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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. […]

A Year in Review (And a Needed Break)

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

As dawn broke on this year, I was excited for a fresh start. Last year, I dealt with panic attacks and anxiety from taking on too many projects, a breakup that left me heartbroken, and a mini-identity crisis from settling down. But that “greatest worst year of my life” set the stage for a year […]

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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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Army of Altruists

Army of Altruists

by @ The Anarchist Library

Author: David Graeber
Title: Army of Altruists
Subtitle: On the alienated right to do good
Date: 2007
Notes: This version appeared in the open access book Revolutions in Reverse: Essays on Politics, Violence, Art, and Imagination which is a collection of essays by David Graeber released in 2011 by Minor Compositions. David Graeber is an anarchist, an anthropologist, and a member of the Industrial Workers of the World. He teaches anthropology at the London School of Economics. He is the author of multiple books including Towards an Anthropological Theory of Value, Debt: The First 5,000 Years and The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy.
Source: Retrieved November 30th 2017 from http://www.minorcompositions.info/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/RevolutionsInReverse-web.pdf

Why I'll Never Return to Vietnam

Why I'll Never Return to Vietnam


Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

My trip through Vietnam, my awful experience, and why I never want to go back there for the rest of my life.

Did Demi Moore Say ‘I Do Not Want Trump Supporters for Fans’?

by David Mikkelson @ Snopes.com

Clickbait web sites generate traffic by putting controversial political statements into the mouths of celebrities who never uttered them.

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…

GI Revolts: The Breakdown of the U.S. Army in Vietnam

GI Revolts: The Breakdown of the U.S. Army in Vietnam


The Anarchist Library

Richard Boyle GI Revolts: The Breakdown of the U.S. Army in Vietnam 1973 GI Revolts: The Breakdown of the U.S. Army in Vietnam by Richard Boyle Published by...

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regimen that must be Forskolin Ketoboost (http://healthflyup.com/forskolin-ketoboost/) observed. "Forskolin Ketoboost splendor is that after you've...

5 Things to Do in Zion National Park That Don’t Involve Hiking

by Amanda @ A Dangerous Business Travel Blog

When it comes to national parks in the United States, the secret has long been out about Zion National Park. It's one of the...

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The Ultimate Guide To Exploring Komodo National Park

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

Bali may have claimed the spotlight for Indonesia, but there are at least 18,000 other islands and countless other destinations worth exploring in this country.

Komodo National Park is one of them. 

Frugal Frolicker specializes in outdoor travel adventures. The post The Ultimate Guide To Exploring Komodo National Park appeared first on Frugal Frolicker.

Frugal Frolicker Turns 5 Years Old!

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

I’ve never made a fuss over this blog’s birthday before, but I feel like 5 years is a pretty big deal so you know what? Let’s celebrate Frugal Frolicker’s 5th birthday!

Frugal Frolicker specializes in outdoor travel adventures. The post Frugal Frolicker Turns 5 Years Old! appeared first on Frugal Frolicker.

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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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 […]

England's ancestors

by vikhistory @ Historum - History Forums

Pardon my ignorance on England's history. Were the original people Anglo saxons followed by the Celts, then Romans followed by Vikings and French...

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’…

Bob Hope: The USO’s One-Man Morale Machine

Bob Hope: The USO’s One-Man Morale Machine


United Service Organizations

For nearly 50 years - from World War II through Vietnam to the Gulf War - The legendary comedian traveled the world, visiting remote outposts and isolated battleships to put on USO shows. It was a collaboration that forever linked the names “Bob Hope” and “the USO,” giving both a new visibility, respect and recognition.

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 […]

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…

50 Travel Photos Left On The Cutting Room Floor In 2017

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

I ended 2017 with a big fat exclamation point by spraining my ankle while hiking to a really cool gorge (and then jumping 15 meters (50 feet) into a rock pool with said sprained ankle… but that’s a story for another blog post!). 

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Annecy: A French Fairytale Town (Turned Soggy)

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

Well my friends, I’m afraid this is a tale of travel dreams being tarnished by craptastic weather.

You can plan the bejesus out of a trip, go well out of your way to reach a destination, and even allot extra days to thoroughly enjoy it – but you can’t do a damned thing about the weather other than try to make the most of it.

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National Guard Veteran finds help, home and hope with his four-legged friend

by VAntagePoint Contributor @ VAntage Point

James Robinson didn't have a home. He had a tent, a river and a flat rock.

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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.

Operation Rolling Thunder - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com

Operation Rolling Thunder - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com


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Find out more about the history of Operation Rolling Thunder, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

2017 in Review: Home Sweet Sydney

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

Welp, this year-in-review post looks a bit different from the ones I’ve done the last couple years when I was a nomad.

That’s because 2017 was all about getting grounded and making a new home for myself in Sydney, rather than country hopping.

Frugal Frolicker specializes in outdoor travel adventures. The post 2017 in Review: Home Sweet Sydney appeared first on Frugal Frolicker.

