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Vietnam: The Short-Range Shooting War

In 1969, Brig. Gen. S.L.A. Marshall took a comprehensive look at the state of marksmanship in the U.S. military and examined the use of small arms in Vietnam.

Behind Enemy Lines: Guns of Vietnam's SOG Warriors

During the Vietnam War, the men of the Studies and Observations Group (SOG) carried an astonishing array of firearms while operating behind enemy lines.

Special Presentation: Men & Guns of Vietnam

This presentation from Martin K.A. Morgan covers the evolution of firearms from the start of the Advisory Period and the subsequent Americanization of the conflict all the way through to the Tet Offensive, the Cambodian Incursion, the Vietnamization of the conflict, the U.S. withdrawal in 1973 and the eventual Fall of Saigon and the evacuation of the Embassy during Operation Frequent Wind.

Throwback Thursday—Vietnam: The Short-Range War

This week's "Throwback Thursday" is part of a special report titled "Can U.S. Troops Still Shoot?" that originated in the December 1969 American Rifleman, reflecting on the state of U.S. marksmanship in the major wars of that century, and several years after the United States' became involved in the Vietnam conflict. Here the author takes a hard and realistic approach regarding our riflemens' performance

Behind Enemy Lines: Weapons of Vietnam's Covert Warriors

During the Vietnam War, the men of the Studies and Observations Group carried an astonishing array of small arms. Armed with everything from sawed-off machine guns to the first CAR-15s to Gyrojet pistols, these covert warriors had to move fast and hit hard.

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