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    • Bayonet

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    • Bayonet found near the site of Fort Pillow in the 1950s. In April 1864, Maj. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest led an assault on Fort Pillow, at that time a Union outpost. The assault killed nearly half of the 600-man garrison, composed largely of African...
    • Huey in flight

    • Helicopters; Rural areas
    • 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.
    • Soldier looking out from Huey in flight

    • 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.
    • Sgt. Christopher Ammons resting on patrol near Vung Chua Mountain

    • Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Hats; Arms & armament; Ammunition; Bullets; Mountains
    • Ammons resting while patroling the perimeter around Vung Chua Mountain for Viet Cong activity. He is wearing a boonie hat and a belt of ammunition for his M-60 machine gun across his chest. He has a towel around his neck, as was customary for...
    • Soldier on patrol near Vung Chua Mountain

    • Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Hats; Arms & armament; Ammunition; Bullets; Mountains
    • A soldier of the 194th MP Company stands in vegetation with his M-60 Assault Rifle in his hands, ammunition strapped across his chest, and wearing a boonie hat. He is patroling the perimeter around the Vung Chua Mountain watching for Viet Cong...
    • Ammons during patrol near Vung Chua Mountain

    • Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Hats; Arms & armament; Mountains; Hats; Rifles; Firearms
    • Sgt. Chris Ammons sits on a rock while on patrol near Vung Chua Mountain. He is wearing a boonie hat and has a towel wrapped around his neck, as was customary in the sweltering climate of Vietnam. He is holding his M-16 assault rifle, and another...
    • SGT Christopher D. Ammons resting while on patrol

    • Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Hats; Arms & armament; Ammunition; Bullets; Mountains
    • SGT Chris Ammons taking a break while on patrol near Vung Chua Mountain. He has a towel wrapped around his neck, as was customary in the sweltering climate of Vietam. He wears a boonie hat and a pair of dark sunglasses. His M-16 assault rifle is...
    • Soldiers on patrol in heavily forested area near Vung Chua Mountain

    • Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Hats; Arms & armament; Ammunition; Bullets; Mountains
    • Soldiers on patrol near Vung Chua Mountain. SGT Chris Ammons is nearest the camera in a boonie hat holding his M-16 assault rifle. There is a soldier behind him also looking at the camera. An African American soldier in the point position can be...
    • Huey landing at Vung Chua Mountain

    • 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.
    • Soldier of the 194th Military Police Company on patrol

    • Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Hats; Arms & armament; Ammunition; Bullets; Mountains; Signal stations
    • Soldier of the 194th MP Company patrolling the perimeter around Vung Chua Mountain for Viet Cong activity. He is wearing a boonie hat and a belt of ammunition for an M-60 machine gun. Holding his M-16 assault rifle in his left hand, he stands amid...

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