20 mm gun on a Cobra 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.
Me and Herman in front of Cobra helicopter, "Toy II." Photo by Melvin Walker, a CW2 gun pilot and flew "Mel's Toy" with the Scout Platoon, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. 1969-1970. courtesy of Mike Gustin. http://www.dtroop.com/
Soldier sitting on the rockets of a Cobra helicopter. "Me riding shotgun." -Vietnam Veteran. Photo by Russell Elderbaum, a "Scout" with D-Troop during 1969 & 1970. 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. 1969-1970. Courtesy of Mike Gustin. http://www.dtroop.com/
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.