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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

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

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.

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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.

“’Zig Zag Men’ M48 tank of 1/10 Cavalry LZ Action 1971″ [Source]

“’Zig Zag Men’ M48 tank of 1/10 Cavalry LZ Action 1971″ [Source]

Australian Centurion tanks, photographed by an American, 1970.

Australian Centurion tanks, photographed by an American, 1970.

US Army Boeing CH-47 Chinook with silhouettes painted on the…

US Army Boeing CH-47 Chinook with silhouettes painted on the side representing the amount of aircraft recovered, 1967.

From the source: Captured Viet Cong 1966This is what is left of…

From the source:

Captured Viet Cong 1966

This is what is left of a unit of 300 VC that got ambushed by helicopters from the 336th Assault Helicopter Company out of Soc Trang. The VC were disregarding all previous lessons and walking through some open rice paddies when spotted by elements of the 336th.