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The Vietnam War handbook : US armed forces in Vietnam

Author: Andrew Rawson
Publisher: Stroud : History Press, 2008.
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This fully illustrated reference book examines all aspects of the war in South-east Asia. It looks at the role played by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, including the command structure, combat arms, support troops, weaponry and tactics, and America's Allies. The Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army's structure and tactics complete the picture of the war and its impact on America and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rawson, Andrew.
Vietnam War handbook.
Stroud : History Press, 2008
(OCoLC)680423037
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Rawson
ISBN: 9780750946971 0750946970
OCLC Number: 165409163
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 316 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Background to a long war --
Command and control --
Those who served --
Combat arms --
Combat support --
Special forces --
Intelligence --
Support services --
Divisional organization and operations --
The soldier --
Weapons --
Equipment --
Tour of duty --
Naval command in Southeast Asia --
The air war --
Free world allies --
South Vietnam's armed forces --
The Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army --
The aftermath.
Responsibility: Andrew Rawson.

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