Assault helicopter gun and rockets. Tom Pienta says: "got to hear the mini-gun up close and personal when I was fighting on the ground after crawling out of the fire of my Huey...sounded like an immense roar..last thing I really heard before everything went into slow motion, silence, I call it the Bubble." Photo by Tom Everhart.
Rockets on a Cobra attack helicopter. Photo by Jay Kline, a Cobra pilot a Scout Door Gunner & Crew Chief.with the Scout Platoon, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. 1969-1970. Courtesy of Mike Gustin.
Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) Forces Inflict Heavy Casualties on North Vietnamese Army (NVA) Invaders - Blinded by the blast of a NVA B40 rocket, a Vietnamese marine receives first aid from a Marine medic. Photo by Douglas Pike.
Picking up a load of rockets in the revetment area. Sabre 79 in the office. Photo by David Adams, a Cobra pilot in the gun group during the years 1970-1971 with the Scout Platoon, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. 1969-1970. Courtesy of Mike Gustin.