Green Berets


Green Berets

A green beret is a type of headgear. Green Berets can refer to:

Military
*A colloquial term for the United States Army Special Forces
*A colloquial term for the Croatian General Staff Special Operations Battalion
*A colloquial term for the British Royal Marines commandos.
*A colloquial term for the French Légionnaires or Naval commandos.
*Green Berets, a military unit composing Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
*A colloquial term for the Portuguese Paratrooper Forces.

Literature
*"The Green Berets", a 1965 book by Robin Moore (2002 reissue ISBN 0-312-98492-8)
*"Tales of the Green Beret" a comic strip and American comic book
*"The Green Beret", a poem by Vietnamese writer Ho Thien about the Vietnam war.
*"The Green Beret The story of the Commandos 1940-1945", a book by Hilary St George Saunders, published in 1949

Music
*"Ballad of the Green Berets", 1966 hit written by Robin Moore and Sgt. Barry Sadler
*"53rd & 3rd", 1976 by The Ramones written by Dee Dee Ramone about a former green beret in Vietnam who became a male prostitute. Film
*"The Green Berets", a 1968 movie about the American Vietnam War and starring John Wayne

*"Rambo" Series- Sylvester Stallone acted as a Vietnam Returned Green Beret in the Rambo Series

Computer & Video Games
*Green Berets, a real-time tactics game based on Myth II.
*"Green Beret", an alternate name for the 1985 video game "Rush'n Attack" by Konami.
*"Commandos (series)"-Video Game- One of the commando's, "Butcher" is also known as the green beret.

Other
*The specific green berets worn by the above-mentioned military personnel and personnel in similar units of other countries' forces.
*Green Berets in popular culture


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