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4 edition of Hard Ride- Vietnam Gun Trucks (Volume 2) found in the catalog.

Hard Ride- Vietnam Gun Trucks (Volume 2)

Hard Ride- Vietnam Gun Trucks (Volume 2)

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Published by Planet Art .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • HIS027070,
  • HIS027080

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13157373M
    ISBN 109719303727
    ISBN 109789719303725

    Written by a Vietnam veteran, this book traces the development of these gun trucks from the jury-rigged originals to the powerful armoured vehicles that appeared later in the war. Biographical Note Gordon L. Rottman entered the US Army in , volunteered for Special Forces and completed training as a weapons specialist. Black Widow 5-Ton Gun Truck as it was seen in use in Vietnam. Over GunTruck names have been documented by author James Lyles in his latest book, "Have Guns - Will Travel" published pins.

      THIS IS A SLIDE SHOW OF SOME OF THE 2 1/2 TON & 5 TON GUN TRUCK'S THAT SERVED IN THE VIETNAM WAR. UPDATED ON   Two books to get is the "Hard ride" 1 and 2. They show many versions. If you can find it on the internet there's a whole explanation on how the gun truck was developed in Vietnam and how they unknowingly ended up using the same tactics developed 50 years or more before, even some of the same tactics used during the native American wars of.

      Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.   Viet Nam also saw the use of gun trucks, modified or 5 ton cargo trucks into weapons platforms. The Eve of Destruction is the only Viet Nam gun truck to come back to the world (the US). Gun trucks went through their own evolution with all of them subject to availability of armor protection and weaponry. One or two had APCs on the cargo bed.


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Hard Ride- Vietnam Gun Trucks (Volume 2) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Future sales in the USA of the book "The Hard Ride; Vietnam Gun Trucks" will include Part 1 and 2 as a package. A full color version of Part 2 was laid out by the publisher but was not printed due to the slow initial demand for Part 1.

The Black and White version of Part 2 was attached to Part 1 to generate additional sales/5(5). Has 98 Pages, Hundreds of COLOR pictures, fantastic stories from real Gun Truck Veterans, and an authoritative list of truck names and truck crews.

The Author, JAMES LYLES, served 4 tours in-country on the Gun Truck convoys so he was able to assemble from his own knowledge, and photo / story submissions from his fellow veterans.5/5(2).

It was originally thought that only of these vehicles existed but the book now includes a list of over gun truck names and rare photos of nearly different gun trucks. The book, printed in two volumes, deals with facts about the gun trucks and their crews.5/5(1). $ (2 new offers) Vietnam Gun Trucks Three Book Set By James Lyles (The Hard Ride; The Hard Ride 2, Have Guns - Will Travel, Three Book Vietnam Gun Truck Set By James Lyles) by James Lyles () by James Lyles and Dan Rhame "Psychotic Reaction" | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 2.

item 2 The Hard Ride Vietnam Gun Trucks book; 's of COLOR Photos & VETERAN STORIES - The Hard Ride Vietnam Gun Trucks book; 's of COLOR Photos & VETERAN STORIES.

$ Last one +$ shipping. Ratings and Reviews. Write a review. 1 product rating. 1 users rated this 5 out of 5 stars 1. /5(1). Soft Cover 9"X11", 80 pages, over color, black and white photos. ISBN: Author with first copy of book. "The Hard Ride", written by James Lyles, a former Vietnam gun truck commander, is an authoritative reference on a number of special hybrid vehicles called Vietnam gun trucks and the extraordinary crews who manned them.

Vietnam Gun Trucks book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. When US combat units began arriving in Vietnam in mid they were in /5(1). of the M five ton. He and James Lyles(later author of the gun truck book 'The Hard Ride') and a Vietnam gun trucker himself, came up with master parts for a M cab and made molds to cast their parts.

A shot of Red Baron through a windshield that got holed in an. The rd Transportation Company (Medium Truck), which had run line haul up the most ambushed road in Vietnam, Route 19 in the Central Highlands, brought six gun trucks; Satan‟s Lil‟ Angel, Ace of Spades, Black Widow, Uncle Meat, King Kong and Eve of Destruction.

The Hard Ride, Vietnam Gun Trucks; Part Two, James Lyles, Gun Trucks In Vietnam, Have Guns - Will Travel, James Lyles, Rhame House Publishers, Circle the Wagons, The History of US Army Convoy Security, Richard E. Killblane, Combat Studies Institute, If you order this with "The Hard Ride" book, combined shipping is FREE.

Even International Shipping is FREE when combined with a book purchase. And see the Auction for the "Frequent Flyer" Sweatshirt. Shipping in the USA is easy. 1/35 U.S Army Vietnam Gun Truck. 98 Pages, Hundreds of COLOR pictures, fantastic stories from real Gun Truck Veterans, and an authoritative compiled lists of truck names and truck crews.

The Author, JAMES LYLES wanted this part of the book to be in the FIRST edition and is proud to finally bring this out for the Vietnam : Paperback. Synonymous with motorized protection and firepower, gun trucks were feared by the enemy, who dubbed them Mui Hoi Con Rong (Breath of the Dragon) for the awesome fire they delivered.

WHEN THE UNITED STATES committed major ground forces to Vietnam intruck transport was the most available and cost-effective means of hauling supplies around the country. PLEASE NOTE: There are two (2) editions of Part/Volume 2 of “The Hard Ride: Vietnam Gun Trucks”.

The first edition is entirely printed in black ink and was released in November (Yellow Cover)/5(3). Error thrown [] operator not supported for strings. A largely forgotten part of the war in South East Asia was the one fought by the U.S. Army's gun trucks as part of convoy operations through the heart of enemy territory.

in Vietnam, the hard. Click HERE for ordering information on how to get your own copies of "THE HARD RIDE" VIETNAM GUN TRUCKS by James Lyles New & used books - Find the lowest price: Contact for details on collecting and maintaining military vehicles for the future generations to see and appreciate.

While these proved less than ideal, the concept was considered valid, and more and more “gun trucks” appeared, sporting heavier weapons and armor. Written by a Vietnam veteran, this book traces the development of these gun trucks from the jury-rigged originals to the powerful armoured vehicles that appeared later in the war.3/5(1).

Anti-aircraft weapons such as the quadmount cal. machine guns were also used until when the truck companies had three to six gun trucks each. The gun truck design evolved with a four-sided gun box bolted on the outside of the truck bed, then an inner steel wall was added, with a space between each layer, to provide protection against.

Get this from a library. Vietnam gun trucks. [Gordon L Rottman] -- "This book traces the development of gun trucks from the jury-rigged originals to the powerful armored vehicles that appeared later in the [Vietnam] War"--Page 4 of cover.

Gun Trucks of Vietnam. 4K; TV-PG; The Vietnam War launched some legendary weapons. Among them is the gun truck: a weapon built not by the Pentagon, but by teenage soldiers. Meet the troops' unsung hero: a five-ton monster that defended convoys and went on to influence today's combat.

Show.Vietnam Gun Trucks by Gordon L. Rottman | Books in Review. The newest entry–number –in Osprey Publishing’s New Vanguard series of concise, profusely illustrated books dealing with military machinery throughout the ages is Vietnam Gun Trucks (48 pp., $, paper) with text by Gordon L.

Rottman and illustrations by Peter Bull.According to James Lyles Guntruck book Vietnam Guntrucks, Have guns will travel It was a M 2 1/2 ton th Group, B company th sure if there is a picture of it. NCOIC was Roger McGee, Driver was Jackson, Gunners were Eddie Ray and Lewis.