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The 25th Infantry Division in Vietnam

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#201 Andrei

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Posted 02 August 2009 - 03:09 PM

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Somebody has to go in this tunnel entrance.


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Posted 02 August 2009 - 03:12 PM

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Bob Hop Show

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Posted 02 August 2009 - 03:17 PM

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Bob Hope Show, Cu Chi, 1969.


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Posted 02 August 2009 - 03:21 PM

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Wolfhounds George Kush and Greg Mannarelli


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Posted 02 August 2009 - 03:25 PM

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Awards ceremony. L-R Jon Cook, Ray Bourgeois, Steve Thorpe, Big John.


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Posted 02 August 2009 - 03:29 PM

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Tiger Tracks at Diamond 3. Ray was getting ready to give Ed Clennon a ride in the "Unsinkable" Tiger tracks! They used the tracks to haus us around the Cambodian border looking for unexploded Butterfly Bombs, that we would blow up.

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Posted 02 August 2009 - 03:36 PM

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Greg Manarelli and his M60.


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Posted 02 August 2009 - 03:43 PM

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Wolfhound Jim Brandau in Cu Chi

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Posted 02 August 2009 - 03:47 PM

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Larry Stansyk (glasses), Eagle Flight.

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Posted 02 August 2009 - 03:51 PM

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Posted 02 August 2009 - 03:55 PM

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Back to the FSB. Mike coming in through the wire at Diamond 2. Looks like Rick Galley behind him.


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Posted 02 August 2009 - 04:00 PM

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Big John and Ray, awards ceremony. Lt Baker in the background.

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Posted 02 August 2009 - 04:09 PM

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The "Unsinkable" before.

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Posted 02 August 2009 - 04:13 PM

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Tiger Tracks will never sink ! SFC Marquez is standing on the "Unsinkable" Tiger Tracks that we used on the Cambodian Border.

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Posted 02 August 2009 - 04:20 PM

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Phu Khong Bridge duty. The pontoon bridge at Phu Khoung was where we could throw grenades, shoot M-79's and throw C-4 at any suspicious thing coming down the river. We were there to secure and protect the bridge that had already been blown up! Rick Galli in the background.

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Posted 02 August 2009 - 04:41 PM

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SP4 John "Big John" Quintrell, C Co. 2nd Wolfhounds.
Wolfhounds In Firefight
CU CHI - A Second Brigade ambush patrol engaged six NVA soldiers, killing one, and capturing his weapon and web gear.
“We spotted six NVA coming across a marsh toward our position,” said Specialist 4 John Quintrell, San Diego, Calif., after the action. “We first blew our claymores on them and opened up on them with everything we had.’’
The resulting firefight lasted half an hour, during which gunships pounded the enemy who had advanced within 15 meters of the Wolfhounds ambush site.
A search of the area after the contact had broken revealed one NVA body, one AK-50 and one set of NVA web gear.


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Posted 02 August 2009 - 04:54 PM

Not sure if this is relevant here. But it's a nice Vietnam era cotton t-shirt crudely printed with 'Wolfhounds'

Anyway, would like to contribute in some way to this great thread.

AG


The 4th Wolfhounds were not deployed in Vietnam :

Inactivated 1 February 1957 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and relieved from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division; concurrently redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battle Group, 27th Infantry.
Redesignated 27 March 1963 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battalion, 27th Infantry, withdrawn from the Regular Army, allotted to the Army Reserve, and assigned to the 63d Infantry Division (organic elements concurrently constituted)


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Posted 03 August 2009 - 09:14 AM

Great update A


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Posted 03 August 2009 - 11:50 AM

Thank you for up this photos!!!

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 12:26 PM

Hello Andrei,

could you ID the shirt in post # 111 ?
Thanks!!
MF

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:15 PM

Im in awe Andrei, astounding collection you have.
Ill post a pic you might like ASAP.

Thanks for the share.



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Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:20 PM

Hello Andrei,

could you ID the shirt in post # 111 ?
Thanks!!
MF

The set of wings on your shirt is for a pilot or an aircrew ? The official site of the 25th doesnt turn up anything for Jenks. The one and only listed is an Infantry NCO.

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Posted 04 August 2009 - 12:10 PM

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US soldiers of 2nd battalion, 14th infantry (Golden Dragons), 25th division carrying their wounded along Mekong River Delta.
Location: Mekong, Vietnam
Date taken: 1967
Photographer: Larry Burrows


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Posted 04 August 2009 - 12:13 PM

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Gen. William C. Westmoreland (L) greeting Maj. Gen. Frederick C. Weyand of 25 Infantry Div.
Location: Ca Chin, Vietnam
Date taken: 1966
Photographer: Co Rentmeester


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Posted 04 August 2009 - 12:34 PM

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23 Jan 1970, Tay Ninh, South Vietnam --- Looking for the Enemy. Tay Ninh, South Vietnam: Searching for enemy forces near the Cambodian border, Jan. 16, members of the 25th Infantry Division pass a group of South Vietnamese farmers in a field. --- Image by Bettmann/CORBIS


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