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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.

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…

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.

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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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.

Matt Lauer’s wife kicks him out, report says

Matt Lauer’s wife kicks him out, report says

by Martha Ross @ The Mercury News

Matt Lauer's wife, Annette Roque, is likely to file for divorce for the second time in their marriage.

Veteran Recalls Service in West Germany During the Vietnam Era

Veteran Recalls Service in West Germany During the Vietnam Era


Elmhurst, IL Patch

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

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!

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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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

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!

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…

Interesting. This European "Pyramid" seems legit

by cachibatches @ Historum - History Forums

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

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…

“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. […]

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...

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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

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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Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

by Ariel Schalit @ missoulian.com - RSS Results

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walks with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Pence is receiving a warm welcome in Israel, which has praised the American decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.…

'The Last Jedi' Director Just Explained That Ending

'The Last Jedi' Director Just Explained That Ending

by Beckett Mufson @ VICE

Rian Johnson blasted the haters with seven tweets and a Jedi text.

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

by Darko Vojinovic @ www.pantagraph.com - RSS Results

Statues of horses decorate a fence around the house in the main street in the tiny western Serbian hamlet of Gomilica, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. In the past decades, generations of Gomilica villagers have invested most of their savings in…

Trump Has No Idea What 'Fake News' Means

Trump Has No Idea What 'Fake News' Means

by Mike Pearl @ VICE

The president is apparently super mad about reporting errors that outlets have already apologized for. Weirdly, he doesn't seem to care about errors that make him sound good.

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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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 […]

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…

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 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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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

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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Late 16th Century Japan VS Late 16th Century Europe

by analysis17456 @ Historum - History Forums

So recently, I've learned a few facts that made me think of Japan's military abilities more highly than otherwise, including the suggestions from...

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...

Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen wave as they landed at Tel Aviv airport Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Pence will pay a three day visit to Israel. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

South Africa: Through the Prism of Mandela

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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…

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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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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World’s youngest Vietnam veteran swims to Suu Kyi

World’s youngest Vietnam veteran swims to Suu Kyi


ACCUMULATING PERIPHERALS

The Telegraph reports: During a three-hour appearance at a court in Rangoon, John Yettaw, 53, a Vietnam veteran, said that he had a vision in which the Nobel laureate and pro-democracy leader was a…

Military Slang during the Vietnam War

Military Slang during the Vietnam War


Cherries - A Vietnam War Novel

I came across these posts while surfing the internet and thought it would be cool to combine them, add pictures and then post on my blog and on Facebook.  The first list of definitions was written …

A scrapbook from the Vietnam War brings back memories for a young veteran

A scrapbook from the Vietnam War brings back memories for a young veteran


National Museum of American History

When I started my internship in the museum's Division of Armed Forces History, I expected to see reminders of what it was like to be a U.S. Marine: uniforms, equipment, and weapons—the accoutrements of American warriors who served well before I did, but with whom I share a bond.I was not disappointed.

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.

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…

Los Angeles Football Club begins training today at UCLA

Los Angeles Football Club begins training today at UCLA

by City News Service @ Orange County Register

The Los Angeles Football Club will take to the field for the first time today, with the Major League Soccer expansion team set to participate in an approximately 90-minute training session at UCLA.

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

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 […]

The Ultimate Hanoi Shopping Guide – What to buy and where to buy it

by Graham Stein @ XO Tours Blog

We wrote a very popular shopping article focused on Ho Chi Minh City 2 years ago, and have since had many requests for a similar piece for Hanoi. Shopping posts are difficult to do however, because there are so many unique things that you can buy in Vietnam that it’s impossible to include everything in a single article. We…

What was the maximum that the Japanese were prepared to give before Pearl Harbour?

by ren0312 @ Historum - History Forums

What were the maximum in terms of concessions that the Japanese were prepared to give? Were they willing to go back to the front line before the...

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.

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…

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


XO Tours Blog

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.

