Download Armies of the Vietnam War (Men-at-Arms, Volume 143) by Lee Russell PDF

By Lee Russell

On March eighth, 1965, a few 3,500 US Marines, the 1st US wrestle troops to reach in Vietnam, landed in Da Nang to safeguard the united states air base there. On June eighth, following additional reinforcements, basic Westmoreland licensed his troops to start "offensive patrolling." Lee Russell's follow-up to Men-at-Arms 104 focuses in finer aspect at the uniforms and insignia of the U.S. military and Marines, the ARVN and the NVA. The e-book is full of beautifully unique black and white photos of the forces energetic within the Vietnam battle, and Mike Chappell's first-class illustrations offer key reference fabric for the modern uniforms and battledress.

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