• Why did the Viet Cong wear rubber sandals in the jungle

    Ok I was amazed when I first saw a pair of Ho Chi Minh Sandals. There were made out of old tires. I asked our instructor (who had a bit part in the movie "The Green Berets") at Cha Rang Valley Jungle School (173rd Airborne s in-country Jungle Sch

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  • Vietnam War Facts Summary Casualties Combatants

    Vietnam War (1954–75) conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam the Viet Cong against South Vietnam and its principal ally the United States. It was part of a larger regional conflict as well as a manifestation of the Cold War.

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    North Vietnam War Viet Cong Propaganda Poster Original Period Item Tet New Year. 1 245.00. 1970 Original Moppets "WE WANT PEACE" poster anti-war protest Vietnam war GI LOT. 22.50. SOVIET MILITARY TRUCK ZIL-131 REGULATING PRESSURE COLOR POSTER. 19.00. SOVIET MILITARY YAMZ-236 CLUTCH SCHEME COLOR POSTER.

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  • A Yank in Viet-Nam (1964)IMDb

    Directed by Marshall Thompson. With Marshall Thompson Pancho Magalona Mario Barri Kieu Chinh. The film follows a U.S. Marine Corps pilot (Marshall Thompson) who is shot down over the Vietnamese jungle. In his endeavor to get to safety he meets a guerrilla fighter (Kieu Chinh) and a nationalist named Hong (played by the Filipino actor Mario Barri).

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  • Obituary Bui Tin the Vietnamese reporter scrubbed from

    Aug 19 2018 · Image caption Bui Tin (R) is seen in this 1975 photo taken as Saigon fell with South Vietnam general "Big" Minh (C) "Today is a joyful day peace has prevailed. The war is ended and all

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  • Battlefield Vietnam Timeline

    April 1969 U.S. combat deaths in Vietnam exceed the 33 629 men killed in the Korean War. June 8 1969 President Nixon meets with South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu on Midway Island

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  • The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam WarA pictorial. 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment driver on a journey to take position at a Michelin rubber plantation in 1969 wears sunglasses to protect his eyes against the strong sun.

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  • From Enemy to Friend A North Vietnamese Perspective on

    Jun 14 2002 · Tin Bui answers questions about the war from the perspective of a North Vietnamese officer. In this book he generally does not praise the American soldier who fought in the war. He does praise the ARVN as courageous adversaries.

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  • What role did rubber play in the Vietnam War AskHistorians

    The USA had invented and improved synthetic rubbers by the time they got involved in earnest in Vietnam and there s really no reason why they would have needed the rubber trees. The claim that France needed rubber which in a roundabout way caused the US intervention in Vietnbam could be explored but even then the amount of rubber exported

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  • Vietnam War Collectibles for sale eBay

    Vietnam War uniforms. When seeking Vietnam collectibles for sale you are going to see Vietnam-era uniforms. Military-issued first aid kits from that era are coveted as are claymore bags. Service jackets from higher-ranking military personnel are very collectible. Jungle jackets are another item that are essential to a Vietnam War collection

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  • Michelin Rubber PlantationWikipedia

    Michelin Rubber Plantation was located near Dầu Tiếng District in Bình Dương Province 72 km northwest of Saigon.The plantation was established by the Michelin company in 1925 and at 12 400 hectares (31 000 acres) it was the largest rubber plantation in Vietnam. The plantation was located approximately halfway between the Cambodia border and Saigon and so was an important base and

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  • Vietnam War Causes Facts ImpactHISTORY

    The Vietnam War was a long costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally the United States.

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  • Vietnam Veteran Yard SignsCafePress

    Shop Vietnam Veteran Yard Signs from CafePress. Our Yard Signs are printed on both sides made for sturdy easy ground mounting. Browse our large selection and find the perfect one for your yard. Free Returns High Quality Printing Fast Shipping

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    Shop Vietnam Veteran Yard Signs from CafePress. Our Yard Signs are printed on both sides made for sturdy easy ground mounting. Browse our large selection and find the perfect one for your yard. Free Returns High Quality Printing Fast Shipping

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  • Bui Tin soldier who fought the French and Americans in

    Sep 06 2018 · "There is no question of your transferring power " Tin said according to journalist AJ Langguth s book published in 2000 Our Vietnam The War . "Your power has crumbled

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  • Vietnam Veterans Against the War History of the U.S. War

    We feel that it is important to remember the lessons of the U.S. War in Vietnam as we knew and lived it. U.S. involvement in Vietnam did not begin in the 1960 s or even the 1940 s but in 1845. That s right --

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  • VietnamAgriculture forestry and fishing Britannica

    VietnamVietnamAgriculture forestry and fishing Agriculture is fading as the most important economic sector in Vietnam. Although agriculture still employs more than half of the population and manufacturing accounts for a mere 8 percent of all employment the output value of both manufacturing and services surpassed that of agriculture in the early 1990s.

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  • 29 of the Best Politically Incorrect Vietnam War Slang

    Sep 08 2017 · The Donut Dollies. (From "Cherries A Vietnam War Novel") Fallopian tubing for inside the turrets of tanksPrank used by tankers to send Cherries on a wild goose chase Flower Seeker

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  • From Enemy to Friend A North Vietnamese Perspective on

    Jun 14 2002 · Tin Bui answers questions about the war from the perspective of a North Vietnamese officer. In this book he generally does not praise the American soldier who fought in the war. He does praise the ARVN as courageous adversaries.

