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Flares fired from a platoon's night ambush, 8/1/1969

 Item, Object: 208, Box: 2
Part of Iconography 1668: Jeff Hinman Vietnam Conflict photographs and slides


A platoon from CoD, 2/505th Inf, 3rd, Brigade, 82nd Airborne Div fired handheld pop up flares to illuminate enemy soldiers during a night ambush. The flares are reflected in the river. The photo was taken from a patrol base watchtower by the river. See photo #185.; Location: Tributary of a river, SW of Saigon; photo by Jeff Hinman '69


  • 8/1/1969

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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