About Marvin J. Wolf
Marvin J. Wolf served 13 years on active duty with the US Army, including eight years as a commissioned officer. He was one of only 60 enlisted and warrant officers to receive a direct appointment to the officer ranks while serving in Vietnam. Wolf has authored more than 20 books, including three about the Vietnam War: They Were Soldiers, Abandoned In Hell, and Buddha’s Child. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina, with his adult daughter and a neurotic, five-pound Chihuahua.
Entries by Marvin J. Wolf
Explosives, a Couple of Flamethrowers, and No Ordinary Men Against a Forbidding JungleSeptember 21, 2022 | Reflections
The ships with our 437 helicopters would reach Qui Nhon harbor in about four weeks. They needed a place to land.
Remembering Journalist Sam Castan and His Deadly Ride with Crazy HorseJune 30, 2021 | Reflections
“Memories of Sam’s death haunted me for decades,” writes a former Army public affairs officer about the death of a journalist during the Vietnam War.
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