These were the Marine Forward Observer (FOs) pilots we flew with up at Da Nang. Left to right - Bill Broadaway, Jack Frase, Fat Talk (Nick name), Bair Couner, BC (Nick name). Photo by John Harris, who was a door gunner with the "Scouts" during the years 1969-1971, Scout Platoon, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. 1969-1970. Courtesy of Mike Gustin. http://www.dtroop.com/
Vietnamese Marines Fight Communist Infiltrators in Gia Dinh
Vietnamese Marines fight communist infiltrators in Gia Dinh. ARVN marines advance toward dug in Viet Cong troops in Gia Dinh three miles northeast of the Presidential Palace in Saigon, June 5, 1968. The combat-hardened Marines carry gas masks. The tank in the background suffered some damage the previous day from communist gunfire. The man on the left carries a 57mm recoilless rifle into battle. Photo by Douglas Pike.
U.S. Marine Machine Gunner Fires Across the Perfume River
A U.S. Marine machine gunner fires on communists positions across the Perfume River in the imperial city of Hue as the Marines rout the Viet Cong from their strongholds of the citadel during the 1968 Tet Offensive.