Sgt. Jim Akers

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

Genre : History

Питање : 28/12/2012
Editor :
Publisher : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format : Paperback
Pages : 100
Језик : СР
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
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Vietnam War Spec4 and PFC patches, pre-1966. One pair each.
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A rifle salute to the dead of Operation Osage 8"x 10" Vietnam War Photo #34
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U.S. Air Force F-105G Thunderchief Fighter Jet 13"x 19" Vietnam War Poster #26
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Vought F-8E Crusader landing USS Bon Homme Richard 8"x 10" Vietnam War Photo 114
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North American F-100D Super Sabre in flight 8"x 10" Vietnam War Photo 94
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U.S. Navy Sikorsky Sea King Helicopters Pearl Harbor 8"x 10" Vietnam War Photo 7
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Sikorsky CH-3C Jolly Green Giant Helicopter 8"x 10" Vietnam War Photo 105
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U.S. Marines riding a M-48 Tank 5"x 7" Vietnam War Photo Poster 85
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War protest Reflecting Pool with Washington Monument 8"x 10" Vietnam Photo 172
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Marines airlifted by a Fairchild C-123K Provider 8"x 10" Vietnam War Photo 167
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Black smoke covers area streets of Saigon 8"x 10" Vietnam War Photo Picture 159
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Republic F-105D Thunderchief dropping bombs 13"x 19" Vietnam War Photo Poster 76
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U.S. Marine Corps Flamethrower Tank in Action 8"x 10" Vietnam War Photo 72
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U.S. Soldiers former POWs Operation Homecoming 8"x 10" Vietnam War Photo 140
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F-105D Thunderchief hit by SA-2 Missile 13"x 19" Vietnam War Photo Poster 121
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U.S. Navy Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle in Cau Hai Bay 8"x 10" Vietnam War Photo 48
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U.S. Navy River Patrol Boat Crewman on the lookout 8"x 10" Vietnam War Photo #18
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U.S. Air Force F-105G Thunderchief landing 13"x 19" Vietnam War Photo Poster 129
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Vietnam War era USN M1 Helmet Shell
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USS Walker DD-517 TIE BAR PIN UP DESTROYER US NAVY WORLD WAR 2 KOREA VIETNAM WOW
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Reproduction Vietnam War Air America Matches
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4 Air Combat Books (World War II, Vietnam, Gulf War)
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Vintage 1960s Vietnam War US Army Black Leather Combat Boots Sz.9 GI Issued Nice
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RARE - 1966 VC ISSUE - 2 DONG BANK NOTE - AV 464851 - Vietnam War - RARE - 1,478
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О аутору

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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