Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Arms & armament; Helmets
Two soldiers at the Vung Chua Mountain base. The soldier on the right is wearing a shirt which reads: "Visit fascinating Viet Nam." The soldier on the left is probably departing for home, given the amount of material he is carrying. His souvenirs...
Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Hats; Arms & armament; Helmets; Military vehicles
Photograph taken behind a group of soldiers preparing to go out on patrol at dusk. All appear to be wearing helmets and M69 flak vests. Several soldiers are carrying M-16 rifles. Two M35 2.5-ton trucks are also visible. The M35 was; nicknamed...
Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Ammunition; Bullets; Grenades; Arms & armament
SGT Christopher Ammons on patrol near Vung Chua Mountain. He is wearing a towel around his neck, as was customary for soldiers on patrol in the sweltering climate of Vietnam. He has a belt of M60 ammunition and a white phosphorus smoke grenade.
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...
Soldiers; Men; Military vehicles; Trucks; Military uniforms; Helmets; Military personnel; Mud; Puddles
Four soldiers about to depart for patrol with another soldier nearby. A large military transport truck in the background appears to be a "deuce and a half," slang for a two-and-a-half-ton truck. Photograph is from Ammons's first tour in 1968.
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.
Military uniforms; Rifles; Military personnel; Soldiers; Men
A young soldier, his face in profile, sitting on the ground in an area of tall dried vegetation. His uniform pants and shoes are very muddy. His left hand is resting on his left knee. He is smiling slightly. His M-16 rifle is loosely held in his...
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.