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FULL MOON ON A MADHOUSE Dave Biles

FULL MOON ON A MADHOUSE

Dave Biles

Published March 18th 2013
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Kindle Edition
238 pages
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PART ONE: AN OLD MAN REMEMBERS THE WARS -1956He’s grizzled and old and been through the meat grinder that was World War I, and the sweat and pain of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s mills and mines,the good times and the bad times in the MonongahelaMorePART ONE: AN OLD MAN REMEMBERS THE WARS -1956He’s grizzled and old and been through the meat grinder that was World War I, and the sweat and pain of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s mills and mines,the good times and the bad times in the Monongahela Valley’s Taverns and Clubs, And he has some stories to tell about the wars and the town the soldiers and sailors came from who fought those wars. He sits with his grandson on a summer afternoon and tells those stories, believing the boy will someday be called to war.PART TWO: FULL MOON ON A MADHOUSE – 1967A Navy helicopter on a rescue mission is shot down and crashes on a beach in North Vietnam. The two aircrewman survive and make a dash for the De-militarized Zone. One of them makes it to the South, where the real madness of war begins.The Vietnamese Major said, The fight between good and that which is evil begins in the mind. Man creates the beast. Yes, and like your Christian God, he creates the beast in his own image. He has slain the beast many times, yet constantly resurrects him by forgetting the past. But we rarely see the beast itself, only the shadow. At the heart of that shadow is war. Everything moves on. The past stands still. It is the one thing that is true.