Item No. OP-003X
Viet Cong and NVA Tunnels and Fortifications of the Vietnam War
This title will be available in September.
by Gordon Rottman
The nature of the land and the war
During the Vietnam War, the Viet Cong (VC) main forces and North Vietnamese Army (NVA) were forced to hide weapons and supplies underground and to dig protective shelters to counter massive US firepower. Their field works defended villages, hidden base camps, and fortified complexes, and took the form of trench systems, individual fighting positions, crew-served weapon positions, bunkers, caches, and extensive tunnel complexes. Camouflage and deceptive measures, and the employment of obstacles and booby traps, went hand-in-hand with such works. This title takes a detailed look at the VC/NVA tunnel systems, field fortifications, base camps. and camouflage and concealment measures employed during the Vietnam conflict.
Building and manning the defenses
Construction techniques and materials
Tackling the tunnels and fortifications
The test of battle
The sites today
Soft Cover, Size: 7" x 9 1/2", 64 pages, Full color