LETTERS FROM VIETNAM
This gallery contains letters written to and from Vietnam Veterans and their families and
A Marine's thoughts and feelings on the beginnings of his tour in Vietnam.
"This is not a tale of anything heroic or grand. It is a story of survival, boredom, fear,
loneliness, hope, and personal triumph.... It was about being in a strange place, halfway around
the world.... It was a time for staying alive instead of dying...."
The worst day ever lived by a 25th Infantry Div. RTO.
A "grunt's" thoughts of war then and "looking back" now.
Contributed by his brother, Mark Jackson.
Revised 6-18-97 by DGS