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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How to Use Your Social Network to Travel the World

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Celinne da Costa spent a year traveling the world and relying on the kindness of strangers to host her. She stayed with 70+ strangers in 17 countries across four continents. In this interview, Celinne tells us how she did it all, with surprisingly very few hiccups along the way.

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Announcements archive

by @ The Anarchist Library

October 6th, 2015

An update from the Anarchist Library: Fall 2015

Getting old? or just the weather...

Greetings from the labyrinths of the library. The anarchist library project has been aging slowly with time and brushing the dust off of its pages by forking out into new and exciting paths. The project now provides texts in eight different languages. The German and Swedish language libraries are the most recent additions. The project also offers libraries in the Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Finnish, Russian, Spanish, and the English languages. As always, your participation in this project by helping upload and edit texts of interest to you is what helps make the archives wonderful.

Languages:

If you are interested in starting a new library in your native language (or one that you are highly fluent in), please contact us via email or by dropping by the IRC chat. We are willing to provide full support to help get your library project up and running.

Email: https://theanarchistlibrary.org/special/about

IRC: https://theanarchistlibrary.org/special/webchat (IRC etiquette means that we are not always there and often AFK IRL, so please have patience)

Social Media:

The library has also recently made a Twitter robot that automatically tweets out the newest editions and edits to the world. It's still in the beta stages, so please bear with it as a small foray into the world of robots and social media.

https://twitter.com/AnarchistLib

In other social media news, some of you may know that the library started a Facebook page years ago as well. It seems that this page, while generally disdained and neglected (and even hated) for some years by the librarians – has somehow become really popular. It now has almost 6,000 members in the public group (is this something to celebrate?). The page is meant as a tool for discussion and sharing of anarchist texts and not as a place for posting memes or heating up sectarian issues.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/262856644014/ (it's behind a wall and you must be logged in to view + added to group by mods)

Mirrors:

In place of having a torrent as we have done before in the past, friends have been kind enough to help provide a series of static website mirrors setup in case anything were to ever happen to the main servers. You can find them here:

http://mirror.anarhisticka-biblioteka.net/

http://mirror.anarhija.net

http://tal.bastardarchive.org/

http://tal.bolo-bolo.co/ (this mirror is beautiful, but not currently updated)

One is able to get the full batch of texts from the library a la the torrent by using tools for recursive downloading like wget for Linux, although we are unaware of any tools like this existing on Windoze.

How to help:

And on a closing note, the library is interested in searching out anarchist libraries IRL or AFK. While Infoshops are grand and play a vital role in the community, we are really looking for actual libraries or special collections that contain anarchist history. If you are aware of any anarchist special collections in the world please do let us know or help edit the wiki page on this subject (does a resource like this already exist?). It would be interesting information for those interested in research and finding lost gems in the anarchist canon on their travels.

https://bookshelf.theanarchistlibrary.org/library/librarian-anarchist-special-collections-en

Here is a 4 step crash course in how you can help the library as well-

http://bookshelf.theanarchistlibrary.org/library/teh-manual-for-revolutionary-librarians

The Libraries:

the Swedish library:

http://sv.theanarchistlibrary.org (93 texts)

the German library:

http://anarchistischebibliothek.org (268 texts)

the Spanish library:

http://es.theanarchistlibrary.org (403 texts) also on GNU Social:

https://gnusocial.net/biblioanarquista

the Serbo-Croatian library:

https://anarhisticka-biblioteka.net (400 texts)

the Macedonian library:

http://www.anarhisticka-biblioteka.org (119 texts)

the Finnish library:

http://fi.theanarchistlibrary.org (160 texts)

the Russian library:

http://ru.theanarchistlibrary.org (354 texts)

the English library:

https://theanarchistlibrary.org (2,436 texts)

October 4, 2014: a shiny new library

The library has been upgraded, with a couple of notable improvements:

  • new mobile-friendly layout

  • enhanced bookbuilder

  • improved PDF style

The old files have been archived in a torrent release, which you can grab here: anarchist-libraries-2014-10-04.torrent.

The torrent ships the usual collection of ISO files, meant to be extracted or burned on a CD (for smaller libraries) or DVD and includes all the libraries (English, Spanish, Finnish, Macedonian, Serbo-Croatian, Russian).

April 2014

A lightweight torrent (English only, HTML + sources) has been hacked together. You can grab it here: theanarchistlibrary-en-2014-04-25.torrent.

The torrent doesn’t come from the library, but from reti who wanted (and managed) to put it together. Thanks!

December 2013 update (2)

The bright side

  • The libraries have got a new mobile-friendly adaptive layout. Feedback welcome.

  • A technical tutorial about PDF compilation has been published at /special/recompile

The dark side

  • Sorry, but it looks like we are not able to bring the torrent distribution up for various reasons. If you are a torrent lover and want to set it up, providing the initial seeding with a properly set up router (port forwarding) or from a seedbox, and you know what we are talking about, please get in touch.

  • Sorry, but the network outages of the server are back again despite the work done. Please bookmark the mirrors below if you think you need the library always up.

