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Dan D

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  1. It's too bad that there is not a way to magnify the posted article when you click on it, Sorry if you cannot read due to being to small.
  2. This is pretty cool as I found this newspaper clipping of my Grandfather's letter to his parents while serving in France July 28th, 1918 Evidently my Great Grandmother found his letter home to be news worthy and she let the local newspaper print the letter. It's a great feeling to be part of what he felt over 100 years ago. Enjoy the read -
  3. Good eye...he used it as a filler. Thanks for looking!
  4. Thanks for looking! Thank you sir for the information.
  5. Last few - the last photo is the FO Officer spotting accuracy of rounds but look to his left leaning on the rock - this is your new M16 rifle being tested by the Officer's of this Battalion.
  6. These are various pics of the M107 in training at Ft. Irwin, CA aka "Death Valley"
  7. Here are a few more photos: These are pics of my father for 201 file as well as him taking command of the Battalion - both 1967
  8. And lastly we have a captured VC flag and location where they got the flag. If there is another angle of an item you wan to see please ask. Hope you enjoyed this post and please feel free to comment - thank you for looking! Proud Son - Dan
  9. Post #6 This is a very interesting VC canteen - as bamboo was fairly abundant in Vietnam this certainly was more economical.
  10. Post #5 Another pouch but for what I do not know for sure. Interesting to see what was tucked inside this pouch - perhaps my Dad dreamed of acquiring but alas, with 9 children he had to go VW Bus route - LOL.
  11. Post #4 This too, could also be a Hand Grenade Carrier - please correct if I am wrong. (sorry for the filter used in 2 of these pics)
  12. Post #3 This is a VC Hand Grenade Carrier
  13. Post 2 The following items are all Viet Cong related. This is a Fuse Carrier for a 122mm Rocket
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