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Machines and Weaponry of the Vietnam War

Author : Charlie Samuels
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One of the longest and most controversial wars in American history, the Vietnam conflict, was a time of great advances in military technology. Readers explore the world of military machines and the science behind the United States’ battles in Vietnam. Full-color photographs will show readers the airplanes, artillery, and chemical weapons that powered the American attack. Firsthand accounts from soldiers who developed and operated these weapons will help readers understand how the development and application of technology can mean the difference between winning and losing the biggest battles in history.

Machines and Weaponry of the Vietnam War

Author : Charlie Samuels
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One of the longest and most controversial wars in American history, the Vietnam conflict, was a time of great advances in military technology. Readers explore the world of military machines and the science behind the United States’ battles in Vietnam. Full-color photographs will show readers the airplanes, artillery, and chemical weapons that powered the American attack. Firsthand accounts from soldiers who developed and operated these weapons will help readers understand how the development and application of technology can mean the difference between winning and losing the biggest battles in history.

Weapons and Vehicles of the Vietnam War

Author : Elizabeth Summers
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"Describes various weapons and vehicles used by U.S. and North Vietnamese forces during the Vietnam War"--

The Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War A Political Social and Military History 2nd Edition 4 volumes

Author : Spencer C. Tucker
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Now in its second edition, this comprehensive study of the Vietnam War sheds more light on the longest and one of the most controversial conflicts in U.S. history. • Includes many photographs and illustrations that bring the Vietnam War to life • Contains more than 200 primary sources in a separate documents volume, with full introductions for each • Presents an extensive chronology of historic events and a glossary of terms • Provides cross-references and bibliographies that facilitate further research

Mook 43 Weapons and Equipment of the Vietnam War

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Vietnam War US Allied Combat Equipments

Author : Gordon L. Rottman
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Over the eight years of the Vietnam War, US forces used three major types of equipment sets, with numerous modifications for particular circumstances. Different equipments were also used by Special Forces, the South Vietnamese, and other allied ground troops. Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipments offers a comprehensive examination of the gear that US and allied soldiers had strapped around their bodies, what they contained, and what those items were used for. Fully illustrated with photographs and artwork detailing how each piece of equipment was used and written by a Special Forces veteran of the conflict, this book will fascinate enthusiasts of military equipment and will be an ideal reference guide for re-enactors, modellers and collectors of Vietnam War memorabilia.

Vietnam War Weapons of the War Gr 5 8

Author : Andrew Davis
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**This is the chapter slice "Weapons of the War Gr. 5-8" from the full lesson plan "Vietnam War"** Experience the longest military conflict in U.S. history, where more than 58,000 Americans lost their lives. From 1955 to 1975, our resource highlights the events that surround this controversial war. Travel to Southeast Asia and become familiar with the climate and terrain of Vietnam. Discover how events after World War II and the United States' attempt to stop Communism from spreading led to this conflict. Learn about the different tactics Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard M. Nixon used during the war. Find out what role the introduction of the helicopter took during some of the major battles. Get introduced to the SEAL teams and U.S. Navy. Step into the shoes of those who fought in the war at home by organizing a protest. Find out how the veterans who fought in Vietnam were treated differently than those who fought in wars before them. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional hands-on activities, crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.

Vehicles and Heavy Weapons of the Vietnam War

Author : DAVID. DOYLE
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The ground war in Vietnam pitted a myriad of American tanks, artillery, APC and trucks against not only the weapons of Communist North Vietnam, but also the terrain. Through archival images, the arsenal of the US Army and USMC are revisited. From the iconic M113 APC to the M48A3 tank, M551 Armored Reconnaissance/Airborne Assault Vehicle, M151 and M54 trucks, M50 Ontos, M107 and M109 artillery, and M42 Duster, the complete array of vehicles fielded is shown.This book, the first in a series on the US military's weapons, vehicles, aircraft, and naval vessels of the Vietnam War, offers a highly illustrated reference for this wishing to delve deeper into this conflict.

Machine Guns

Author : James H. Willbanks
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The machine gun—often called the killing machine—revolutionized modern ground combat, brought an end to the traditional infantry and cavalry charge, and changed the battlefields of war forever.

The Vietnam War Handbook

Author : Andrew Rawson
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The book covers everything from infantry, artillery, armour, special forces, riverine craft, intelligence, combat support and service units, to weapons and equipment, organisation, command and control, daily life and tours of duty, awards and medals. Films and books, memorials and the legacy of the Vietnam War in the USA and South East Asia are also covered.