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  • Author:
    Bob Breen
  • ISBN:
    0043202187
  • ISBN13:
    978-0043202180
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    Allen & Unwin; illustrated edition edition (1989)
  • Pages:
    316 pages
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The tactics employed by the Australian infantry caused some controversy, compared to the US methods of patrolling, fighting, and ambushing techniques - but in the end proved t. .

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BREEN, ROBERT J. (Author) Allen and Unwin (Publisher). Medical support of the . Army in Vietnam, 1965-1970. Imperial War Museums home Connect with IWM.

During fierce fighting the US 1/503rd Battalion had suffered 40 killed and 51 wounded, while more than 400 Viet Cong . First to Fight: Australian Diggers, NZ Kiwis and US Paratroopers in Vietnam, 1965–66. Nashville, Tennessee: The Battery Press.

During fierce fighting the US 1/503rd Battalion had suffered 40 killed and 51 wounded, while more than 400 Viet Cong were believed killed. American claims were later raised to over 700 killed when captured documents revealed the losses caused by artillery and air strikes. Yet it was questionable as to whether such battles of attrition would be viable, while.

There were indeed paratroopers in Vietnam, but not all units made a jump. I know SOG teams were the first to use the HALO (high altitude, Low opening) jumping technique during war time in history and right during the Vietnam war, but please, consider that SOGs teams main purpose was to run highly classified missions in Laos and Cambodia, where secrecy was the most important factor, thus night jumps helped a lot.

US paratroopers under heavy fire during Operation Hump. Breen, Bob (1988) First to Fight: Australian Diggers, NZ Kiwis and US Paratroopers in Vietnam, 1965–66, Nashville, TA: The Battery Press ISBN: 0898391261. Public domainPublic domainfalsefalse. This image is a work of a . Army soldier or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. federal government, the image is in the public domain.

Bob Breen, First to fight: Australian diggers, . paratroopers in Vietnam, 1965-66, Sydney, Wellington, 1988. Gary R. Brooker, Two landyards in Vietnam, New Zealand, 1994. Betty May Browne, With Our Boys in Vietnam, Blenheim, 1996.

The book details the famous and the infamous songs. Vietnam Warbirds in Action. Breen, Robert J. The First to Fight: Australian Diggers with New Zealand Kiwis and paratroopers in Vietnam 1965-1966. Sydney NSW: Allen & Unwin, 1988. It is a treasure trove of obscure titles and a tremendous source of accurate information. A treasure for Vietnam vets.

Jacket clean and unripped. Pages intact and binding good.