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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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 […]

Interesting. This European "Pyramid" seems legit

by cachibatches @ Historum - History Forums

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

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 – […]

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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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. […]

3 laundry detergents just as good as Tide Pods

3 laundry detergents just as good as Tide Pods

by Cassie Sheets @ tucson.com - RSS Results

Pod laundry detergent is a convenient, mess-free alternative to gallon jugs. Though Tide Pods have dominated the laundry detergent market (and the foolish YouTube challenges market), these laundry detergent brands offer an alternative to traditional detergent that’s definitely worth a…

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 […]

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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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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In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

by Hassan Ammar @ www.heraldextra.com - RSS Results

In this picture taken Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, Syrian men remove rubble from a damaged shop at the old market in the old city of Aleppo, Syria. Fighting has long died down in Syria's largest city but Aleppo's centuries-old market…

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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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…

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the pectorals, because you strengthen the whole area that surrounds Varitonil UK . advice Before repet Var Varitonil UK...

5 Best Ways to Travel from Hue to Hoi An

by Trinh Cherry @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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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...

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


HISTORY.com

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.

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

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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...

Tucson weather: Cooler temperatures to kick off the week

Tucson weather: Cooler temperatures to kick off the week

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Temps should return to above normal later in the week.

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

My Feeling About Hue Buddhist Tour – a Special Tour in Hue

by Trâm Nguyễn @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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Whicker: Ducks offer little resistance in loss to San Jose

Whicker: Ducks offer little resistance in loss to San Jose

by Mark Whicker @ Orange County Register

The Ducks couldn't justify the disparity in energy that marked the Sharks' 6-2 win at Honda Center Sunday night.

XO Tours in Hanoi

by XO Tours @ XO Tours Blog

XO Tours does not operate in Hanoi, and it’s unlikely we ever will. So why the misleading blog title? We felt the need to write this blog post to protect our brand, so that when our valued guests search for XO Tours they will know that XO Tours only operates out of Ho Chi Minh City…

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.

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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Deaths of Canadian Billionaire, Wife a Tantalizing Mystery

by Associated Press @ Snopes.com

Police haven't made any arrests, announced the search for any suspects, or said practically anything publicly about the deaths of the drug company founder and his wife.

How Doctors Keep People Who Refuse Blood Transfusions Alive

How Doctors Keep People Who Refuse Blood Transfusions Alive

by VICE Staff @ VICE

We talk about the inventive ways doctors treat patients who, for religious reasons, can't take blood on this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now' podcast.

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

by Darko Vojinovic @ www.pantagraph.com - RSS Results

'Christian and Sebastian' are displayed in huge letters on a gate at a house in the main street in the tiny western Serbian hamlet of Gomilica, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. In the past decades, generations of Gomilica villagers have invested…

New year career resolutions gone cold? Here are 11 books to beat the winter job search doldrums

New year career resolutions gone cold? Here are 11 books to beat the winter job search doldrums

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Winter's long grind offers a great time to open yourself up to new ideas and strategies. Here's a list of books to help you see your career potential in a new light.

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

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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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.

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.

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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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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England's ancestors

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

World War I: America in France

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Pence tells Israel U.S. Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

Pence tells Israel U.S. Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

by The Associated Press @ Orange County Register

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel (all times local):

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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Blogs, Videos, Podcasts About Medieval Living

by SlowRain @ Historum - History Forums

Are there any well-produced blogs, videos, or podcasts about medieval living out there? I've seen a few YouTube channels about medieval weapons, but...

Chavez: What is a Good American?

Chavez: What is a Good American?

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The president of the United States apparently believes that some people are less worthy of becoming American than others, especially those who come from countries he deems dung holes, to use a euphemism for what credible sources tell us he…

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

by Darko Vojinovic @ www.pantagraph.com - RSS Results

Crossroads in the tiny western Serbian hamlet of Gomilica, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. In the past decades, generations of Gomilica villagers have invested most of their savings in new houses back home even though they spend little time here. (AP…

Police in standoff with wanted man at South San Jose hotel

Police in standoff with wanted man at South San Jose hotel

by Robert Salonga @ The Mercury News

A man sought by police on felony warrants holed up in a room at Wyndham Garden hotel off Silicon Valley Boulevard, police say.

