Letters from Vietnam

by Dennis Hoy



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/19/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 164
ISBN : 9781543498660
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 164
ISBN : 9781543498653
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 164
ISBN : 9781543498677

About the Book

Letters from Vietnam is the memoir of a Vietnam War army infantryman, based on letters he wrote home to his new wife and his parents that give an on-the-ground view of combat, and a soldier's life beyond combat, through the eyes of a Silver Star recipient.

About the Author

Dennis Hoy, a 1960 graduate from Lubbock High School moved to Clovis, NM where he attended ENMU in Portales. He was drafted 9-1-66 and went through Basic Training at Ft. Bliss, TX. He was sent immediately to Ft. Polk, LA for AIT. He arrived in Vietnam February, 1966 and was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division. After Vietnam, Dennis went back to school and received his Bachelor and later, his Masters Degree. Dennis taught and coached in Clovis until his retirement in 1992. He then fished the B.A.S.S Circuit for nine years. Dennis is part Potawatomi Indian and was recognized on the Wall of Honor at the Nation's Citizen Cultural Heritage Center in Shawnee, OK. He later went back to painting and was one of twenty New Mexico artists selected to show in Las Cruces, NM. He and his wife, Beth, have made their home in Elephant Butte,l NM since 1992.