Sgt. Jim Akers

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

Genere : Storia

Problema : 28/12/2012
Editor :
Editore : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Formato : Brossura
Pagine : 100
Lingua : in
Dimensioni : 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
Guerra del Vietnam
Vietnam War 3rd Infantry Div, 25th Aviation Regiment, 704th Support BN DI Pins
11.99
Guerra del Vietnam
Slide Photo Unloading Huey UH-1 Helicopter at Phong Dinh Vietnam War 1969
5.99
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3 FLAGS ,VC NLF , VIETCONG , COMMUNIST , 3 , VIETNAM WAR FLAGS
43.12
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Everything We Had : An Oral History of Vietnam War by Al Santoli (1981 HBDJ)
2.99
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Slide Photo View of River Vietnamese House Kien Phong Province Vietnam War 1966
5.99
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Vietnam War Viet Cong Pith Helmet with NLF Metal Badge National Liberation Front
50.0
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Slide Photo Saigon Street Scene Bars Road Construction Vietnam War 1960
5.99
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HONORING VIETNAM WAR VETERANS Air Cavalry Helicopters Colorano Cover (3551z)
3.5
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Vietnam war US M7bayonet Imperial WW2 M8A1 B.M. Co. scabbard M3 fighting knife
37.95
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Vietnam Labyrinth: Allies, Enemies, and Why the U.S. Lost the War by Tran Ngoc C
33.82
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HONORING VIETNAM WAR VETERANS Battle of Khe Sanh Colorano Cover (3550z)
3.5
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HONORING VIETNAM WAR VETERANS General Westmoreland Colorano Cover (3549z)
3.5
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BULLETS, BEANS & BANDAGES......AUSTRALIA AT WAR IN VIET NAM...BY GARY McKAY
9.14
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Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War, Karl Marlantes, Good Book
10.0
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Slide Photo View US Air Force Soldier & Giant Boa Constrictor Vietnam War 1967
5.99
Guerra del Vietnam
Vietnam War Silver Bullion Air Force Colonel Rank Eagle Shoulder Boards Set
21.99
Guerra del Vietnam
1973 Vietnam War Ends IT'S ALL OVER Ceasefire Peace Treaty Daily News Newspaper
6.99
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CFK Custom Handmade D2 US Vietnam MARINE WAR DOGS Bowie Replica Combat Knife
69.47
Guerra del Vietnam
VIETNAM WAR 1969 USMC/ARMY COTTON WIND RESISTANT POPLIN RIP/STOP OG107 PANTS
28.0
Guerra del Vietnam
Slide Photo Street Scene View of Straw Hut House Chau Doc Vietnam War 1967
5.99
Guerra del Vietnam
One Day As A Lion: True Stories of the Vietnam War by Ronnie D. Foster (2007 PB)
9.99
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1965 Orig Photo Vietnam War South Vietnamese Students Demostrate Slain By Troops
14.99
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1964 Orig Photo Vietnam War Rangers Dragging Wounded Viet Cong Prisoner DAI NGAI
14.99
Guerra del Vietnam
1954 Orig Photo Vietnam War Battle Of Phuly Deadly Scene French Soldiers Retreat
14.99

Circa l'Autore

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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