Ask Amy: Life with a hoarder has become a nightmare

Ask Amy: Life with a hoarder has become a nightmare

by Amy Dickinson @ The Mercury News

Plus: It's on you to try to work things out with your son's girlfriend.

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

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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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.

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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The Latest: In Israel, Pence calls Iran nuke deal 'disaster'

The Latest: In Israel, Pence calls Iran nuke deal 'disaster'

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence lays a wreath at the memorial for fallen solider in Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, Pool)

How much are you willing to pay for Super Bowl LII tickets?

How much are you willing to pay for Super Bowl LII tickets?

by James H. Williams @ Orange County Register

How much is one fan willing to pay for Super Bowl LII tickets? Find out here.

Not Even Tax Fraud Can Keep 'The Situation' Away from the 'Jersey' Reunion

Not Even Tax Fraud Can Keep 'The Situation' Away from the 'Jersey' Reunion

by Drew Schwartz @ VICE

A judge gave Mike Sorrentino the OK to film 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation' after the reality star copped to tax evasion.

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.

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 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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Great Depression (psychological)

by adel11 @ Historum - History Forums

How efficient/effective was FDR's new deal psychologically? Is there any evidence (like letters from citizens, maybe??) I can use to prove it's...

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 "foreign relations" of the Roman Empire.

by Fantasus @ Historum - History Forums

Just some questions (or speculations if You say so) about those "relations" under the Emperors. From archaeology we can see there was much contact,...

http://www.besthealthmarket.org/core-max-ultra/

by Gwenbailey @ Historum - History Forums

Core Max Ultra (http://www.besthealthmarket.org/core-max-ultra/) The majority of men around the fight to acquire rewards, even after spening too much...

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

by Darko Vojinovic @ www.pantagraph.com - RSS Results

A statue of a lion decorates a fence around the house in the main street in the tiny western Serbian hamlet of Gomilica, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. In the past decades, generations of Gomilica villagers have invested most of their…

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...

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 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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Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walks with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Pence is receiving a warm welcome in Israel, which has praised the American decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.…

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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The "foreign relations" of the Roman Empire.

by Fantasus @ Historum - History Forums

Just some questions (or speculations if You say so) about those "relations" under the Emperors. From archaeology we can see there was much contact,...

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

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


PennLive.com

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...

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

by Trinh Cherry @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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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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Vietnam surprises vets returning to battleground (photos, video)

Vietnam surprises vets returning to battleground (photos, video)


cleveland.com

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.

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

by Darko Vojinovic @ www.pantagraph.com - RSS Results

The main street in the tiny western Serbian hamlet of Gomilica, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. In the past decades, generations of Gomilica villagers have invested most of their savings in new houses back home even though they spend little time…

Modern little known musical gems

by stevev @ Historum - History Forums

uhZS6loBMFE I'm looking for musical gems that aren't top 40 and never were. They can be of any genre. This early Amy Winehouse song was never...

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…

Late 16th Century Japan VS Late 16th Century Europe

by analysis17456 @ Historum - History Forums

So recently, I've learned a few facts that made me think of Japan's military abilities more highly than otherwise, including the suggestions from...

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.

A Comprehensive Guide to Vietnam Visas

by Scott Jones @ XO Tours Blog

*** Disclaimer: We believe all the information in this article was correct at the time it was published however, regulations in Vietnam change often so we urge travelers to not rely solely on the information in this blog post when planning their trip to Vietnam. We cannot be held responsible for any lost monies or travel time due to any…

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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Blogs, Videos, Podcasts About Medieval Living

by SlowRain @ Historum - History Forums

Are there any well-produced blogs, videos, or podcasts about medieval living out there? I've seen a few YouTube channels about medieval weapons, but...

I Copied the Routines of Famous Writers and It Sucked

I Copied the Routines of Famous Writers and It Sucked

by Nick Greene @ VICE

Did Balzac really drink 50 cups of coffee a day? Does Murakami actually wake up at 4 AM? For a week, I tried to live like famous writers. It went poorly.

