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An early letter home from the Vietnam War (Part 2)

November
2

As promised, here’s the video of my father reading one of the first letters he sent home—New York, NY—during the Vietnam War, dated April 1, 1967. (Scroll down to last night’s post for more details.)

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This entry was posted on Friday, November 2nd, 2007 at 3:12 am by Nicole Neroulias. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
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2 Responses to “An early letter home from the Vietnam War (Part 2)”

  1. Alex

    Dear Nicole,
    my firned Andy is one of my best friends that I have. Even we are from different times we have one passion zoi and to share moments with your friend and family. Hope this journey will birng memories that my firend will tell later. Please, keep me updated on this jorney.
    God speed my firned.

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"Return to Vietnam" chronicles the journey of Col. Andonios Neroulias USA (Ret.) of Briarcliff Manor, NY, joined by his daughter, staff writer Nicole Neroulias, to the country he fought in 40 years ago. They are traveling with Vietnam veterans and Rotarians from Rockland County and other parts of the country. Check this blog for daily posts, photos, recordings and slideshows about their experiences.
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Nicole and Andonios Neroulias

Nicole Neroulias grew up in Briarcliff Manor, NY, and graduated from Cornell University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She has covered religion and city news in Cyprus, Connecticut and California, where she earned several fellowships and prizes, including a national Religion Newswriters Association award. She joined The Journal News in early 2007 and also teaches journalism at Columbia.

Col. Andonios Neroulias emigrated from Greece in 1956 and was commissioned an officer through the ROTC program of the City College of NY. From 1967-68, he served in Vietnam with the U.S. Army's 25th Infantry (Tropic Lightning) Division, whose main base was in Cu Chi, known for its intricate Viet Cong tunnels. Among his military awards are the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Combat Infantryman Badge. He is retired from the U.S. Army Reserve and lives in Briarcliff Manor, NY.
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