The Vietnam War

American and Her Allies' involvement in Southeast Asia from 1959 to 1975

US M48 ''Patton'' Tank

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-m48-patton-tank 31st Jul 2021 - Deployed in 1958 as a replacement to The M-4 “Sherman” Tank of World War II, The “Patton” was the primary Tank deployed to Vie …

US M63 ''Stoner'' 5.56mm Rifle

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-m63-stoner-556mm-rifle 31st Jul 2021 - Designed by famed Gun Maker Eugene Stoner (who designed The M-16 Rifle, among others), The Cadillac-Gauge Company manufactured The Model 63 Rifle for …

US M7 Parson ''Knuckle Knife''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-m7-parson-knuckle-knife 31st Jul 2021 - Seen as a “throwback” weapon, The Parsons Knuckle Knife, hardened back to the Trench Warfare of World War I. Erroneously named The M-7, it …

US Gerber Mark II Fighting Knife

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-gerber-mark-ii-fighting-knife 31st Jul 2021 - The Gerber Mark II Fighting Knife, was designed in 1965 by a US Army Officer. He based his design in the Ancient Roman Battle Sword called The Gladius …

US S&W Mark 22 ''Hush Puppy'' Pistol

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-sw-mark-22-hush-puppy-pistol 31st Jul 2021 - A variant of The 1954 Model 39, Smith & Wesson attempted to market this Handgun as a replacement for The M1911A1 .45 Cal. Automatic Pistol. The Mi …

US BLU-82B ''Daisy Cutter'' Bomb

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-blu82b-daisy-cutter-bomb 31st Jul 2021 - The BLU-82B was an unguided Aerial Bomb used late in The Vietnam War. It was a massive Ordnance weapon used to instantly clear landing zones for Rotar …

US Colt CAR-15 5.56mm Carbine

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-colt-car15-556mm-carbine 31st Jul 2021 - Known collectively as The CAR-15, it was a lightweight, semi-automatic version of The AR and M16 Battle Rifle. Although designs appeared as early as 1 …

US M34 White Phosphorus Grenade

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-m34-white-phosphorus-grenade 31st Jul 2021 - Unlike it’s predecessor The Model 15, The Model 34 was a refined version of the Phosphorus Grenade. Design to destroy unserviceable Military Equ …

US M67 ''Zippo'' Flame Throwing Tank

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-m67-zippo-flame-throwing-tank 31st Jul 2021 - Nicknamed The “Zippo”, after the popular brand of Cigarette Lighter – The M67 was a Medium Armor Tank chassis to which wad fitted a …

US Johnson 57mm Rifle

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-johnson-57mm-rifle 31st Jul 2021 - Designed by Gunmaker Melvin Johnson, his self-named Rifle The “Johnson”, was in direct competition with The Gerand Arms M1 Rifle (which wo …

US Bell UH-1 ''Iroquois'' Helcopter

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-bell-uh1-iroquois-helcopter 31st Jul 2021 - The iconic Bell Utility Helicopter (UH-1), named The “Iroquois” – was one of the most successful of Bell Aircraft Companies Producti …

The ''Iron Triangle''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-iron-triangle 31st Jul 2021 - The geographical area identified by American Forces during The Vietnam War of 1966 to 1975, known as The “Iron Triangle”, was a 120-square …