On 15 November they deployed to South Vietnam. Upon landing at Tan Son Nhut, the aircraft was discovered to have picked up several bullet holes. The program called for a return flight the following day over the same villages to deliver another Tet message, this time from President Kennedy. The crew, not knowing where the ground fire was picked up but anxious to complete the two-phase PSYOP project, elected to fly the return mission.
I will take each item in the group and add pictures and describe the item and or contents. The picture is of Robert inin an area he described as defoliated.
I think the his picture is descriptive of the war areas our veterans fought inthe items in the pictures were picked up in all areas that Robert was sent to in Vietnam. I will update this later after I have talked to Robert and get the information correct about each item.
The group also includes many personal items, uniforms pieces and recordsoutstanding to be able to keep his items all together for history. Robert is holding the rifle tagged for him out of the group in this picture This rifle is now in the LKmilitary collection.
Rogers This may well be the most exciting item I have ever added to the collection. I met Gary years ago when he was selling his fantastic collection. He collected most everything including Uniforms, weapons, booby traps, and much more.
I never new this book existed. I was contacted by Gary some time back and he wanted a few things for a display. I was offered this book of his collection in a trade for some items.
I was thrilled that I could have a book containing Gary's collection before he sold itthe book is excellentGary was a very detailed person and the descriptions and pictures or fantastic. I have shown two pages of the book of items that I have or had in my collection from Gary.
I have been able to purchase a lot of Gary's items over the years from other collectors that had some of his things. Gary's items have a tag on them that states it from the Rogers collection. I have enjoyed talking to Gary again, He still collectshe still has a superior knowledge of the Vietnam war and the items that were brought back.
IF I have been doing research on these for over a year now, I only know of a few pairs of these that exist. I fell that these are war time North Vietnamese made to fill the void trying to acquire the standard NVA shoe made and supplied by the Chinese.
These are poorly made and look to be worn, the materials used for the inner shoe are mix matchone shoe has South Vietnamese Ranger pattern material. North Vietnamese or Viet Cong used Russiancom block country helmet with added cover.
I have several captured exact helmets in my collection.Correction: The Mekong river is navigable (I've personally navigated it twice) and goes from Chau Doc Vietnam past Phnom Penh and deep into Cambodia.
Saigon was the c apital city o f South Vietnam. Nha Trang, the site of intelligence compound and airfiel d in the movie, is a real city, however, it is not known whether or not there was an intelligence operation stationed there during the war.
The Nung River, on the other hand, is completely inaccurate. Products are shipped by the individual Fruugo retailers, who are located across Europe and the rest of the world. The delivery times and shipping prices vary depending on the retailer's location, the destination country and the selected delivery method.
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