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RESTORING DIVE WATCHES
READY TO WEAR
FULLY RESTORED & OVERHAULED
DESIGNED TO MILITARY
SPECIFICATIONS FOR USE IN VIETNAM
34 X 41
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THIS BENRUS MILITARY WRIST WATCH SERVED
A ONE YEAR TOUR OF DUTY "IN COUNTRY" [VIETNAM]-- A PLACE CALLED THE NAM....
TO BEGIN THIS YEAR OF HISTORY I WOULD
LIKE TO P[OINT OUT THAT I HAVE SUPPLIED AN INTERESTING TID-BIT OF HISTORY. BULOVA WATCH
COMPANY HAD LONG BEEN HAPPY TO SUPPLY WRIST WATCHES TO THE U.S. GOVERNMENT. THAT IS..
UNTIL THE SPECS CAME DOWN FOR A LAND AND COUNTRY CALLED VIETNAM.
DUE TO THE FACT THAT JUNGLE CONDITIONS
AND MONSOONS WERE PART OF THE PICTURE, THE U.S. GOVERNMENT ISSUED NEW SPECIFICATIONS.
WATCH MAKERS THEN SUBMITTED THERE OFFERS.
PROBLEM WAS, BULOVA FELL SHORT.
AND THE CONTRACT THAT WOULD HAVE GONE
TO BULOVA WENT TO BENRUS.
HERE IS A LINK TO THE ACTUAL RESPONCE
THIS BENRUS WAS BORN AND ISSUED
IT TRAVELED TO VIETNAM
DURING ITS ONE YEAR TOUR OF DUTY
THE FOLLOWING EVENTS TOOK PLACE
William E. Colby replaces Robert Komer as head of CORDS.
November 5, 1968
Republican Richard M. Nixon narrowly defeats Democrat Hubert Humphrey in the U.S.
November 27, 1968
President-elect Nixon asks Harvard professor Henry Kissinger to be his National Security
Advisor. Kissinger accepts.
By year's end, U.S. troop levels reached 495,000 with close to 30,000 American deaths
January 1, 1969 - Henry Cabot Lodge, former American
ambassador to South Vietnam, is nominated by President-elect Nixon to be the senior U.S
negotiator at the Paris peace talks.
January 20, 1969
Richard M. Nixon is inaugurated as the
37th U.S. President
January 22, 1969 - Operation Dewey Canyon, the last major operation by U.S. Marines begins in
the Da Krong valley.
January 25, 1969 - Paris peace talks open with the U.S., South Vietnam, North Vietnam and the
Viet Cong all in attendance.
February 23, 1969
Viet Cong attack 110 targets throughout South Vietnam including
February 25, 1969
36 U.S. Marines are killed by NVA who
raid their base camp near the Demilitarized Zone.
March 4, 1969
President Nixon threatens to resume
bombing North Vietnam in retaliation for Viet Cong offenses in the South.
March 15, 1969
- U.S. troops go on the offensive
inside the Demilitarized Zone for the first time since 1968.
Letters from Vietnam veteran Ronald Ridenhour result in a U.S. Army investigation into the
My Lai massacre.
March 17, 1969
President Nixon authorizes Operation Menu, the secret bombing of Cambodia by B-52s,
targeting North Vietnamese supply sanctuaries located along the border of Vietnam.
April 9, 1969
300 anti-war students at Harvard University seize the administration building, throw out
eight deans, then lock themselves in. They are later forcibly ejected.
April 30, 1969
U.S. troop levels peak at 543,400. There have been 33,641 Americans killed by now..
The New York Times breaks the news of the secret bombing of Cambodia.
May 10-May 20
Forty-six men of the 101st Airborne die during a fierce ten-day battle at 'Hamburger Hill'
in the A Shau Valley near Hue. 400 others are wounded. After the hill is taken, the troops
are then ordered to abandon it by their commander. NVA then move in and take back the hill
unopposed. A decline in morale and discipline begins among American troops with nearly 25%
experimenting with marijuana, opium, or heroin that is flooding places like Saigon and
other cities by the Viet Cong. U.S. military hospitals see a rise in drug related
cases. Soon drug abuse causalities outnumber war causalities..
May 14, 1969
President Nixon presents a peace plan in which America and North Vietnam would
simultaneously pull out of South Vietnam over the next year.
June 8, 1969
President Nixon meets South Vietnam's President Nguyen Van Thieu at Midway Island and
informs him U.S. troop levels are going to be sharply reduced. During a press briefing
with Thieu, Nixon announces "Vietnamization" of the war and a U.S. troop
withdrawal of 25,000 men.
