Category: radio telephone operator

From the source: LZ LIZ, Vietnam (Americal IO)–Leading a…

From the source:

LZ LIZ, Vietnam (Americal IO)–Leading a mixed squad of Americal Division troops and Vietnamese Territorial Forces, this RTO from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry holds his rifle high and dry. The combination element was on operations approximately 3 kilometers southeast of LZ LIZ.

Charlie Co, 1st Bat, 20th Inf Reg, circa 1969

Charlie Co, 1st Bat, 20th Inf Reg, circa 1969

From the source: American infantrymen searching the trees for…

From the source

American infantrymen searching the trees for Vietcong snipers during a battle in Phuoc Vinh, South Vietnam, in 1967. Credit: Henri Huet/Associated Press.

Australian 104 Signal Squadron radio operator, 1968.

Australian 104 Signal Squadron radio operator, 1968.

35th Inf. Reg. radio telephone operator, date unknown. His…

35th Inf. Reg. radio telephone operator, date unknown. His helmet seems to have “Peggy” written on it.

From the source:“Radioman Francis Comer waiting for a…

From the source:

“Radioman Francis Comer waiting for a chopper, 2d plt, Mike Co, 3d Battalion, 9th Marines, 1968.”

From the Robert L. Drieslein Collection (COLL/5643) at the Archives Branch, Marine Corps History Division

OFFICIAL USMC PHOTOGRAPH

Radio telephone operator, 6th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment,…

Radio telephone operator, 6th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 1970.

uss-edsall:Photograph of US Soldier Corporal Ralph Nicholls…

uss-edsall:

Photograph of US Soldier Corporal Ralph Nicholls Searches Jungle for Viet Cong, 1/14/1966. NARA 66956458 

“Helicopter Mission Brief Form” – Card carried by USMC radio…

“Helicopter Mission Brief Form” – Card carried by USMC radio operator to call a helicopter and relay information.

1st Infantry Division, date and location unknown. Potentially…

1st Infantry Division, date and location unknown. Potentially from a DASPO (Department of the Army Special Photographic Office) photographer.