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Who"s who from MACV-SOG

Sherman, Steve

Who"s who from MACV-SOG

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Published by Radix Press in Houston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam. Studies and Observations Group -- Registers.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementcompiled by Stephen Sherman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA34.M55 S47 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination580 p. ;
    Number of Pages580
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1017519M
    LC Control Number96071710

    Richard's Stories. Search this site. MACV/SOG was called Military Advisory Command Vietnam-Studies and Observations Group. That was the official name. The SOG really stood for Special Operations Group. I was being sent back to the camp where I had been blown up by a mortar back in February, now it was called the Crum Compound in honor of. 2 definitions of MACV-SOG. Meaning of MACV-SOG. What does MACV-SOG stand for? MACV-SOG abbreviation. Define MACV-SOG at MACV Team 65 - Sa Dec. This Page is intended for the discussion of the Military Assistance Command Vietnam Team 65 located in Sa Dec. Research & Development Section MACV SOG (OP PSYOP Studies Branch) A Troop 4/12 Cavalry (5th Infantry Division) Link zur OP PSYOP Studies Branch. Das Hotel Opera in Bangkok war das inoffizielle "Hauptquartier" des MACV-SOG [Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group] während der Phase "Rest and Recuperation.

    O Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, Studies And Observation Group (MACV-SOG) foi um grupo de operações especiais do Exército dos Estados Unidos.. Executava operações não convencionais em todo sudeste da Ásia principalmente no Vietnam do Norte e países vizinhos ao Vietnam como Camboja e Laos onde se escondiam tropas vietcongs.. O MACV-SOG era .


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Who"s who from MACV-SOG by Sherman, Steve Download PDF EPUB FB2

Who's who from MACV-SOG Unknown Binding – January 1, by Steve Sherman (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle Author: Steve Sherman. Classifications Dewey Decimal Class / Library of Congress UAM55 S47 Pages: Who's Who from MACV-SOG $ [Digital Edition] A listing of 6, personnel assigned to MACV-SOG and the Special Forces Command & Control Detachments.

The list not only includes about 4, Special Forces personnel, but also civilians and other Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps personnel.

John L. Plaster served three one-year tours with MACV-SOG, and his book SOG: The Secret Wars of America’s Commandos in Vietnam (Simon & Schuster, New York,$26) is a true insider’s account, revealing much about this top-secret commando unit and its covert missions in North Vietnam, Laos and : Historynet Staff.

OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Part I. Contents and index --Part studies and observations group --Part d and control (North) --Part d and control (Central) --Part d and control (South) --Part -SOG / C&C casualties and awards --Part d and control operations.

The Who's who of MACV-SOG. It has been awhile since I have read the book, however, I believe that most of the participants are listed in the the appendix of Sog: The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in Vietnam by John Plaster.

You might cruise over to your local bookstore to confirm my claim. Reflections of a Warrior by. Medal of Honor Recipient CSM Franklin D.

Miller, MACV-SOG: Project Omega: Eye of the Beast by MACV-SOG veteran James Acre: THE DYING PLACE by MACV-SOG veteran David A Maurer: ABOVE AND BEYOND by Jim Morris: BREAK CONTACT, CONTINUE MISSION by Raymond D.

Harris: WE FEW by Nick Brokhausen. Release Date:. Books shelved as macv-sog: Secret Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines with the Elite Warriors of SOG by John L.

Plaster, Spies and Commandos: How America Lost. A great book about MACV-SOG, the Vietnam-era forerunner of JSOC. They did basically all of the amazing commando, behind enemy lines, high-risk rescue, etc. stuff in Vietnam (and Laos, and Cambodia, ). A lot of this is well documented elsewhere as well, but this book brings a lot of it into one place/5.

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Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG) was a highly classified, multi-service United States special operations unit which conducted covert unconventional warfare operations prior to and during the Vietnam War.

Established on 24 Januarythe unit conducted strategic reconnaissance missions in the Republic of Role: Strategic reconnaissance, covert. This book is a great read.

It gives a full history and a major logistics side of the inner working of MACV-SOG. I was half expecting this book to have a little more of some of the operator's personal stories.

However this book speaks more about how MACV-SOG was really stuck in the middle of everything/5(29). Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG) was a highly classified, multi-service United States special operations unit which conducted covert unconventional warfare operations prior to and during the Vietnam War.

Errata Sheet for Who's Who from MACV-SOG (Partial Draft) The following is a listing of all personnel in our database whose names should be added or deleted from the Who's Who in MACV-SOG as published.

We are not attempting to list all the known corrections, only the names to be added or deleted. The third book (which is the most recent book in the series) covers the earliest period: Period-1 MAC-V-SOG Command History Annexes A, N,& M (): First Secrets of the Vietnam War, by Charles F.

Reske. These two volumes were published first and cover the later years. Period-2 (Volume I) Period-3 (Volume II). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Who's who from MACV-SOG by Sherman, Steve; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Registers, United States, United States.

who's who from macv-sog, by stephen sherman, softcover, rosters casualties, awards, you name it, it's probably in this book.i f you are interested in this organization,you need this book, real nice condition. pages of info. Raymond Harris’ service was unlike that of any other veteran interviewed for this series.

