Shadowbox containing an assortment of bullets and buttons. Included are pistol bullets, rifle balls, buckshot, and buttons from military uniforms. Of particular interest is an 1845 Henry Clay campaign button.
Armored vehicles; Tanks (Military science); Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Arms & armament; Military facilities
Soldiers from the South Korean Tiger Division with an armored personnel carrier (APC). The APC proved unusable in the mountains. Binh Khe in the Binh Dinh Province of Vietnam. Note: a non-color-corrected master TIFF copy is also available.
Armored vehicles; Tanks (Military science); Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Military facilities; Signal stations
Two South Korean soldiers of the Tiger Division appear riding on an armored personnel carrier that has the image of a tiger painted on the front. To the left are the mountains and to the right and behind the tank are at least one soldier, some...
Oval bust length portrait of Col. Jno. C. Crane, Inspector of Quarter Master's Department, in uniform. The portrait is signed, "Respectfully your [illegible], Jno. C. Crane, Col. Inspector Quartermaster Department. January 1, 1865." "James F....
Firearms; Military uniforms; Rifles; Military personnel; Soldiers; Men; Women
Two soldiers carrying M-60 machine guns and ammunition belts. A small Vietnamese woman in profile stands between the two soldiers. She is dressed in pale blue and wears earrings, bracelets, and sandals.
Helicopters; Rifles; Soldiers; Helmets; Military uniforms; Military personnel; Rural areas
A Huey in flight taken from another helicopter. A soldier and the barrel of an M-16 are also in the frame. The helicopters appear to be flying over a farming area. The photograph is from Ammons's first tour in 1968.
Two horse-drawn carriages outside Nashville General Hospital No. 15. A large crowd gathers in front of the building and along the walls. Central to the image is a gallows frame that has been erected in the yard.
Machine guns; Firearms; Ammunition; Shooting; Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Arms & armament
Nine soldiers appear in this image of the M-60 machine gun being test-fired at a firing range. The soldiers work in pairs; one man lies on the ground firing, while his partner is positioned to the left of the gun, feeding ammunition.
Men; Buildings; Soldiers; Sleeping; Military uniforms; Helmets; Military personnel
Soldier sleeping near a wooden structure with his head resting on what appears to be a rolled-up sleeping bag and a military-issue back pack. A helmet, pair of boots, and an M-16 rifle are at his side. Further military-issue gear of a similiar...
Men; Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Tents; Campaigns & battles; War
Three men in military uniform outside of a recreation tent for the 105th Engineers Regiment, 30th Infantry Division. A building in the background of the photograph has "Café Armes Cycles Machines A Coudre" painted across the top.
Soldiers waiting to leave Vietnam from Cam Ranh Bay. There are dozens of men in uniforms and hats standing around a booth marked with the sign "507th Replacement Company." Above the booth is another sign titled, "Be in proper uniform," with a...
An envelope featuring the first release of the Alvin York commemorative postage stamp. The stamp features a photograph of York in his service hat and the insignia of the 82nd Infantry Division. The envelope is stamped "First Day of Issue" and...
PFC Chris Ammons, holding rifle, stands in a cleared area in front of tall trees. A strand of barbed wire runs in front of the trees; just behind his left foot is a post in the ground with two strands attached.
Men; Soldiers; Military vehicles; Trucks; Military uniforms; Military personnel
Six soldiers preparing to depart on a truck for patrol, photographed from behind the truck bed. One soldier is pointing to or reaching for his rifle. The truck is probably a "deuce and a half," slang for a two-and-a-half-ton truck. The photograph...
Men; Soldiers; Radios; Military uniforms; Military personnel; Helmets
Radioman operating his field set. He carries earphones on his helmet with a handset in his left hand. Cords attach the earphones and the handset to the radio equipment he carries on his back. Wooden base structures are visible behind him. The...