Photos of the vietnam War

If you have any pictures of your old unit/s or others, please share them here.
Jarhead03
Joined: 04 Feb 2011, 11:50

16 Apr 2011, 12:04 #1

I just thought I would add a few pictures that symbolize a typical day of a "grunt... I can not imagine myself doing this for 44 straight days on 2 C-rats a day, and carrying an extra 30 pounds for the PRC-25.. No wonder Moo Jucice was so popular, instead of marijuana!!
 Picture: Marines Taking to Water
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I - 2/4 1968
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Jarhead03
Joined: 04 Feb 2011, 11:50

17 Apr 2011, 12:33 #2

C-123 spraying guess what...

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E  2/9          1967
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smitty0311
Joined: 26 Dec 2010, 17:56

17 Apr 2011, 13:04 #3

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Mutters Ridge - One of my old stomping grounds - 1969                                              And the Rockpile.
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USMC 1969 - 1973
Vietnam 69 -70
Echo 2/3 Semper Fi

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Jarhead03
Joined: 04 Feb 2011, 11:50

18 Apr 2011, 10:10 #4

HMM-163, The Evil Eyes  1966
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Image The maintenance line at Marble Mountain in the winter of 1966-1967.  Marston matting walkways kept the maintenance teams out of the mud.  On the right are the maintenance tents of HMM-263.
 
                                                        
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JS6768
Joined: 04 Jan 2011, 23:16

18 Apr 2011, 10:23 #5

163 is the only squadron to this day that can still deviate from the required paint. Evil eyes is still arround and well.
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Jarhead03
Joined: 04 Feb 2011, 11:50

19 Apr 2011, 10:26 #6

Caption said soldier being let down in tunnels, to me it looks like the soldier earned his days pay already and is being pulled from the entrance...
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Home seems to be where you dig it........
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Jarhead03
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20 Apr 2011, 09:43 #7

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U.S. Navy

A U.S. Navy PBR stops and searches a junk,  1968

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A Radioman comforts his friend who had just survived a battle during Operation Byrd in which nearly his entire platoon was wiped out.
All personnel are assigned to Co. ‘A’, 2/7, 1st Cav. Div. (Airmobile).
Photo taken: August 1966
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Jarhead03
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21 Apr 2011, 10:07 #8

A U.S. Air Force HH-3 helicopter crewman fires a mini-gun during rescue patrol over South Vietnam. (October 17, 1968)
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In the South China Sea, a nurse tends a patient just out of surgery in the intensive care ward of the hospital ship USS Repose (AH-16). The ship is steaming off the coast of Vietnam a few miles south of the 17th parallel. (October 1967)
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Jarhead03
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22 Apr 2011, 11:20 #9

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                      Marines from A 1/9 catching a ride on an M-48 tank..............
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Jarhead03
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23 Apr 2011, 11:52 #10

                                                        Hill top prayer, no unit specified...
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                 3/9  on patrol in 1965, notice the stateside utilities and boots...                                                  



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