He was a member of a unit called MACV-SOG, or Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Special. See posts, photos and more on Facebook. MACV-SOG has 1, members. The Military Assistance Command, Vietnam - Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG) was a highly classified, multi-service.

Tales from SOG. Personal accounts from the veterans of Vietnam's Studies and Observation Group. All SOG vets are welcome to submit any stories for publication here. Just contact Robert Noe.

All material contained in this section is copyrighted and remains the property of the author/owner unless otherwise noted. Teams carried enough weapons, food and water to get them through a 5-day recon mission.

The favorite SOG firearm was the automatic CAR, a modified M with a stock that expanded or contracted 1. “We would always carry a basic load of rounds for the carpet team, about 10 hand grenades and a dozen or more rounds for the M grenade.

Vietnam SOG Knives. Started by Spy vs Spy, Mike Silvey just published a new book on these knives. SOG KNIFE COLLECTOR is a paperback, 43 pages, "x11" format filled with the high quality full color photos we have come to expect from MIke.

The best part is it is only $ From Whos Who MACV SOG. In Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, activated a joint unconventional task force known as the Studies and Observation Group—MACV-SOG. As a cover its mission was to conduct analysis of lessons learned in combat by all branches of service.

SOG's real mission was to conduct covert strategic reconnaissance missions into Laos, Cambodia and South Vietnam as. Buy Who's who from MACV-SOG by Steve Sherman (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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In he was a Communications specialist assigned to the US Army Special Security Group, Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, DA, HQ MACV (ACSI SSO). Upon being assigned to Vietnam in in August the unit attached him to the Studies and. Command and Control North (CCN) was formed by MACV-SOG in late as an expansion of its Da Nang Forward Operations Base (FOB) which included launch sites established as early as at Hue - Phu Bai, Khe Sanh and Kham Due.

CCN, always the largest of the three MACV-SOG field commands, was command- ed by a lieutenant colonel. - Explore navair1's board "MACV-SOG", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Vietnam war, Vietnam and War pins. MACV-SOG Living History Group and it aims to faithfully portray the units of MACV-SOG (Military Assistance & Command Vietnam Studies & Observation Group) in the period of during the Vietnam conflict.

The aim of the group is to understand the missions MACV-SOG undertook during the Vietnam War by exploring its tactics and equipment through living history displays.

SOG was the primary out-of-country program conducted by US Army Special Forces troops ("Green Berets") based in VietNam under the Military Assistance Command Vietnam. They cooperated closely with the CIA, and Army and Air Force units were routine. The Military Assistance Command, Vietnam-Studies and Observations Group, known to many as MACV-SOG was an elite group of special forces soldiers that operated in secrecy before and during the Vietnam Conflict.

This Vietnam bowie knife is modeled after the very knife which was issued to this specialized group of soldiers/5(83). The Vietnam War-era U.S. military unit MACV-SOG had two meanings, one unclassified, the other classified. The unclassified and nondescript meaning was Military Assistance Command, Vietnam-Studies and Observation classified meaning was Military Assistance Command Vietnam-Special Operations Group, responsible for covert operations against North.

The Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG) was a highly classified, multi-service United States Special Forces unit which conducted covert unconventional warfare operations prior to and during the Vietnam War. Established on 24 Januarythe unit conducted strategic reconnaissance missions in Republic.

Establishment and growth. Admiral Harry D. Felt, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific, established the U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, on 8 Februaryas a subordinate unified command under his control.

Lieutenant General Paul D. Harkins, the Deputy Commander in Chief, U.S. Army, Pacific, who, as the commander-designate for the task force headquarters Garrison/HQ: Tan Son Nhut Airport, South Vietnam. Design. The SOG Knife was designed by Benjamin Baker, the Deputy Chief of the U.S.

Counterinsurgency Support Office (CISO). A chrome-moly steel known as SKS-3 was chosen for the blade and hardened to a Rockwell hardness of The blade pattern featured a convex false edge on the clip point of a Bowie knife.

The stacked leather handle was inspired by a. During the Vietnam War, the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MACVSOG) was a highly-classified, U.S.

joint-service organization that consisted of personnel from Army Special Forces, the Air Force, Navy SEALs, Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance units, and the CIA. This secret organization was committed to action in Reviews: 1.

The Presidential Unit Citation (Army) was awarded to MACV-SOG (Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Studies and Observations Group), during a ceremony at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina on April 4, The citation is awarded to units for extraordinary heroism in action.

Novato, CA: Presidio, Miller served six tours in Indochina, mostly with MACV-SOG, between and He won the Congressional Medal of Honor for a January action in which he was leading RT Vermont.

He gives the impression the action was in Laos, just north of Cambodia in the Triborder area; Plaster says it was in Cambodia. The SOA, established in December is a Veteran’s fraternal organization of past and present American and Allied military special operations in a combat group includes veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Panama, Grenada, the Balkans, Somalia as well as those from our most recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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John L. Plaster was the first person to receive a special commemorative coin minted for the occasion. He wrote a book about SOG and worked for recognition of the unit.

‘‘It’s a day that I think most of us thought would never happen,’’ Plaster said after the ceremony. ‘‘Everything we were doing in the old days was denied. The means of turning this concept into a film came from co-writer Richard Dewhurst, who showed Couturie a copy of the book Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam, originally published in The book is an anthology of letters assembled by the New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission, to which the director offered the profits from the.