/NVA Terrorist Doctrine

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

Warning: Many of the written and visual examples shared within this article are graphic, disturbing and sometime revolting – if descriptions and photos of brutalized human beings bother you, then I’d suggest you bypass this post and select another to read while you’re here. This article is about the VC/NVA atrocities that occurred in Vietnam. […]

Addicts who lived at Florida sober home called 'No Drug Zone' overdosed

Addicts who lived at Florida sober home called 'No Drug Zone' overdosed

by Lisa Riordan Seville and Anna R. Schecter @ NBC News Top Stories

Mikaya Feucht's mother told sober home operator Albert Jones she'd see him in court after her daughter overdosed and died. Jones just pleaded guilty to fraud.

The Vietnam War’s John Musgrave on Fighting, Coming Home, and “Thank You for Your Service”

The Vietnam War’s John Musgrave on Fighting, Coming Home, and “Thank You for Your Service”


HWD

One of the primary voices in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s examination of the conflict reflects on his story, and shows why so many viewers have found it so compelling.

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

by John Locher @ www.pantagraph.com - RSS Results

Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Colin Miller, second from left, celebrates with teammates after he scored against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Republican Wendy Rogers makes 1st Congressional District bid

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PHOENIX (AP) — Another Republican has jumped into the primary race in Arizona's sprawling 1st Congressional District.

HUE STREET FOOD TOUR BY NIGHT - I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

HUE STREET FOOD TOUR BY NIGHT - I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR


I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

Hue street food tour by night is the best way to enjoy amazing Hue local cuisines. We will bring to you the best dishes in Hue that only the local know.

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Generally, Vietnam is a very safe country in which to travel. Compared to most major tourist cities in the West – Paris, London, New York, Rome – the streets of Vietnam’s urban centers are much less threatening. However, in some of the more popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, there are a handful of tourist scams and…

Vietnam Veterans' Voices: John Keefe found love for Marines in tours around world

Vietnam Veterans' Voices: John Keefe found love for Marines in tours around world


missoulian.com

John Keefe’s life has taken him around the world, from Europe and China to a pair of deployments in Korea and Vietnam during his time in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Can Tom Cruise successfully reignite his Top Gun legacy?

by Sgt. David Hack @ US Wings

“In the Next Year”… That’s what Tom Cruise is saying about the filming of Top Gun 2, and his reprisal of his role as Lt. Pete “Maverick” Mitchell should drive the fans of the original 1986 movie back to the theaters. WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE: @TomCruise just confirmed that Top Gun 2 is happening! “I’m gonna start […]

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The Authenticity and Cultural Value of our Vintage Vietnam Military Combat Shirts

by Sgt. David Hack @ US Wings

I recently came back from a vacation and I brought the grandkids to a cave near the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, we went camping with the Best Tent and let me tell you that we had a lot of fun.  It was a common tourist trap kind of place, trinkets for sale, small geodes on […]

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Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

by John Locher @ www.pantagraph.com - RSS Results

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury blocks a shot by the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

26 Important Things To Know Before Your Vietnam Trip

26 Important Things To Know Before Your Vietnam Trip


Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This blog features important Vietnam tips and tricks for first-timers. How to be street smart, travel safely, not being ripped off and have a blast!

Oscar nods include milestones and some notable snubs

Oscar nods include milestones and some notable snubs

by Daniel Arkin @ NBC News Top Stories

As usual, there were Oscar snubs and surprises: Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele scored. James Franco was locked out.

Canucks jump out early; Kings thumped in road loss

Canucks jump out early; Kings thumped in road loss

by The Associated Press @ Orange County Register

Loui Eriksson led Vancouver’s early outburst with two goals and an assist in the first six minutes, Brock Boeser scored twice in the second period and the Canucks cruised to a 6-2 victory over the Kings on Tuesday night.

Veterans Stand Down

Veterans Stand Down

by howgoesthebattle @ How Goes the Battle?

I had the opportunity to participate (as a vendor) in a Stand Down event recently. For those of you who don’t know what it is here’s a brief description: The concept of Stand Down, as related specifically to the homeless veteran crisis, was the brainchild of two Vietnam veterans, Robert Van Keuren, and Dr. Jon … Continue reading

105mm L7 gun penetration

by ren0312 @ Historum - History Forums

Does anybody have any data for the penetration of the 105mm gun until 1990? How did this compare to the French 105mm gun used for the AMX-30 and...

