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The deep

In the "boonies" or jungle.

On point

The leading soldier on patrol; the lookout.

Domino Theory

The theory that if a vulnerable nation in Southeast Asia were to become communist, the neighboring nations would naturally follow- just like a row of dominoes.


To become familiar with or adjust to facts, principles, or a situation.


Close observation of a person or a group.


An exploratory search for information about enemy positions or installations.


Penetrating an area or group gradually or secretly.


Prohibiting, restraining,or hindering an action.


Work clothes worn by soldiers.


The last man in line on patrol.


Vietnamese suicide squads.


A temporary camp made by soldiers in a field.

Incendiary bomb

A bomb used to start a fire. (also called a fire bomb)

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