Along the road between Dong Tam, "home" to the 9th Infantry Division, and the city of My Tho in Dinh Tuong Province in Vietnam's Mekong delta in 1968. I shot this with an old Practiflex 35mm camera while riding in a 1 1/4 ton truck up this road." - Lance Nix photo, Nov 1968. ~ Vietnam War
In July 1967, men of the 4th Battalion, 60th Artillery, stand guard on the perimeter of a Fire Support Base in Dek, Vietnam. Although the M42A1 self-propelled antiaircraft gun was obsolete by the time of the Vietnam War, the twin 40mm Bofors nonetheless could lay down a withering fire against ground troops. Source - Army: An Illustrated History
-113 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) destroyed by an enemy rocket propelled grenade (RPG). This APC belonged with the 1st Cav. out of An Khe and was on convoy patrol along QL 19 when the attack occurred. The M-113 was the first modern "Battle Taxi" and the Viet Cong often referred to it as the "Green Dragon."