ARVN Ranger and Airborne Page


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Above are the shoulder sleeve insignia of the ARVN Rangers and Airborne. On the left are the late war versions, and on the right, the earlier versions. All are beautiful looking insignia and usually came in printed and silk woven variations.

Below are two views of a painted camoflage ARVN Ranger helmet (Photo credit: George Petersen)

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A beautiful helmet. Below are some actual wartime photos of ARVN Rangers.

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I collect all ARVN Ranger and Airborne uniforms, equipment, medals, headgear, paperwork--just about anything you could imagine.

A good example is the diary below.

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Below are ARVN Airborne troops being sent to the front.

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Below is a picture of late-war ARVN Rangers. The youth and idealism on their faces is haunting. One wonders what happened to them in 1975.

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