Category: VIETNAM WAR

After an American M1 combat helmet with an ace of spades tucked into the strap, probably the next most iconic cultural image associated with the…

During the operation, 1,373 Americans and 5,595 citizens of Vietnam and other countries were evacuated with the help of helicopters. On April 29, 1975, a…

Sightings of rock apes by Viet Cong and NVA troops were also common enough that an NVA General organized an expedition in 1974 to try…

The US forces made use of battalion radio operators to request helicopter support and coordinate artillery barriers, bombardments, and bomb and napalm strikes. The Battle…

On January 21st and 22nd, NVA forces attacked and overran Khe Sanh Village and began their encirclement and assault on the Khe Sanh base. In…

The year that peace and love were being celebrated at the first Woodstock festival, 11,000 soldiers were killed in the Vietnam War. The widespread use…

Men of the transportation corps started converting 2.5-ton trucks into mobile gun platforms. They added wood and sandbags as well as mounting M60 machine guns…

“A good dose of a bad ass Sam Elliott never hurts.” Highly politicized as the Vietnam War was, it generated some of the best war…

Not surprisingly, the film was banned in Vietnam by the authorities because of its portrayal of Vietnamese soldiers. Films about historical military events are one…

The Americans and Australians were continuously plagued with small scale surprise attacks by the Viet Cong as they advanced deep into the woods. When the…

22 MOH – Most of which were in Vietnam Any fan of World War II history is familiar with the famed 101st Airborne Division. The…

What the American troops quickly discovered was that they had walked into a trap “Hate war, love the American soldier,” was a mantra that legendary…