Vietnam Airmobile Warfare Tactics

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Description

In this book the author – an Army veteran of Vietnam – explains the composition, capabilities, equipment and missions of the US Army and Marine Corps helicopter and airmobile units in the Vietnam war and exactly how they carried out their missions. It centers on the classic airmobile assault mission: how it was planned and prepared; how the troop-carrying “slicks” and their “gunship” escorts and support teams actually operated; and the opposition and hazards that they faced on the LZ. The text is illustrated with wartime photos, organization charts, and color plates showing both the machines and the tactics that where employed.

Product details

Published 20 Oct 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781782005551
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 45 b/w; 8 col
Series Elite
Short code ELI 154
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Gordon L. Rottman

Gordon L. Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, v…

Illustrator

Adam Hook

Adam Hook studied graphic design, and began his wo…

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