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New Book On The Shelf, ‘Blind Tiger – My Time in Vietnam’ By Local Author

This memoir is available for purchase at the Hopkins County Genealogical Society Research Library, inside the public library, at 611 North Davis Street, Sulphur Springs, Texas.

Blind Tiger-My Time in Vietnam

By: Avery W Smith II

 A “First Family” member of the Hopkins County Genealogical Society, Avery served in Vietnam as a Special Forces Advisor to the South Vietnamese Army, and finally at the U.S. Army Surveillance School at Ft Huachuca, Arizona before leaving the service  in July 1970.

A Son of the Republic of Texas, Avery is a Sixth-Generation Texan from the Northeast Texas community of Sulphur Springs, Texas.

The book can be purchased at the Hopkins County Genealogical Society Library, 611 N. Davis, Sulphur Springs, TX, or by emailing [email protected] or calling (903)885-8523.  You may also just send your request and payment to HCGS, PO Box 624, Sulphur Springs, TX  75483-0624.

The book is priced at $25.00, plus $3.00 Shipping, if applicable.

Avery W. Smith II

Author: Enola Gay

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