December 2013 update

Since going live in 2009 with around 400 texts from different anarchist thinkers and their friends, the library of today now contains over 2,150 different titles. Recently, we have moved to a new server and updated some other aspects of the website. The Jabber chat server has closed and we have moved back to Internet Relay Chat (IRC). You can occasionally find us working over on the Freenode servers by pointing your preferred IRC client to:

server: chat.freenode.net

channel: #anarchistlibrary

more info: http://freenode.net/irc_servers.shtml

Feel free to drop by to discuss or help out with the project. One way to help the library is to take a look and see what is there. If you’re reading a text and come across some typos, you can help by fixing them. Perhaps you’re looking for a text by your favourite anarchist writer, but can’t find it on the library yet. Uploading new texts helps the library grow! It is important here to stress close attention to the guidelines and follow them (present a clean formatted text,etc).

Did you know that you can read the library in 6 different languages? Currently there are the English, Spanish, Serbo-Croatian, Finnish, Macedonian, and Russian libraries. Although, the Russian library is currently frozen and looking for new maintainers. There was also once a Hebrew library that never really took off. If you speak another language and are interested in starting a new library please contact us. It’s a lot of work and knowledge of computers is required, so serious offers only. We provide the code and space, you provide everything else.

If the library is ever down for some reason, you can also access the library via these mirrors (bookmark them, it could save your life):

If you have the needed resources (about 4Gb of space and some bandwidth) and want to provide another mirror, feel free to contact us.

Some other interesting things to share about the project: Originally the website was built using the Drupal content management system (CMS), however soon was rebuilt using our homebrewed software, specifically designed to run a library. The code is freely available at https://gitorious.org/amuse-wiki

The libraries allow for the beautiful printing of texts that can be taken AFK and have been used in reading groups and shared with individuals all over. The English library has posted unreleased books and soon to be released books by authors like Bob Black’s “Nightmares of Reason” http://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/bob-black-nightmares-of-reason (2010) and more recently the first English language translations of Biófilo Panclasta http://theanarchistlibrary.org/authors/biofilo-panclasta (2013) to name a few.

It also contains many former hard to find anarchist texts like the recently published texts by Fredy Perlman http://theanarchistlibrary.org/authors/fredy-perlman and Black and Red Press http://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/black-red-the-purpose-of-black-red. Other journals and articles have been grabbed from not only all over the Internet, but many have made their digital debut on the library, with the help of a scanner, opitical character recognition, and editing. For example, the archive contains over 80 articles from “Anarchy: Journal of Desire Armed” http://theanarchistlibrary.org/topics/ajoda dating from issue #23 up to #74, many of which were scanned and then uploaded for archival.

The library also contains a “book builder” feature that allows you to build a specific collection of texts and combine them into one, like a collection related to introducing anarchist thought. The wiki is still there and available for things like adding to the wish-list http://bookshelf.theanarchistlibrary.org/Wish%20list.

Ken Burns explained why John McCain wasn’t interviewed for his 'The Vietnam War' documentary

Ken Burns explained why John McCain wasn’t interviewed for his 'The Vietnam War' documentary


Business Insider

Ken Burns reveals why John McCain wasn’t interviewed for the POW section of his PBS 'The Vietnam War' documentary series.

Learn about Amazing EHE Tours!

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

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Vietnam | History Tours | Private & Group Educational Tours

Vietnam | History Tours | Private & Group Educational Tours


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

Trip East

Trip East

by @ The Anarchist Library

Author: Lucy E. Parsons
Title: Trip East
Date: March 11, 1906
Source: The Liberator

A Day in the Life of an Infantry Point Man in Vietnam

A Day in the Life of an Infantry Point Man in Vietnam


Cherries - A Vietnam War Novel

By Sp4 Chuck Colgan / John Podlaski A husky, blonde haired soldier rises from his air mattress, quickly shedding his nightly cocoon, a damp, green camouflaged poncho liner, from around his body.&nb…

Did Trump Criticize Obama for a Lack of Leadership During the 2013 Government Shutdown?

by David Mikkelson @ Snopes.com

Citizen Donald Trump criticized President Barack Obama during the 2013 government shutdown for failing to "get everyone in a room" to "make a deal."

Live Chat (IRC)

by @ The Anarchist Library

We’ve closed down the Jabber server and have moved back to Internet Relay Chat (IRC). The chat is now hosted on the servers run by Freenode. You can access it by using your preferred IRC client and pointing it to:

server: chat.freenode.net

channel: #anarchistlibrary

Please see http://freenode.net/irc_servers.shtml for some helpful information about accessing the chat (TOR / SSL).

Webchat: https://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=%23anarchistlibrary

What would life be like for a poor, rural, teenage girl in 17th century England?

by kieranvyas @ Historum - History Forums

If you were a girl from a poor family who lived in the countryside, what would teenage life be like? I'm interested in when they would start...

Your Vietnam travel guide - What you NEED to know before you go

Your Vietnam travel guide - What you NEED to know before you go


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What are you waiting for? Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia's most exciting destinations. Find out everything you need to know in this Vietnam travel guide.

