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 : en
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
Vietnam war
Vietnam War Patch US Army TANK DESTROYER FORCE
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Vietnam War ARVN SF Exploitation Force THAM TU (Suicide) Hand Sewn Patch
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Vietnam War US Special Forces Advisor To CAMBODIA Beret Patch
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Vietnam War Patch N.S.A. Detachment AIRBORNE Base SECURITY FORCE River NHA BE
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Lot Of 2 Vietnam War VC "SOLDIER OF LIBERATION" 2nd Class Medals
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Vietnam War US Navy SERVICE CRAFT YFR-889 MEKONG DELTA Patch
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US 282nd Assault Helicopter Company ALLEY CATS Vietnam War Patch
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US Army 5th SFGp MACV-SOG CCC MLT MOBILE LAUNCH TEAM Vietnam War Subdued Patch
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ARVN Special Forces Provincial Recon Unit PRU Team Vietnam War Patch
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US 2nd Bn 39th Infantry Rgt 9th Infantry Div HARDCORE RECONDO Vietnam War Patch
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Vintage VIETNAM War Era RAY-O-VAC Military Dry Battery BA-30 (NBA-030)!
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Vietnam War US 3rd Brigade RECON SCHOOL Patch (Variant)
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Pair of TWO Pneumatic Air Mattresses Vietnam War Army USMC Cav 101st Mattress
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Original Heavy Duty Rain Poncho Vietnam War Army USMC 1959 Cav 101st
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1989 press photo Vietnam war missing pilots wives
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USAF 901st AERO MEDICAL EVACUATION Squadron - Vietnam War Patch
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Lot of 100 - VIETNAM WAR MEMORIAL WALL FREEDOM IS NOT FREE MILLION DOLLAR BILL
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Coastline: A Story of Endurance, Strength and Survival During the Viet Nam War:
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US Navy PBR RIVER DIVISION 554 Brown Water Vietnam War Patch
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US Naval Communications Support Activities At NHA BE - SAIGON, Vietnam War Patch
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Vietnam War US 5th SFGrp MACV-SOG RT ARKANSAS CCC Patch
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Vietnam War Patch US Army RECON SQUADRON 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile)
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Vietnam War Patch USAF COMBAT LANCER HARVEST REAPER Year 1967
12.99
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Vietnam War US 5th Special Forces Group VIETNAM SORRY ABOUT THAT Subdued Patch
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About the Author

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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