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  • 29 of the Best Politically Incorrect Vietnam War Slang

    Sep 08 2017 · The Donut Dollies. (From "Cherries A Vietnam War Novel") Fallopian tubing for inside the turrets of tanksPrank used by tankers to send Cherries on a wild goose chase Flower Seeker

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  • What Happened to the French During the Vietnam War

    What Happened to the French During the Vietnam War One of the reasons the French were in Indochina since the 1880s was to exploit its rubber tea rice pepper coal zinc and tin resources. French plantation and mine owners made fortunes during the colonial period of "civilizing" the region. When the armed forces—and the Vietnamese

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  • Letters from VietnamIllinois Times

    Sep 28 2017 · Lai Khe itself is in an old rubber plantation but rubber is scattered in the area. Lai Khe is called "Rocket City" because of the number of 107-mm and 122-mm rockets that the V.C. aim there. Nearing Quan Loi the flat land becomes hilly (nice for ambushes) and the rubber

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    New Listing Vietnam War USAF Air Force Captain Major Insignia Sets and Name Stamp Lot Of 7. 11.99. 0 bids. 3.80 shipping. Ending Thursday at 4 49PM PDT 4d 11h. Watch. Top Rated Plus. US

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  • Vietnam WarThrough Pictures. NOT CENSORED

    89 Anti-Vietnam war protesters march down Fifth Avenue near to 81st Street in New York City on April 27 1968 in protest of the U.S. involvement in the Vietnamese war. The demonstrators were en route to nearby Central Park for mass "Stop the war" rally.

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  • The Domino TheoryThe Vietnam War

    The same is true of Malaya with its rubber and tin. The same is true of Indonesia. If this whole part of South East Asia goes under Communist domination or Communist influence Japan who trades and must trade with this area in order to exist must inevitably be oriented towards the Communist regime"- Richard Nixon 1953.

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  • The right side won the Vietnam War Green Left

    During the Vietnam War mass protests around the world made it politically more difficult for the US and Australian governments to conduct the war. They could do the same in the case of Iraq. That is why Howard and Sheridan want us to think that the protests were misguided and the imperialist invasion of Vietnam was a "good cause".

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  • The right side won the Vietnam War Green Left

    During the Vietnam War mass protests around the world made it politically more difficult for the US and Australian governments to conduct the war. They could do the same in the case of Iraq. That is why Howard and Sheridan want us to think that the protests were misguided and the imperialist invasion of Vietnam was a "good cause".

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  • Reason(s) for Vietnam war Communism tungsten or rubber

    Oct 27 2007 · Would you fight a foreign war in Vietnam which is a country only a little bigger than the state of New Yorkwhich is extremely small compared to California or Texas so multinational companies in the US can profit from Vietnam s offshore oil or titanium mining Titanium at the time was a rare metal used in nuclear weapons and military aircraft and Vietnam was considered a large source of

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  • What Was French Indochina

    Oct 16 2019 · What is now Vietnam became a rich source of zinc tin and coal as well as cash crops such as rice rubber coffee and tea. Cambodia supplied pepper rubber and rice Laos however had no valuable mines and was used only for low-level timber harvesting.

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  • Amazon Following Ho Chi Minh Memoirs of a North

    North Vietnamese Colonel Bui Tin was journalist during Vietnam War. He went to France and wrote memoirs. Seemingly exposes many detailed secrets few others know. Alot about Ho Chi Minh Vo Nguyen Giap Mao Tse-tung communism Japan Cambodia France Vietnam

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  • List of allied military operations of the Vietnam War (M–S

    References Edit. Edwin E. Moïse (1996) Tonkin Gulf and the escalation of the Vietnam War 304 pages Lewis Sorley (2007) A Better War 528 pages Institute Of Medicine Institute of Medicine (U.S.) National Academies Press (U.S.) (2007) Veterans and agent orange 871 pages John M. Carland (2000) Combat Operations 430 pages Marvin E. Gettleman (1995) Vietnam and America 560 pages

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  • What was the Vietnam War started for drugs or rubber Quora

    The Vietnam War was only chapter 3 of the long War of Independence for Viet Nam. What most people remember today is the US chapter of the conflict the French Japan and Kuomingtan is not well known. But anyway the Vietnam war was started for

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  • Vietnam WarSpartacus Educational

    Vietnam had good supplies of coal tin zinc and rubber. Much of this was sent to France. Vietnam also provided a good market for French manufactured goods. By 1938 57 of all Vietnam s imports were provided by French companies. The Vietnam War was a central issue in the campaign with both Hubert Humphrey the Democratic Party candidate

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  • Bui Tin soldier who fought the French and Americans in

    Sep 06 2018 · "There is no question of your transferring power " Tin said according to journalist AJ Langguth s book published in 2000 Our Vietnam The War . "Your power has crumbled

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  • Vietnam War National Archives

    Apr 01 2020 · Vietnam War. Remembering Vietnam is an exhibit at the National Archives in Washington DC on display from November 10 2017 through February 28 2019 featuring records related to 12 critical episodes in the Vietnam War.. The National Archives has a wealth of records and information documenting the U.S. experience in the Vietnam

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