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THE U. S. NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY DANANG VIETNAM 8 1/2" x 11" containing approximately 185 pages.
THE NAVAL SUPPORT I - CORPS A PERMANENT RECORD OF VIETNAM DEPLOYMENT 1965-1966.
Pages and pages of black and white photos as well as a couple of colored ones. This was the first "Cruise Book" produced for the Naval Support Activity Da Nang and is therefore the most difficult one to find, fewer of them were printed. Don't miss out on this excellent and rare opportunity. I prefer PayPal but will accept. There is NO RESERVE on this book. I will ship Priority Mail, Insured at my cost an will ship within 48 hours of payment via PayPal. Personal Checks must clear the bank prior to shipping and may take up to one week to do so. THIS BOOK FEATURES "Our Mission" Why", "Early Days", "Personal" "Mark of a Man", Preventive Medicine Unit,"NSA Grows", "Change of Command", Operations, Awards, Administrations, "Danang as we saw it" , October 28 1965 Vietcong Attack Station Hospital,Communications, Medical, In Memoriam, and so much more.
I am going to be honest here and let you know that I really don't know much about THE ACTIVITIES OF NAVAL SUPPORT DANANG I-CORPS. All this info I Iooked up. U.S. Naval Support Activity Da Nang 1965-1966
At the height of the American involvement in Vietnam, the port of Da Nang, South Vietnam, was the Navy’s largest overseas shore command. From this port city, over 200,000 U.S., Vietnamese, and allied forces fighting in the I Corps Tactical Zone were supplied with everything that they needed to combat the VC and NVA aggressors.The U.S. Navy established the MST-1 detachment to train Vietnamese crews and maintain PTFs in February 1964. The PTFs, under Vietnamese officers and crews, conducted over 1,000 raids against North Vietnam from March-April 1964 to January 1972. Because of Da Nang’s strategic location on rail, air, and highway routes, development of its facilities into a large deepwater port was essential. By the end of 1964, preparations were well underway to improve Da Nang’s base and port facilities. The airfield was expanded and new runways were constructed, so were piers, fuel farms, warehouses, and ammunition magazines. Marine ground security and helicopter units were stationed at the airfield.When Marines deployed to Vietnam in large numbers beginning in March 1965, Da Nang became the focus of the growing War. For the next four years, Da Nang hosted various Army Divisions, and two Marine Divisions of the III Marine Amphibious Force. Together these forces, along with allied and South Vietnamese units, fought the VC and NVA enemy in the I Corps Tactical Zone. The Navy provided logistics support to the Coastal Surveillance Forces that patrolled offshore to interdict the smuggling of arms and supplies by North Vietnam to the South by sea. The PBRs of Task Force CLEARWATER fought to keep the rivers of I Corps open to allied logistics traffic. The Da Nang base became home to the Seabee’s 13th Naval Construction Regiment, and – later – the 3rd Naval Construction Brigade and 32nd Naval Construction Regiment.
Condition- Hardcover Navy Blue with Gold Gilt Inside pages are very good quality and durable.
The book is in LIKE NEW CONDITION!!!
International postage must be determined prior to purchase as it can be very expensive. Contact me for a quote. I cannot provide for International Insurance. There were five books produced by NSA during their time in Vietnam and I have listed all of them here and if you are interested in all five of them, I will give you a special price of$700.00.