View All Images


1130.jpg      • add to lightbox    
American soldiers cover their ears as they fire 81mm mortars at North Vietnamese Army (NVA) position around Duc Lap Special Forces camp two miles from the Cambodian border in Quang Duc Province in II Corps in November 1969. The camp was manned by Nung mercenaries, U.S. Special Forces from team A-239 and soldiers from Battery D, 5th Battalion, 22nd Field Artillery Regiment. It was under regular rocket and artillery attack from NVA soldiers who surrounded the base.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: none
   Date: 11/1969

1130.jpg      • add to lightbox    
American soldiers cover their ears as they fire 81mm mortars at North Vietnamese Army (NVA) position around Duc Lap Special Forces camp two miles from the Cambodian border in Quang Duc Province in II Corps in November 1969. The camp was manned by U.S. Special Forces from team A-239 and Nung mercenaries. It was under regular rocket and artillery attack from NVA soldiers who surrounded the base.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: none
   Date: 11/1969

1133.jpg      • add to lightbox    
American soldiers cover their ears as they fire 81mm mortars at North Vietnamese Army (NVA) position around Duc Lap Special Forces camp two miles from the Cambodian border in Quang Duc Province in II Corps in November 1969. The camp was manned by Nung mercenaries, U.S. Special Forces from team A-239 and soldiers from Battery D, 5th Battalion, 22nd Field Artillery Regiment. It was under regular rocket and artillery attack from NVA soldiers who surrounded the base.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: none
   Date: 11/1969

1131.jpg      • add to lightbox    
American soldiers listen for incoming fire at Duc Lap Special Forces camp two miles from the Cambodian border in Quang Duc Province in II Corps in November 1969. The camp was manned by Nung mercenaries, U.S. Special Forces from team A-239 soldiers from Battery D, 5th Battalion, 22nd Field Artillery Regiment. It was under regular rocket and artillery attack from North Vietnamese Army (NVA) soldiers who surrounded the base.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: none
   Date: 11/1969

1132.jpg      • add to lightbox    
A flare lights the sky during a night battle at Duc Lap Special Forces camp two miles from the Cambodian border in Quang Duc Province in II Corps in November 1969. The camp was manned by Nung mercenaries, U.S. Special Forces from team A-239 soldiers from Battery D, 5th Battalion, 22nd Field Artillery Regiment. It was under regular rocket and artillery attack from North Vietnamese Army (NVA) soldiers who surrounded the base.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: none
   Date: 11/1969

1136.jpg      • add to lightbox    
Nung members of the Civilian Irregular Defense Group (CIDG), mercenaries, leave for patrol from Duc Lap Special Forces camp two miles from the Cambodian border in Quang Duc Province in II Corps in November 1969. The camp was manned by Nung mercenaries, U.S. Special Forces from team A-239 and soldiers from Battery D, 5th Battalion, 22nd Field Artillery Regiment. It was under steady fire from North Vietnamese Army (NVA) rockets and artillery.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: none
   Date: 11/1969

1136.jpg      • add to lightbox    
Nung members of the Civilian Irregular Defense Group (CIDG), mercenaries, leave for patrol from Duc Lap Special Forces camp two miles from the Cambodian border in Quang Duc Province in II Corps in November 1969. The camp was manned by U.S. Special Forces from team A-239 and Nung mercenaries. It was under steady fire from North Vietnamese Army (NVA) rockets and artillery.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: none
   Date: 11/1969

1137.jpg      • add to lightbox    
A CH-47 Chinook helicopter carries a sling load of cargo from a base in the Central Highlands of Vietnam.

Unit:
 unknown / NA    Series: none
   Date: 11/1969

1138.jpg      • add to lightbox    
A CH-47 Chinook helicopter carries a sling load of cargo from a base in the Central Highlands of Vietnam.

Unit:
 unknown / NA    Series: none
   Date: 11/1969

0960.jpg      • add to lightbox    
Joey Heatherton takes a bow before GIs during Bob Hope's 1966 Christmas tour.