Interesting. This European "Pyramid" seems legit

by cachibatches @ Historum - History Forums

Even if they did cheat to make it by terraforming a hill: ...

#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Wilbur Red Elk Ellis

by Mei-Mei Chun-Moy @ VAntage Point

Duke is the second oldest living Comanche Vietnam War Veteran and one of only six Comanches to earn the second highest military enlisted grade of E-8.

The post #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Wilbur Red Elk Ellis appeared first on VAntage Point.

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

Did the White House Change Outgoing Message on Comment Line to Blame Democrats?

by Brooke Binkowski @ Snopes.com

The unprecedented finger-pointing took place amid a government shutdown and looming government worker furloughs.

The Vietnam war airman who dodged a million bullets

The Vietnam war airman who dodged a million bullets


South China Morning Post

Don Harten survived more than 300 combat missions during the Vietnam war, one of which ended with a ditching in the South China Sea in a super typhoon. In new book Midair, the flyer’s nephew documents a charmed life and a raid that may have ended hostilities before they had really begun

The Real Story of Jane Fonda and the Vietnam Vets Who Hate Her

The Real Story of Jane Fonda and the Vietnam Vets Who Hate Her


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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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A History Lover’s Guide to Dublin, Ireland

by Amanda @ A Dangerous Business Travel Blog

You might know a thing or two about Dublin. For example, you might know that it's the capital of Ireland and that it's the...

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About the project

by @ The Anarchist Library


theanarchistlibrary.org is (despite its name) an archive focusing on anarchism, anarchist texts, and texts of interest for anarchists.

Within the scope of our use of the term “anarchism” we have been quite broad, but broad does not mean infinite, and basically shrinks down to a set of ideas against the State and the capital. This immediately rules out the so-called “anarcho-capitalism”, “anarcho-nationalism” and similar crap.

What is so special about this site?

Often, you may find the texts hosted here on other sites that also aim to be digital libraries, and often the texts are taken from them (the source is always listed). But this library provides (together with the on-line version of each text) one or more high quality PDFs in various sizes and and formats, as well as its plain text sources, and an EPUB version for mobile platforms. We actively encourage the DIY printing and the distribution of the texts, so you have the “imposed” version for Letter paper (USA) and A4 (rest of the world): just print double side, fold and clip, and the booklet is ready.

The site provides a way for distributors and friends to change the layout of the PDFs and to create collections of an arbitrary number of texts (1 or more). See the bookbuilder page.

The site also provides an advanced search engine.

All these features come with some responsibility for the people who want to contribute to the library. We ask that uploaders contribute a logical representation of the text, with headings, emphasis, quotation blocks, etc. marked up appropriately. The site provides some tools (inside the web interface) to make this process easy, but some attention and some care is still required. Please be sure to read the manual if you plan to join the project for the mid- to long-term.

I have a text I’d like to see in the library. May I submit it?

Yes, you may! You don’t need an account. Just click Add to Library and read the instructions.

I uploaded something, but you censored me!

When we choose not to publish something, usually we contact the uploader, providing a explanation. Problematic texts are always discussed.

What about my zine?

If you want to publish your zine here, keep in mind that we can’t accept PDFs or raw scans. The texts here are processed to produce various formats, including but not limited to PDF.

Even if inserting images in the text is fully supported, this archive may not be the best solution for graphically heavy texts.

So, if you think your text makes sense only together with its specific layout, the place to publish it is zinelibrary, not the library.

What about my scans?

Texts freshly scanned are welcome, but you have to OCR and format them first. Broken, unreadable texts are rejected. We prefer quality over quantity. Work on your text and make it shine, don’t throw it up as shit on the grass.

Hey, you started without me. Can I join you?

Sure, you can join the crew. We have a mailing list (library@angrylists.com) and a IRC channel.

What about support for other languages?

It’s a reality. There are already sections in Swedish, Russian, Finnish, Macedonian, Spanish and Serbo-Croatian, to various degrees of development. So please don’t mail us telling “Would be great if...”. The support is there. If you are seriously up for it (and you want to work on it), please let us know.

Tell us about your technology.

All the various components use free software and the code is freely available at http://amusewiki.org.

Why don’t you do X

Perhaps because we haven’t got around to it. Perhaps we have other reasons for not doing X. If you want X to happen at the Anarchist Library, feel free to log onto the IRC channel and talk to us about how X will rock our world, and how to make X happen. We are probably open to do it.

Cyber Monday: All Books and Courses Up to 50% Off!

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

This Cyber Monday, all of my books and courses are up to 60% off! If you've ever thought about learning to blog, improving your writing or photography, or wanted to become a travel vlogger then you'll definitely want to check out this sale! There is something for everyone, but the sale won't last so don't wait!

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The Cheapest Way To Send Money Internationally

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

Hey you! Have you taken my survey yet? If you haven’t yet, I would REALLY appreciate it if you could click to answer 6 easy questions – it’s totally anonymous, and will let me know what kind of content you’d like to see on this blog going forward.

