This blog presents maps and photos to accompany the portions of Homer Hickam's memoir Don't Blow Yourself Up that cover his service in Vietnam.
|Google Earth Map of Vietnam today. It is considered part of Southeast Asia
|This is a GoogleMaps map of the Central Highlands of Vietnam with "Dragon Mountain" shown. This was near the location of Camp Enari, the base camp of the 4th Infantry Division.
|Artillery Lieutenant Rick Terrell, Texas A&M graduate who taught Hickam how to call in artillery on the flight over to Vietnam
|Lieutenant Nick Jarrett at the Oasis. Nick taught Hickam how to lead his men.
|Homer Hickam after a day on the road in Vietnam
|Hickam with his banana cat he named BC
|Muddy lake of a work area at BMT that had to be drained one way or the other
|Hickam at shot-up gas station in Ban Me Thuot