In December 1989 US Army forces, supported by the US Air Force and US Navy, participated in Operation 'Just Cause'--the invasion of Panama. A combination of airborne, helicopter and ground assaults quickly secured key objectives and eliminated organized resistance. Beginning with a brief history of US-Panama relations and the development of the Panamanian Defense Forces, this book focuses principally on the military aspects of Operation 'Just Cause', and ends with a summary of the conflict's aftermath. Numerous photographs, and detailed color plates depict the actions of the armed forces units that executed this difficult, and controversial, operation.PDF Skill Badges. Mctal full-color badges were normally worn on the left chest and sometimes on the beret or field cap. Full- color and ... They were outfitted with both US jungle hoots and ALICF. web gear; the a#39;U.S.a#39; printed on the gear was obscured by black paint, often with a#39;FFDDa#39; overprinted in green. ... a#39;Pumaa#39; Composed of an interior guard and three rifle platoons, mortar section, and Dets. a#39; Chepna#39;anbsp;...
|Author||:||Gordon L Rottman|
|Publisher||:||Osprey Publishing - 2012-09-20|