• 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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  • Members of Thirtieth Division sniping in Belgium

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    An unidentified infantryman of the American Expeditionary Force is positioned with his rifle in a trench in Belgium. He is wearing a typical uniform with full equipment including steel helmet of Briti…

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  • Brock's fellow company members prepare for engineer work

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Preparing to do some engineer work are (from left to right) Austin, from Virginia, standing in front of tripod of M-1 rifles; next Carl Langley, from Ohio; then Martinez, from Michigan. Canteens are h…

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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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  • 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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  • Langley posing in front of empty shell casings

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Carl Langley, a soldier in Brock's company, posing by empty 155's shell casings. The location is uncertain. There were thousands ricked up like wood. Most were cardboard containers. Most of the brass…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Member of Thirtieth Division with supply tank

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    A member of the American Expeditionary Force walks in front of a supply tank at Caution Paddock (near Villeret). He appears to have a cigarette in his mouth. "GRIFF" is written on front of the tank. T…

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  • Brock posing in front of empty shell casings

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock posing in front of empty 155's shell casings. The location is uncertain. There were thousands ricked up like wood. Most were cardboard containers. Most of the brass shell casings were kept and s…

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  • Big German Gun

    A German gun taken in the Crepy en Lannois region of France.

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  • Soldiers digging themselves in for the night

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    A group of American soldiers are resting after a battle that had begun in the morning. They are positioned behind a trench or a small hill and are getting ready to rest for the evening.

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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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  • Soldiers setting up a Claymore anti-personnel mine

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Two soldiers, both in helmets, setting up a Claymore anti-personnel mine. Both wear the signal brigade patch on their shoulders.

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  • Soldiers of the 194th Military Police Company resting while on patrol

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Two soldiers take a break from patrol near Vung Chua Mountain. The soldiers, wearing boonie hats and military-style caps, sit in tall weeds with mountains in the background. A hand grenade can be seen…

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  • Soldier on patrol near Vung Chua Mountain

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    A soldier of the 194th MP Company stands in vegetation with his M-60 Assault Rifle in his hands, ammunition strapped across his chest, and wearing a boonie hat. He is patroling the perimeter around th…

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  • Brock stands on Korean road with pistol at his side

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    A .45 pistol is strapped at Brock's side, and there is snow alongside the road. He is not near the front because he is not wearing his helmet. Brock has his cap on with the big "E" and belt buckle tha…

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