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Go to Vietnamese farmer leading his water buffalo item page

Vietnamese farmer leading his water buffalo. Notice the deep red clay.
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 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 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 U.S.S. New Jersey passing by the U.S.S. Repose while Oakes is aboard the hospital ship USS Repose item page

U.S.S. New Jersey passing by the U.S.S. Repose while Oakes is aboard the hospital ship USS Repose.
Go to Oakes spent the last 30 days in county as the NCOIC in charge of the transit tent of B Co 1/4 Marines Dong Ha (rear area) item page

Oakes spent the last 30 days in county as the NCOIC in charge of the transit tent of B Co 1/4 Marines Dong Ha (rear area).
Go to Two U.S. Army dusters, 40mm tracked AA vehicles, south of Hue on Route 1 item page

Two U.S. Army dusters, 40mm tracked AA vehicles, south of Hue on Route 1.
Go to Rear area at LZ Stud, Vandergrift Combat Base item page

Rear area at LZ Stud, Vandergrift Combat Base. The jumping off point for the relief of Khe Sanh, October 1968.
Go to LZ Gurkha artillery emplacement of 105 mm howitzers item page

LZ Gurkha artillery emplacement of 105 mm howitzers.
Go to Platoon ordnance load for a single patrol item page

Platoon ordnance load for a single patrol. Consists of: machine gun ammo, hand grenades, M-16 ammo, M-79 ammo, smoke grenades, LAWs (Light Anti-Tank Weapons), and claymore mines.
Go to 122 mm rockets captured in the rocket belt south of Da Nang item page

Da Nang, Spring 1968. 122 mm rockets captured in the rocket belt south of Da Nang transported on a mule motorized cart to Camp Dong Son.
Go to Live 81 mm round item page

White object in the center-right of the photo is a live 81 mm illumination round that went through Oakes' poncho and landed between his head and the Gunnery Sgt's head during a night firing in a rain storm.
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