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.
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.
A "Huey" (designation UH-1) helicopter in flight is photographed from another helicopter. The Huey is flying over a rural area of Vietnam including a network of roads and green cultivated fields, some filled with water.
Seven-page letter written by Christopher Ammons recounting a sniper attack on his company the previous day that claimed the lives of four soldiers. While on patrol 6,000 meters southwest of Saigon, Ammons's squad comes under sniper attack, and for...
Five-page handwritten letter from Christopher Ammons to his family describing a 7-day search and destroy mission in the woods of Song Be. Ammons's company located Viet-Cong base camps and bunkers as they "dug in" six times during the operation. ...