12 feet of mud in 12 days: See miraculous 101 Freeway cleanup

12 feet of mud in 12 days: See miraculous 101 Freeway cleanup

by Steven Rosenberg @ Orange County Register

The department that manages the state's highway system completed the cleanup of what it called 12 feet of mud in only 12 days, and now the 101 Freeway is open between Ventura and Santa Barbara.

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 […]

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

by Mstyslav Chernov @ www.heraldextra.com - RSS Results

In this picture taken Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, Syrian men work inside their shop at the old market in the old city of Aleppo, Syria. Fighting has long died down in Syria's largest city but Aleppo's centuries-old market still has…

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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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 […]

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.

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 […]

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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Watch Jessica Chastain Break the Fourth Wall in Bleak 'SNL' Sketch

Watch Jessica Chastain Break the Fourth Wall in Bleak 'SNL' Sketch

by Anna Iovine @ VICE

'SNL' seemed to take a cue from 'Black Mirror' this week.

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…

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 ...

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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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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In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

by Mstyslav Chernov @ www.heraldextra.com - RSS Results

In this picture taken Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, a Syrian family walks through the destruction of the old market in the old city of Aleppo, Syria. Fighting has long died down in Syria's largest city but Aleppo's centuries-old market still…

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

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.

Vietnam Motorbike Tours & Rentals, Hanoi - Offroad Vietnam Adventures

Vietnam Motorbike Tours & Rentals, Hanoi - Offroad Vietnam Adventures


Offroad Vietnam Adventures

Vietnam motorbike tours since 2006. Book fantastic motorcycle tours & scooter rentals in Hanoi by Honda CRF250L, XR125/150/250L, CGL125 & 100-125cc scooters!

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

by Hassan Ammar @ www.heraldextra.com - RSS Results

In this picture taken Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, Syrian men check the destruction of the old market in the old city of Aleppo, Syria. Fighting has long died down in Syria's largest city but Aleppo's centuries-old market still has to…

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 […]

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

by Mstyslav Chernov @ www.heraldextra.com - RSS Results

In this picture taken Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, Mahmoud Mimeh, textile shops owner at the old market, poses for a picture inside his shop in the old city of Aleppo, Syria. Fighting has long died down in Syria's largest city…

Miss Manners: Is there a singular, gender-neutral pronoun?

Miss Manners: Is there a singular, gender-neutral pronoun?

by Judith Martin, Nicholas Ivor Martin and Jacobina Martin @ The Mercury News

Plus: A couple gets to define their own relationship.

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…

3 laundry detergents just as good as Tide Pods

3 laundry detergents just as good as Tide Pods

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Pod laundry detergent is a convenient, mess-free alternative to gallon jugs. Though Tide Pods have dominated the laundry detergent market (and the foolish YouTube challenges market), these laundry detergent brands offer an alternative to traditional detergent that’s definitely worth a…

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?

The Best Netflix Movies to Watch When You’re Stoned

The Best Netflix Movies to Watch When You’re Stoned

by Larry Fitzmaurice @ VICE

Those doinks aren’t going to smoke themselves, and you might as well watch some damn good Netflix movies while you’re at it.

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: […]

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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Mark Whicker: Sharks are a constant in the volatile NHL

Mark Whicker: Sharks are a constant in the volatile NHL

by Mark Whicker @ Orange County Register

San Jose has been the NHL's most consistent team since the lockout, and they didn't let down during Sunday night's pasting of the Ducks in Anaheim.

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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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 […]

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."

Vietnam Veterans' Voices: Lewis Higinbotham volunteered for 4 tours

Vietnam Veterans' Voices: Lewis Higinbotham volunteered for 4 tours


missoulian.com

Lewis Higinbotham of Missoula always wanted to be in the military, a desire that took him to West Point. He volunteered for four tours in Vietnam as an Army Ranger,

Was Malia Obama Busted While Streaking at Harvard?

by David Mikkelson @ Snopes.com

Reports that Malia Obama was arrested after being caught drinking while underage and running naked across the Harvard campus are fake news.

