World in War: Vietnam is an ambitious mod project that brings the Vietnam War to Men of War. You will follow the stories of 6 American infantrymen, from State-side bootcamp to the horrors of jungle warfare during the Tet Offensive.

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aidas2
aidas2 Jul 20 2011, 12:45pm says:

French, no? Or just some allies?

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Foxboro
Foxboro Jul 20 2011, 12:46pm replied:

French black during vietnam, I don't think so ...

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nhess96
nhess96 Jul 20 2011, 8:14pm buried:

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Still racist

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Jewoenboy
Jewoenboy Jul 21 2011, 7:03am replied:

isn't racist. it is so in those periods black people waren't so populair

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M_26_7
M_26_7 Jul 21 2011, 5:41pm replied:

Maybe, but France has a complicated political and military arrangement with its colonies and to keep an unpopular war going they often use colonial troops from Angolia, etc.

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Jkl22d
Jkl22d Jul 22 2011, 8:42pm replied:

... there probly French Union forces En.wikipedia.org nice work btw on the skins and the Mat-49

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Giuseppe
Giuseppe Jul 20 2011, 1:11pm says:

COREA?

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theduke222
theduke222 Jul 20 2011, 1:23pm says:

it looks already like the La légion étrangère ...maybe a mission in the early phase of Vietnam war ...or a multiplayer party ? ^^

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Shrapnel_Empire
Shrapnel_Empire Jul 20 2011, 1:33pm says:

Hmmmm, red beret, m1903 or SMLE Enfield, Mat-49. Mercenaries, French colonists or African rebels?

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Shrapnel_Empire
Shrapnel_Empire Jul 20 2011, 1:52pm replied:

Colonial?

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HrcAk47
HrcAk47 Jul 20 2011, 5:38pm replied:

Ok, i can say yes. :D

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VAZBAZ
VAZBAZ Jul 20 2011, 1:34pm says:

French legion

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VAZBAZ
VAZBAZ Jul 20 2011, 1:36pm says:

need russian instruktor

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Lord-Dark-Helmet
Lord-Dark-Helmet Jul 20 2011, 1:56pm says:

Maybe SEATO members, New Zealand, Australia or maybe soldiers from the Philippines. I would say Negritos from the Philippines

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fastLegs
fastLegs Jul 20 2011, 3:16pm replied:

differently isn't kiwi troops haha that's for sure. they look like african rebels?? but what would they be doing there :/

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rayzorblade
rayzorblade Jul 20 2011, 8:24pm replied:

Negritos from the Philippines? Dude you got your assumptions wrong. My country only sent a few non-combat troops for civil and medical operations the group was called Philippine Civic Action Group-Vietnam or PHILCAG-V. But in the Korean War, we had an expeditionary force of around 7,000 plus troops that participated in the Battle of Hill Eerie and the Battle of Yultong - it was a proud moment for us Filipinos - small and third world rate but warriors nonetheless. Sadly, the veterans of these actions are hardly remembered in my country. :-(

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linkenator
linkenator Jul 21 2011, 9:20pm replied:

LOL! the pygmy people carrying m16 or m14s? that would be a site to behold! am sorry but the aetas (negritos) never served in vietnam.

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Lord-Dark-Helmet
Lord-Dark-Helmet Jul 22 2011, 2:22am replied:

Guys don't kill me :D was only an assumption so the chance was big for me to be wrong ;)

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rayzorblade
rayzorblade Jul 22 2011, 3:36am replied:

No offense intended. Hehehe! I did have a laugh come to think of it. :-)

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SierraGolf5
SierraGolf5 Jul 20 2011, 2:33pm says:

my guess either SEATO or a beta French unit

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nhess96
nhess96 Jul 20 2011, 2:41pm says:

French French French

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MasterHenaz
MasterHenaz Jul 20 2011, 3:23pm says:

Nigga stole my gun?

