Armies of the Vietnam War (2)

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Armies of the Vietnam War (2)

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On March 8th, 1965, some 3,500 US Marines, the first US combat troops to arrive in Vietnam, landed in Da Nang to defend the US air base there. On June 8th, following further reinforcements, General Westmoreland authorized his troops to begin "offensive patrolling." Lee Russell's follow-up to Men-at-Arms 104 focuses in finer detail on the uniforms and insignia of the US Army and Marines, the ARVN and the NVA. The book is packed with superbly detailed black and white photographs of the forces active in the Vietnam War, and Mike Chappell's excellent illustrations provide key reference material for the contemporary uniforms and battledress.

Table of Contents

Introduction · US Army Uniforms and Insignia · US Marine Corps Combat Uniforms and Insignia · ARVN Uniforms and Insignia · NVA Uniforms and Insignia · The Plates

Product details

Published Jul 28 1983
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9780850455144
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 143
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Mike Chappell

MIKE CHAPPELL comes from an Aldershot family with…


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