Green Berets

Green Berets
the popular name for the US Army Special Forces because of the green caps they wear. They fought a lot in the tropical forests of Vietnam during the Vietnam War. The Green Berets (1968), with John Wayne, was a film about that war.

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Elite unit of the U.S. Army specializing in counterinsurgency.

The Green Berets (whose berets can be colours other than green) came into being in 1952. They were active in the Vietnam War, and they have been sent to U.S.-supported governments around the world to help combat guerrilla insurgencies.

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