Frugal Frolicker specializes in outdoor travel adventures. The post The Cheapest Way To Send Money Internationally appeared first on Frugal Frolicker.

Sydney Harbour Walk: Hermitage Foreshore Track

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

The latest on my quest to tackle ALLLLLL the Sydney Harbour walks? The Hermitage Foreshore Track, which runs along the waterfront on the harbour side of Vaucluse.

Rose Bay. The track begins shortly after the sand ends here.

Frugal Frolicker specializes in outdoor travel adventures. The post Sydney Harbour Walk: Hermitage Foreshore Track appeared first on Frugal Frolicker.

My Mom Says This Blog is Boring

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Last month, my mom told me she thought this blog was boring. “Where’s all the fun stuff? I want to see more photos of you traveling. I don’t care about these other updates.” “Mom, I live in Austin now. You know I’m not on the road that much,” I replied. “I know but still….I want […]

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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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Can I Wear Capris in Egypt? (Or a Complete Egypt Packing Guide for Women)

by Amanda @ A Dangerous Business Travel Blog

When I was preparing for my tour in Egypt, I had so many questions about what to pack. This was going to be my...

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✨ High Tea Magic at Ashford Castle ✨

by JP @ Trip Whisperer

After a long road trip around Ireland this September with my family, we regaled ourselves to an Afternoon High Tea at the fairytale-like Ashford Castle, a medieval castle

New York Street Vendors

New York Street Vendors

by @ The Anarchist Library

Author: Lucy E. Parsons
Title: New York Street Vendors
Subtitle: A Day in the Ghetto: Once Seen, Never Forgotten
Date: April 15, 1906
Source: The Liberator

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 […]

Backpacking Vietnam on a Budget: 2-3 Week Itinerary + Tips

Backpacking Vietnam on a Budget: 2-3 Week Itinerary + Tips


Taylor's Tracks

Backpacking Vietnam on a budget is easily done, but with so much to see in the country where do you even start? Learn how to spend 2-3 weeks in Vietnam, what to do backpacking in Vietnam and help building a Vietnam backpacking route plus Vietnam travel tips and a Vietnam budget.

What would life be like for a poor, rural, teenage girl in 17th century England?

by kieranvyas @ Historum - History Forums

If you were a girl from a poor family who lived in the countryside, what would teenage life be like? I'm interested in when they would start...

The Handicapped

The Handicapped

by @ The Anarchist Library

Author: Randolph Bourne
Title: The Handicapped
Date: 1911
Notes: from The Atlantic Monthly
Source: Retrieved on 18 November 2010 from www.raggededgemagazine.com

First Arival Event, tnooz & PR Tips

by JP @ Trip Whisperer

Last week, I packed my bags and took my tired self to Vegas to check out the new Arival Event, focusing on unifying the tours, activities and “in-destination” industry

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 – […]

How to choose the right Vietnam War tour

How to choose the right Vietnam War tour


Traveller

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?

Agent Orange catching up to Vietnam veterans decades later

Agent Orange catching up to Vietnam veterans decades later


Military Times

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 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 […]

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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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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by abbiemurphy @ Historum - History Forums

Persistence is Testionatex key Testionatex (http://quicksupplementfact.com/testionatex/) to long-time period weight loss. Testionatex extra solid...

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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This Punisher: The Platoon exclusive details Frank’s first tour of Vietnam

This Punisher: The Platoon exclusive details Frank’s first tour of Vietnam


The A.V. Club

Frank Castle’s military experience is an essential part of his transition into his Punisher vigilante persona, and writer Garth Ennis is dedicated to exploring how Frank’s time in the Vietnam War shaped him into the criminal killer he would become. His 2003 Born miniseries looked at Frank’s final tour in Vietnam, recounting the massacre at Firebase Valley Forge that brought out his dark side and forever changed him, but that darkness was lingering beneath the surface before that traumatic incident. Punisher: The Platoon is a prequel to Born that jumps back to Frank’s first tour of Vietnam, when he’s a young soldier who has yet to make his first kill. The six-issue miniseries reunites Ennis with his Punisher MAX and Fury MAX collaborator Goran Parlov, and these creators have a deep understanding of Frank’s character that makes them the ideal team to delve into this major period of The Punisher’s life.

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, […]

#VeteranOfTheDay Air Force and Navy Veteran Victor Kuchar

by Lyly Luhachack @ VAntage Point

Victor is the recipient of two Bronze Stars for his role in rescuing a pilot of a downed F117-A over Serbia and meritorious action against an armed enemy.

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Luxury Vietnam Tours, Private & Tailor-made | Jacada Travel

Luxury Vietnam Tours, Private & Tailor-made | Jacada Travel


Jacada Travel

Private, bespoke trips to Vietnam with Jacada Travel. Contact one of our experts today to start planning your luxury getaway.

This US soldier 'found alive' in Vietnam 44 years after being left behind

This US soldier 'found alive' in Vietnam 44 years after being left behind


TheJournal.ie

Filmmaker says John Robertson, now 76, can no longer speak English, remember his birthday or the names of his American children.

