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...
Barbed wire; Prisoners; Military personnel; Tree stumps; Trees; Fences
This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of two men trying to remove tree stumps from the ground at the prison camp. He has written, "In order that there be parade grounds" on the top of the page. Underneath the drawing,...
Barbed wire; Prisoners; Military personnel; War; Fighting; Firearms
This page in Mitchener's diary shows the prisoners and guards seeking cover in a trench; several German guards are pictured shooting guns. Mitchener writes, "Near Priebus, second nite out ---C'est le guerre [It's war] - Down the road, rattled a...
Barbed wire; Ships; Military personnel; Prisoners; Public speaking
This page in Mitchener's diary includes a drawing of an old ship, the "Santa Maria," on which he has written, "Promise of the Future." Underneath, he has drawn a picture of a prisoner on stage, Colonel Darr H. Alkire, C.O. Stalag Luft III, West...
Barbed wire; Tables; Stools; Blackboards; Prisoners; Military personnel; Books
This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of a POW writing lessons on a chalkboard or blackboard. Above the blackboard, Mitchener has written,"For the sake of knowledge - to ward off monotony." He has listed a number of...
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; Military personnel; Soldiers; Mountains
A Huey helicopter lands on a pad at Vung Chua Mountain, throwing up a great quantity of dust. Fences, buildings, and communication equipment can be seen in the background. Note: a non-color-corrected master TIFF copy is also available.
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.
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.
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...
Military officers; Militias; Military maneuvers; Military facilities; Military camps
Brigadier General Smith, Major General Pritchard, Major General Roderick R. Allen, Brigadier General Jacob McGavock Dickinson and other unnamed officers from the Tennessee State Guard observing firepower demonstrations from the sidelines. The...