• Two soldiers holding a broken rifle

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Two soldiers are holding pieces of an M-16 rifle that had been run over when it fell out of a truck. The soldier on the left is wearing a cast on his left foot. Note: a non-color-corrected master TIFF…

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  • South Korean Tiger Division soldiers riding an armored personnel carrier

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Two South Korean soldiers of the Tiger Division appear riding on an armored personnel carrier that has the image of a tiger painted on the front. To the left are the mountains and to the right and beh…

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  • Signal station on Vung Chua Mountain at dusk

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    The signal station of the 1st Signal Brigade on Vung Chua Mountain at dusk.

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  • Foggy day at Vung Chua Mountain base

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    View of Vung Chua Mountain on a foggy day. The base and array of signals are pictured on the left. Two soldiers can be seen sitting on top of a concrete bunker in the center of the frame.

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  • Mortar team at Vung Chua Mountain sighting an 81mm mortar

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Five soldiers appear in various stages of involvement in the task of sighting an 81 mm mortar. The walls are constructed of ammunition boxes that have been nailed together and filled with dirt.

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  • Three soldiers sitting outside a tent

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Three soldiers sitting near a tent in a large field with other equipment around them. Behind them is an M113 armored personnel carrier.

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  • Signal array on Vung Chua Mountain

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Large signal arrays on the military base on Vung Chua Mountain. Three trucks are parked in front of the arrays, and various portions of the base can be seen in the background.

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  • SGT Christopher D. Ammons resting while on patrol

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    SGT Chris Ammons taking a break while on patrol near Vung Chua Mountain. He has a towel wrapped around his neck, as was customary in the sweltering climate of Vietam. He wears a boonie hat and a pair…

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  • Monument to South Korean plane crash near Vung Chua Mountain

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    A monument erected by the South Korean government in honor of those who died in a South Korean plane crash near Vung Chua Mountain. Note: a non-color-corrected master TIFF copy is also available.

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  • Ammons describing Bob Hope's USO Christmas show

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Three-page handwritten letter written from Ammons to his family recounting his attendance at the Bob Hope USO show on Christmas Eve in 1967. He describes being issued clean fatigues, flying on a Chino…

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  • Sunset as seen from Vung Chua Mountain

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Clouds and sunset taken from the vantage point of Vung Chua Mountain. A bright moon is at the top of the picture.

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  • Soldier resting during a patrol near Vung Chua Mountain

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    A soldier sitting in the grass and resting during a patrol. He is holding an M-16 rifle and has a set of keys attached to his uniform. His name appears to be "Metzger."

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  • SP4 Thomas W. Page of Clarksville, Tennessee

    Ammons, Christoper D., 1948

    SP4 Thomas W. Page, of Clarksville, TN, leans with his left elbow against a 2 1/2 ton military transport truck in Vietnam. Page was with the 299th Combat Engineer Battalion. In the background is a pop…

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  • SGT Christopher D. Ammons wearing Vietnamese hat

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    SGT Chris Ammons in front of the Presidential Palace in Saigon. The palace sits behind rows of barbed wire and a high iron fence. Vietnamese citizens on scooters are ride by in the street. Vietnamese…

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  • Soldiers ready to go out on patrol

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Eight soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division about to go out on patrol. Two of the men appear to be carrying M79 grenade launchers.

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  • Letter about firing an M79 grenade launcher

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Two-page handwritten letter by Christopher Ammons to his family describing firing an M79 grenade launcher at two Viet-Cong. He also says that he is known as "the best 'M-79 man' in the Company."

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  • Vietnamese children near Qui Nhon

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Six Vietnamese children posing for the camera. Barbed wire fencing appears in the background. Note: a non-color-corrected master TIFF copy is also available.

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  • Soldiers on a truck in Qui Nhon

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Eight soldiers posing in and around a truck in Qui Nhon. Chris Ammons is standing in the center wearing glasses, helmet, and flak jacket. Other soldiers wear hats, helmets, or no headgear at all. Only…

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  • Soldiers preparing to leave on patrol

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Photograph taken behind a group of soldiers preparing to go out on patrol at dusk. All appear to be wearing helmets and M69 flak vests. Several soldiers are carrying M-16 rifles. Two M35 2.5-ton truck…

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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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