Posts Tagged ‘Vietnam War’

Delta 13 Charlie: Reflections of an Irish Soldier in Vietnam

Michael Coyne is one of many Irish-born soldiers who served in Vietnam. A crewman on a Patton tank, he spent most of his time far from base on patrol in jungle and rice paddies.  ℘℘℘ My name is Michael Coyne. I was born in Cornamona, Galway, 1945. When I was seven we moved here toRead more..

Film Reviews: Tigerland

Starring Colin Farrell. Directed by Joel Schumacher. 20th Century Fox. ℘℘℘ Faster than a speeding bullet, it seems, onetime Ballykissangel actor Colin Farrell has shot to fame as the next “it” Irish actor. When you see his Vietnam war flick Tigerland, you’ll see it’s not just his good looks that got the young Dubliner allRead more..