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Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 10-27-2018, 10:18 PM
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Views: 690
Posted By Saigon1965
Hi Dasboot - Please allow me to try - ...

Hi Dasboot -

Please allow me to try -

"Workers from the rubber company Phu Rieng are enthusiastically working in planting spikes to defend the border"

The photo is dated "Sept. 1978" -...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 06-26-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Saigon1965
Wolf - Please don't be offended - I merely...

Wolf - Please don't be offended -

I merely stated that I don't know enough if these are originals or otherwise -

Like you - I believe I'd really enjoy collecting patches, medals and uniforms...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 06-26-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Saigon1965
They are Republic of Vietnam Cross of gallantry -...

They are Republic of Vietnam Cross of gallantry - With palm -

I can't ascertain if they are original or period reproduction -
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 06-22-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By Saigon1965
Hi - Dad taught at Thu Duc for the 17th class...

Hi - Dad taught at Thu Duc for the 17th class only -

He said 4113 is assigned to the Saigon area "Trung tam 3" - Indeed the ID card for the fella that was drafted -

He was from "Cho Lon" -...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 06-21-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By Saigon1965
What a wonderful find! My dad taught...

What a wonderful find!

My dad taught advance infantry combat courses at Thu Duc - I'll have to ask him when though -

Best -

Saigon1965 -
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 04-02-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By Saigon1965
It seems that there's another part to the letter...

It seems that there's another part to the letter -




"What’s left is your dad’s salary – And to this day we still have not resolved my son –

Just wanted to let you know my son so you’re...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 03-17-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By Saigon1965
"Mac Xuan Kia" As typical of Vietnamese...

"Mac Xuan Kia"

As typical of Vietnamese style of writing -

Last name - Middle name - First name -
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 03-16-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By Saigon1965
It does look to be a name - But can you post a...

It does look to be a name - But can you post a better picture - Higher resolution please -
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 09-17-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Saigon1965
Wonderful items JJ - My dad and our family...

Wonderful items JJ -

My dad and our family was on the "Tien Phong" - A coal ship that was now holding approx 1k people - 7th fleet found us and escorted us into Subic Bay -

All uniformed...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 10-26-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,796
Posted By Saigon1965
What a wonderful piece Ed - Saw it over GB...

What a wonderful piece Ed -

Saw it over GB too -
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 09-16-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By Saigon1965
On my browser I see all the photos in a vertical...

On my browser I see all the photos in a vertical format -

Please help me with which one is exactly which -

Thank you -

Saigon1965 -
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 03-28-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By Saigon1965
Op - I was chatting about this map with my Dad...

Op - I was chatting about this map with my Dad and guess what - He know one of the Province Chief of Chon Thanh -

He reside in San Jose, CA -

I am going to forward these photos to him -
...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 03-28-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Saigon1965
Super neat OP - I'll save them and study them a...

Super neat OP - I'll save them and study them a bit OK -

Saigon1965 -
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 03-26-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By Saigon1965
I'll study the map a bit more but here's some...

I'll study the map a bit more but here's some info for now -

Map of 4 intersection Chon Thanh -

Highway 13 north/south -


Current day map -
...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 03-26-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,978
Posted By Saigon1965
THUOC CAO = Rubbing medicine (much like tiger...

THUOC CAO = Rubbing medicine (much like tiger balm/oil)

-------- TIEN

NHA THUOC = House of medicine in Quang An Hoa
QUANG AN HOA
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 03-19-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,978
Posted By Saigon1965
If you can get a better picture - I'll translate...

If you can get a better picture - I'll translate -

The reflection on the current photos makes it difficult to read -

Saigon1965 -
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 02-07-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By Saigon1965
Thanks DMK for posting this! I remember it...

Thanks DMK for posting this!

I remember it well and will never forget!

Saigon1965 -
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 01-22-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By Saigon1965
Oh my! Wonderful groupings -

Oh my! Wonderful groupings -
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 01-21-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
Posted By Saigon1965
Thank you Spikey - These were worn by...

Thank you Spikey -

These were worn by Colonel John J. Leeper while in country - Am extremely happy to have them now -

His 1st tour in Vietnam was with MAAG in Saigon – Which later became MACV...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 01-14-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,665
Posted By Saigon1965
@Mike - I don't have that info - I'll reach...

@Mike - I don't have that info -

I'll reach out to him for some details - He was in the Hue area around 2/71-3/71 -

The 1/44 was operating around that area -


As for the comment...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 01-14-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
Posted By Saigon1965
VN era insignia -

Gentlemen -

I was gifted these and like to know if they are genuine or war market item plesase -

Thank you -

Saigon1965 -

...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 01-13-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,098
Posted By Saigon1965
Duyen Doan 41 was based at Poulo Obi, Hon-Khoai -...

Duyen Doan 41 was based at Poulo Obi, Hon-Khoai -

The link below is filled with info - But it is in Vietnamese -

http://www.hqhh.macdinhchi71.com/tailieu/lucluongduyenphong.htm
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 01-13-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,665
Posted By Saigon1965
Thank you for the information Gentlemen - ...

Thank you for the information Gentlemen -

The vet is from Beallsville, Ohio -

This is a bit of interesting information regarding his town -
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 01-11-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,665
Posted By Saigon1965
VN theater belt and holster -

Gentlemen - I've been gifted this rig from a vet friend -

He carried his 1911 while on tour - Sadly he had to sell the 1911 when times were bad back here in the states -

My questions: Are...
Forum: Indo China Wars 1945 - 1975. 12-09-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,139
Posted By Saigon1965
Interesting!

Interesting!
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