Special Forces Camps in Vietnam 1961–70

Special Forces Camps in Vietnam 1961–70 cover

Description

In 1961 US Special Forces units began entering remote areas of Vietnam dominated by the Viet Cong. Their task was to organize local defense and strike forces aimed at stopping the enemy from gaining further control of such areas. The Green Berets set up fortified camps from which indigenous troops defended local villages and attacked and harassed the enemy. How these camps were constructed, developed, and defended is documented here for the first time. This book also covers the weapons, barriers, and obstacles used in these camps, providing specific examples of camp design, and details how they withstood the test of battle against a determined and resourceful enemy.

Product details

Published Oct 20 2011
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781780961408
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 62 b/w; 2 col
Series Fortress
Short code FOR 33
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Gordon L. Rottman

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

Illustrator

Chris Taylor

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