Royal Thai Volunteer Regiment

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Seal of Royal Thai Volunteer Regiment
Queen's Cobras M79 grenadier in Phuoc Tho in 1967

The Royal Thai Volunteer Regiment, or the Queen's Cobras was a unit of the military of Thailand which served in the Vietnam War. The unit of some 2,000 troops served alongside the American 9th Infantry Division from 1967–1968, when they were replaced by the Royal Thai Army Expeditionary Division ("Black Panthers").[1]


  1. ^ James F. Dunnigan; Albert A. Nofi (5 May 2000). Dirty Little Secrets of the Vietnam War: Military Information You're Not Supposed to Know. St. Martin's Press. pp. 314–. ISBN 978-0-312-25282-3.