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US Special Forces Weapons Of The Vietnam War - The crossbow is an excellent killing weapon in the jungle.  It is fast and silent.  The Montagnards used this weapon quite effectively.  The  US special forces adopted this weapon in the early days of the war.

The following section features pictures of one of the crossbows used during the Vietnam war:

Of wooden construction, this is a typical example of the model used in the war.

This is the butt stock of the crossbow. Very nicely done and adorned with a checkered pattern.

This is a side view of the weapon. Various pattern designs are carved to adorn the weapon.

The trigger is also carved from wood. The release mechanism was crude but very effective.


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Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Value $75.00 $100.00 $110.00 $150.00 $150.00
Availability Rare Rare Rare Rare Rare
Invest Grade B B B B B

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