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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. […]

Vietnam Tour Jacket Souvenir Camo Embroidered 1965-66 UDT Seal Bomber War Tiger  | eBay

Vietnam Tour Jacket Souvenir Camo Embroidered 1965-66 UDT Seal Bomber War Tiger | eBay


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Vietnam suspends adventure tourism trips at waterfall where three Britons died

Vietnam suspends adventure tourism trips at waterfall where three Britons died


Telegraph.co.uk

Senior official investigating tragedy says local tour companies “take human life lightly” amid safety fears at beauty spot popular with thrill-seekers

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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Get in, loser! A Mean Girls themed brunch is coming to Britain… and we all want to try it out

by Josie Griffiths @ The Sun

A MEAN Girls themed brunch is coming to Britain, and chic flick fans are not going to want to miss it. With Glen Coco and Carb-less Butter cocktails on offer, and an ‘on Saturdays we were pink’ policy, it’s the perfect gathering for your girl gang. Following a sell-out event in New York, the foodie […]

“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. […]

GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to Conspiracy of Beards and Kugelplex

GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to Conspiracy of Beards and Kugelplex

by KQED Arts @ KQED Arts

We’ve partnered our buddies at Noise Pop to offer you tickets to see KQED Arts’ favorite Conspiracy of Beards and Kugelplex on Sunday, January 28th at Cafe du Nord. San Francisco’s Conspiracy of Beards is a 30 member male choir that performs dynamic, original, a cappella arrangements of the poetic songs of Leonard Cohen. Stewards … Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to Conspiracy of Beards and Kugelplex

Tour guide blames the three Brits killed climbing waterfalls in Vietnam for their deaths

Tour guide blames the three Brits killed climbing waterfalls in Vietnam for their deaths


The Sun

Tour guide blames the three Brits killed climbing waterfalls in Vietnam for their deaths

Ticket Alert: Kendrick Lamar and SZA at Oracle Arena

Ticket Alert: Kendrick Lamar and SZA at Oracle Arena

by Nastia Voynovskaya @ KQED Arts

The scoop on where to get presale tickets before the general public for Top Dawg Entertainment's Championship Tour in Oakland.

John Kerry's Service Record

John Kerry's Service Record


Snopes.com

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

Comic Steve Brown is attacked by audience member wielding a mic stand and bar stool after comedian ‘called him grumpy’

by Jay Akbar @ The Sun

THERE’S an unspoken rule when attending stand up gigs that you are at the mercy of the comedian. No one told one aggressive punter in South Carolina who stormed the stage and attacked his host with a stage mic because he called him out for looking “grumpy”. American comic Steve Brown was half-way through his […]

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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A Cultural History of the Souvenir Jacket

A Cultural History of the Souvenir Jacket


HYPEBEAST

Get to know a little bit more about the contentious and luxurious outerwear staple.

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 […]

Three British tourists die climbing waterfall in central Vietnam

Three British tourists die climbing waterfall in central Vietnam


the Guardian

Bodies of Christian Sloan and two women recovered near Datanla waterfalls as police question unauthorised tour guide

Vietnamese tour guide says three dead backpackers 'ignored' his warnings

Vietnamese tour guide says three dead backpackers 'ignored' his warnings


Telegraph.co.uk

Izzy Squire, 19, Beth Anderson, 24, and Christian Sloan, 25, were killed after being dragged into a whirlpool and swept to their deaths

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Tinky Winky actor Simon Shelton Barnes dead aged 52 – Teletubbies’ Dipsy pays tribute to actor after his death

by ecambridge @ The Sun

THE Teletubbies actor who played Dipsy the 90s kids’ TV sensation has paid tribute to co-star Simon Shelton Barnes, following this tragic death. Simon, who played Tinky Winky in the show, died just four days before his 52nd birthday last week. He had trained as a ballet dancer and choreographer before taking on the role […]

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 […]

Comic Steve Brown is attacked by audience member wielding a mic stand and bar stool after comedian ‘called him grumpy’

by Jay Akbar @ The Sun

THERE’S an unspoken rule when attending stand up gigs that you are at the mercy of the comedian. No one told one aggressive punter in South Carolina who stormed the stage and attacked his host with a stage mic because he called him out for looking “grumpy”. American comic Steve Brown was half-way through his […]

Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's disease, will retire from touring

Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's disease, will retire from touring

by Travis M. Andrews @ Nation & World - Chicago Tribune

Neil Diamond, one of America's most enduring songwriters best known for his singalong hits "Sweet Caroline" and "Cracklin' Rosie," announced Monday that he has Parkinson's disease.

