Sgt. Jim Akers

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

Genre : Histoire

Question : 28/12/2012
Éditeur :
Éditeur : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format : Broché
Pages : 100
Langue : fr
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
La guerre du Vietnam
NEW Lyndon Johnson's War: The Road to Stalemate in Vietnam by Larry Berman Paper
21.34
La guerre du Vietnam
Vietnam War 1969 dated US M1 Helmet sweatband unused surplus
16.11
La guerre du Vietnam
VIETNAM WAR PATCH US 1st BATTALION 10th SPECIAL FORCES GROUP COMPANY A ODA-7
12.98
La guerre du Vietnam
Vintage Post Vietnam War era Boots Ro-Search Black Leather 10 R (Circa 1982)
37.99
La guerre du Vietnam
1966 VIETNAM POSTER JEFFERSON AIRPLANE 60s anti war art BERKELEY CALIFORNIA NR
27.99
La guerre du Vietnam
Vietnam War Collectors Guide: Uniform & Equipment of US Military Advisors
59.95
La guerre du Vietnam
US Army Vietnam War Era Dress Greens Class A SPC5 Specialist E5 Rank
10.99
La guerre du Vietnam
The Ten Thousand Day War : Vietnam, 1945-1975
5.06
La guerre du Vietnam
US Army Vietnam War Era Dress Greens Class A SPC7 Specialist E7 Cut Edge Rank
14.99
La guerre du Vietnam
TUNNEL RAT - PATCH - US / ANZAC - Cu Chi Ops - US ARMY - Vietnam War - 4751
3.87
La guerre du Vietnam
SUBDUED PATCH - 62nd COMBAT TRACKER - 1st CAVALRY JUNGLE OPS, Vietnam War - 4754
0.99
La guerre du Vietnam
SUBDUED PATCH - US ARMY 1st INFANTRY DIVISION, BIG RED ONE - Vietnam War - 4755
0.99
La guerre du Vietnam
PATCH - 225th SURVEILLANCE AVIATION COMPANY - BLACK HAWKS - Vietnam War - 4753
0.99
La guerre du Vietnam
PATCH - SPOOKY GUNSHIP - US AIR FORCE - 4th AIR COMMANDOS - Vietnam War - 4752
0.99
La guerre du Vietnam
USSF PATCH - Recon Team SIDEWINDER - KILL FOR PEACE - Vietnam War - CCN - 4760
1.8
La guerre du Vietnam
PATCH - MACV DEATHS HEAD - KHE SANH - RECON TEAM VIRGINIA - Vietnam War - 4761
2.8
La guerre du Vietnam
VIETNAM WAR PATCH, USMC SNIPER PLATOON 3rd MARINE DIVISION SNIPER
11.98
La guerre du Vietnam
PATCH - RAAF - Operational Support Unit - TF 1 - NUI DAT - Vietnam War - 4762
0.99
La guerre du Vietnam
KHE SANH - US RECON TEAM LOUISIANA - Command North - PATCH - Vietnam War - 4759
3.58
La guerre du Vietnam
DEATH'S HEAD - CARD PATCH - 101st Airborne - ACE of SPADES - Vietnam War - 4763
5.5
La guerre du Vietnam
PATCH - US NAVY - APL 30 AUXILIARY PERSONAL LIGHTER - DA NANG - Vietnam War 4757
0.99
La guerre du Vietnam
US AIR FORCE PATCH - SNOOPY PSY OPS - 9th AIR COMMANDO BLACK, Vietnam War - 4758
0.99
La guerre du Vietnam
BLACK MAGIC - USAF, 16th SOS - Illuminator Operations - PATCH - Vietnam War 4770
1.36
La guerre du Vietnam
ALPHA AVENGERS PATCH - Ace of Spades - 501st, 101st AIRBORNE - Vietnam War, 4764
2.25

A propos de l'Auteur

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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