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Go to WWII scrapbook compiled by James W. Ochs item page

Scrapbook of photos, brochures, documents, and memorabilia compiled by James W. Ochs of the 26th Infantry Division of the US Army documenting his WWII service.
Go to Women dancing for soldiers at non-commsioned officers club item page

Women dancing for soldiers of the 26th Infantry Division at non-commsioned officers club, 1944.
Go to Weapons captured in the DMZ area item page

Weapons captured in the DMZ area. Clockwise from the bottom left: Oakes' M-16, 82 mm mortar, SKS, AK-47, M-79, 60 mm mortar, and a Russian Mosin-Nagant sniper rifle, manufactured in 1947 (This weapon was brought home as a war prize with Oakes).
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 Vietnamese women working in a field as VC lookouts item page

Vietnamese women working in a field as VC lookouts. After the picture was taken, a VC ambush attacked the patrol from the tree line in the background.
Go to Vietnamese farmer leading his water buffalo item page

Vietnamese farmer leading his water buffalo. Notice the deep red clay.
Go to Unmanned aerial drone in the center of the picture on the airfield at FOB Diamondback item page

Unmanned aerial drone in the center of the picture on the airfield at FOB Diamondback.
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 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 Tunis Prins at Camp Custer item page

Tunis Prins at Camp Custer, Michigan, 1918.
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 Tigris river south of Mosul item page

Tigris river south of Mosul
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