Unit:
 unknown / NA    Series: none
   Date: 12/1966

0093.jpg      • add to lightbox    
A Vietnamese woman throws water on a house that had been set afire by troopers from C Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. The soldiers set fire to the village of Lieu An on the Bong Son plain during Operation Pershing. The night before the soldiers had been in a firefight at the village. As the soldiers approached in the morning they tripped mines. Three soldiers were wounded and one was killed.

Unit:
 1st Cav    Series: Burning village
   Date: 2/1967

0042.jpg      • add to lightbox    
Lt. Nick Terpstra, Artesia, Calif., leads a Viet Cong POW away from the battlefield. In the background an armored personnel carrier (APC) smolders. It hit a mine. The action took place July 9, 1966. The soldiers are from the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division.

Unit:
 1st Infantry Division    Series: none
   Date: 7/1966

1134.jpg      • add to lightbox    
Lt. Donald F. "Dutch" Schnably, 21, Weston, W. Va., the executive officer of Special Forces team A-239 at the Duc Lap Special Forces camp two miles from the Cambodian border in Quang Duc Province in II Corps in December 1969. The camp was manned by Nung mercenaries, U.S. Special Forces soldiers and soldiers from Battery D, 5th Battalion, 22nd Field Artillery Regiment. It was under regular rocket and artillery attack from North Vietnamese Army (NVA) soldiers who surrounded the base. A few days after this photograph was taken, on Dec. 1, 1969, Schnably was killed by NVA mortar fire.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: none
   Date: 0/1969

1200.jpg      • add to lightbox    
American artillery explodes just outside the wire at Duc Lap Special Forces camp two miles from the Cambodian border in Quang Duc Province in II Corps in November 1969. The camp was manned by U.S. Special Forces from team A-239 and soldiers from Battery D, 5th Battalion, 22nd Field Artillery Regiment.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: Ben Het
   Date: 11/1969

1201.jpg      • add to lightbox    
The Special Forces commander at Ben Het watches as his ammunition dump explodes after being hit by North Vietnam Army artillery. The base was under siege by NVA troops who rained artillery, rockets and mortars on the camp near the Laotian border during a month-long siege.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: Ben Het
   Date: 6/1969

1202.jpg      • add to lightbox    
Master Sgt. Ralph R. Trout, 35, of Fayetteville, N.C., a member of the Special Forces team at Ben Het, waits out a North Vietnamese Army artillery barrage at the besieged camp near the Laotian border.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: Ben Het
   Date: 6/1969

1203.jpg      • add to lightbox    
A Green Beret carries a wounded Vietnamese soldier to the medical bunker during a North Vietnamese Army artillery barrage at the besieged camp near the Laotian border.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: Ben Het
   Date: 6/1969

1204.jpg      • add to lightbox    
A smoke screen helped troops at Ben Het Special Forces camp recover air-dropped supplies. The camp was shelled daily by the North Vietnamese army during a month-long siege.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: Ben Het
   Date: 6/1969

1205.jpg      • add to lightbox    
The Special Forces commander at Ben Het waits out a North Vietnamese Army artillery barrage during a month-long siege at the camp near the Laotian border.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: Ben Het
   Date: 6/1969

1206.jpg      • add to lightbox    
A Green Beret pays Montagnard mercenaries who helped defend the Ben Het Special Forces camp near the Laotian border during a month-long siege by the North Vietnamese Army.

Unit:
 Special Forces    Series: Ben Het
   Date: 6/1969

 
First Previous Next Last
 
search site

 ...search by keyword ...

 

 ...or perform a text search ...



hint: Try a case-sensitive word or phrase such as lowlands or Khe Sahn.

 

 ...or perform a date search...

  

 

 search by Series 
 search by Unit 

 view lightbox

Start Your Own Account
Register here so you can take full advantage of this site’s features, including the lightbox. You will have to register to order photographs.

How To License Photographs For Publication
Look here for the terms and conditions and ordering instructions.

How To Buy A Print For Private Use
Art prints for non-commercial use are available here.

How To Get A Site Like This For Your Photographs
Do you need to get your portfolio where millions of people can see it? Cut out the middleman - your profits should remain yours.
all contents copyright - Robert Hodierne - 2021


site by carmody information design