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vortexg
vortexg Jul 20 2011, 3:53pm says:

Red berets looks like Metro paras of some sort. But those rifles, judging by colour, look like bolt action MAS 36s; if they're French troops, shouldn't they be using semi-automatic MAS 49s?

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HrcAk47
HrcAk47 Jul 20 2011, 4:54pm replied:

actually, french paratroopers found the MAS36 to be more reliable to MAS49 in the wet Vietnam... :)

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ollie16
ollie16 Jul 20 2011, 4:16pm says:

soldiers from some country! woooho I win!

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rayzorblade
rayzorblade Jul 20 2011, 8:12pm says:

The French weren't involve when the US took over. Unless of course your team is planning to include the First Indochina War (1947 to 1954)! Since the title of the mod is not specific to the Second Indochina War. Both France and Vietnam at the early years of the First Indochina War were mainly using WW2 weapons and throughout the years, there was a slow transition to "modernize" 50s era weapons. It would be great to see French Foreign Legion, aside from the regular army, involve too! Wohoo!

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Nebel30
Nebel30 Jul 21 2011, 2:15am replied:

If we show any thing which couldn't be present in this region at that time - it doesn't mean that we don't know the history. We'll keep the history as much as possible. We scan a lot of information about model, before it would be included in the unit-list - how many there were such models, how they were used, etc.
So don't worry. Everything will be historically correct :)

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rayzorblade
rayzorblade Jul 21 2011, 4:53am replied:

I did not mean to criticize or say anything offensive for that matter or to say that you don't know the history. It's just that most of the first batch of pictures shown were all related to the US Campaign in Vietnam. And in the description of the mod nothing was said that it included the 1st Indochina War. So it meant to us viewers that the mod was focusing on the US involvement in said region.
Now when the picture above was posted, we were all pleasantly surprised - and with the comments, it was obvious that everybody was wondering how there were French Units during the US Campaign. But then I realized that maybe the mod wasn't only for the US Campaign, but that it included the French Campaign too!!? Hence, my statement above. But you guys really surprised us today - a pleasant surprised to know that 2 wars in your mod are covered. - :-) ....and the French Campaign in Vietnam, is another feature MOW: Vietnam won't have! Excellent work guys! You are welcome to surprise everyday!

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Foof898
Foof898 Jul 22 2011, 5:55pm says:

I'm guessing that these soldiers are from the Congo.

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Jkl22d
Jkl22d Jul 22 2011, 8:48pm says:

Still I heard the MAS-49 was well loved too since it had 10 rounds as oppose to the 5 rounds in the MAS-36 and was semi-automatic as oppose to being bolt action.

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HrcAk47
HrcAk47 Jul 23 2011, 5:21am replied:

As opposed to getting fouled nearly instantly, especially during the jump landings.

5 rounds are better than having 10 unfirable rounds.

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Jkl22d
Jkl22d Jul 23 2011, 11:22am replied:

Did French Paratroopers use mainly the MAS-36 CR39 or just the regular MAS-36?

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M_26_7
M_26_7 Jul 23 2011, 3:32am says:

Jeez guys, come on. These are soldiers of the Corps Expéditionnaire Français en Extrême-Orient (French Far East Expeditionary Corps) which saw action in French Pacific colonies during the end of WW2 and the First Indochina War. Members of CEFEO were drawn up primarily from French colonial territories in the Caribbean, Africa and South-East Asia, so they are primarily not white except for the officer corps. There were also French Foreign Legion and Bataillon Français de l'ONU that fought in the Korean war present during the first Indochina conflict.

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Jkl22d
Jkl22d Jul 23 2011, 11:10am replied:

;( thats what I posted several comments above

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emmet
emmet Jul 23 2011, 5:27pm says:

thy ar french they hav french rifles

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Gniolliv
Gniolliv Aug 19 2011, 4:49pm says:

Tose are French Paratroopers. Early vietnam war. 200% sure.

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stonecold22
stonecold22 Dec 17 2011, 10:42am says:

Vc or the French army?

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