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  • Source is exactly "Ronald Oakes Vietnam and Iraq photographs (RHC-80)"
Go to Pedicab in the city of Da Nang item page

Pedicab in the city of Da Nang. Taken after Oakes had been released from the hospital and is on his way back to his unit.
Go to Washing the red clay off the jeep in the rear area in the Quang Tri area with the help of the locals item page

Washing the red clay off the jeep in the rear area in the Quang Tri area with the help of the locals.
Go to Route 1 south of Hue. Civilians building a fence around their village to keep the VC out item page

Route 1 south of Hue. Civilians building a fence around their village to keep the VC out.
Go to Vietnamese farmer leading his water buffalo item page

Vietnamese farmer leading his water buffalo. Notice the deep red clay.
Go to Rice paddies in the Da Nang area item page

Rice paddies in the Da Nang area. The water in the paddies was usually twenty-inchs to two feet deep and at canals, the water was usually four or five feet deep and full of leeches.
Go to Oakes at Camp Hansen, Okinawa on his way home from Vietnam, April 1969 item page

Oakes at Camp Hansen, Okinawa on his way home from Vietnam, April 1969.
Go to Transite barracks at Da Nang airfield item page

Transite barracks at Da Nang airfield, April 1969. Taken when Oakes is about to leave the country.
Go to Rice paddies around the Quang Tri area item page

Rice paddies around the Quang Tri area
Go to Operation Allen Brook. F-4 Phantom releasing ordanace on an enemy position firing upon Oakes's unit item page

Operation Allen Brook. F-4 Phantom releasing ordanace on an enemy position firing upon Oakes' unit
Go to Corpsman Kirkpatrick and Lt. O'Rourke of 3rd Platoon, B Company 1/27 May 1968 before Operation Allen Brook item page

Corpsman Kirkpatrick and Lt. O'Rourke of 3rd Platoon, B Company 1/27 May 1968 before Operation Allen Brook.
Go to Oakes and LCPL Lamphere with the platoon radios just before Oakes began working with the company item page

Oakes and LCPL Lamphere with the platoon radios just before Oakes began working with the company. Lamphere was the man Oakes chose to replace him as platoon radioman. The day after this picture, Lamphere tripped a bobby-trapped hand grenade that took…
Go to 1st Marine Division band keeping the men occupied around April 27th just south of Hue item page

1st Marine Division band keeping the men occupied around April 27th just south of Hue. The men were waiting for a B-52 bombing mission to bomb a village the men had to go through. Two weeks before, the company had traveled through the village and…
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