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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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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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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Famous American Vietnam Vets - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com

Famous American Vietnam Vets - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com


HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of Famous American Vietnam Vets, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

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


ProPublica

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.

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 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 […]

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…

Civil War: Antietam & Gettysburg

by @ HistoryExp - Events

11/10/2018 - 14/10/2018 - All Day


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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AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

by Darko Vojinovic @ www.pantagraph.com - RSS Results

A painting on a facade of a house in the main street in the tiny western Serbian hamlet of Gomilica, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. In the past decades, generations of Gomilica villagers have invested most of their savings in new…

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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Is Tide Discontinuing Their PODS Product Because Consumers Eat Them?

by David Mikkelson @ Snopes.com

A viral fake tweet caused some social media users to question whether the Tide Challenge spelled the end of the Tide PODS product.

What was the maximum that the Japanese were prepared to give before Pearl Harbour?

by ren0312 @ Historum - History Forums

What were the maximum in terms of concessions that the Japanese were prepared to give? Were they willing to go back to the front line before the...

CHP investigating fatal crash off northbound 405 at Goldenwest

CHP investigating fatal crash off northbound 405 at Goldenwest

by Fred Swegles @ Orange County Register

Authorities are investigating a fatal crash Sunday evening, Jan. 21, in which a taxicab went off the northbound 405 Freeway at the Goldenwest Avenue exit in Westminster and struck a pole. The off-ramp was closed to traffic following the 9:38 p.m. crash for investigation, the California Highway Patrol reported. A witness reported that the taxi […]

Orange County real estate jobs grow at triple the countywide pace

Orange County real estate jobs grow at triple the countywide pace

by Jonathan Lansner @ Orange County Register

State jobs data for December show jobs in real estate-related fields -- from construction to building supplies to lending, sales and leasing, design and janitorial -- grew by 8,600 workers in 12 months.

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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Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

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Arab lawmakers in Israel's parliament were tossed out from the house on Monday for heckling US Vice President Mike Pence at the start of his speech. (Jan. 22)

Weather alerts for Tucson, AZ

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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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Vietnam War: The Individual Rotation Policy | HistoryNet

Vietnam War: The Individual Rotation Policy | HistoryNet


HistoryNet

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.

Vietnam – A Paradise Of Vegan Cuisines

by Huong Lien @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

by Darko Vojinovic @ www.pantagraph.com - RSS Results

A fountain decorates a garden in front of a villa in the tiny western Serbian hamlet of Gomilica, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. In the past decades, generations of Gomilica villagers have invested most of their savings in new houses back…

Vietnam

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


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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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.

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 […]

Top 4 Drink in Sai Gon You Must Try

by Trinh Cherry @ I LOVE VIETNAM TOUR

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LA Kings snap losing streak, defeat Rangers

LA Kings snap losing streak, defeat Rangers

by Robert Morales @ Orange County Register

The Kings rode three second-period power-play goals to a victory over the New York Rangers. The victory snapped the Kings' six-game losing streak.

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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Core Max Ultra (http://www.besthealthmarket.org/core-max-ultra/) The majority of men around the fight to acquire rewards, even after spening too much...

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

AP PHOTOS: Village of sprawling mansions empty most of year

by Darko Vojinovic @ www.pantagraph.com - RSS Results

A statue of a lion stands outside the gate of the house in the tiny western Serbian hamlet of Gomilica, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. In the past decades, generations of Gomilica villagers have invested most of their savings in new…

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

Beset by traffic via navigation apps, town restricts access

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LEONIA, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town less than two miles from the George Washington Bridge is putting up a "keep out" sign for motorists seeking a shortcut to the world's busiest span.

Great Depression (psychological)

by adel11 @ Historum - History Forums

How efficient/effective was FDR's new deal psychologically? Is there any evidence (like letters from citizens, maybe??) I can use to prove it's...

