Sgt. Jim Akers

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

Genre : History

Probleem : 28/12/2012
Editor :
Publisher : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format : Paperback
Pages : 100
Taal : nl
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
Oorlog in Vietnam
MACV-SOG RT MINNESOTA CCC Vietnam War Subdued Patch
7.56
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Vietnam War Hand Sewn Patch RURAL DEVELOPMENT CADRE Luc Luong Xay Dung Nong Thon
13.57
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Vietnam War Patch US Army Company A 15th Transport Battalion "WE DO OUR SHARE"
14.54
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F Troop 3rd Squadron 4th Cavalry Regiment CENTAUR Vietnam War Hand Sewn Patch
10.89
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US 5th SFGrp Company E 5th MOBILE STRIKE FORCE COMMAND Vietnam War Subdued Patch
14.54
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Vietnam War US 1st Marine Division "MIDDLE FINGER UP" Novelty Patch
12.6
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Vietnam War Hand Sewn Patch F Troop 3rd Squadron 4th Cavalry Regiment CENTAUR
10.89
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Vietnam War Patch 9th MEDICAL Bn Mobile Riverine Force
9.11
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MOBILE STRIKE FORCE "TSDB" Vietnam War ARVN Patch
7.56
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Vietnam War Subdued Patch MACV-SOG CCC RT WEATHER
7.56
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US 586th SUPPORT Squadron SENTRY DOG SECTION Vietnam War Patch
6.78
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US Marines HMA-369 MARHUKER CHAMPIONS OF TONKIN Vietnam War Hand Sewn Patch
11.44
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US Marines PARACHUTIST Insignia, Vietnam War Patch
8.1
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Vietnam War Patch - US 9th SUPPORT BATTALION Insignia
9.11
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Vietnam War Set Of U.S. + FIELD ARTILLERY Metal Badges
10.66
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Secrets of War: Vietnam - A War Unwanted [2 Discs] DVD Region 1
6.95
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BRADDOCK MISSING IN ACTION II 2 Chuck Norris Vietnam War Original Movie Poster
6.95
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LAW M72 LIGHT ANTI TANK XL HAT LAPEL XL PIN UP VIETNAM WAR US MARINES VETERAN
13.89
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Secrets of War: Vietnam - A War Unwanted [2 Discs] (DVD Used Very Good)
4.95
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US MILITARY RADIOS IN CARRYING SACK / VIET NAM WW11 WW1 WAR ARMY SIGNAL CORP
199.99
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NEW Metal License Plate Car Tag MILITARY Army U.S. Navy Marines POW Veteran
10.99
Oorlog in Vietnam
The War in Vietnam: A First Book (ExLib)
3.99
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US Army C Company 75th Infantry Regiment AIRBORNE RANGER - Vietnam War Patch
13.95
Oorlog in Vietnam
Original Vietnam War U.S. Army 1st Signal Brigade Full Color Patch Merrow Edge
3.99

Over de 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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