• Chieu Hoi leaflet offering a reward for a machine gun and serving as a surrender pass

    Black & white two-sided document that functions as a reward leaflet, offering 7.500$ for an RPD machine gun, but also serving as a surrender pass. Ammons has written in ink at the top of the front sid…

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  • German anti air craft gun

    A German soldier is shown in a field at his sunken station aiming his antiaircraft gun skyward. The shadow of the war photograph appears in the image. A two-wheeled cart is in the background of the sh…

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  • SGT Chris Ammons with a captured Thompson submachine gun

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Sgt. Ammons poses with a Thompson submachine gun captured from a 1968 encounter with the Viet Cong around Vung Chua Mountain. Note: a non-color-corrected master TIFF copy is also available.

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  • Diversity in the soldiers of 2nd Engineers, Company D

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    On the left is a soldier named Rocky. The soldier on the right is unknown. This is the Chorwon Valley, the first place that Brock's company was stationed. There are weapons at the corner of the squad…

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  • Brock posing with his rocket launcher at his Kumhwa base camp

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock in fatigues in the Kumhwa area. An orchard of chesnut trees appears behind him. Mess kits hanging up are visible. His hand is on a rocket launcher (or bazooka). There is a .30 caliber machine gu…

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  • Photomontage of Tennessee National Guard at Camp Peay, and ads. Nashville Tennessean, 1930 August 10.

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    Photomontage of Tennessee National Guard at Camp Peay, and ads. Images include a bugler, a band, a man with a machine gun, tents, and men peeling potatoes. Of particular note are ads for Monsanto Chem…

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  • Hunt, Jesse G.

    United States. Army; 30th Division; 113th Regiment; Machine Gun Battalion; Company A White

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  • Old Hickory machine gun pill box

    Warfield, Francis B

    Machine gun pill box constructed in the ruins of a shelled house. Caption reads: '"Old Hickory Machine Gun Pill Box' Constructed by 105th Engineers. Not completed on account of Bosche retreating in 'V…

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  • Squad members Brock and Borders demonstrate operation of Korean War machine gun

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock is on the left. Robert L. Borders from Brock's squad is on the right. This is a .50 caliber machine gun in the image. They are near the base camp, since they are not wearing helmets. Borders is…

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  • Machine gun emplacement

    Warfield, Francis B

    This machine gun emplacement on the East Poperinghe line is covered in cloth and fish net. They serve as camouflage for the machine gun in order for it to blend into the surrounding area. Caption read…

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  • Connors, Borders, and Brock pose with machine gun at their Kumhwa base camp

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Connors is on the left; Robert L. Borders is behind a .50 caliber machine gun, and Brock is on the right. There is a squad tent behind them (10-15 men in each squad.). This is the Kumhwa district. Bro…

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  • Brock grips machine gun at Chorwon Valley base camp

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock pictured at his company's first station in the Chorwon Valley. Brock is squatting down with a .30 caliber machine gun in front of him and a rocket launcher (bazooka) to his left. Brock's assigne…

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  • Soldiers at firing range test firing M-60 machine gun

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Nine soldiers appear in this image of the M-60 machine gun being test-fired at a firing range. The soldiers work in pairs; one man lies on the ground firing, while his partner is positioned to the lef…

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  • Borders stands in front of Kumhwa squad tent

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Combat engineer Robert L. Borders of Brock's squad is pictured. In a typical base camp, such as this station at Kumhwa, each squad would be in a tent with eight to ten cots. The squad shared not only…

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  • Brock at Chorwon Valley squad tent with his rocket launcher

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock straddling a rocket launcher (bazooka) in front of his squad's tent. .30 caliber and .50 caliber machine guns are positioned near the 3rd Squad, 1st Platoon sign. This is Chorwon Valley. The squ…

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  • Korean War machine gun and rocket launcher

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    .30 caliber bazooka or rocket launcher. Camouflage netting pictured above. Netting usually used where soldiers were in danger of getting shot at; it blurred the enemy's vision. Pictured are weapons th…

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  • 2nd Battalion/2nd Infantry gas mask drill

    Tennessee State Guard, 1941-1947

    Members of the Tennessee State Guard practice a military exercise using gas masks, rifles and machine guns during maneuvers at the Clarksville Armory. The Tennessee State Guard participated in several…

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