Did the Kochs Contribute $500,000 to Paul Ryan After the GOP Tax Plan Was Passed?

by Alex Kasprak @ Snopes.com

Charles and Elizabeth Koch gave nearly half a million dollars to the House Speaker's fundraising committee after passage of the Republican tax bill.

Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies

Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies

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Ursula Le Guin American author of novels, children's books, is seen in a Sept. 9, 2001 photo at home in Portland, Ore. Le Guin, the award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for…

Joe Taylor – Black Marine served 3 tours in Vietnam with 4th Marine Division

Joe Taylor – Black Marine served 3 tours in Vietnam with 4th Marine Division


War Tales

Joe Taylor was a black Marine who served three tours of duty in Vietnam. The death and devastation this grunt witnessed while serving in the Corps over there was almost too much for him to bear.

Cantu served three tours during the Vietnam War as an intelligence officer

Cantu served three tours during the Vietnam War as an intelligence officer


San Antonio Express-News

Leonides Cantu Jr., who also received three Bronze Star medals, among other honors, died Sept. 10 at 78.

Games amidst a Faraway War (Guest post)

Games amidst a Faraway War (Guest post)

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

This article originally posted on my friend, Joe Campolo’s website and is published here with his permission. It was Joe, who prodded Rene’ to write about her experiences, and then helped to put her story together. Joe, too, is a Vietnam Veteran and author of two books relating to the Vietnam War. His website offers […]

Loyalty of subjects in Austro-Hungary and Ottoman Empires

by Metalman92 @ Historum - History Forums

How were the loyalty of the different ethnic groups in the Austro-Hungarian empire compared to the Ottoman empire in the late 1800s and the early...

Leather Bomber Jackets at US Wings

by Bob @ US Wings

 Leather Bomber Jackets can be found at US Wings.  Who has the world’s largest inventory of  Leather Bomber jackets and military apparel?  US Wings!  From A-2’s, to G-1’s to B-3’s,  US Wings has the jacket or coat for you.   Leather Selection is the first step in purchasing your Leather Bomber jacket.  What type of leather do […]

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TOP 5 REASONS TO VISIT HO CHI MINH CITY DURING TET

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Lunar New Year, or more commonly known as Tet, is a wondrous and prosperous time in Vietnam, and is an event that is anticipated throughout the year!  It marks the arrival of spring, a brand new start for many of life’s endeavours, and is a time to appreciate and spend time with family.  If you…

Oprah visits Alabama grave of woman honored in Globes speech

Oprah visits Alabama grave of woman honored in Globes speech

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Oprah Winfrey visited Recy Taylor's grave in Alabama on Tuesday. Taylor died last month. Winfrey told her story at the Golden Globes. In 1944 six white men raped Taylor. The men admitted it. Two all-white grand juries declined to indict…

Russia bans film on death of Stalin

by Lawnmowerman @ Historum - History Forums

This film was bound to be controversial in Russia. Russia bars 'extremist' British comedy The Death of Stalin - BBC News...

Recognizing the Women Who Served in Vietnam

Recognizing the Women Who Served in Vietnam


WAR HISTORY ONLINE

In 1963, Claire Brisebois Starnes enlisted in the Signal Corps of the US Army. She was 17 years old and so skinny that she was ordered to eat bananas so th

Vietnam War Facts, Stats and Myths

Vietnam War Facts, Stats and Myths


US Wings

The memory of the Vietnam War is studded with occasional misinformation and errors. This list of Vietnam War Facts, and statistics helps set things right.

Hue Street Food Tour by Night - I Love Hue Tour

Hue Street Food Tour by Night - I Love Hue Tour


I Love Hue Tour

Hue street food tour by night is the best way to enjoy amazing Hue local cuisines. We will bring to you the best dishes in Hue that only the local know.