Pitts: ‘The Post’ offers a timely reminder of what journalism is all about

Pitts: ‘The Post’ offers a timely reminder of what journalism is all about

by Leonard Pitts Jr @ The Mercury News

Yet, the movie also offers a rousing, timely reminder that for all that’s changed, one thing cannot: journalism’s mission must always be to hold power accountable.

Those Who Served: 50 stories of Vietnam veterans

Those Who Served: 50 stories of Vietnam veterans


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“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

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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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 […]

Don't miss 'Happy Days' production

Don't miss 'Happy Days' production

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I'm a semi-truck driver from Boise, Idaho, and had a delivery in Missoula. I saw the sign advertising the play "Happy Days" at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts and decided to go and see it.

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.

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

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 […]

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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12 feet of mud in 12 days: See miraculous 101 Freeway cleanup

12 feet of mud in 12 days: See miraculous 101 Freeway cleanup

by Steve Rosenberg @ The Mercury News

The department that manages the state's highway system completed the cleanup of what it called 12 feet of mud in only 12 days, and now the 101 Freeway is open between Ventura and Santa Barbara.

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’…

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 […]

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...

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

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In this picture taken Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, a Syrian man walks through the old market in the old city of Aleppo, Syria. Fighting has long died down in Syria's largest city but Aleppo's centuries-old market still has to come…

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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Federal Shutdown Enters Day 2 Amid Blame Game on Both Sides

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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.

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

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

In Syria's Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

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In this picture taken Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, a Syrian boy walks through the destruction of the old market in the old city of Aleppo, Syria. Fighting has long died down in Syria's largest city but Aleppo's centuries-old market still…

SAG Awards 2018: See photos of #MeToo-inspired all-female presenters and first-ever host Kristen Bell

SAG Awards 2018: See photos of #MeToo-inspired all-female presenters and first-ever host Kristen Bell

by Miriam Velasquez @ Orange County Register

The Screen Actors Guild Awards made their mark on this year’s Oscars race, but it will be the treatment of women in Hollywood and beyond that will remain at the forefront. The show featured a roster of nearly all female presenters and Kristen Bell as its inaugural host.

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…

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


the Guardian

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

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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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…

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 and Community Service

Veterans and Community Service

by howgoesthebattle @ How Goes the Battle?

Originally posted on U.S.:
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…

13 Things You Must Do in Vietnam – Vietnam Bucket List

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

From exploring the depths of a mysterious subterranean world to bargaining in a Mekong market, from sleeping under a bamboo roof in the mountains to scaling waterfalls in the Central Highlands, Vietnam is bursting with exciting things to do. In this XO blog post we outline the very best activities across the country – from…

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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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…

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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the pectorals, because you strengthen the whole area that surrounds Varitonil UK . advice Before repet Var Varitonil UK...

Without BLM methane rule, natural gas going up in flames

Without BLM methane rule, natural gas going up in flames

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If not for a one-year delay put in place by Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) methane waste prevention rule would have gone into effect this week. The rule should have provided greater…

Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walks with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Pence is receiving a warm welcome in Israel, which has praised the American decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.…

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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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.

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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Modern little known musical gems

by stevev @ Historum - History Forums

uhZS6loBMFE I'm looking for musical gems that aren't top 40 and never were. They can be of any genre. This early Amy Winehouse song was never...

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

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

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…

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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Life After a Double Mastectomy at 33

Life After a Double Mastectomy at 33

by Elyssa Goodman @ VICE

A young, single New York City woman is diagnosed with the genetic mutation that gave her mother breast cancer. After removing her breasts, unanswerable questions about her future loom large.

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.”

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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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...

Al Gore in Vietnam

Al Gore in Vietnam


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

Learn about Amazing EHE Tours!

by sheryl shafer @ Essential History Expeditions

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“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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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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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?

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.

Golden Gate Bridge reports spike in suicide deterrence

Golden Gate Bridge reports spike in suicide deterrence

by Mark Prado @ The Mercury News

The Golden Gate Bridge is reporting it intervened with a record number of people who came to the span in 2017 to potentially end their lives.

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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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…

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