What snakes killed soldiers in Vietnam?
During the Vietnam War, American soldiers referred to the many-banded krait as the “two-step snake,” in the mistaken belief that its venom was lethal enough to kill within two steps.
What is the largest snake in Vietnam?
The reticulated python (Malayopython reticulatus) is a python species native to South and Southeast Asia.
|Reticulated python Temporal range: Pleistocene to recent|
Are there still POWs in Vietnam 2020?
Then as of December 21, 2018, the number of U.S. military and civilian personnel still unaccounted for is 1,592. By February 7, 2020, this number had been reduced a little further, to 1,587.
How many draftees died in Vietnam?
(66% of U.S. armed forces members were drafted during WWII). Draftees accounted for 30.4% (17,725) of combat deaths in Vietnam. Reservists killed: 5,977 National Guard: 6,140 served: 101 died. Total draftees (1965 – 73): 1,728,344.