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…

The secret army still fighting Vietnam war

The secret army still fighting Vietnam war


The Independent

Up a winding dirt path through lush mountains comes the sound of whistling from the side of the road. Narrowly missing a passing motorbike, two young boys with machine guns leap out of the dense jungle.

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 […]

VA Appropriations Lapse Plan: Agency operations in the absence of appropriations

by VAntage Point @ VAntage Point

The VA Contingency Plan outlines programs and resources necessary to ensure the shutdown of VA’s functions, if normal operations are suspended

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http://healthflyup.com/forskolin-ketoboost/

by zettaokune @ Historum - History Forums

regimen that must be Forskolin Ketoboost (http://healthflyup.com/forskolin-ketoboost/) observed. "Forskolin Ketoboost splendor is that after you've...

At War's End, U.S. Ship Rescued South Vietnam's Navy

At War's End, U.S. Ship Rescued South Vietnam's Navy


NPR.org

On April 30, 1975, the Vietnam War officially ended. U.S. Navy ships involved in evacuating Americans and Vietnamese were steaming away from Vietnam — except one.

VA therapist helps dying Veteran complete bucket list

by Jill Atwood @ VAntage Point

Veteran Kenneth Augustus was at peace as his life came to an end, but that didn’t mean he was done living. A VA recreation therapist helped him remove skydiving from his bucket list.

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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.

Distribution

by @ The Anarchist Library

The torrent

A torrent release is available here (January 22, 2016)

It ships the CD/DVD images with the full archive of this site and of its sister sites:

PDF of various size, plain and imposed, HTML, EPUB, TeX, source files are included.

Search plugin for [[http://calibre-ebook.com/][Calibre]]

Thanks to meskio, you can search and download the texts directly from Calibre.

See the Calibre store plugin wiki page for help.

You can download the plugin here: http://theanarchistlibrary.org/docs/theanarchistlibrary_store.zip (last updated August 24, 2012).

Code

The code used to build, run and maintain the site is freely available. You can visit www.amusewiki.org to get it.

Documentation, credits, etc. is included.

How do authorities, medical staff react to California torture case? Probably like everyone else

How do authorities, medical staff react to California torture case? Probably like everyone else

by Suzanne Hurt @ The Mercury News

Those who've been at the scene or worked with the 13 children likely feel disbelief, sadness and frustration, experts say

Las Vegas Gunman Was Germophobe, Possibly Bipolar

by Associated Press @ Snopes.com

Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock was a high-stakes gambler on a losing streak, obsessed with cleanliness, possibly bipolar and was having difficulties with his live-in girlfriend.

5 Things to Do in the Imperial City of Hue, Vietnam

5 Things to Do in the Imperial City of Hue, Vietnam


A Dangerous Business Travel Blog

The city of Hue, Vietnam, has a long and interesting history as an imperial city. Here are five things you won't want to miss when you travel to Hue.

Al Gore in Vietnam

Al Gore in Vietnam


Snopes.com

Did influential friends get Al Gore's tour of duty in Vietnam cut short?

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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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 […]

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…

What really happened to the Marines who disappeared during the last battle of Vietnam

What really happened to the Marines who disappeared during the last battle of Vietnam


Newsweek

Disturbing new details reveal what the U.S. government has kept hidden for decades.

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 […]

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…

England's ancestors

by vikhistory @ Historum - History Forums

Pardon my ignorance on England's history. Were the original people Anglo saxons followed by the Celts, then Romans followed by Vikings and French...

How do you afford to travel so much?

by JP @ Trip Whisperer

It’s a common question, “how do you afford to travel so often?” It puzzles many people. A lot of it has to do with prioritization of your budget.

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.

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 […]

Letters to a Frenchman on the Present Crisis

Letters to a Frenchman on the Present Crisis

by @ The Anarchist Library

Author: Michail Bakunin
Title: Letters to a Frenchman on the Present Crisis
Date: 1870
Notes: Source: Bakunin on Anarchy, translated and edited by Sam Dolgoff, 1971
Source: Retrieved on February 24th, 2009 from www.marxists.org

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 […]

Why did emperors Constantine X & Romanos Diogenes ruined the Roman Army?

by Azarius Balios @ Historum - History Forums

Like the title said. What was the true reason and purpose of the emperors ruining the Roman army. And were they responsible for the excruciating...

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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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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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: […]

Tools for White Guys who are Working for Social Change and other people socialized in a society based on domination

Tools for White Guys who are Working for Social Change and other people socialized in a society based on domination

by @ The Anarchist Library

Author: Chris Crass
Title: Tools for White Guys who are Working for Social Change and other people socialized in a society based on domination
Date: 2011
Source: Retrived on 28 Febraury 2017 from www.coloursofresistance.org

Let’s Send Another Set of Students Abroad (Exciting Updates from FLYTE)

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Two years ago I started FLYTE, a charity designed to help students from underserved communities see the world. Since then, we have raised over $100,000 and sent three classes on trips around the world. Here are updates on the organization.

