The Death Of The Vietnam War

2139 Words Apr 20th, 2016 9 Pages
My head felt as if it was too explode, blood was dripping down from my forehead, and a throbbing pain was coming from my leg. At first I had no idea where I was or what was happening. In the distance I could hear a scream, although it was fading and my eyesight was blurry. I tried to stand up as I remember but I was not able too. I kept wondering to myself if this was a dream, but I felt pain. Terrible pain. How could I feel this much pain if it was a dream. Then all at once it came back to me. The memory, the fear, the frightfulness, the nervousness, and the sadness.

My grandfather had fought and piloted many planes in the Vietnam War. The war had started in the year of 1955 and my grandfather was only only 16 years old, a sophomore in high school. He had been going with my grandmother Kaye Ivrene, which they met in high school and dated till they married when they both turned 18.

Before my grandparents even ended up getting married my grandfather had signed up to fight in the Vietnam War. They didn’t honestly expect to even get married until they realized they couldn’t be without each other. My grandmother had known about him going into the war and decided to wait for him to get back, but before he left they had to get married and he couldn’t withdraw his application to the army in that point of time. One thing my grandfather didn’t expect is for my grandmother to get pregnant in which just so happened to be my mother. He ended up piloting and fighting in the war for…

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