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Shasta Lake, CA Veteran & Author Publishes War Poetry

By: PR Leap
( Vietnam War Combat Poetry, a new book by SP-5 Nelden John Herron, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

From the Author: "I joined the Army to go to war in Vietnam because my uncles and father served in WW2. I chose armor as my M.O.S. I was trained on the M-60-A1 tanks. I qualified expert in tank weapons. My M.O.S. was 11-E-30 tanks gunner. The flamethrower platoon was made up of tankers. We were tankers in the middle of an infantry unit. I volunteered to be the 50 gunner on the flamethrower track."

Vietnam War Combat Poetry is a 46-page hardcover with a retail price of $30.00 (eBook $25.00). The ISBN is 979-8-8860-4087-6. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For members of the press, to request a review copy, visit our virtual pressroom at or to buy the book visit our online bookstore at

Brittany Baker
Dorrance Publishing

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