• Mortar team at Vung Chua firing an 81 mm mortar

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Five soldiers surround an 81 mm mortar as one of them prepares to fire it. Their faces are down and their hands are over their ears. The walls around the group are constructed from ammunition boxes th…

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  • Vietnamese worker at Vung Chua Mountain signal station

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    A woman who polished boots, washed floors, and did various jobs around the Vung Chua Mountain base located just north of Qui Nhon. There are stacked metal drums and sandbag barricades in the backgroun…

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  • Sgt. Christopher Ammons resting on patrol near Vung Chua Mountain

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Ammons resting while patroling the perimeter around Vung Chua Mountain for Viet Cong activity. He is wearing a boonie hat and a belt of ammunition for his M-60 machine gun across his chest. He has a t…

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  • SGT Christopher Ammons on patrol near Vung Chua Mountain

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    SGT Christopher Ammons on patrol near Vung Chua Mountain. He is wearing a towel around his neck, as was customary for soldiers on patrol in the sweltering climate of Vietnam. He has a belt of M60 ammu…

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  • Truck carries soldiers through the streets of Qui Nhon

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Several soldiers outfitted with helmets, rifles, and flak vests are riding in a small truck through Qui Nhon on their way back to the military base at Vung Chua Mountain. All but the driver are wearin…

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  • SGT Christopher D. Ammons wearing Vietnamese hat

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    SGT Chris Ammons in a Vietnamese rice hat standing near an earth-filled 55-gallon drum at the signal station on Vung Chua Mountain. Another soldier gives him "bunny ears." Ammons wears a Big Red 1 sho…

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  • Platoon SGT Nelson readies a patrol

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    SGT Nelson (center) with three soldiers from his platoon. He is orienting them for patrol. The sergeant has "love" and "hate" tattooed on his knuckles, a cultural insignia from 1955 movie "The Night o…

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  • Array of dishes on Vung Chua Mountain

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Array of satellite dishes at the Vung Chua Mountain signal station.

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  • Vietnamese worker at Vung Chua Mountain signal station

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    A Vietnamese man who did various jobs around the Vung Chua Mountain base located just north of Qui Nhon. He may have been cutting grass around the mountain. Note: a non-color-corrected master TIFF cop…

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  • Soldier in flak vest leaving for patrol on Vung Chua Mountain

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Close-up of a young soldier, outfitted with a helmet and flak vest, leaving the Vung Chua Mountain base to patrol.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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