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...
Civilian Conservation Corps company's eleven-member basketball team also features a man in a suit and another in a military-style uniform. The team is photographed in two rows: seven men stand in the rear, and the remaining four team members and...
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....
Letter from Jane Smith Washington of Springfield, Tennessee, to her son, William L. Washington in Toronto, Canada, describing a confrontation with Federal troops. Mrs. Washington describes an extremely violent confrontation with Federal troops. In...
Clubs; Fire alarms; Bells; Signals; Communication devices
Five Civilian Conservation Corps members in a mix of dress and work uniforms pose on and in front of the circular gong used to notify the camp of fire and meal time. One of the men is holding the hammer used to strike the gong and sound the alarm.
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.
SGT Christopher Ammons rests in thick foliage near Ben Cat wearing a Viet-Cong hat. He is lying on the ground with his head on his pack, his rifle and other equipment nearby. A second soldier is behind him.
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...