Diamond, who will turn 77 on Wednesday, said he is retiring from concert touring as a result of the diagnosis.

"It...

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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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to The Mynabirds and Doe Paoro

GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to The Mynabirds and Doe Paoro

by KQED Arts @ KQED Arts

We’ve partnered our buddies at Noise Pop to offer you tickets to see The Mynabirds and Doe Paoro on Thursday, January 25th at Cafe du Nord. American singer-songwriter Laura Burhenn is a shape-shifter who can’t sit still. Since 2010 she’s worked under the moniker The Mynabirds, releasing three critically acclaimed and stylistically different albums on Saddle Creek: What … Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to The Mynabirds and Doe Paoro

Shady food poisoning claim touts targeting Brits in Spain recruited 40 a WEEK 

by cmcguire @ The Sun

THE extent of the multi-million pound food poisoning scam which has been sweeping Spain has been revealed in court, with claims that up to 40 British tourists were approached each WEEK. Details were then forwarded to British claims companies, who promised each client €2,500 (£2,195) to put in a false claim against Spanish hotels. But […]

Thao Nguyen Tells Her Own Story in Intimate Doc ‘Nobody Dies’

Thao Nguyen Tells Her Own Story in Intimate Doc ‘Nobody Dies’


KQED Arts

In the heart-rending documentary, Nguyen unravels her complex family dynamic through a Vietnam homecoming.

Hundreds of Russian women post sexy dance videos online in protest at the punishment of pilots who made a raunchy video

by tmichael @ The Sun

HUNDREDS of Russians are posting sexy dance videos online in protest at Putin’s military punishing pilots who made a raunchy video. Cadets at the Ulyanovsk Institute of Civil Aviation – Russia’s oldest flight school for civil pilots – filmed themselves dancing in just their pilots caps and undies. Bosses at the institute, based in Lenin’s home […]

How to avoid being scammed in restaurants on holiday

by Sofia Petkar @ The Sun

AFTER four Japanese tourists complained of being ripped off in Italy after being charged an eye-watering £965 for a meal in Venice, travellers are now looking for ways to avoid falling foul of restaurants while abroad. While Italy is notorious for rip off meals, stories of extortionate lunch and dinner bills for relatively modest meals […]

Anorexic who weighed six stone switched to high carb diet after ‘learning to love herself’ – and is now a muscular 10 stone

by rpemberton @ The Sun

AN ANOREXIC who weighed six stone at her lowest has shared her incredible transformation from malnourished to muscular after learning to love her body. Erika Jennings, 25, struggled with eating disorders for seven-years, battling the urge to starve her skeletal body and purging whenever she ate. After being rejected by boys and fearing she was […]

How to avoid being scammed in restaurants on holiday

by Sofia Petkar @ The Sun

AFTER four Japanese tourists complained of being ripped off in Italy after being charged an eye-watering £965 for a meal in Venice, travellers are now looking for ways to avoid falling foul of restaurants while abroad. While Italy is notorious for rip off meals, stories of extortionate lunch and dinner bills for relatively modest meals […]

Vietnam Field Jacket | eBay

Vietnam Field Jacket | eBay


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Find great deals on eBay for Vietnam Field Jacket in Collectible Military Uniforms from Vietnam. Shop with confidence.

Shady food poisoning claim touts targeting Brits in Spain recruited 40 a WEEK 

by cmcguire @ The Sun

THE extent of the multi-million pound food poisoning scam which has been sweeping Spain has been revealed in court, with claims that up to 40 British tourists were approached each WEEK. Details were then forwarded to British claims companies, who promised each client €2,500 (£2,195) to put in a false claim against Spanish hotels. But […]

Leicester turn to Almamy Toure to end right-back chase with Bouna Sarr deal stalling

by dwright @ The Sun

CLAUDE PUEL is ready to play hardball over his pursuit of Marseille right back Bouna Sarr by launching an alternative move for Monaco’s Almamy Toure. The Foxes have failed with bids of £2.6million and £4.4m for Sarr, who Marseille insist is going nowhere. Now Puel has turned to his former club Monaco and is eyeing […]

Racehorse trainer Richard Woollacott dies aged 40 just days before stable star Beer Goggles is due to run at Cheltenham

by hfuller @ The Sun

RACEHORSE Trainer Richard Woollacott has sadly died this morning, aged 40, it has been announced. Based at South Molton in Devon, Woollacott hit the headlines in December when Beer Goggles won the Grade 2 Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury. A spokesman for Richard Woollacott Racing said in a statement to Press Association Sport: “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: […]

