By Terence Wise
The epic clash among Rome and Carthage continues to be essentially the most compelling tales of army historical past. The wars integrated such mythical occasions because the crossing of the Alps by way of Hannibal, and the conflict of Cannae. Terence Wise's tremendous textual content information the armies of either side of the wars, together with the various assorted allied troops hired by way of the Carthaginians; Numidians, Celts, Spanish and others who helped make the military some of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan of its day. The textual content is observed by way of various illustrations and pictures, together with 8 complete web page color plates by way of Richard Hook.
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PHOTO (MARINE CORPS) 3rd MarDiv,Vietnam, 28Nov67 (Photographer: LCpl BROWN) "A truck convoy ofthe 1st Battalion,Third Marines, moves out of Dong Ho to Con Thien on Operation 'Newton'," 44 Chapter 10: Motor Transport Battalions 3d MotorTransport Battalion 7th MotorTransport Battalion Jun 1965 - Jul 1969 PUC 23Jun65-15Sep67 May 1965 - Feb 1970 PUC 29Mar66-15Sep67, MUC 15Sep69-20Dec69 9th MotorTransport Battalion I I th Motor Transport Battalion Dec I966 - Apr 7 I PUC 19Jun-15Sep67; MUC 16Sep67-31 Dec68 Jul 1965 - Nov 1969 PUC 14Ju165-15Sep67 45 11 1st and 3rd Tank Battalions & 1st and 3rd Anti-Tank Battalions DEFENSE DEPT.
PHOTO (MARINE CORPS) 3rd MarDiv,Vietnam 9Sepn "The surf is up and the first LVT (Landing Vehicle Tractor) of 1st Amphibious Tractor Battalion's 'B' Company splashes into the salty waters of the coast of QuongTri area South Vietnam. " ( Photographer: CWO CONNOLLY) 49 \ 1st Amphibian Tractor Bn Jul 1965 - Jul 1969 PUC IJun-31 Oct69; MUC 5Nov67-27Jan68. 26Aug-9Dec68 50 3d Amphibian Tractor Bn Mar 1966 - Jan 1970 PUC 29Mar66-15Sep67; MUC 16Sep67-I Sep68 13 1st Air-Naval Gun Liaison Company & Aerial Observation Sections Defense Dept.
5 Combined Action Force The Combined Action Program's basic working unit was the Combined Action Platoon, consisting of a 13-man Marine rifle squad and a Navy corspman integrated with a platoon of local troops (Popular Forces). Its mission was to help the Vietnamese pacify and protect their own village or hamlet. The concept was based on the belief of helping the Vietnamese help themselves. " ( Photographer: Sgt BEHRENS) 30 Chapter 5: Combined Action Force I st Combined Action Group, Chu Loi Oct 1967 - Sep 1970 PUC IJan-31 Dec68; CAF NUC IAug6S-31 Dec67, IJan69-1 Apr71 MUC 1Oct-31 Dec67 2nd Combined Action Group, Do Nong Oct 1967-May 1971 PUC 17Jul-ISSep67; MUC IJun-31 Dec68 3rd Combined Action Group, Phu Boi Oct 1967 - Sep 1970 PUC 17Jul-1 SSep67; MUC 1Oct-31 Dec67 4th Combined Action Group, Dong Ho Jul 1968 - Jul 1970 MUC 4Jan69-30Ju170 31 6 Reconnaissance DEFENSE DEPT.