Category: VIETNAM WAR

Put up such a fight in captivity, Viet Cong executed him out of frustration. He was last heard singing “God Bless America”. He was later awarded the Medal of Honor

Captain Humbert Roque Versace (July 2, 1937 – September 26, 1965), affectionately called “Rocky,” was an officer of the United States Army. He went on…

How Vietnam War POW Doug Hegdahl Tricked His Captors by Playing a Fool and Memorized the Names Of 256 POWs Of His Camp

Learn how very convincing Vietnam War POW Doug Hegdahl was at acting his “stupidly stupid” character while at the hands of his Vietnamese captors leading…

Top 10 Battles of the Vietnam War

The Vietnam War lasted from 1 November 1955 to 30 April 1975, officially between North Vietnam (North Vietnam) and South Vietnam (South Vietnam). In reality, it…

Why The US Dumped Helicopters Overboard During the Vietnam War

Jack Beckett

Operation Frequent Wind, the largest helicopter evacuation on record, begins removing the last Americans from Saigon. The North Vietnamese had launched their final offensive in…

Remains Of US Pilot Shot Down On 68th Mission Over Vietnam Returned Home After 50 Years

Fifty years after being shot down during the Vietnam War US pilot’s remains have finally been returned home to the town of Rangeley in the United…

The Executioner in the Infamous Vietcong photo opened a Pizzeria in Suburban Virginia After the Vietnam War

Nguyen Ngoc Loan (December 11th, 1930 – July 14th, 1998) was the chief of National Police in South Vietnam. Loan attracted worldwide attention following his…

A Vietnam War Sniper Crawled for 3 Days Across 2000m of Open Field, Killed NVA General With One Shot, Then Crawled Back

Carlos Hathcock was a genuine Vietnam War hero and an undisputed legend in the U.S. Marine Corps for his exploits in southeast Asia. With a…

Vice Admiral Stockdale: “Hanoi Hilton” Beats His Face With a Stool, Cuts His Scalp & Wrists to Stop North Vietnamese Propaganda Attempts

He was a POW for years, and instead of beating up his captors, chose to beat himself up, instead. His reward? To be laughed at…

The Bell UH-1 Huey Gunship – Amazing Pictures and Assault Videos

The Huey helicopter, formally known as the Bell UH-1 Iroquois, was a famous Vietnam Era helicopter. It was originally developed by Bell Helicopters as a…

Using Nukes in Vietnam? The US Military Considered And Rejected It!

In the middle of the Vietnam War, the US was considering using atomic bombs in order to end the frustration with being unable to control…

Amazing Pilot Saved His Wingman, At 20,000 Feet Pushed A Damaged Phantom By Its Tail Hook Out Of North Vietnam

“Pardo’s Push,” by S.W. Ferguson. Source Of the 132 missions Bob Pardo flew in Vietnam with the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, the most significant is…

Sergeant Major Basil L. Plumley Was A Veteran of 3 Wars, Became Famous After “We Were Soldiers”

Basil L. Plumley was a soldier as well as an airborne combat infantryman in the US Army. He eventually reached the rank of Command Sergeant…