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Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipments

Author: Gordon L. Rottman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Category: History

Page: 64

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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.

US Grenade Launchers

M79, M203, and M320

Author: Gordon L. Rottman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Category: History

Page: 80

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In an effort to provide the US infantryman with more firepower to cover the range gap between the hand grenade and the light mortar, the 40mm M79 grenade launcher – a shoulder-fired, single-shot weapon – entered service with US forces in 1961. Reliable, easy to use, and lethally effective, the M79 soon became an iconic symbol of the Vietnam War and had a profound influence on small-unit tactics. As the Vietnam conflict continued, it was joined on the front line by experimental models such as the magazine-fed T148E1, as well as two launchers intended to be fitted under the barrel of the new M16 assault rifle: Colt's XM148 and AAI Corporation's M203. The M203 remains in US Army service today, while the US Marine Corps now also fields the M32 multiple grenade launcher – like the M79, a standalone weapon. Featuring full-colour artwork, this is the story of the rugged and formidable grenade launchers that equipped the United States and its allies in Vietnam and beyond from the 1960s to the present day.

The New Counter-insurgency Era in Critical Perspective

Author: Celeste Ward Gventer

Publisher: Springer

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Category: Political Science

Page: 375

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The notion of counter-insurgency has become a dominant paradigm in American and British thinking about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. This volume brings together international academics and practitioners to evaluate the broader theoretical and historical factors that underpin COIN, providing a critical reappraisal of counter-insurgency thinking.

Yearbook of the Encyclopedia Americana

Author: Alexander Hopkins McDannald

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Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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The War That Never Ends: New Perspectives on the Vietnam War

Author: David L. Anderson, John Ernst

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

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Category: History

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Consideration of Stockpile Legislation

Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Military Construction and Stockpiles of the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session ... March 8, 9, 1978

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Military Construction and Stockpiles

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Category: Strategic materials

Page: 211

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Historical Dictionary of the U.S. Army

Author: Jerold E. Brown

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

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Category: History

Page: 659

View: 346

Provides clear, authoritative entries on military terms, concepts, arms and equipment, units and organizations, battles, and people who have had a significant impact on the Army.

Hearings, Reports and Prints of the Senate Committee on Armed Services

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Category: Legislative hearings

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