vietnam

  1. seaweed

    Bloody Sixteen

    The book opens with a stark overview that sets the scene for its account of the 'improved Essex' class Oriskany's three deployments 1965-1968, marked by LBJ-led civilian meddling and micromanagement in far-away Washington - that never factored in, for example, tropical weather - by pussy-footing...
  2. untallguy

    Khe Sanh Siege in the Clouds

    I’ll say it upfront; this is a great book. The author of Khe Sanh Siege in the Clouds, Eric Hammel, has presented the ordinary US Marine’s (and some Army, Navy and Air Force personnel) perspective of the siege of Khe Sanh. For those whose knowledge of the Vietnam War is a bit lacking, Khe Sanh...
  3. Goatman

    Drugs,Vietnam and Russia

    Interesting article in today's Sunset Times, covering the rise and rise of 'legal highs' including Spice. LINK This paragraph caught my eye: John Huffman,whose original research into synthetic cannabinoids was the pump primer says "My wife looked up the compound JWH015 on Google. My...

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