US Marine Rifleman in Vietnam 1965–73

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US Marine Rifleman in Vietnam 1965–73

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This volume provides an in-depth look at the experience of the ordinary US marine 'grunt' in Vietnam. Organisation of the corps, weaponry, equipment, uniforms, training and medical arrangements are all discussed. However, where this book differs from other similar works is not only in the detail that it goes into but also in the unifying theme of examining all these differing aspects of marine life from the point of view of a soldier serving in the conflict. The author, Charles Melson, actually served in the Vietnam War (1955-1975), and it is this personal experience that allows him to provide such a unique angle on the subject.

Table of Contents

Introduction · Chronology · Enlistment · Training · Everyday Life In Vietnam · Organisation For Combat · Campaign Life In Vietnam · Uniforms, Equiptment, Weapons · Supply And Resupply · Medevac · In Battle ·Groups And Organisations · Museums And Collections

Product details

Published Mar 15 1998
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781855325425
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 58 b/w; 12 col
Dimensions 10 x 7 inches
Series Warrior
Short code WAR 23
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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