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Welcome to Charlie Company website.  This site is dedicated to the fine men that served with Charlie Company 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division in Vietnam from 1966 to 1972.

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AC-130 Gunship Combat Operations

It’s incredible to see a slow cargo aircraft become a devastation raining ground-attack aircraft.

There are various models outfitted with anything from gatling guns, howitzer cannons, and even missiles and bombs.

The gunship’s weaponry is mounted on the left side of the aircraft, and it performs a wide circular “pylon” turn around the target and can stay on station for an extended period of time.

Most people hate riding in a C-130 so much that they jump out of it, but that beats getting shot at by one any day.

Declassified Plans for the WW II Invasion of Japan

Many people, especially those too young to have been at risk in 1945, have been very critical of the US military dropping the atomic bombs. Take the time to read this and be properly informed of what the situation was at that time.

Subject:  Declassified plans for the WW II invasion of Japan…….Thank GOD this never happened, as thousands maybe a million of GI’s would have been killed, it would have been a blood bath…

The Author of this Article says:

Thank God for Harry Truman….a phenomenal piece of history

For those interested in WWII history, it’s a good read. 

Deep in the recesses of the National Archives in Washington, D.C., hidden for nearly four decades lie thousands of pages of yellowing and dusty documents stamped “Top Secret”. These documents, now declassified, are the plans for Operation Downfall, the invasion of Japan during World War II. Continue reading

The M16 In Vietnam

Jim Sullivan On The M16 In Vietnam

Creator of the M-16 explains why it failed in Vietnam