VIETNAM
          
Life has a special flavor to those who fight for it,
that the sheltered never know.
    By an anonymous Marine in Vietnam after the seventy-seven day siege of Khe Sanh
Vietnam statistics: 13,067 Marines Killed in Action, 88,633 Wounded.


John Darby near Chu Lai - 1969.

Hoo-rah!

     

George Ayer on an M60 Machine Gun
in Vietnam - 1965


George Ayer (right)
in Vietnam - 1965

 

For the Marine Corps there is no peace.

Sergeant Edwin N. Demby, USMC; later Secretary of the Navy

             

     

1968 - Donald Fardink with Taddy near Da Nang.


1968 - Scout Dog handlers near Da Nang.
?, Ski-14, Donald Fardink, Bill Brown

   

1968 - Scout Dog Cemetery at Da Nang.

 

If there must be trouble let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.

Thomas Paine

 

 

     

1968 - J.C. Hair with an
M60 Machine Gun on the DMZ.


1969 - J.C. "digging in".

 

Marines have "fighting holes" not "fox holes". Fox holes are for people who want to hide. Fighting holes are for people who want to fight.

 

1968 - J.C. Hair's HOOCH on Mutter's Ridge.

 

1969 - J.C. Hair ready to catch
that "Big Bird" back to the "World".

 

ADDITIONAL VIETNAM PHOTOS

Page  1  |  2  |  3

 


PHOTO ALBUM LINKS




e-mail: bascombe@usmcmbkm.com