The Most Complete Travel Guide to Pico Island, Azores

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This easy-to-follow Pico travel guide contains all you need to know to explore Pico island in Azores. Find out the best places to go and how to budget and plan your itinerary. And of course, what and where to eat. Let’s get started! Each island in the Azores has its own charm and appeal. There’s […]

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How broke is your California city?

How broke is your California city?

by Teri Sforza @ Orange County Register

Public agencies are grappling with a gap between how much money they have and how much money they owe.

A Glitch in the Law Is Trapping Drunk Drivers in Jail Without Treatment

A Glitch in the Law Is Trapping Drunk Drivers in Jail Without Treatment

by Joseph Neff @ VICE

More than 170 people with DWI sentences of two years or more are serving their time in North Carolina jails with little or no access to help—or sunshine.

The Best Lisbon Hidden Gems and Secret Spots

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This is a curated list of the major Lisbon hidden gems and secret places. No touristy bullshit or pretentiousness here. Whether you are living in Lisbon, have a few extra days to explore or you’re an hipster looking for the off the beaten track, this article is for you. Lisbon holds a special place in […]

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Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

by Ben Margot @ missoulian.com - RSS Results

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, looks to pass away from New York Knicks guard Jarrett Jack (55) and Enes Kanter, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben…

Safe Time travel - what would you change?

by MAGolding @ Historum - History Forums

Everyone here has probably thought about time travel and changing the past. What would you change if you could do so at all, and also safely? ...

Mortars at the Squad Level

by Visigoth Panzer @ Historum - History Forums

The Japanese during ww2 had a light mortar at the squad level, it was said to have given them an advantage in the rough fighting in the pacific. My...

Irvine is ranked the Number 1 city in the nation for good fiscal health, report says

Irvine is ranked the Number 1 city in the nation for good fiscal health, report says

by Teri Sforza @ Orange County Register

Of the nation’s 75 most populous cities, two of the top three – in terms of fiscal health – are Irvine and Stockton, suggesting the power of both beige and bankruptcy, according to data from the nonprofit Truth in Accounting. Fresno is the third city showing decent fiscal health. But all of California’s other big […]

Did Newsweek Report That Trump Will Be Impeached and Replaced by Hillary Clinton?

by David Mikkelson @ Snopes.com

The news magazine offered a law professor's hypothetical musings, not a report about President Trump's being removed and replaced by his opponent.

Cu Chi – the Best Place for Ho Chi Minh Tunnels Tour

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

If you take a Ho Chi Minh tunnels tour, the must-going place is Cu Chi tunnel – one of the greatest works constructed by the Vietnamese. Cu Chi tunnel system serves as the living and hiding place for the Vietnamese soldiers during the wars. Visitors reaching there can not only experience the great tunnels but […]

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Veterans angry, disappointed following PBS’ Vietnam War documentary

Veterans angry, disappointed following PBS’ Vietnam War documentary


The Mercury News

South Vietnamese and American veterans are disappointed with Ken Burn’s documentary on the Vietnam War.

How To Visit The Amalfi Coast, Vesuvius and Pompeii From Naples Independently

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

I’m sharing my full planning insights to visit Naples, Pompeii, Vesuvius and Amalfi Coast on a fully independent trip. I’ve used no expensive tours or agencies and I now show you how you can do the same. This is the fun and adventurous Italy! I just came back from a surprise trip I prepared to […]

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Off The Beaten Path in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Vietnam is seeing more and more visitors each year, with the actual number of tourists per year reaching well over 6 million.  Some areas in Vietnam, such as Halong Bay, Sapa, and Hoi An, are very beautiful but also packed with tourists year round.  Fortunately, if you want to get away from the crowds, you…

Did Donald Trump’s 2018 Budget Proposal Cut Support for Disabled Veterans?

by Dan MacGuill @ Snopes.com

The president's plan did call for changes that would have had a significant financial effect on some disabled veterans, but the policy has been abandoned.

Ursula K. Le Guin, Best-Selling Science Fiction Author, Dies

by Associated Press @ Snopes.com

The award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer, who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has died at 88.

Vietnam War Sites of Interest

Vietnam War Sites of Interest


TripSavvy

A south-to-north tour of Vietnam War sites, like Hue and Hoi An. Learn more about historic Vietnam War sites of interest to visit on your trip to Vietnam.

