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From the source:IN BY HELO–A helo of Marine Medium…

From the source:

IN BY HELO–A helo of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM)-263 lifts Marine riflemen onto a sand bar at dawn on the second day of Operation Orange. The area is located approximately 15 miles southwest of Marble Mountain Air Facility.

Defense Dept. Photo (Marine Corps) 

6th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment on patrol in a rice paddy,…

6th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment on patrol in a rice paddy, 1970.

27th Infantry Wolfhounds, circa 1967

27th Infantry Wolfhounds, circa 1967

From the source: “Project Delta Recon in May of 68 in a dry hole…

From the source: “Project Delta Recon in May of 68 in a dry hole waiting for extraction.”

ARVN soldiers, as photographed by a member of DASPO (Dept of the…

ARVN soldiers, as photographed by a member of DASPO (Dept of the Army Special Photographic Office), date and location unknown.

From the source: OPERATION JACKSON – Second Lieutenant Ronald…

From the source:

OPERATION JACKSON – Second Lieutenant Ronald L. Scroggin (Oceanside, Calif.), 2d Platoon Commander, “M” Company, 3d Battalion, Seventh Marines, gives fire directions to machine gunner, Corporal Mitchell Smith (Baltimore, Md.) and his assistant,  Lance Corporal Stephen P. Kindred (Clayton, Ga.) during Operation Jackson, taking place in the Quang Ngai Province of Vietnam. [1966]

104 Signal Squadron about to go home on the HMAS Sydney,…

104 Signal Squadron about to go home on the HMAS Sydney, 1971.

From the source: “Unit members riding the aircraft elevator down to the hanger deck for on-board processing and return to Australia. Photo supplied by Ken Mackenzie.  [1971]”

12th Inf. Reg. soldiers, circa 1970

12th Inf. Reg. soldiers, circa 1970

A soldier uses a chair randomly found to read the paper. 11th…

A soldier uses a chair randomly found to read the paper. 11th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division (circa 1968-1969).

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New Zealanders in Vietnam.

Members of 3 Platoon, Victor 4 Company soon after their arrival in Vietnam, circa June-July 1969. Left to right: Pte Sonny Hona, Pte Hardie Martin, Sgt Tom Tuhiwai.

I don’t know why Lt Harley Pope [Platoon Commander] was not in this picture. He may have been detached on Liaison Officer duties at this time.

Source: www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/photo/platoon-hq-3-platoon-victor-4