30 Days of Hell in Vietnam with Marine Veteran Jim Strauss

 
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181: James Strauss 30 Days Has September Joe Crane welcomes James Strauss on today's episode. James fought during the Vietnam War in 1968. His unique experiences inspired him to provide a detailed account of what happened. Listen to the story of James Strauss 30 Days Has September. Thirty Days Has September James served as an officer in the Marines Corps during the Vietnam War. His experiences were quite unique to him, and so inspired him to write a series of books. Thirty Days Has September is one such detailed account of what happened to him while in Vietnam. He kept the manuscript for more than 30 years for specific reasons. Now, he is out to share it to everyone. The Making of the Book James completed the manuscript in 1970 and simply rewrote it for release. Letters of the past, some memorabilia, and former colleagues helped him assemble the story. "It's there in the 1970 manuscript but it's also active in my mind because those kinds of experiences burn in intensely and don't come out." - James Strauss Three men from his unit communicated with him, and were surprised that he still has the story intact. He's had his own share of challenges but he succeeded in the end. An Immediate Promotion James became a commanding general the first day he arrived in Vietnam. They just got out of their training that time, and were taken to the commanding general's office. "I said, 'I just got out of training and I don't really understand this. But what we learned is to take care of our men first.’" - James Strauss He questioned why the officers were living in an air-conditioned comfort while the soldiers toiled in mud. Soon after, he just found himself as a company commander. All the other officers were already dead. To hear about James Strauss 30 Days Has September, download and listen to the entire episode. Don’t forget to leave us a 5-star rating and review if you enjoyed the show. We would love to hear from you! Check out these links to the episode James Strauss 30 Days Has September: James’ website Download Joe Crane’s Top 7 Paths to Freedom or get it on your mobile device. Text VETERAN to 38470. Join the Veteran on the Move on Facebook! Check out Veteran on the Move on Facebook to connect with our guests! It’s also a great place where you can stay in touch with other veterans who are transitioning to entrepreneurship, and get updates and free gouge on the people programs and resources to help you in your transition to entrepreneurship. The Veteran On the Move podcast has published over 150 episodes giving listeners the opportunity to hear in-depth interviews conducted by host Joe Crane featuring the people, programs and resources to assist veterans in their transition to entrepreneurship: Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard veterans, DOD, entrepreneurship, business, success, military spouse, transition, education, programs and resources. Veteran On the Move has garnered over 500,000 listens verified through Stitcher Radio, Sound Cloud, Itunes and RSS Feed Syndication making it one of the most popular Military Entrepreneur Shows on the Internet Today.

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