Air Corps sergeant  Dick Ruppert kept U.S. bombers and fighters on target during war in the Pacific

Air Corps sergeant Dick Ruppert kept U.S. bombers and fighters on target during war in the Pacific

by Don Moore @ War Tales

Dick Ruppert of Venice, Fla. was a member of the 145th Army Airways Communication Squadron. His unit provided technical ground support for a directional flight system used by the Army Air Corp to vector bombers and fighters to Japanese targets in the Pacific in World War II. A staff sergeant, his job was to keep…

They served with honor: Utah Vietnam veterans share their stories

They served with honor: Utah Vietnam veterans share their stories


Daily Herald

For five months in 2015, the Daily Herald featured the story of a different Vietnam veteran, 50 years after the start of the Vietnam War. They told the stories of

Lisbon 3-Day Itinerary: What to See In Europe’s Hipster Capital

by Bruno B. @ Geeky Explorer | Travel smart

This Lisbon 3-day itinerary is ideal for anyone visiting for the first time the portuguese capital. It’s packed with insider advice of what’s REALLY worth to do and hipster tips to see the major sights. Bem-vindo a Lisboa! Oh Lisbon. The city oozing the million-dollar combination of tradition, charm and modernism. The alluring culture, the […]

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US Wings on Fox News

by Bob @ US Wings

  Sgt. Hack & US Wings on Fox News!   Check out SFC David Hack’s (CEO of US Wings) interview on the Fox News Channel’s America’s News HQ on Veterans Day November 11, 2017. He was interviewed by Fox News Channel weekend anchor Arthel Neville and the interview was broadcast live at 5:50 PM ET. […]

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Insurgentes atacan ONG Save The Children en Afganistán

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KABUL (AP) — Hombres armados atacaron el miércoles la sede de una organización no gubernamental para la infancia en la provincia de Nangarhar, en el este de Afganistán, según funcionarios.

Trump Overstates Missing Texts Involving FBI Agent

by Associated Press @ Snopes.com

President Trump called news the FBI was missing five months' worth of texts from the agent, Peter Strzok, "one of the biggest stories in a long time."

For $600 You Can Play HQ from Scott Rogowsky's Bed

For $600 You Can Play HQ from Scott Rogowsky's Bed

by Drew Schwartz @ VICE

Quiz Daddy's old roommate is selling the queen and has assured potential buyers it doesn't have any "rips or weird marks"—whatever that means.

Sweden calls on China to release detained book publisher

Sweden calls on China to release detained book publisher

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BEIJING (AP) — Sweden said it expects China to release a Swedish book publisher who was taken off a train by Chinese police four days ago while in the company of his country's diplomats.

Kevin Durant says referee was “in his feelings” and targeted him

Kevin Durant says referee was “in his feelings” and targeted him

by Melissa Rohlin @ The Mercury News

Want Warriors news in your inbox? Sign up for the free DubsDaily newsletter. OAKLAND – Kevin Durant was ejected for the fourth time this season in Tuesday’s 123-112 win over the New York Knicks. After the game, Durant blasted referee James Williams, saying that he targeted him because his feelings were hurt in the first […]

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

Karlsson scores 2 vs former team, Knights top Columbus 6-3

by John Locher @ www.pantagraph.com - RSS Results

Vegas Golden Knights center William Karlsson (71) celebrates after scoring against Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

Stephen Curry, Warriors use big second half to beat Knicks

by Ben Margot @ missoulian.com - RSS Results

New York Knicks' Jarrett Jack, right, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Jonah Goldberg: Trump’s wall more effective as bargaining chip on immigration

Jonah Goldberg: Trump’s wall more effective as bargaining chip on immigration

by Tribune News Service @ tucson.com - RSS Results

The biggest driver of illegal immigration isn’t on the supply side; it’s on the demand side.

Dear John Letter

Dear John Letter

by howgoesthebattle @ How Goes the Battle?

