Today in History: Operation Dewey Canyon

54 years ago today, January 22nd 1969, Operation Dewey Canyon began. the operation would last 56 days and be the last major operation of the 3rd Marine Division in Vietnam.…

RT HABU’s WAR TROPHY

In 1971, 5th SFG official HQ produced a register of approved “War Souvenirs” that USSF personnel were allied to carry back to CONUS. One of the approved items was a…

SOG User Experience With The Gyrojet Pistol

During the war in Vietnam, SOG recon troops were sent a lot of unique and experimental weapons and gadgets to play around with and report back. One of those items…

The Tropical Rucksack

I stole below from Vietnamgear.com so if you want to see a little more go check them out. Development of the Tropical Rucksack (a.k.a. Jungle Rucksack) began in 1965 when MACV requested…

Vietnam Sniper Study

Today’s article is a repost  from   our  deceased friend Hognose, owner  of Weaponsman.com.  Kevin, AKA Hognose passed away in 2017 and as an ongoing tribute to his memory and excellent…

Battlefield Luck Charm For Two Generations

Guest post by Jack Broz In 1969 I was a Navy Corpsman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines in Vietnam.  The week of March 25th 1969, Alpha was…

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