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Guide to Viet Cong ammunition

Donald B. McLean

Guide to Viet Cong ammunition

by Donald B. McLean

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Published by Normount Technical Publications in Forest Grove, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Viet Cong,
  • Ammunition

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesViet Cong ammunition.
    Statementby Donald B. McLean.
    SeriesThe Combat bookshelf
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUF700 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 145 p.
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5328149M
    ISBN 100879471115
    LC Control Number72181103

    The Chiêu Hồi Program ([ciə̯w˧ hoj˧˩] (also spelled "chu hoi" or "chu-hoi" in English) loosely translated as "Open Arms") was an initiative by the South Vietnamese to encourage defection by the Viet Cong and their supporters to the side of the Government during the Vietnam War. , Viet Cong defected under the program. South Vietnam, late afternoon on Aug - for three and a half hours, in the pouring rain, amid the mud and shattered trees of a rubber plantation called Long Tan, Major Harry Smith and his dispersed company of young and mostly inexperienced Australian and New Zealand soldiers are fighting for their lives, holding off an overwhelming enemy force of 2, battle .

    It was they that continued the battle after the Viet Cong were destroyed as a fighting force in the Tet Offensive where they l troops but changed the mind of Walter Cronkite, premier American TV newsreader, as to who was winning the war. is the critically short amount of ammunition available. Every bit had to come down the Ho Chi. Bibliography of books on Cartridges or Ammunition. Compiled by Jonathan Uhlman(updated December ) An explanatory note: This bibliography for the most part focuses upon ‘Primarily Cartridge Oriented’ works, and leaves many works where Cartridges are secondary or tertiary to the work off the attempt made to list each edition of a work, such as “Cartridges of the .

    The author of A Vietcong Memoir was a high-ranking member of the Provisional Revolutionary Government, the ``third force'' organized with the help of the National Liberation Front (the Viet Cong. The Vietnam War was the first conflict that saw wide scale tactical deployment of helicopters. The Bell UH-1 Iroquois nicknamed "Huey" was used extensively in counter-guerilla operations both as a troop carrier and a gunship. In the latter role it was outfitted with a variety of armaments including M60 machine guns, multi-barreled mm Miniguns and unguided air-to-surface .


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GUIDE TO. VIET CONG AMMUNITION. Describes and identifies the standard items of issue for the widely distributed Communist Bloc weapons used by the Viet Cong, and gives complete technical data on such ammunition. This book measures 4 1/2” x 6 ¾”, contains pages with text, photos and : VARIOUS MILITARY.

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Recognition guide of ammunition available to, or in use by, the Viet Cong. [United States. Department of the Army.]. Publisher: Normount Tech. Publications Year: Format: Softcover Edition: First Condition: Very good. Books Guide to Viet Cong ammunition. description. Show more. Object details Category Books Related period (content) Creator MCLEAN, DONALD B.

(Author) COMBAT BOOKSHELF (Author) Normount Technical Publications (Publisher) Production date Place made Forest Grove, Oregon Dimensions. Books Recognition guide of ammunition available to or in use by the Viet Cong.

description Object description. Pbk. Show more. Object details Category Books Related period (content) Creator UNITED STATES.

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY (Author) UNITED STATES. Viet Cong, the guerrilla force that, with the support of the North Vietnamese Army, fought against South Vietnam (late s–) and the United States (early s–). The name is said to have first been used by South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem to belittle the rebels.

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23 hours ago  The Viet Cong were climbing rubber trees to get a better shot at the Australians, but the company held out. Heavy Allied artillery fire poured into the area causing numerous Viet Cong casualties.

SAIGON, VIET NAM - AUGUST 4: Viet-cong guerrillas convey ammunition and supplies on bicycles through a forest in South Vietnam 04 August during the Vietnam war. // Des maquisards vietcong du FNL (Front National de LibTration) acheminent ravitaillement et munitions au moyen de bicyclettes a travers la forOt et la haute montagne au Sud.

Viet Cong Weaponry: 14 Small Arms From the Vietnam War With a mechanism probably inspired by the British Sten, this almost toy-like, green-painted submachine gun was chambered in mm and could have been deadly for both the opponent and the operator.

Full text of "PAM Recognition Guide of Ammunition Available To, or in Use By, the Viet Cong" See other formats Copy I DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY PAMPHLET r\£SC iMCst ts rt-K Uf, \_vkc «: RECOGNITION GUIDE OF AMMUNITION AVAILABLE TO, OR IN USE BY, THE VIET CONG v£\ WM Mil /£/ LIBRARY U.

ARMY WAR COLLEGE AUTHORITY FILE. But Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army troops carried the powerful AK, which outgunned the South Vietnamese. U.S. troops with Ms in Vietnam. Photo via Wikipedia. nva - early north vietnamese / viet cong type 53 chest rig / ammunition bandolier.

this 10 pocket khaki cotton bandolier is complete with the original shoulder straps, waist ties and aluminum wire roller buckles with each pocket having a tie string closure. Viet Cong Jungle Made Tokarev T54 Pigskin Holster and Ammunition Pouch $ ; Vietnam War Viet Cong Hanoi Printed Propaganda Newspaper in English Janu North Vietnamese Army Viet Cong Song Book with Female Soldier Peace Dove $ ; Vietnam War Viet Cong Diary February to $ ; Vietnam War North Vietnamese Army.

Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces among the popula­ tion in Saigon and its environs during the Tet offensive of February,and with some of the popular reactions to Viet Cong behavior at this time and subsequently.

The work derives from specially designed inter­. PAM Recognition Guide of Ammunition Available To, or in Use By, the Viet Cong "The purpose of this handbook is to provide United States military personnel with a compact source of orientation and recognition data on conventional ammunition used by The Viet Cong and by the North Vietnamese.".

Interspersed in Viet Cong Memoir are 4 maps and 46 photographs. The back matter includes a glossary of names, a list of PRG officials, a page index, and copies of the NLF Manifesto and Program (December ), the political program of the Vietnam Alliance (July ), and the Action Program of the PRG (June ).Reviews:   Viet Cong meet the enemy face-to-face, most likely in the Mekong Delta or Plain of Reeds.

This rare image shows both sides in combat, ARVN soldiers at the top and Viet Cong in the foreground. Project Eldest Son (also known as “Italian Green” or “Pole Bean”) was a program of covert operations conducted by the United States' Studies and Observation Group (SOG) during the Vietnam project focused on placement of exploding cartridges into supplies used by communist combat forces in southeast Asia.

United States technicians assemb .David L. Anderson's The Columbia Guide to the Vietnam War. Paul Miraldi's Uniforms and Equipment of U.S.

Army Infantry, LRRPS, and Rangers in Vietnam, Edward Emering's Weapons & Field Gear of the North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong. Jim Mesko's Armor in Vietnam: A Pictorial History. Oscar Gilbert's Marine Corps Tank Battles in Vietnam.Ammunition and other supplies mainly came down the so-called “Ho Chi Minh Trail,” which was bombed regularly and made supply inconsistent.

Sergeant T. M. Green (North Highlands, California) checks out a suspected Viet Cong booby-trap during Operation Bold Mariner.