GROUND TRANSPORTATION

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    hope6970
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    (5/8/01 4:19:08 pm)
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    Will you guys list the different types of vehicles that were used in Vietnam and what it was usually used for? This would also include both rubber tire and trac. Thanks - Hope

    homer4
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    (5/9/01 8:15:33 pm)
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    All that I ever had any rides in and am familiar with are the Jeep,the 1 1/4 ton light truck(about the size of our Crew Cab Pickups today) and the real workhorse of the war the 2 1/2 ton heavy duty truck called the Deuce and a Half or just Deuce.

    The Jeeps I seen in use were usually Military Police and Officers and most of the Officers were Captains up.

    The 1 1/4,s and 2 1/2's were moving troops who sat on the benches along their sides in the beds or moving supplys about.One other was to transport captured enemy and their dead also.

    Someone else here will be more familiar with the M-113 ACAV's and such.
    ...and two hard boiled eggs.

    Edited by: homer4 at: 5/9/01 9:21:18 pm