My dad's Vietnam photos: From Dak To to Quang Tri

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Sclass12

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As some of you know, my dad served in the Vietnam War.
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As some of you may recall, there was a thread on here called "WWII Pics" or something to that effect. In it, I posted a few pictures of my dad's Vietnam photographs. The quality was awful, and I said I wish I had a scanner. Well yesterday, my parents bought a brand new printer/scanner/copier/faxer that enabled me to upload my dad's photos. So I did.

I have ordered these as best I could, so please forgive me if anything is out of order. I will post the front, and link to the writing on the back of the photo.

This is Part I.

Dak To/Pleiku, November 1967
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LZ English, December 1967
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Part II following shortly
 

Sclass12

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Road To Da Nang, unknown date
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Miscellaneous (nothing written on back)
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And here's a bonus shot of what I think is an M109 Self-propelled artillery gun, probably taken in Fort Dix in 1969 or 1970.
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Hope you enjoyed it.
 
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Monkwarrior

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I'm glad not of all them show total destruction.
It didn't make me happy at all, I hope your dad has come to terms with everything he witnessed.

Monk.
 

Shurek

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Thanks for sharing your dad's pics - truly intense stuff.

Now that your parents have bought you a scanner, you can restore the poorer quality photos using PhotoShop so that your kids and their kids can have these as family heirlooms.
 

Capt.Marion

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Wow. I am perpetually intrigued by photos of the Viet-Nam Conflict... and I saw 6 M37s, too;) (I won't bother to mention the interesting red Deuce, probably a fire truck)
 

ImNotRyan

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Lot of M2's rather than M16's for 1968, no?

I thought by 68 the changeover was in full force and support personal were having grease guns forced on them in an attempt by the whiz kids to eliminate .30 carbine from the armory.

But there's always more to the story than history teaches.
 

Sclass12

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Lot of M2's rather than M16's for 1968, no?

I thought by 68 the changeover was in full force and support personal were having grease guns forced on them in an attempt by the whiz kids to eliminate .30 carbine from the armory.

But there's always more to the story than history teaches.
Wait what? :confused:

EDIT: Nevermind, I see what you're saying. The guys with M2 Carbines are ARVN (Army, Republic of Vietnam) or my dad's RF/PF (Regional Forces/Popular Forces) my dad was advising and training.
 

Maxiimuz

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Very nice pictures, Thank you! :) Its cool to see some new pics of wars sometimes... not always the same "dead-body" pictures...