Category: .50 caliber machine gun

“Bounty Hunter,” US Army gun truck, circa 1967.

“Bounty Hunter,” US Army gun truck, circa 1967.

Quad 50 at LZ Willie, 1967. Though the name of is unintelligible…

Quad 50 at LZ Willie, 1967. Though the name of is unintelligible due to the angle of the photo, the words “Whispering Death” and “Birth Control” are visible on the shields.

From the source:Vietnamese Marines Fight Communist Infiltrators…

From the source:

Vietnamese Marines Fight Communist Infiltrators in Gia Dinh – A Vietnamese tanker fires his 50 Caliber machine gun into a Viet Cong position in Gia Dinh during heavy street fighting June 4. Viet Cong infiltrators had dug in along a wall in a yard and had to be blasted out.

“SOUTH VIETNAM. Near Quang Tri, on the DMZ border. Patrol…

“SOUTH VIETNAM. Near Quang Tri, on the DMZ border. Patrol along the 17th parallel.” Photographed by Bruno Barbey, 1971.

This M113 APC has the name “One Chance Fancy” written on the turret shield. Unit unknown.

From the source: SSG Harry F. Mitchell (Austin, TX) , a platoon…

From the source:

SSG Harry F. Mitchell (Austin, TX) , a platoon sergeant with “C” Troop, 1st Squad, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (ACR), returns fire with a 50 caliber machine gun mounted on a M113 Armored Personnel Carrier. The 11th ACR was conducting a search and destroy mission in the “Iron Triangle” as a part of Operation “Junction City”. The Iron Triangle was also known as War Zone” D “and is approximately 20 miles northwest of Saigon, Republic of Vietnam.

“The Fugitives,” a gun truck with the 84th Engineer Battalion,…

“The Fugitives,” a gun truck with the 84th Engineer Battalion, circa 1970.

Boeing CH-47 Chinook armed with multiple .50 caliber machine…

Boeing CH-47 Chinook armed with multiple .50 caliber machine guns and 2.75″ rockets, 1967.