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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 […]

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…

Did Jim Bakker Say ‘Trump Was Merely Sharing the Gospel with That Porn Star’?

by David Mikkelson @ Snopes.com

Reports that a televangelist disclaimed Donald Trump's alleged affair with a porn actress as "sharing the gospel" are fake news.

Last-Minute Gift Guide 2017

by JP @ Trip Whisperer

Thanksgiving has come and gone. It’s now December 12th. Like me, you may have put off buying gifts or just short on time. It’s an annual challenge to

Last U.S. Marines to leave Saigon describe chaos of Vietnam War's end

Last U.S. Marines to leave Saigon describe chaos of Vietnam War's end


chicagotribune.com

As Saigon began to fall to the North Vietnamese, some of the last U.S. Marines in the country tried to manage the chaos at the end of the Vietnam War.

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 […]

#VeteranOfTheDay Air Force Veteran Gary Peterson

by Nick Pearlman @ VAntage Point

Gary Peterson served three tours in Iraq. His duties included leading teams responsible for transportation, fuel, planning and supply chain management.

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Vietnam

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16/04/2018 - 29/04/2018 - All Day


What Vietnam Is Like 40 Years After the Fall of Saigon

What Vietnam Is Like 40 Years After the Fall of Saigon


NBC4 Washington

The Vietnam War is a dark chapter in American history. It divided our country. Our service men and women served and sacrificed. There were demonstrations and protests against the war.

Food for thought on a cycling tour of Vietnam

Food for thought on a cycling tour of Vietnam


the Guardian

On a cycling trip across north Vietnam, Kevin Rushby finds that, even in some national parks, locals hunt and eat everything that moves. His daughter Maddie is a bit more fussy ...

Swim with the Pigs!

by JP @ Trip Whisperer

If you venture down to the Out Islands in the Bahamas to this jaw-dropping archipelago called the Exumas, you’ll come across the inhabitants, who are a bunch of

http://quicksupplementfact.com/testionatex/

by abbiemurphy @ Historum - History Forums

Persistence is Testionatex key Testionatex (http://quicksupplementfact.com/testionatex/) to long-time period weight loss. Testionatex extra solid...

Recompiling the formats

by @ The Anarchist Library

      Introduction

      Installation

        Essentials

        Full-featured installation (PDF)

Introduction

The texts stored on the libraries are formatted with a dialect of the Emacs Muse markup, which is described in deep details in the manual.

The files are pure plain text (with the popular and ubiquitous UTF-8 encoding), and you can edit them with any editor.

The following how-to explains how to install on your very own machine the needed code to generate the HTML, EPUB and PDF (imposed and not) formats, starting from a muse formatted plain text file. You can retrieve those files for any text on the library downloading the “plain text source” file from the list of available downloads.

Installation

The programs are written in Perl. Every GNU/Linux operating system comes with Perl installed. They are supposed to work on Mac and Windows too, but you have to find your way to get Perl installed (together with a way to install modules from CPAN, the repository of Perl code, usually the program called App::cpanminus, which is invoked with the command cpanm).

Given that Debian and Ubuntu are the most used distributions around, the following tutorial will assume that the user run one of them.

Essentials

Install cpanm to retrieve the modules from CPAN and the template engine. Please become root before proceeding (Ubuntu: sudo su -, Debian: su -, please note the dash, it’s part of the command).

# apt-get install perl-modules perl-doc \
          cpanminus libtemplate-tiny-perl \
          libcam-pdf-perl libpdf-api2-perl

Then install the needed code from CPAN:

# cpanm Text::Amuse::Compile
Full-featured installation (PDF)

To produce PDFs you need TeXlive. In theory, only a subset is needed, but here for brevity we install the full version. Ok, it’s 1 gigabyte and half of download, about 3 as installed size, but nowadays disk space is cheap. [1] Keep in mind that you can still get EPUB and HTML without this.

# apt-get install texlive-full fonts-sil-charis

This will install the executable muse-compile.pl which by default will get you all the formats provided by the library.


$wget http://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/john-zerzan-tonality-and-totality.muse
--2014-05-17 23:28:41--  http://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/john-zerzan-tonality-and-totality.muse
Resolving theanarchistlibrary.org (theanarchistlibrary.org)... 192.235.78.154
 Connecting to theanarchistlibrary.org (theanarchistlibrary.org)|192.235.78.154|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 49128 (48K) [text/plain]
Saving to: ‘john-zerzan-tonality-and-totality.muse’

100%[=======================================>] 49,128       107K/s   in 0.4s

2014-05-17 23:28:42 (107 KB/s) — ‘john-zerzan-tonality-and-totality.muse’ saved [49128/49128]

$ muse-compile.pl --pdf --epub --html --a4-pdf \
           john-zerzan-tonality-and-totality.muse
Using Text::Amuse 0.43, Text::Amuse::Compiler 0.43, PDF::Imposition 0.14
Working on john-zerzan-tonality-and-totality.muse file in /tmp
* Created john-zerzan-tonality-and-totality.html
* Created john-zerzan-tonality-and-totality.epub
* Created john-zerzan-tonality-and-totality.a4.pdf
* Created john-zerzan-tonality-and-totality.tex
* Created john-zerzan-tonality-and-totality.pdf

Please see muse-compile.pl --help for more information.

