Dear Soldier

A Marine rifleman's reply to a Christmas letter received from a young girl 54 years earlier. Christmas 1967 on the DMZ in Vietnam

by Charles Glenn Estes



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 11/2/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 7.5x9.25
Page Count : 62
ISBN : 9781489744791
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 62
ISBN : 9781489744845

About the Book

This is a short story replying to a Christmas letter that I received from a young girl walking through a chow line on Christmas Day 1967 at Con Thien, Vietnam, 850 meters from the border with North Viet Nam.

About the Author

Charles Estes is a retired mechanical engineer. He was a marine rifleman who fought with Echo Company, 2nd Bn, 1st Marine Regt in Vietnam in 1967 and 1968. He came home and struggled with undiagnosed PTSD. He eventually graduated from college, married, and raised a loving family