Simon Dunstan, Peter Sarson's Armour of the Vietnam Wars PDF

By Simon Dunstan, Peter Sarson

ISBN-10: 0850455855

ISBN-13: 9780850455854

Textual content by way of Simon Dunstan, color Plates through Peter Sarson and Tony Bryan. even though a lot of the combating in Vietnam took the shape of jungle ambushes by way of guerrillas and small our bodies of infantry, armour used to be however utilized by all opponents. This e-book examines the various tanks and APCs utilised by means of the contributors. because of renowned call for, strictly restricted amounts of Osprey’s such a lot sought after out of print Men-at-Arms, leading edge and Elite titles are again in inventory. a lot of those books were out of print for five years or extra, so don’t leave out this one-off chance to shop for them hot-off-the-press at usual sequence costs whereas shares final. Orders can be processed on a strictly first come, first served foundation so hurry! Order your books this present day.

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We would stanch the hemorrhage and keep the men alive as best we could until we could off-load them. And, of course, the crew hoped the doctor and the corpsman were not dead. Both of us would be in that wardroom so if we got wiped out, the crewmen would be on their own. From the start, nobody told me a damn thing. They kept me in the total dark. I didn’t know what was happening. I knew we were heading toward Taiwan.

I went up to the fifth floor in the hospital on the front side so I could see better what was going on. I knew that if somebody needed something, Burnie would come up and get me. Bullets were flying in every direction. Three T-28 aircraft being flown by anti–Diem rebels were dive-bombing Diem’s palace. They were very close. As they released the bombs, anti-aircraft fire was being returned from the palace roof. An earlier coup [27 February 1962] attempt — in which the palace had been bombed — had prompted the installation of those anti-aircraft guns.

She’d come over now and then and say that she wanted to do some painting. We thought she wanted to put a painting of hers in there. But, no. She wanted to help us paint the walls, etc. The ambassador visited patients every so often. The other six Navy nurses arrived as soon as we moved into the building. That was about half way through my one-year tour. Jan Barcott, Bobbi Hovis, and Tweedie [Owedia] Searcy were with that group. Bobbi and Tweedie ended up billeted with us, and the others were billeted at another hotel.

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