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  • Subject is exactly "Vietnam War, 1961-1975"
Go to Rear area in Dong Ha for the 4th Marine Regiment item page

Rear area in Dong Ha for the 4th Marine Regiment. New mess hall under construction.
Go to Tent Area Camp Pendleton item page

Camp Pendleton in September 1967 during Oakes' infantry training. The men slept in tents elevated on plywood floors because there was not enough housing for all the soldiers.
Go to Medevac item page

Medevacing a soldier wounded in the leg during an firefight.
Go to Deploying Men Under Fire item page

Lt. O'Rourke (center of picture) deploying troops during a firefight south of Hue.
Go to Flooding in Camp Dong Son after a typhoon in September 1968 item page

Flooding in Camp Dong Son after a typhoon in September 1968.
Go to Flame tank support around camp Doung Son item page

Prior to troops advancing through the tree line, the flame tanks burnt out all the bobby-traps.
Go to Dorms at the Defense Language Institute West Coast in Monterrey, California item page

Dorms at the Defense Language Institute West Coast in Monterrey, California.
Go to Oakes and three other soldiers acting as an escort for a Chinese couple in Chinatown, San Francisco item page

Oakes and three other soldiers acting as an escort for a Chinese couple in Chinatown, San Francisco.
Go to Oakes aboard the hospital ship U.S.S. Repose in November 1968 after he contracted dysentery in the Khe Sanh Valley item page

Oakes aboard the hospital ship U.S.S. Repose in November 1968 after he contracted dysentery in the Khe Sanh Valley.
Go to Ambush of Oakes' patrol as they advanced to the tree line in the background item page

Ambush of Oakes' patrol as they advanced to the tree line in the background.
Go to A CH-53 Sea Stallion resupplying LZ Neville in Spring 1969 item page

A CH-53 Sea Stallion resupplying LZ Neville in Spring 1969.
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).
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