This site includes information about and specifications for the various configurations of
the ubiquitous Bell UH-1 Huey helicopter, including those used in the Vietnam War.
There are a number of useful pictures.
This site includes information about the various medals given out by the Army, such as
those presented to the squad in various episodes.
This site is a resource for Vietnam re-enactors, collectors, and living history groups.
It includes a database with standard equipment lists and photos for the US Army and
USMC. Recent topics include an illustrated article on hand signals used by
infantrymen. Under the Vietnam Resource portion of the website there are links to
information on platoon roles, squad roles, and patrol organization, among other things.
Very useful reference. There is a glossary of terms and abbreviations that
may be especially useful:
This is a link to Lee Russell's website, which
contains information on technical matters connected with the Vietnam war, including
weaponry, communications, organization, etc. (Under Construction) Mr. Russell was
Tour of Duty's military advisor from 1987-1990.
War-era maps of Vietnam. If you continue to click on sections of the maps, you can
get down to a level where terrain is marked as well as such details as towers, prisons,
and the racetrack in Saigon. It does take a long time to load each map, but it you
want detail, they are very nice maps. (Supplied by Cath)
Army Code of Conduct
As a member of the Armed Forces of the United States...
it is your duty to oppose all enemies of the US in combat or, if a captive, in a prisoner
of war compound. Your behavior is guided by the Code of Conduct, which has evolved from
the heroic lives, experiences and deeds of Americans from the Revolutionary War to the
Southeast Asian Conflict... (taken from the introduction on the website)
Vietnam photo album: this site contains many photos, most taken by American servicemen.
Wonderful resource for writers wanting to know what a location looked like, or just
getting an overall feel for the country and the conflict.
Vietnam Veteran's Terminology and Slang -
excellent site and not sanitized.
American women in the Vietnam War. This page is dedicated to the Red Cross, Special
Services, Army Nurse Corps, and other civilian and military women.
Information about women's roles in the US
military during the Vietnam War. Some excellent links provided.
Site about Company L (Rangers) 75th Infantry.
Legal guide to the issue of gays in the US
Great all-around site about the military -
excellent description of rank insignia, medals, links, pictures for downloading
THE FREE ENGLISH-VIETNAMESE-FRENCH ON-LINE
DICTIONARY. Not sure how good it is.
USMC/Vietnam Helicopter Association -- a great
site for info about helicopters in Vietnam. Includes a lot of excellent pictures of
choppers (and pilots) in action during the war.
War-Stories -- you might need sunglasses to look
at the front page, but the memories of the soldiers are worth reading.
The National Center for PTSD -- there are lots
of sites on this subject that might be of interest, this is just one of them. Check out
the links page or do a search for more.
Vietnam -- Yesterday and Today. A site by a
community college teacher that has a great listing of books and other materials on the
Vietnam War. Recommended.
Courtesy of DC's hubby:
Principals of firearms
Courtesy of Doc LaVigne: These sites discuss
the meaning of the Ace of Spades some of the soldiers wore in the bands of their helmets.
Sites dedicated to the dogs and dog handlers who
served in Vietnam: