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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 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…
Go to Booby-trapped U.S. 105 mm howitzer round that Oakes stepped on item page

Booby-trapped U.S. 105 mm howitzer round that Oakes stepped on. The round failed to detonate because the dirt around it gave way.
Go to Corpsman attending to wounded soldier item page

Corpsman attending to wounded soldier who had tripped a booby-trapped hand grenade in the 3/27th Marine's area.
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 Engineers placing C-4 around the bobby-trapped U.S. 105 mm howitzer round that Oakes stepped on item page

Engineers placing C-4 around the bobby-trapped U.S. 105 mm howitzer round that Oakes stepped on.
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.
Go to LZ Gurkha artillery emplacement of 105 mm howitzers item page

LZ Gurkha artillery emplacement of 105 mm howitzers.
Go to Men watching the results of the bombing of an enemy position in the far tree line item page

Men watching the results of the bombing of an enemy position in the far tree line. 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 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 Oakes resting after going from Camp Doung Son to a platoon patrol base in August 1968 item page

Oakes resting after going from Camp Doung Son to a platoon patrol base in August 1968. Oakes had collapsed from heat exhaustion due to the intense heat.
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