Cacti Vietnam Photos
T.J. Blue, 1/35 1966-67
Late February - Looking west in the 506 Valley
1LT TJ on patrol in the Rt 506 Valley south west of QL 1 & LZ Uplift
Not all of the flower children were in California
Cresent Valley & Cay Giap Mts
March 6, 1967. Above the Cresent Valley enroute to an early morning village sweep
3rd Platoon moves across a rice patty to close off exits from the villiage of Chau Truc
CPT Nealon with some of the VC suspects picked up early March 6 village sweep
Village of Chau Truc is secure; Ed Nealon with some of the VC suspects
Inside a Buddist Temple at Chau Truc
Detail of items in Buddist Temple
Buddist monk praying in the Chau Truk temple
Looking across the Crescent Valley with dust from Rt1
Looking down on the village of Hoa Tan late afternoon 6 Mar 67
March 7 - early morning Arc Light (B-52 strike) going into the Cay Giep Mts north of Hoa Tan
Looking northeast across the rice patties at Hoa Tan
Back at the Bn Base 1LT Don Keith & TJ check out some of the enemy weapons from Hoa Tan
Additional material from the March 6 battle at Hoa Tan
1LT TJ Blue, 1LT Don Keith, 1st Sgt Tinnant behind MAJ Drudik, PFC Moses Poindexter
1LT Blue receiving Silver Star from MG John Norton, CG 1st Air Cav Div
MG John Norton, CG 1st Cav Div presenting Silver Star to 1LT TJ Blue
Sunrise at LZ Connor in the 506 Valley; Dam Tra O & South China Sea beyon
FSB Connor bunker above the clouds
Heavy mortars drop white phosporus near Hill 492 north of LZ Connor
1LT Blue having a bee; PSG McGarrity, 4.2 inch Mortars at LZ Connor
Looking down from LZ Blue in the Nui Mieu Mts toward the South China Sea
Recon moves down the Nui Mieu Mts toward Dam Tra O & the South China Sea
From the Nui Mieu Mts toward Dam Tra O & the South China Sea
On patrol with the Recon Platoon_ moving down the ea
Looking down the Crescent Valley to the S. China Sea
Looking back at the Nui Meiu Mt_ LZ Blue at the top
Recon 1-35 moving down the Nui Mieu Mt
April 22, 1967 Hand Granade Valley, southern I Corps
Duc Pho, FSB Bronco, HQ, 3rd Bde TF, 25th ID (former USMA FSB Montezuma)
Fire Base & Lake OD; 1st Bn, 35th Inf HQ in I Corps
MAJ Moore briefing GEN William C. Westmoreland
Westmoreland & Moore with MAJ Tippin, Bn S3 with back to
1-35 Cdrs & Staff
Flooded rice paddies
In the Pirate's Den - HHC 1SG Harry Butler, Bn CSM, MAJ Tippin S3, CPT Dalehite Bn S1, MAJ Drudik XO
Along the South China Sea east of Duc Pho
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