Vietnam

Great Footage Of British News Reporting On An American Artillery Battalion During Vietnam

May 21, 2011

Notice the 175 mm guns, our largest. Each barrel had to be rotated off after 300 rounds and each barrel was $14,000. Related Posts:8th Battalion 4th Field Artillery, Vietnam 1971Kill Anything That Moves.The French 370 mm Mortar.Politics Of The Vietnam War.Sometimes An Artist Joins The Army. Neil Leinwohl.

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Fantastic Black And White 1960s Evening News Footage Of The Battle Of Ben Het

April 16, 2011

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Viet Cong Guerilla Thoughts On Vietnam’s Insurgency And The Late Response Of The Bao Dai Government.

November 14, 2010

Support for anti communist Diem and an attempt to reunify Vietnam was taken by a South Vietnamese government that was behind in military preparedness, and frankly thinking. The Viet Cong conducted an insurgency and the South Vietnamese forces that were not under the purview of western military advisors were not up to snuff. They could […]

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The View From The Other Side

November 1, 2010

Vietnamese Women Militia A militia woman strikes a heroic pose in defense of Binh Da hamlet, one of many Northern villages whose inhabitants readily took up arms during the war (1968). Photograph by Mai Nam © National Geographic Society, Viet Cong guerrillas plant American-made mines upon learning that ARVN troops are approaching the Mekong Delta […]

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8th Battalion 4th Field Artillery, Vietnam 1971

October 31, 2010
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Rare Footage Of Direct Artillery Fire. Haunting, Silent Color Film From Vietnam

October 26, 2010

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Vietnam War Political Cartoons

October 18, 2010

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My Lai

September 7, 2010

December 1967, the Vietnam War was raging. The US had committed tens of thousands of forces into South Vietnam to “stem the tide of Communism,” the current boogeyman of the military industrial complex. Charlie Company of the 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment was staged into Quang Ngai province, or what they referred to as “Pinkville” […]

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Gripping Story of Fighter Pilot Steve Ritchie

August 13, 2010

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How Many Times Do We Have To Repeat This Same Scenario?

July 18, 2010

WASHINGTON — In an echo of the debates over the discredited intelligence that helped make the case for the war in Iraq, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday released more than 1,100 pages of previously classified Vietnam-era transcripts that show senators of the time sharply questioning whether they had been deceived by the White […]

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Col. Robert L Howard, Five Tours Of Vietnam, Medal Of Honor Recipient Dies At 70

February 25, 2010

“Robert L. Howard, 70, one of the Vietnam War’s most highly decorated servicemen who received the Medal of Honor for leading fellow soldiers out of an ambush and fending off more than 250 troops during a two-day siege deep in enemy territory, died Dec. 23 of pancreatic cancer at a hospice in Waco, Tex. He […]

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Dave Rabbit, Controversial Vietnam Radio Broadcaster, Thorn In Side Of Army

January 4, 2010

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Army Colonel Eats Cake From Vietnam Era Ration Can

July 28, 2009

Army Colonel Tries Old Pound Cake July 25, 2009 Associated Press Forty years later, Henry A. Moak, Jr., still loves his pound cake. The Army colonel popped open a military C-ration can of pound cake from 1969 at his retirement ceremony, and dug in. Moak got the drab olive can as a Marine helicopter pilot […]

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Military Anecdote of the Day

June 13, 2009

“Sir,” a press aide mentioned, “that’s not your helicopter.” The aide pointed in another direction, “That’s your helicopter.”

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