Little girl with runny nose and cough died three days later from flu complications

by adevlin @ The Sun

A SIX-year-old girl died three days after catching the flu, her family claim. Emily Muth, of North Carolina, complained of a runny nose and a cough before she was rushed to hospital when she struggled to breathe. Her heartbroken parents are now warning others to take flu seriously after they were sent home with Emily and […]

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 – […]

Tinky Winky actor Simon Shelton Barnes dead aged 52 – Teletubbies’ Dipsy pays tribute to actor after his death

by ecambridge @ The Sun

THE Teletubbies actor who played Dipsy the 90s kids’ TV sensation has paid tribute to co-star Simon Shelton Barnes, following this tragic death. Simon, who played Tinky Winky in the show, died just four days before his 52nd birthday last week. He had trained as a ballet dancer and choreographer before taking on the role […]

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 […]

Leicester turn to Almamy Toure to end right-back chase with Bouna Sarr deal stalling

by dwright @ The Sun

CLAUDE PUEL is ready to play hardball over his pursuit of Marseille right back Bouna Sarr by launching an alternative move for Monaco’s Almamy Toure. The Foxes have failed with bids of £2.6million and £4.4m for Sarr, who Marseille insist is going nowhere. Now Puel has turned to his former club Monaco and is eyeing […]

Neil Diamond Says He Has Parkinson’s Disease, Retires from Touring

by Associated Press @ Snopes.com

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer offered his "sincerest apologies" to those who planned to go to his shows and says he plans to still write, record and work on other projects "for a long time to come."

Anorexic who weighed six stone switched to high carb diet after ‘learning to love herself’ – and is now a muscular 10 stone

by rpemberton @ The Sun

AN ANOREXIC who weighed six stone at her lowest has shared her incredible transformation from malnourished to muscular after learning to love her body. Erika Jennings, 25, struggled with eating disorders for seven-years, battling the urge to starve her skeletal body and purging whenever she ate. After being rejected by boys and fearing she was […]

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.

Michael Herr, Syracuse native who chronicled Vietnam War, dies at 76

Michael Herr, Syracuse native who chronicled Vietnam War, dies at 76


syracuse.com

His book "Dispatches" is considered a Vietnam classic, and he contributed to screenplays for 'Apocalypse Now' and 'Full Metal Jacket.'

Top 30 Vietnam War Books | HistoryNet

Top 30 Vietnam War Books | HistoryNet


HistoryNet

America’s wars have inspired some of the world’s best literature, and the Vietnam War is no exception. The Vietnam War has left many legacies. Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict. These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction. …

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 […]

At least 16 injured in volcano eruption near Japan ski resort, officials say

At least 16 injured in volcano eruption near Japan ski resort, officials say

by Mari Yamaguchi @ Nation & World - Chicago Tribune

A volcanic eruption Tuesday injured at least 16 people at a ski resort in central Japan, including six soldiers hit by an avalanche during ski training, officials said.

Nine civilians were injured by volcanic rocks, while seven people — six soldiers and one civilian skier — were hit by an avalanche,...

Personalized Diets: Can Your Genes Really Tell You What to Eat?

Personalized Diets: Can Your Genes Really Tell You What to Eat?

by Bay Area Bites @ KQED Arts

Listen to the story on Morning Edition:

What Were a U.S. Soldier's Odds of Dying in Each War?

What Were a U.S. Soldier's Odds of Dying in Each War?


Gizmodo

Our perceptions of wars are pushed and pulled by myriad forces—their causes, their outcomes, their places in our national narrative, etc. But on the level of the individual, which was the deadliest? Nicholas Hobbes' Essential Militaria breaks down the stats for eleven historic conflicts:

Why I'll Never Return to Vietnam

Why I'll Never Return to Vietnam


Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

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

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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Racehorse trainer Richard Woollacott dies aged 40 just days before stable star Beer Goggles is due to run at Cheltenham

by hfuller @ The Sun

RACEHORSE Trainer Richard Woollacott has sadly died this morning, aged 40, it has been announced. Based at South Molton in Devon, Woollacott hit the headlines in December when Beer Goggles won the Grade 2 Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury. A spokesman for Richard Woollacott Racing said in a statement to Press Association Sport: “It […]

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…

The Vietnam war airman who dodged a million bullets

The Vietnam war airman who dodged a million bullets


South China Morning Post

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

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 …

Get in, loser! A Mean Girls themed brunch is coming to Britain… and we all want to try it out

by Josie Griffiths @ The Sun

A MEAN Girls themed brunch is coming to Britain, and chic flick fans are not going to want to miss it. With Glen Coco and Carb-less Butter cocktails on offer, and an ‘on Saturdays we were pink’ policy, it’s the perfect gathering for your girl gang. Following a sell-out event in New York, the foodie […]

