PATCH. LURPS, Long Range Recon Patrol, LRRP VIETNAM War
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Sold Date: 03/06/2008
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Militaria & Weapons
RARE, RARE, RARE, RARE1 Only Available LRRP - Long Range Recon Patrol - Rare, Arc Tab Chevron - Cheesecloth Backed. The unit members of the Long Range Recon Patrols in Vietnam were an elite and unusual group of combatants revered for their lack of enthusiasm for the standard military operations and longing to be involved in missions that few would consider undertaking. Along with 'Tunnel Rats' and 'Medevac Crews' (inparticular pilots) their roles were recognised as been amongst the most dangerous of all throughout the war. Utilised for the tracking of enemy forces, rescue of captured POW's, asssaults on enemy positions way behind enemy lines and numerous other non-conventional missions, the members of the LRRP's were known as LURPS and were capable of existing for months at a time without re-supply or relief. To a man, Special Forces, Airborne Trained, they existed within units, however acted almost entirely under their own command once in the field. Rank was not always recognised with experience and capability been a more important factor for their survival in the field. Patch - An incredibly rare patch of a Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol Operative - Rare, Arc Tab Chevron, Cheecloth backed. LRRP's of the 173rd Airborne had the distinction of making the first US Army Combat Parachute jump since the second world war when they commenced the enormous Operation Junction City in Feb 1967 in Tay Ninh Province. Measures, 4 inches across ( 10 cms ) Vietnam War Original Post: Post, Anyw Worldwide is $4.00 - (international Posted via Airmail, we post daily). 2nd and subsequent patches (or bank-notes) are sent free of charge when sent in same order. Special Forces, ARVN, Green Berets, Elite, Recon, Reconnaissance, CCN, CCC, CCS, MACV SOG, SOA, Paratrooper, Parachutist, Vietnam War, Special Operations, Military, Tiger, Ranger, Route, Team, VC, NVA, Viet Cong, Command Control, Republic of Vietnam Be sure to add me to your favorites list ! Strike-Force-7: Payment is accepted via Paypal and via Australian Money orders, Personal and Bank Cheques. Post : All items are posted within three working days from time of received payment. Combined Post: We combine postage costs on all items. Bulk Purchasing Discounts : Discounts will be applied at a rate of 10% and free post and insurance on all Bulk Purchases over $ 500.00 V- Tours: Command Control, North, South, Central, MACV, Special Forces, SOG, Special Op's, Special Operations Group, 5 th Special Forces, Army Security Agency, Military Intelligence, Psy-Ops, US Army, De Oppresso Liber, Airborne, 1 st Special Forces, CIDG, Mike Force, Mobile Guerrilla Force, Mobile Strike Force, Operations Detachment, Provincial Recon Unit, Recon Teams, RT, USMC, United States Marine Corps, Vietnam War, WWII, WWI, French Indochine War, French Foreign Legion, Legion Etrange, Project Omega, Recondo School, Rapid Fire, Project Delta, Special Missions Advisory Force, Project Gamma, Project Sigma, Indigenous Troops, MACV-SOG, CCC, CCS, CCN, USARV, SMAG, TAG, Field Training Command, Recon Team Leader, US Navy, Air Force, AATTV, Long Tan, Nui Dat, AAFV, ATF, New Zealand V Force, Big Red One, 1 st Infantry Division, 1 st Cavalry Division, Tropic Lightning, 25 th Infantry Division, Subdued, Patch, Patches, Uniform, Helmet, Flash, Beret, Arc, Tab, 101 st Airborne Division, 82 nd Airborne, 173 rd Airborne, Combat, Militaria, Medal, Badge, Map, 199 th Infantry Brigade, Old Ironsides, 5 th Infantry Division, MAAG, USARPAC, XXIV Corps, 23 rd Infantry Division, Americal, 38 th Infantry Division, Black Op's, Clandestine, Non-Conventional Warfare, 11 th Infantry Brigade, 11 th Armored, 196 th , 1 st Aviation, 18 th Engineers, Medic, Medical, Viet Cong, VC, Viet Minh, Dien Bien Phu, Saigon, Tiger Force Rangers, Ranger, Logistical Command, Khe Sanh, POW, RVN, ARVN, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, NVA, Hanoi, Siagon, Phan Rang, LLDB, Bright...
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