What’s Wrong with this WWII Jeep Prototype? A Lesson Learned at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh

By Todd DePastino Last night, Ben Wright, Larry Woods, and I all walked out of the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh together after our 70th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement Commemoration event. As we filed from the elevator through the first-floor Great Hall, we passed a much-treasured artifact from World War II:

A 25th Infantry Division Soldier Shares First Impressions of Vietnam, 1968

The letter below is excerpted from Annette Langlois Grunseth’s award-winning book, Combat and Campus: Writing Through War, which chronicles her brother Peter Langlois’s combat experience in Vietnam. This was Peter’s first full letter home after landing in Vietnam two weeks earlier. We’re grateful to Annette for sharing this letter with us. You can order

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