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Battlefield Vietnam: From Dien Bien Phu to Peace with Honor! 3 DVD Set! This definitive documentary focuses on the history of America's involvement in Indochina, from the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu to the reunification of Vietnam after the last American troops left Saigon, with footage from Vietnamese, Chinese and French combat photographers rarely seen in the West.
BATTLEFIELD - Vietnam TET! In 1968, National Liberation Front guerrillas (Viet Cong) and North Vietnam Army troops launched a massive offensive against the cities and towns in South Vietnam. For three years, the insurgents had been trying to wear down the South, but they now staked everything on a desperate all-out bid for victory. Although the Tet Offensive proved to be the beginning of the end for South Vietnam, it was the worst defeat suffered by the Communists in thirty years.
This DVD covers the helicopter's development & evolving role both as medevac transport for casualty evacuation, as well as a "heavy lifter" for troop and artillery emplacement, and battlefield re-supply. The helicopter has revolutionized the mobility and use of infantry on the modern battlefield. Episodes include: "Dustoff: Medevac Helicopters", "Heavy Lifters: Transport Helicopters", "Vietnam Air Rescue".
BROKEN CONTROLLER is the true story of Carl McLelland's career as an Army and then FAA air traffic controller. From a tiny radar van on the battlefields of Vietnam, to the control tower and radar room in one of the nation's busiest airports, Carl tells th
The sniper is probably the most feared specialist warrior and the most efficient killer on the battlefield. Endlessly patient and highly skilled, once he has you in his crosshairs, your chances of survival are slim. This revised edition of Out of Nowhere provides a comprehensive history of the sniper, giving insights into all aspects of his life; his training tactics, equipment and the psychology of sniping are examined in the context of the major wars of modern times - including the American Civil War, both world wars, the Vietnam War and the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan.
The Jasons are a well-guarded group of world-class scientists, briefly outed in the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam War, who have been meeting every summer since 1960 to tackle classified problems that the Defense Department cannot solve. Among many stunning innovations, they helped invent our electronic battlefield and Star Wars missile defense technology, and are now looking into ways to improve our intelligence gathering.
The author and every male member of his immediate family served in the Vietnam war. In 1988, his older brother, Elmo, died from Agent Orange-related cancers linked to his service as a Swift Boat commander during the Vietnam war. In a bitter irony, it was
More than fifteen years since its original publication, the #1 New York Times bestseller We Were Soldiers Once. and Young is still required reading in all branches of the military. Now Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway revisit their relationships with ten American veterans of the battle, as well as Lt. Gen. Nguyen Hu An, who commanded the North Vietnamese Army troops on the other side, and two of his old company commanders.
The Never Ending War is a story of battlefield trauma as seen through the eyes of combat veteran Ray Clark as he journeys from the "meat grinder" area of Vietnam through the nightmares of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the development of a unique set of coping skills that saved his life, his marriage, and his sanity. Go deep into the jungles of Vietnam with the men of "K" company as they search for an illusive enemy and feel the suspense, danger, and adrenaline rushes of close combat that helped create their post war problems of nightmares and panic attacks.
Format: Paperback; Subject: U.S. Politics & Government - 1968-1977, Anxiety, Stress & Trauma-Related Disorders, Vietnam War - United States - Social Aspects, U.S. Politics & Government - 1963-1969; Publisher: Truman Publishing Company
From the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor, the frozen battlefields of Korea, the sweltering jungles of Vietnam, to the blistering sands of Iraq, this is war as you have never seen it before. This is the story of war that can only be told by the men and women who experienced it. In this collection, four generations of veterans recall the horrors of engagement and the relationships they forged under the most harrowing circumstances, providing a perspective on these conflicts that no history book can deliver.
Becoming a man is difficult even in the best of circumstances but when it must be done in 1968 with the Year of the Monkey set to explode onto the cities and battlefields of a war-torn Vietnam, it is only the very best who make the grade."A Common
Over the years, the experiences of soldiers at war become the stuff of legend: tales of great bravery, battlefield wins, and also the tragic losses and poignant moments. Great ANZAC Stories gathers iconic stories of Australian experience in the major wars the country has fought: World Wars I and II, Korea and Vietnam, and also tales from the home front.
Grab your M-16 and flak jacket and prepare to enter some of the fiercest Vietnam War battles. Go to war in Battlefield Vietnam with new dramatic battle scenarios that include leading a squadron of helicopters in an all-out attack on an enemy compound, executing an ambush of enemy soldiers from dense foliage and captaining a PT boat through a dangerous jungle river passage to launch a water-based assault.
