The MIA Facts Site states that there are persons who have claimed they have been prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. These ones are called phony POWs. But if you want to know about genuine prisoners of war, here is a list of those who form part of US’s recent history.
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The Estonia Special Forces are also known as the Estonian Defense Force. They are special operation units that make up the unified forces under the Army, Navy, Air Force and Defense League in the country. They are members of the Alliance Missions and work with NATO and the European Union.
The history of the Estonian [...]
The French Special Forces, are also called the Commandement des Opérations Spécialesor the COS. This organization comprises all of the military branches in France including the Navy, Army and Air Force as well as the Gendarmerie. It is comprised of the first and second circle where the first circle is under permanent COS command and [...]
The M224 60mm lightweight mortar is a smooth bore, muzzle-loading, high-angle-of-fire weapon for close support of ground troops. The M224 system is made up of the cannon, bipod, baseplate and sight unit.
This Navy SEALs weapon system replaced the World War II era M2 and M19 Mortar weapons; it uses new, longer-range ammunition while retaining the [...]
The M60 is a gas-operated, air-cooled, belt-fed, automatic machine gun firing from the open-bolt position, chambered for the 7.62mm NATO cartridge. During Vietnam, the original version of was used as a squad automatic weapon, with each soldier carrying additional 200 linked rounds of ammunition, a spare barrel or both. The M60E3 Machine Gun is an [...]
The M14 Sniper Rifle is an American, selective fire, automatic rifle that uses 7.62mm rounds. In the mid-1990s, the USMC chose the modified M14, Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR) for use by security teams and Scout Snipers. Since the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the M14 has been used as a designated marksman and sniper rifle. Sniper [...]
The MK23 Mod 0 SOCOM Offensive Handgun, developed by Heckler & Koch, is a match grade pistol adopted by USSOCOM (United States Special Operations Command) in the 1990s. This Navy SEALs weapon uses a .45 ACP cartridge, with a hexagonal barrel and ambidextrous safety magazine release on both sides of the frame. Part of a [...]
The United States Navy SEALs (or Sea Air Land) is an elite force whose origins date back to the UDT (Underwater Demolition Team) of World War II. In 1943, the UDT began training for Atlantic and Pacific invasion duty, charting beaches and destroying obstacles blocking amphibious landings. In the beginning, UDTs used no air tanks, [...]
The Special Operations Forces of the US Navy, none other than the Navy SEALs, were first formed on 1961 specifically to address a growing need in the United States’ military forces for troops trained in unconventional warfare. Since its official inception, the Navy SEALs have been deployed to conduct sensitive missions that earned them [...]
We all know that there is no easy way to become a Navy SEAL but most of you might not know what happens after the training is complete and SEALs are assigned to their platoons. The truth is that most SEALs would probably get to see action because they will be deployed to Iraq or [...]