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E. Ray Austin's Vietnam - Album #3

ALL MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TAKEN IN 1969 - A collection of my pictures, and others that were donated, covering my "2 tours of duty" in Vietnam starting from January 1969 until January 1970, and again from January 1971 until January 1972, with a special focus on the "Siege of DAK TO and BEN HET" - May thru July 1969, and Fire Support Base (FSB) 6 located on Rocket Ridge overlooking the Dak To Valley.

1-Operational Reports of the 1st Battalion 92nd Artillery, my Unit: http://www.bravecannons.org/History/hist_benhet.html
2-Another good story is at http://www.thebattleofkontum.com/memories/15.html
3-An excellent YouTube video also: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-eYoL6IZXg
4-The battle of Ben Het Vietnam (1969): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adQnb_0cz4o&feature=related

  • luftkampt (Private)
    1 year 9 months ago
    VN- (483)
    Was this one blown up at Dakto in fall of '67.  Sure looks like it.  If so I have pix of it going up in smoke...
    • E. RAY AUSTIN Premium user United States (Private)
      1 year 9 months ago
      Yes I believe that was the year. I copied this picture from somewhere and I believe I remember a year 1967 mentioned.

      If you have ANY pictures of DAK TO or that area, I'd love to have a copy and display them for others to see and remember.

      Let me know, my email is erayaustin@outlook.com

      Thanks, and as always, WELCOME HOME.

      MSG. E. Ray Austin, US Army, Retired
  • (Anonymously) (Private)
    3 years 2 months ago
    VN- (483)
    This looks like a C-130. I was there at Cam Ranh Bay in 68&69, and was a mechanic on the C-130. I really enjoy searching your Site. Thanks for sharing all the old memories.
                                                                                                BRW
    • E. Ray Austin (Private)
      3 years 2 months ago
      Thanks for looking at the pictures....and yes, that (was) a C-130.  Ole Charlie didn't mind blowing them up.
      Ray
      This looks like a C-130. I was there at Cam Ranh Bay in 68&69, and was a mechanic on the C-130. I really enjoy searching your Site. Thanks for sharing all the old memories.
                                                                                                  BRW


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