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1. Captain Michael J. Neuman (furthest left), Company commander, Co C, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division 2. The Vietcong/NVA soldier who surrendered in Photo #50 3. Vietnamese Kit Carson Scout/Interpreter, 2/1/1970

Iconography 1668: Jeff Hinman Vietnam Conflict photographs and slides
 Item, Object: 51, Box: 1
The NVA/Viet Cong is showing the possible locations of enemy positions to Captain Neuman. May 25th Email to Jeff Hinman from retired Army colonel Michael J. Neuman after seeing this photo for the first time: "Jeff, Enjoyed seeing the photo and the story you wrote. My recollection of these Chu Hoi (sic) surrenders was that information tended to be about recent enemy or equipment locations, but not necessarily current. We passed the info up to battalion and they decided whether we would act or it. I recognised our Kit Carson scout. He helped us out oten, but had a habit of disappearing for a day or two to visit home. Best wishes, Mike Neuman" Michael. J. Neuman graduates as a 2nd Lt. from the U.S. military academy, West Point, inn 1967. He retired witht ehr ank of colonel and returned to his hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. He became the athletic director for his high school alma mater, Catholic Central High School, Grand Rapids, MIchigan, for 12 years, retiring in 2008. ; Location: Patrol base Dees, Southeast of Fire Support Base Pershing, Northwest of Cu Chi, South Vietnam; photo by Jeff Hinman '68

Dates

  • 2/1/1970

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