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The VVA Veteran Reviews Prelude

Prelude was recently reviewed by David Wilson, a reviewer from the site “Books in Review II.” Wilson's review eloquently chronicles his reaction to the novel alongside his own experience in Vietnam. "I highly recommend this novel, both as a good read and as a glimpse into the lives of...

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Those USO Heroes

My husband left for Vietnam in mid-December, and when the Bob Hope Special USO program came on our little TV set, I hadn’t yet heard from my husband. He could be there!  I scanned the hundreds and hundreds of military uniforms—  searching for his smile, hoping to hear his laugh one more time.  I had no idea where he was stationed, but maybe he was having some fun before his war would begin.  I was wrong.  He was already in the field, “humpin’ trails,” to find the elusive enemy, no where near concerts, music, Bob Hope jokes or Ann Margaret’s generous gift of music and beauty.

After reading an article about Ann Margaret’s book signing and the soldier who brought her picture to autograph from a USO show where he had seen her in Vietnam, I had to share it.

Ann Margaret a hero?  To many of you veterans, I bet she was.  After reading this short article, she sure is a hero on my list.

Click here to read the full article.

 

 

And watch this video that further covers her dedication to our veterans:

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