The Vietnam War

US Colt ''Detective Special'' .38 Caliber Revolver

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First introduced in 1927 by The Colt Firearms Company of America, The ''Detective Special'' was a .38 Caliber ''Snub Nosed'' Revolver. The term ''Snub Nosed'' – rel …

US ''Hurricane Aircat'' Patrol Craft

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The US Army ''Hurricane Aircat'' was an Airboat devised for used by Special Operational Forces (The Green Berets), during The Vietnam War. 85 such Models were produced an …

US M21 7.62mm Sniper Rifle

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The standard ''Sniper's'' Rifle developed in 1969 for use in Vietnam, The US M21 Rifle was a modified (National Match) M14 7.62mm Rifle. The M14 had been the standard Bat …

US Cessna O-1 ''Bird Dog'' Observation Plane

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The Cessna L-19 was a popular Civilian aircraft designed in the 1950s. So popular and in wide usage, The US Military ordered the Model and identified it as The O-1 ''Bird …

US Kaman HH-43 ''Huskie'' Helicopter

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The US Kaman HH-43 ''Huskie'' Helicopter was deployed by The US Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force. between 1953 and 1970. It was used primarily as an airborne Firefighting …

US AGR-14 ''ZAP'' Missile

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The US AGR-14 ''ZAP” (''Zero Anti-Aircraft Potential'', as it would eventually be Classified), was envisioned as a means of neutralizing potential Enemy Anti-Aircra …

Sigma War Games

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The Sigma Series of ''War Games'' were Top-Secret US Department of Defense and Pentagon simulations – designed to give various projections to ''how'' a War in South …

US M106 Mortar Carrier

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Developed for War in Southeast Asia by The US Army, The M106 was a mechanized Mortar Carrier. It was a tracked Vehicle which supported The US M30 Heavy Mortar as well as …

Vietnamese Non La Hat

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The iconic Non La Hat, while not indicative to Vietnam, was a hand made conical shaped Headgear worn by “Common” People  (mostly Farmers). Sometimes refe …

US M18A1 Claymore AP Mine

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Developed in 1952, The US Model 18A1 Anti-Personnel Mine (nicknamed “The Claymore”, after The Scottish Great Sword of The Middle Ages), was used by American M …