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Larry Mitchell is a tribal member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation located near Mayetta, Kansas. In 1969, Mitchell dropped out of high school and volunteered for the United States Army. He served a combat tour of duty with Delta Company, 2/501st Infantry, 101st Airborne Division from November 1969-November 1970. He wrote a book about his tour of duty in Vietnam and the years he struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, his poetic chronicle is called “Potawatomi Tracks: The Ballad of Vietnam and Other Stories.” Larry Mitchell is a member of the “American Author Association” and of the “The Military Writers Society of America.” Mitchell lives in Richfield, Minnesota with his wife and two sons. (From the author’s website.)
Books by Larry Mitchell:
Mitchell, Larry. Potawatomi Tracks: The Ballad of Vietnam and Other Stories
Heliographica Press, 2005.
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