Category: Cold War

From the source: The 38th Inf Plt Scout Dogs are attached to…

From the source:

The 38th Inf Plt Scout Dogs are attached to the U.S. 25th Inf Div at Cu Chi in the Republic of Vietnam and are used on all types of combat operations, detecting enemy, ambushes, mines, booby and punji traps. The patrol moves down a road and are framed by overhanging bushes.

19 August 1966

Photo by SFC Peter P. Ruplenas

Southeast Asia: Building the Navy’s Bases

Southeast Asia: Building the Navy’s Bases:

This is the link to the entirety of the 400+ page book Southeast Asia: Building the Navy’s Bases by Richard Tregaskis. 

From the source:Danang Ammo transfer to barge & YFU from…

From the source:

Danang Ammo transfer to barge & YFU from Korean ship with Korean & Taiwanese crew, ’69

From the source:Alan SchoemburgCo B, 1/12 Cav 1966NVA flag from…

From the source:

Alan Schoemburg
Co B, 1/12 Cav 1966
NVA flag from LZ Bird

From the source: Operation “WALLOWA”A suspected VC…

From the source:

Operation “WALLOWA”
A suspected VC military aide is questioned by the interpreter.

15 Nov 1967
Photo by SP5 Ronald F. Delaurier

USS Sanctuary, US Navy hospital ship, date unknown

USS Sanctuary, US Navy hospital ship, date unknown

Entrance to a Viet Cong tunnel, date and location unknown

Entrance to a Viet Cong tunnel, date and location unknown

M113 Armored Personnel Carriers of the 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry…

M113 Armored Personnel Carriers of the 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, circa 1968-1969.

From the source: “Combat tracker dog and its handler LZ Action…

From the source: “Combat tracker dog and its handler LZ Action 1971″

Co-pilot of 61st Assault Helicopter Company.From the…

Co-pilot of 61st Assault Helicopter Company.

From the source:

1st Lt. Bailey with gas mask, flying with CW2 Coveney on POW rescue mission called “Bright Light”. Even though he out ranked me I was the Aircraft Commander and made him wear it. How dumb was I since we were the CS gas bird! We dropped about 10 sacks of gas on the LZ just before the slicks landed and inserted the Rangers.