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Any container (box, bottle, can, tube, lunch box, tool box, briefcase) was used when packed with demolitions. In the "bush" on patrol, standard grenades tied between trees with a fishing line between them was a trap. Once the string was stepped on the pin was released. A GI with good ears might hear the "spoon" release and jump for cover (and hope he doesn't land on another one during the process). Better yet, a "GOOD POINT MAN" would locate the trap, halt the patrol, and then destroy it in place (or disarm it, if the patrol wanted to remain quiet).

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What is a Vietnam tunnel rat?

During the Vietnam war the Vietcong made a tunnel network under Vietnam which they used for communication and supply routes. When the American troops found the entrance to one of these tunnels they would send one soldier down into the tunnel armed only with a gun, a knife, a flashlight and a piece of string. These soldiers were called 'tunnel rats'. They would explore the tunnels and then bring any papers or information back to the rest of his troops at the entrance to the tunnel. Many 'tunnel rats' were killed while down in the tunnels as the Vietcong set booby traps to kill the 'tunnel rats'.


Who decided to divide Vietnam?

That was quite complicated. After French troops were defeated in the battle of Dien Bien Phu in May 7, 1954, the Geneva Conference (which had been held before) came to an agreement known as the Geneva Accords. In this this set of treaties, France and the Democratic Republic of Vietnam both agreed to withdraw their troops to different parts of the country (Vietnamese forces to the North, and French troops to the South). After that, French army would retreat completely from Vietnam and two regions would unify in an election. However, U.S. government later refused to follow that schedule because they had never signed the Accords. They set up a pro-America government with Ngo Dinh Diem as president in South Vietnam while communists still controlled the North. To conclude, it was France, America and, ironically, Vietnam (didn't know what it was doing) who divided Vietnam.


Carlos hathcock sniper shot distance?

Hathcock set the record for the longest confirmed kill at 2286 metres in Vietnam, 1962, which lasted for 40 years.


What type of government was set up in Vietnam?

The role of the South Vietnamese government was to become a self reliant free country that emulated other free world democracies, and the US government's role during the cold war, was to support such free societies.


What was Battle Fatigue called in Vietnam war?

Battle Fatique or Combat Fatique. It was called the same thing because the senior officers and NCOs leading the war in Vietnam were WWII era men. Generals Harkins, Westmoreland, Abrams (all Vietnam war commanders) had all fought in Europe against the Germans during WWII. Unfortunately, it was Vietnam Veterans (victims) that were used to introduce that "Post Tramatic Syndrome" term. Unfortunately because it set the trend for abuse by everyone else (called "getting on the band wagon"-all occupations and all people). But during the Vietnam War "post tramatic syndrome" didn't exist, just combat or battle stress (fatigue).

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What is a Vietnam tunnel rat?

During the Vietnam war the Vietcong made a tunnel network under Vietnam which they used for communication and supply routes. When the American troops found the entrance to one of these tunnels they would send one soldier down into the tunnel armed only with a gun, a knife, a flashlight and a piece of string. These soldiers were called 'tunnel rats'. They would explore the tunnels and then bring any papers or information back to the rest of his troops at the entrance to the tunnel. Many 'tunnel rats' were killed while down in the tunnels as the Vietcong set booby traps to kill the 'tunnel rats'.


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