My dad got married in 1966 hoping that it would help him avoid the war, obviously it didn’t. I don’t know anything about this marriage except that both were young. I never asked if it was a marriage of convenience or one of true love so while I’ve been going through his letters home I started … Continue reading

Chapter outtake from “When can I Stop Running”

Chapter outtake from “When can I Stop Running”

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

This particular chapter was originally written for “When Can I Stop Running” and cut out completely from the final copy by my editor. It’s a chapter that tells a frightening tale from our childhood – funny today, but terrifying at the time. I’m certain some of you reading this will have experienced something similar way […]

Safe Time travel - what would you change?

by MAGolding @ Historum - History Forums

Everyone here has probably thought about time travel and changing the past. What would you change if you could do so at all, and also safely? ...

Gulf Coast wreck could be last U.S. slave ship

Gulf Coast wreck could be last U.S. slave ship

by Associated Press @ NBC News Top Stories

The remains of a wooden vessel recently found near Mobile, Alabama, may be the last slave-carrying ship to land in the United States. Experts say the wreckage could be the Clotilda, which was burned after delivering African captives to Mobile in 1860.

Did you know Military Bomber Jackets are at US Wings ?

by Bob @ US Wings

Military Bomber Jackets largest supplier in the United States is US Wings .  Located in Hudson Ohio, US Wings is the world’s leading authority on Military Bomber Jackets and aviation apparel. Vietnam Veteran-owned since 1986 and online since 1994, we have the world’s largest inventory and are a supplier to the US Military.   From A-2’s, G-1’s, and B-3’s,US Wings […]

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Sgt. Robert Bales and multiple tours of duty: How many is too many?

Sgt. Robert Bales and multiple tours of duty: How many is too many?


The Christian Science Monitor

Twenty percent of active-duty Army troops are on at least their third tour of duty to a war zone. Sgt. Robert Bales, suspected of slaying 17 Afghan civilians, was one. Here's what's known about the dangers of repeated deployments.

Instant Sergeant

Instant Sergeant

by howgoesthebattle @ How Goes the Battle?

Dear Mom and Dad Yesterday I sent you a copy of my five orders. I had just received them, now your little baby is a sergeant in the U.S. Army. I was sure glad to make it. Since I’ve been here I’ve received an Air Medal for making so many combat assaults, a Combat Infantry … Continue reading

Unspoken, but understood: Vietnam veterans find camaraderie at service organizations

Unspoken, but understood: Vietnam veterans find camaraderie at service organizations


The Frederick News-Post

David Curtis didn’t serve in Vietnam to come home and be called a “baby killer.”

South Africa: Through the Prism of Mandela

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The Day I Went from Bride to Widow (Guest Post)

The Day I Went from Bride to Widow (Guest Post)

by pdoggbiker @ Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel

This short story was published by CJ Heck on May 23, 2013 on Goodreads.com. Ms. Heck is a published Poet, Writer, Freelance Editor, Author of 5 books, and a Vietnam War Widow. Her blog address is listed at the end of this article. “There is a brokenness out of which comes the unbroken; a shatteredness […]

What To Expect From Trek Sapa Tour Within 2 Days?

by Cuong Nguyen @ Travel Sense Asia

As an old French Hill station in the past, Sapa is now a beautiful and peaceful town in Lao Cai Province, Northwest Vietnam. Close to the Chinese border, the town has its name reputable for its unique weather, breathtaking natural beauty, and the wide variety of hill-tribes locals (Red Dao, Tay, Hmong, Xa Pho, and […]

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Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Adventures – Vietnam Motorcycle Tours

by Anh Wu @ Offroad Vietnam Adventures

Offroad Vietnam Adventure Travel website offers extensive information about preparing your self-guided or guided tours on two wheels, 4 wheels, treks, cruises etc. or any type of adventure tours in Vietnam and neighbouring countries