-- Marco (marco -AT- theanarchistlibrary.org)

[1] If you manage to strip down the installation to the minimum, please let me know, and I’ll update the tutorial.

Where I’ve been & where I’m going (MAP)

by JP @ Trip Whisperer

It all started when I went on a People to People ambassador trip to Canada in the 6th grade. 48 countries later, I’m just looking for new adventures

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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“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. […]

My 2018 Goals & Intentions

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

Hey you! Have you taken my survey yet? If you haven’t yet, I would REALLY appreciate it if you could click to answer 6 easy questions – it’s totally anonymous, and will let me know what kind of content you’d like to see on this blog going forward.

Frugal Frolicker specializes in outdoor travel adventures. The post My 2018 Goals & Intentions appeared first on Frugal Frolicker.

From Backpacker to Permanent Resident: Celebrating My 3 Year Aussieversary

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

On December 12th, 2014, I arrived in Sydney with my life a freshly blank slate (read: big giant question mark). I’d just quit a job I enjoyed, moved out of an apartment that had been my home for 5 years, sold/stored 95% of my belongings, and booked a one-way ticket to Australia without a plan.

Frugal Frolicker specializes in outdoor travel adventures. The post From Backpacker to Permanent Resident: Celebrating My 3 Year Aussieversary appeared first on Frugal Frolicker.

Why did emperors Constantine X & Romanos Diogenes ruined the Roman Army?

by Azarius Balios @ Historum - History Forums

Like the title said. What was the true reason and purpose of the emperors ruining the Roman army. And were they responsible for the excruciating...

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…

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 […]

6 (Non-Millennial) Solo Female Travelers Share Their Travel Wisdom

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Solo female travel isn't just for millennials! In this column, Kristin Addis introduces us to some older solo female travelers who are following their dreams to see the world. These women come from all backgrounds and all walks of life, proving it's never too late to start traveling.

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Did Charles Schumer Receive $500K Donation from Pro-Illegal Alien Group Just Before Vote?

by David Mikkelson @ Snopes.com

Reports that the New York senator accepted a campaign donation of half a million dollars from pro-immigration groups just prior to a crucial Congressional vote are fake news.

Carolyn Hax: When do I tell him I might become unglued?

Carolyn Hax: When do I tell him I might become unglued?

by Carolyn Hax @ The Mercury News

Over time, disclose your special needs to your significant other.

The Vietnam War Pictures That Moved Them Most

The Vietnam War Pictures That Moved Them Most


TIME.com

TIME asked those who lived the war to select an image from the period that they found particularly significant. Here are their choices

Marvelous Manly: Outdoor Adventures & Beaches Galore

by Lindsay @ Frugal Frolicker

I’m probably not supposed to say this as a resident of Bondi Beach, but: I really love Manly. In fact, I can definitely see it being the next place I live once I’m over Bondi (if that day ever comes!).

Frugal Frolicker specializes in outdoor travel adventures. The post Marvelous Manly: Outdoor Adventures & Beaches Galore appeared first on Frugal Frolicker.

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…

U-Haul ranks California last for migration momentum

U-Haul ranks California last for migration momentum

by Jonathan Lansner @ The Mercury News

California drew a last-place ranking last year in U-Haul's annual measurement of interstate relocation momentum.

Police respond to suspect who took hostage at South San Jose hotel

Police respond to suspect who took hostage at South San Jose hotel

by Robert Salonga @ The Mercury News

Reports say police responded Sunday to Wyndham Garden hotel for suspect who took a hostage.

Announcement: November, 2017 - The Anarchist Library

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial | (Visitor's Guide) | Free Tours by Foot

Vietnam Veterans Memorial | (Visitor's Guide) | Free Tours by Foot


Free Tours by Foot

This post is a guide to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, known popularly as "The Vietnam Wall", with tips on how to find particular names.

I Should Have Skipped the Cu Chi Tunnel Tour in Vietnam | Frugal Frolicker

I Should Have Skipped the Cu Chi Tunnel Tour in Vietnam | Frugal Frolicker


Frugal Frolicker

In my opinion, the Cu Chi Tunnel and Cao Dai Temple tour is not worth doing while in southern Vietnam - it is too touristy and rushed to be enjoyable.

Interesting. This European "Pyramid" seems legit

by cachibatches @ Historum - History Forums

Even if they did cheat to make it by terraforming a hill: ...

President Obama Arrives in Vietnam for Historic Asia Trip

President Obama Arrives in Vietnam for Historic Asia Trip


NBC News

President Obama may be on his 10th trip to Asia — but on this visit he will become the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima since 1945.

Federal Shutdown Enters Day 2 Amid Blame Game on Both Sides

by Associated Press @ Snopes.com

Senate leaders offered no obvious solution to reopening the government and engaged in unrelenting finger-pointing during a rare Sunday session in the hours leading up to a vote to end the shutdown before the workweek began.

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