June 27, 1969
Life magazine displays portrait photos of all 242 Americans killed in Vietnam
during the previous week, including the 46 killed at 'Hamburger Hill.'
President Nixon, through a French emissary, sends a secret letter to Ho Chi Minh urging
him to settle the war, while at the same time threatening to resume bombing if peace talks
remain stalled as of November 1. In August, Hanoi responds by repeating earlier demands
for Viet Cong participation in a coalition government in South Vietnam.
July 8, 1969
The very first U.S. troop withdrawal occurs as 800 men from the 9th Infantry Division, a
phased troop withdrawal occurs in 14 stages from July 1969 through November 1972.
July 17, 1969
Secretary of State William Rogers shows that Hanoi of "lacking humanity"
in the treatment of American POWs.[of which was an understatement, especially when you
read what the communist have done since 1945! just google french prisoners vietnam. They
totrured raped and murdered civillian children & woman and totured to death literally
over a 4 million people..
July 25, 1969
The "Nixon Doctrine" is made public. It advocates U.S. military and economic
assistance to nations around the world struggling against Communism, but no more
Vietnam-style ground wars involving American troops. The emphasis is thus placed on local
military self-sufficiency, backed by U.S. air power and technical assistance to assure
July 30, 1969
President Nixon visits U.S. troops and President Thieu in Vietnam. This is Nixon's only
trip to Vietnam during his presidency.
August 4, 1969
Henry Kissinger conducts his first secret meeting in Paris with representatives from
August 12, 1969
Viet Cong begin a new offensive attacking 150 targets throughout South Vietnam.
September 2, 1969
Ho Chi Minh dies of a heart attack at age 79. He is succeeded by Le Duan.
September 5, 1969
The U.S. Army brings murder charges against Lt. William Calley concerning the massacre of
Vietnamese civilians at My Lai in March of 1968.
September 16, 1969
President Nixon orders the withdrawal of 35,000 soldiers from Vietnam and a reduction in
An opinion poll indicates 71 percent of Americans approve of President Nixon's Vietnam
October 15, 1969
The 'Moratorium' peace demonstration is held in Washington and several U.S. cities.
Demonstration organizers had received praises from North Vietnam's Prime Minister Pham
Van Dong, who stated in a letter to them "...may your fall offensive succeed
splendidly," marking the first time Hanoi publicly acknowledged the American anti-war
movement. Dong's comments infuriate American conservatives including Vice President Spiro
Agnew who lambastes the protesters as Communist "dupes" [which they were]
comprised of "an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as
November 3, 1969
President Nixon delivers a major TV speech asking for support from "the great silent
majority of my fellow Americans" for his Vietnam strategy. "...the more divided
we are at home, the less likely the enemy is to negotiate at Paris...North Vietnam cannot
defeat or humiliate the United States. Only Americans can do that."
November 15, 1969
The 'Mobilization' peace demonstration draws an estimated 250,000 in Washington for the
largest anti-war protest in U.S. history.
24 HR DIAL
SINGLE METAL CASE
NO CASE BACK
ACCESS WAS THROUGH
A WYLER WATCH CASE SYSTEM
IT HAS A TWO PART STEM
YOU PULL THE CROWN OUT
PULL THE PLACTIC CRYSTAL OFF
AND THE MOVEMENT COMES OUT THE FRONT/TO
THE SINGLE CASE SYSTEM REMAINS THE BEST
AT WATER RESISTANCE
THE STEEL CASE HAS A NON-REFLECTIVE FINISH
CONDITION IS EXCELLENT TO FINE
CASE IS AN AWESOME
34 X 41
WATCH HAS BEEN OVERHAULED
I LOVE THESE STRAPS
AND THE COLOR IS AWESOME
WHEN A BLACK DIALED WATCH IS UTILIZED
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WRIST WATCH DTU-2A/P MIL-W-38188
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A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY
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required REPAIR AND RESTORATION! Normal Servicing of Mechanical Watches by an EXPERT
PROFESSIONAL will run between $180.00 to 580.00, depending on the complication of the
movement and that is WITHOUT parts that may be required. SERVICING means DISASSEMBLING THE
ENTIRE WATCH AND MOVEMENT, CLEANING SAME, OILING, LUBING AND REASSEMBLING, timing and
Sealing. RESTORATION is a separate service from SERVICING and may include CRYSTAL, DIAL,
HANDS, CASE, LUGS and BAND. So, WHEN YOU VIEW VINTAGE AND CLASSIC WATCHES OFFERED BY OTHER
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Think of your watch as you would a fine automobile, it is worth maintaining as it will
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