U.S. soldiers and their allies fighting in the Vietnam War faced violence on and off the battlefield and could never be sure who was friendly and who was an enemy. Experience life on the front lines in a foreign land, fighting a war against the spread of
UPDATE: THIRD EDITION - WITH EVEN MORE ADDED CONTENT Vietnam is one of the most hotly debated wars. Should we have been there? Did the people of Vietnam really want our help? Did our presence there really help them? These are questions that will
The battlefield above Vietnam in the mid-to-late 60s - the missile age has arrived. Electronic warfare is coming of age. The days of conventional dogfighting are thought to be long over. But the limitations of the latest combat technology force many pilots to settle their scores the old-fashioned way. close in, with guns. On June 20, 1965, A-1H Skyraider pilot Clinton Johnson and wingman Charles Hartmann pit their prop-driven workhorses against a lethal jet-powered MiG-17.
From his controversial coverage of Vietnam, which incurred the wrath of President Johnson but won him a Pulitzer Prize, to his unforgettable and daring on-the-ground reporting of the Gulf War during one of the greatest airborne assaults in history, Peter
The story of the soldiers and marines who saw combat in Vietnam. Often just 18 years old and drafted against their will, these men bore witness to the brutality of the battlefield and the futility of the war.
Battlefield Vietnam Redux - PC
American military special operations forces Rangers, SEALs, and others have become a well-recognized and highly respected part of our popular culture. But whom do these elite warriors look to in their times of greatest need: when wounded on the battlefield, cut off deep behind enemy lines, or adrift in the expanse of the world s oceans? They look skyward, hoping to catch a glimpse of their own personal guardian angel: a U.
A world where little light penetrates. Of dense vegetation, tangled roots, fetid mud and swamps. Where the helicopter, sophisticated weaponry and technology have revolutionized military combat. But where survival still depends on acute observation and listening for the slightest sound. The jungle. Backdrop to one of the most gruelling of all forms of warfare.
Platform: WINDOWS 98/ME/2000/XP Publisher: ELECTRONIC ARTS Packaging: DVD STYLE BOX Rating: MATURE All-out War Across Vietnam - The Battlefield franchise enters a new era equipped with more firepower modernized weaponry and vehicles and a deeper infantry experience from the jungles to the beaches of Vietnam.From villages on the Ho Chi Minh Trail to the city streets of Hue wage modern warfare as the United States or North Vietnamese Army (NVA).
On the outside, John Parrish is a highly successful doctor, having risen to the top of his field as department head at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Inside, however, he was so tortured by the memories of his tour of duty as a marine battlefield doctor in Vietnam that he was unable to live a normal life. In "Autopsy of War," the author delivers an unflinching narrative chronicling his four-decade battle with the unseen enemy in his own mind as he struggled with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
What really happened at some of history's greatest battles-Waterloo, Gallipoli, Hastings, Agincourt, Little Big Horn, Vietnam? Experts revisit sites where the fighting took place, then re-create the conditions at each scene, unlocking the long-buried secrets of the battlefields. Episodes Include: "Who Got Lucky at Hastings?", "Agincourt's Dark Secrets", "What Sank the Armada?", "Trafalgar's Fatal Flaw", "Massacre at Waterloo", "The Charge of the Light Brigade", "Custer's Last Stand", "The Gallipoli Disaster", "Vietnam's Bloody Secret".
Veteran journalist Ron Steinman gathers candid reminiscences from seventy-six men (including Senator John McCain) who lived through the brutalities of combat in the Vietnam War. "A Soldiers' Story " provides a vivid and gripping oral history of the fear, fellowship, trauma and triumph of these Marine, Army, Air Force, and Navy veterans. Complete with maps and battlefield photographs, these indespensable first-hand accounts provide a unique front-line record of Vietnam - from its surreal horrors, to the comradeship and courage forged in battle.
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With the modern military emphasis on whiz-bang weapons technology and the constant quest for things that make a bigger bang on the battlefield, it's easy to forget that at the dark heart of war stands an infantryman and his individual weapons. Those who understand warfare from research or from personal experience generally realize that about conflicts that have plagued mankind since the dawn of time.
Tanks: An Illustrated History of the Their Impact follows the development of tracked-and-armored fighting vehicles across the 20th century, from the world wars to the Cold War battlefields of Korea and Vietnam; and from ArabIsraeli conflicts to the Persian Gulf. The book describes the distinctive characteristics and capabilities of each new generation of tank, as well as the formulation of armored doctrines and deployment strategies in France, Britain, Germany, the Soviet Union, the United States, Japan, Israel, and the Arab nations.
The South African and Vietnam Wars provoked dramatically different reactions in Australians, from pro-British jingoism on the eve of Federation, to the anti-war protest movements of the 1960s. In contrast, the letters and diaries of Australian soldiers written while on the South African and Vietnam battlefields reveal that their reactions to the war they were fighting were surprisingly unlike those on the home fronts from which they came.