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The Spirit of the Bayonet Fighter

-   Back in 1961, I heard on the radio that Kennedy had sent 500 US Special Forces and military advisors to a place called Vietnam. I was just starting high school at the time. It was the first time I...

By: MikeStone | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 03 Dec 2020

The Treasure Chest

- Our “mamad” (a protected room in an apartment constructed with reinforced concrete to withstand anything but a direct impact from a conventional projectile) doubles as a TV room and contains bookshel...

By: MikeStone | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 21 Nov 2020

A Journal of My First Experiences in the Israeli Army

- Basic Training: 13 June to 7 July 1983 Monday, 13 June 1983 The bus took us from Tel HaShomer Hospital to the induction center. There we received our yellow cards, were photographed (front and ...

By: MikeStone | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 19 Mar 2019

War Demons and a Drunk

- ***Another extremely short micro... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 17 Aug 2013

Radio Watch

- I had radio watch. I usually did four hours a night. I wrote letters by flashlight. The letters all had a box in the lower left corner with tick-marks that I slashed into the notebook paper every time...

By: fallingdove | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 16 May 2013

Advance Party

- The advance party led the way,  Found the encampment, place to stay. Always you were one of the few Chosen to be part of the crew. Sent up ahead days in advance Sought out the best place for a ch...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 09 May 2013

A soldier's tale, as told by the wife

- Julianne finished loading the large moving truck and pulled the rear door closed. She walked down the rear ramp and glanced up at the only home she had known for the last twenty years. She glanced dow...

By: RobertHildenbrand | Category: Drama | Score: 4.5| Added: 22 Feb 2013