VIETNAM MOTORCYCLE TOURS Motorcycle tours are probably the best way to see this fascinating country without a doubt. When you are on two wheels, you see, experience, smell and live a real life. Therefore, more and more people are doing this now. We take every detail seriously, considering like we are in your position. With us, you have a choice from the widest range of motorcycle holidays or vacations in Hanoi. This also means our prices work with a very wide budget range depending on the type of bike and tour you book. Our goal is to offer the best quality of services and show YOU a REAL VIETNAM. Below are three different motorbike tour packages we provide, all run by the professional staff and guides. 1. Fully Guided Motorcycle Adventures This is best for riders who want to experience Vietnam without worrying about things on the road. You ride while we work! [ More details ] 2. Semi-guided Motorbike Tours (Bikes & Guide) If you want more flexibility and freedom then take this. Our guide will take care of routing, timing, bike repairs, and reservation. You just choose and pay what you want to spend. [ More details ] 3. Self-guided Motorbike And Motor-scooter Vacation (Bike Rentals) Manage everything on your own while riding is part of the fun for adventure-born riders. Rent our motorbikes and challenge yourselves. At least you have to be at the intermediate level, not novice riders or beginners. [ More details ] Our Team Offroad Vietnam office is right in the heart of the Old Quarter in Hanoi, the country’s capital city, in North Vietnam. Run and owned by two Vietnamese motorcycle enthusiasts since December 2006, founder Anh Wu has been working in responsible tourism for the past 20 years and co-owner Tony Nguyen who has been leading motorbike tours for over 10 years and knows every corner of Vietnam. Unlike other operators, both of us have an extensive understanding of our Honda bikes and work on the bikes ourselves. Office staff speaks very good English and is quick with email responses. Our services were highly recommended in the Lonely Planet 2009 & 2012 edition as well as many international magazines, newspapers, travel books etc. about motorcycling in Asia. Please click here for more information. Let’s roll, get it wild and ride snaking roads first hand! Last but not least, we support local business and communities through guided and semi-guided motorcycle excursions by bringing groups to local finest restaurants, hotels, and homestays. This contributes directly your Dollars to aid poor families, eating delicacies and hotels to improve the life of local people in remote areas which few tourism activities exist. Come and give a supporting hand together with us. Why Offroad Vietnam? Our services were highly recommended in the Lonely Planet 2009 & 2012 edition as well as many international magazines, newspapers, travel books etc. about motorcycling in Asia. Please click here for more information. Let’s rev up & hit the road, get it wild and ride snaking roads first hand! Offroad Vietnam Motorcycle Tours offers you a tour of a lifetime. No matter what your riding experience is, there’s always a solution to our riding lesson to help you confident with Vietnamese scary traffic. Offroad Vietnam Motorcycle Tours is 100% Vietnamese owned, managed and operated which means all your money stays in Vietnam. Our price options are flexible and work with different budgets, starting from at least 15$US/day. We believe in putting the money back into the Vietnamese community. We are the first and original tour operator in North Vietnam running our own Japanese Honda high capacity bikes. If you want to experience a bike tour that you will never forget then this is the right place for you. How We Ride Vietnam is an exciting, interesting, dynamic and colourful place that has no equal. Steeped in history, it is not only beautiful (with lush tropical forests and beautiful beaches to breathtaking mountain areas abundant in wildlife in the Central and North areas) but rich in ways that must be experienced to be appreciated. For the first time, it is now possible to see this vibrant country on an amazing Motorcycle Group Tour with Road bikes, Dirt bikes, and Scooters. We currently offer several tour packages of up to 6 bikes per guide with our own fleet of 110cc – 250cc from just one day to say, as long as you want to ride. We are more than happy to discuss ‘Custom-Made’ tours for groups of 4 or more. Veterans tours are most welcome.

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105mm L7 gun penetration

by ren0312 @ Historum - History Forums

Does anybody have any data for the penetration of the 105mm gun until 1990? How did this compare to the French 105mm gun used for the AMX-30 and...

Loyalty of subjects in Austro-Hungary and Ottoman Empires

by Metalman92 @ Historum - History Forums

How were the loyalty of the different ethnic groups in the Austro-Hungarian empire compared to the Ottoman empire in the late 1800s and the early...

Avalanche lose 4-2 to Canadiens, ending 10-game win streak

Avalanche lose 4-2 to Canadiens, ending 10-game win streak

by Graham Hughes @ tucson.com - RSS Results

Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry (26) collides with Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (29) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

These men fought in WWII, Korea and Vietnam

These men fought in WWII, Korea and Vietnam


Orange County Register

MISSION VIEJO – They are a two-man band of brothers – on a final mission. Both joined the Marines at age 16. Both stormed the beaches of Guam in 1944. And both got wounded. Later they f…

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