Sgt. Jim Akers

Vietnam Mekong Delta Scrapbook: 3rd Platoon, C-Company, 6th/31st, 9th Infantry 1968-1969

Genre : History

Issue : 28/12/2012
Editor :
Publisher : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format : Paperback
Pages : 100
Language : aastal
Dimensions : 9.00 x 6.00 x 0.23 in
ISBN-10 : 9781481864428
ASIN : 1481864424
The Pictures selected are forty-four years old. These are the ones that survived many moves and even a house fire! I have restored them the best I could. They are the best quality possible. 152 Pictures War is not constant blood and guts. For those looking for such, they will not find it here. This book is more to show the humane aspect of a very difficult situation that as very young people, men and women were thrust into. Once there, most of us decided to make the most of it. Not that we didn’t face many days and nights in fierce combat. It’s just that I didn’t stop firing my weapon to take pictures. Too busy trying to stay among the living. The liberal media at the time of the Vietnam War would have everyone believe that we were nothing more than blood thirsty thugs, baby killers, rapists and murderers. This could not be further from the truth as these pictures will try to show. I served in 3rd platoon, Charlie Company, 6th of the 31st, 9th Infantry Division from October 1968 through August 1969…
Sgt. Jim Akers
Vietnami sõda
US Army 92nd Aviation Company (ASH) THE HOOKERS Vietnam War Patch
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The Vietnam War in Short Fiction since 1945 by Anonym Paperback Book (German)
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VIETNAM WAR PATCH USMC MARINE ATTACK SQUADRON ALL WEATHER VMA(AW)-242
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US Military Issue Vietnam War Era Metal Canteen with Canvas Cover Cup SET CT031
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Vietnam War Subdued Patch US Army 25th INFANTRY Division
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NAM PATCH A54; AC-47 , VIETNAM , NAM WAR PATCH
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NAM PATCH A91; 588 , F-4C , KOREA , JAPAN , VIETNAM , NAM WAR PATCH
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Vietnam War Patch US 3rd Platoon AVIATION Section 9th Infantry Division
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Vietnam War Patch CAC-3 US Navy Combat Air Crew 3, VP-46
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"CHIEN THANG 15-4-1967" JUNCTION CITY VICTORY Vietnam War Patch
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Vietnam War Patch US Navy Minesweeper USS FIRM MSO-444
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Vietnam War Patch US 81st AIR POLICE Squadron SENTRY DOG SECTION
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Vietnam War Subdued Patch US 5th SFGrp MACV-SOG RT INDIANA CCN RECON
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Vietnam War Patch US Army 17th Combat Aviation Group "FREEDOM'S EAGLES"
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23rd Infantry Div. ARTY GROUP "Fly The Friendly Skies United" Vietnam War Patch
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Vietnam War Patch ARVN 2nd INFANTRY Division "TRINH SAT" Recon Unit
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Vietnam War Color Photomap NUI CAM LINH Sheet 6832 I As Of Year 1965
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Detachment 13 US 9th AIR POSTAL Squadron At VUNG TAU Vietnam War Patch
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US 25th Infantry Division SNIPER Team Vietnam War Hand Sewn Subdued Patch
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BATTLE OF KHE SAHN VIETNAM WAR JAN-JULY 1968 ZIPPO LIGHTER MINT IN BOX
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Vietnam War Vietnamese hand embroidered 33rd Vietnamese Ranger Battalion Scroll
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Vietnam War Vietnamese hand embroidered 21st Vietnamese Ranger Battalion Scroll
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Vietnam War Vietnamese hand embroidered 38th Vietnamese Ranger Battalion Scroll
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Vietnam War Vietnamese hand embroidered 31st Vietnamese Ranger Battalion Scroll
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Autorist

Jim Akers is a disabled combat Vietnam Veteran, with PTSD… Awarded two Bronze Stars, Four Air Medals, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Commendation Medal, Expert-M-60 Machine Gun, Marksman-M-16 Rifle, Expert-45 Cal. Pistol… In 1979 Jim became a Professional Photographer and is now retired. He wasn’t a pro during the time these pictures were made. It was sort of OJT…

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