Tour guide recalls moment UK tourists died at Vietnam’s adventure spot - Tuoi Tre News

Tour guide recalls moment UK tourists died at Vietnam’s adventure spot - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

The tourists died when they were trekking at the Datanla waterfall, a popular destination for adventure game lovers in Da Lat

World War II Stories of a Cult Fashion Jacket

World War II Stories of a Cult Fashion Jacket


Messy Nessy Chic

Isn't she gorgeous? I was taking my morning roam around the internet when I stumbled upon this vintage embroidered silk jacket for sale online at Etsy. Unfortunately, when I clicked the link, I was told, "Sorry, this item has been sold". Of course it had. But I never give up that easily. And, just a

Sevilla vs Atletico Madrid: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for Copa del Rey clash

by Joseph Miles @ The Sun

SEVILLA are in a strong position as they host Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey quarter-final second leg. Despite being favourites, Diego Simeone’s men were stunned by two late goals to go down 2-1 at home at the Wanda Metropolitano. That means they will need to show some uncharacteristic attacking intent if they are […]

Hundreds of Russian women post sexy dance videos online in protest at the punishment of pilots who made a raunchy video

by tmichael @ The Sun

HUNDREDS of Russians are posting sexy dance videos online in protest at Putin’s military punishing pilots who made a raunchy video. Cadets at the Ulyanovsk Institute of Civil Aviation – Russia’s oldest flight school for civil pilots – filmed themselves dancing in just their pilots caps and undies. Bosses at the institute, based in Lenin’s home […]

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 […]

Little girl with runny nose and cough died three days later from flu complications

by adevlin @ The Sun

A SIX-year-old girl died three days after catching the flu, her family claim. Emily Muth, of North Carolina, complained of a runny nose and a cough before she was rushed to hospital when she struggled to breathe. Her heartbroken parents are now warning others to take flu seriously after they were sent home with Emily and […]

Sevilla vs Atletico Madrid: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for Copa del Rey clash

by Joseph Miles @ The Sun

SEVILLA are in a strong position as they host Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey quarter-final second leg. Despite being favourites, Diego Simeone’s men were stunned by two late goals to go down 2-1 at home at the Wanda Metropolitano. That means they will need to show some uncharacteristic attacking intent if they are […]

Italy avalanche sees 100 tourists airlifted from four-star hotel in South Tyrol after being cut off by heavy snow

by jlockett @ The Sun

MORE than 100 tourists and locals were evacuated by helicopter after an avalanche struck near a hotel in northern Italy. The landslide occurred next to the Langtauferer Hof hotel in the Venosta Valley, South Tyrol, near to local agricultural school for children. Four choppers were needed to rescue tourists and hotel workers from the four-star mountainside […]

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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While Yellowstone's staff was furloughed, a snowmobiler got too close to Old Faithful

While Yellowstone's staff was furloughed, a snowmobiler got too close to Old Faithful

by Juliet Eilperin @ Nation & World - Chicago Tribune

Tourists on a commercial snowmobile broke park rules by driving too close to Yellowstone National Park's iconic Old Faithful geyser Sunday at a time when most staff were furloughed during the partial government shutdown.

In an interview Monday, park Superintendent Dan Wenk said one of the concession...

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 […]

Naomi Parker Fraley, Woman Who Inspired ‘Rosie the Riveter,’ Dies at 96

by Associated Press @ Snopes.com

A woman identified by a scholar as the inspiration for Rosie the Riveter, the iconic female World War II factory worker, has died in Washington state.

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 […]

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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Italy avalanche sees 100 tourists airlifted from four-star hotel in South Tyrol after being cut off by heavy snow

by jlockett @ The Sun

MORE than 100 tourists and locals were evacuated by helicopter after an avalanche struck near a hotel in northern Italy. The landslide occurred next to the Langtauferer Hof hotel in the Venosta Valley, South Tyrol, near to local agricultural school for children. Four choppers were needed to rescue tourists and hotel workers from the four-star mountainside […]

Now Playing! Noir City Keeps Things Dark and Twisty at the Castro

Now Playing! Noir City Keeps Things Dark and Twisty at the Castro

by Michael Fox @ KQED Arts

The 16th edition of Noir City covers the waterfront, from outright nobodies to the legendary Michael Curtiz.

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